New buy from

boohoo gladiator sandals 15 discount

I’ve spent a few weeks searching for the perfect pair of sandals – criteria: brown, studs, no toe-post, fairly flat, less than £20. And this is them! are currently offering 15% off, (the code is FB15 which is a 15% discount and I think free delivery too but don’t quote me on the delivery bit! and ends on Tuesday 26th April).

I liked these sandals as they were the right colour and also I love the studded design plus they have the tiniest little wedge. They also have a zip up back so no faffing with buckles everytime I want to wear them. I think they’re super cute for summer and I will get a lot of wear out of them – a great bargain buy – for £15 minus 15%!

The Body Shop Shimmer Palettes 06 & 07

the body shop shimmer cubes palettes

I have two shimmer eye palettes from The Body Shop which really sum up my style of make-up. They are creamy powder shadows with four different colours in each. The colours are individually packaged in little containers so you can mix and match. They come in some really beautiful shimmery colours which offer little or no fall out of specks beneath the eyes.

Some shades are more pigmented than others but these work equally well wet or dry so if you’re looking for a brighter pigment then you can apply the colour with a wet brush and the shadow will still stay put. I may have mentioned before that I love bronze and golden eye colours as they really make blue eyes stand out and also I love using these metallic textures in the summer.

(Palette 06 l-r marshmallow, honeycomb, chocolate chip, dark chocolate)

(Palette 07 l-r rich bronze, dusted silver, argyle pink, ruby)

Do you like some shimmer in the summer?

Foodie Friday – Hot Orange Soufflés

hot orange souffles recipe

This is my first attempt at making soufflés and I had to share a picture. Not bad for a first attempt I think and it was quite exciting seeing them rise! I won’t write the recipe in full here as it was from one of my favourite recipe books (The Cooking Book) but the flavour from orange is really mouthwatering and the soufflés had a light and fluffy consistency. They took about an hour to make and then 10-12 minutes to cook…not something I’ll be doing again in a hurry but they were delicious!