weelissa

Lover of make-up, good food, fine wine, heavy weights and sleeping…

Get in the festival spirit – Strawberry vodka and raspberry gin

This is the first in a series of festival-y posts leading up to the best festival in the world – Glastonbury. The beginning of May is about the time my excitement about our annual jaunt to Pilton, Somerset reaches ridiculous heights. Itching to do something ‘festival-y’, Chris and I usually end up in Asda with a trolley full of vodka and gin. It’s time to make some flavoured spirits!

Flavoured spirits are great for festivals for a few reasons:

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Morphe 35W eyeshadow palette : A Review

Morphe 35W palette

 

I’m scared of eyeshadow. I never quite look like the girls on the Anastasia Beverly Hills Instagram and, when I create a dramatic eye, it’s often more Halloween than Hollywood. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not the worst, but my lack of skill means I play it safe.
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What’s in my makeup bag

It’s been a long time. Let’s leave it at that.

Sunshine always gives me motivation. I don’t know why, it just does. So, after emptying my makeup bag on the floor for an Instagram snap (standard), I thought I’d go a step further and blog about what’s inside.
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Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

I don’t know about you, but there’s something really comforting about Autumn weather. Yes I know it’s cold and a bit drizzly, but impending thoughts of German Christmas Markets and woolly jumpers makes me fuzzy inside.

Unfortunately, one thing which also turns with the weather are my eating habits. Tuna salads just don’t do it for me in October and, before I can say ‘Deck the halls’, I’ve fallen head first into a packet of mince pies and I’m drowning in brandy cream.

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Summer favourites

Welcome to my favourite time of year. Autumn seriously rocks. I’ve packed away my Maxi’s and boxed my Birkenstocks in favour of woolly jumpers and 100 denier tights. Everything about this beautiful season excites me. Burgundy lipsticks, sparkly dresses, leather boots, hearty casseroles, and the impending thoughts of Christmas Markets turn me into a fuzzy, festive frump!
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