A British Spring

A British Spring

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Well howdy pals, its spring! Another day, another month and another day closer until we close our long distance gap and what better way to share with you all some of my favorite scenery moments throughout it! I’m not even sure which flower is my favorite to choose from this spring, I think many people across the blogging network are loving the peonies which I’ve not had a chance to purchase just yet.. I know.. I gotta. But how do you choose between tulips which can I say are in like 54 different colours and pretty pink peonies, honestly what a hard choice especially as Trevor will agree, Pink is my all time favorite colour, no matter what day, season or mood.. pink, pink, pink and then you end up standing in the store for a while deciding which flowers to get when let’s be honest all you really want to do is buy the whole flower section, no? 

I felt like I wanted to share a special moment with you guys.. this time last year Trevor was over here with me in the UK and he got to experience spring and summer, we went for many walks which we loved, saw many flowers and got attacked by hundreds of wasps.

It’s the little things you remember and one that I thought about this morning was that where we were living in our apartment was a large area of open land for you to explore and take a dog for a walk (although we still don’t have our golden retriever) it was lovely to just spend the evening together and go for a walk, we came across many passages and part of the land had a hidden tree swing which hung above a stream (definitely teenage scout built) I was totally scared and multiple times Trevor stood at the bottom ready to catch me haha, but it was so much fun and I would definitely do it again. 

Far to many of us.. I’m one of them, are spending so much time with our heads down in our phones or to busy to realise the world around us, did you see that flower up the road? no? Take a look the next time you’re out. At the moment I’m loving going for spring walks, leaving my phone at home and taking in the mother nature. Another thing I’m doing at the moment (purely because I don’t have a car but purely because i’m trying to be healthy lol says the one currently munching some cake) is bike ride to work, but I’ve discovered things i’ve not discovered before whilst driving and I’m appreciating the nature a lot more now then I did. So take the time. 

Sadly, recently my granddad passed away, he loved gardening and was always out there sunday mornings cutting the grass or planting flowers when I turned up at his house. And one of the them are these beautiful purple flower clematis that always lit up every year on the back garden fence. Now every other sunday I attend the house these remind me of what a happy place the garden was for my granddad. Take a look at the flowers below. 

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Check out some more pictures below of spring! 

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So happy Spring! Make the most of it because before you know it summer will be here! Happy June! 🙂


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Simple Mother’s Day Gifts To Make

Simple Mother’s Day Gifts To Make

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So Mother’s day is approaching in the USA and you’re on a budget? I get it, well I’m going to show you today that there are some really simple, easy, painless, straightforward and diverse ideas that you can create in your very own home.

Let’s start with mason jars, they are totally in trend right now and they really portray a vintage vibe. I had one in my bedroom not really doing much but sitting there all pretty for decoration staring right at me, what could I do with something like that? well look no further, pick up that jar and fill it with anything you can find, for me I went straight to the shredder and filled it with some shredded paper at the bottom for like a base as such and then you can simply place anything you find lying around the house that hasn’t been opened which could potentially be a gift, or it doesn’t even have to be a gift, here I’ve filled my jar with some nail varnishes and will call it “Manicure in a jar” your mum will love these little pamper treats, fill it with some of her favorite colors so she has a choice to choose from, choice is always good! 

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Or if you do not have a mason jar at home look around for what you could have? I also found a china dish in my bedroom which was empty, perfect for filling and using as a gift! Below are a few pictures of how I have put together a little gift set involving the china dish, I found these things around my home.

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Pamper evening gift! 
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It’s time to wind down in the evening! Cosy socks are a MUST! 
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Time for the evening pedicure!
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Moisturizer pamper evening! 

So there you have it many ideas on how to simply create a mother’s day gift from home, get creative and let me know if you’ve made anything similar! If you don’t already know, pinterest has many ideas from creating candles to baking flower cupcakes, bath salts, handcrafted flower bouquets, soaps, salt dough bowls, bath bombs, light bulb flower vases, sugar scrubs and it could even be something simple as making your mum some breakfast in bed. You name it, pinterest has every idea so more inspiration go and take a look on there! 


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Olivia Olivia Olivia Burton :)

Olivia Olivia Olivia Burton :)

Hi Guys! 🙂

It’s Monday and officially May! So happy Monday May haha! Do not ask me where the last 4 months have gone because they have certainly flown by that’s for sure.

Another exciting blog today! Catchy title huh? kinda like a repetition song! Anyone have a clue about what today’s blog is about by the title? Anyone know who Olivia Burton is? well say no more friends scroll down and find out below!

So another day older.. my birthday (Jess) falls on St George’s Day (23rd April) which was last weekend, I’m now 22 yay haha and as a present from my parents I received a watch from Olivia Burton and it is absolutely beautiful I’m completely in love with it! I’ve been looking at the Olivia Burton watches for a while now looking in Topshop and on their online store and also whilst in the USA with a recent trip to Minnesota with Trevor where we saw some that were beautifully laid out in Nordstrom. So it was a very hard decision of which one I wanted especially with so much great choice on their website. Take a look here – http://www.oliviaburton.com/ –

But I finally decided on what watch I wanted so take a look below! 🙂

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I love it! In fact I don’t think there has been one time since I got it that I haven’t worn it out yet!

I just love the chalk pastel blue color and the fact it has a lovely silver edging case around the watch which was something I did want so that it was able to go well with all of my other jewelry and this watch does just the job. To purchase this watch click here – http://www.oliviaburton.com/timeless-c34/timeless-chalk-blue-silver-p719 –

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And with a thank you card that came along with it, how could you not follow their social media and click the heart on their instagram pictures? I know I have been hehe!

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Along with the watch came a little square booklet that features some spring bracelets, necklaces and watches!


We hope you are having a great Monday! Let us know in the comments below what you have been up to.


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2 Must Have Products For April!

2 Must Have Products For April!

Hi Guys! 🙂

Can we just start by saying a very big thank you to everyone who recently liked and congratulated us on our engagement post! we are super excited.

So how is everyone? comment below how you all are, we absolutely love getting to know our followers, it’s like a little blogging family! Let’s get to know one another!

So yes we are back with another blog and yes we have an exciting one! We can’t wait to share with you all this month what two products we have brought from the shop that have really stood out for us! So without any more talking scroll down to see what they are and why! 

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So I recently bought this dream cushion sponge foundation from maybelline in walmart for $12.98 and I am absolutely loving it! So far it has lasted me a good amount of time and I will definitely be purchasing this again. At first I was unsure on what color shade to get so I went for 20 as it didn’t seem to bad in the store, the color is nice once applied to my skin but I think I may try a lighter shade for my skin tone next time. For me I preferred using either a foundation brush or a makeup sponge blender as I thought the small pad applicator is a little too small for applying foundation to your face. However saying this, the dream cushion foundation is perfect for putting in your bag whilst on the go and it comes with a good-sized mirror. Overall it is a great product for a great price! so go get it girls!


 

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Trevor recently brought this Clearasil daily face wash from Walmart for $6.97  which is not a bad price, he is loving it and leaves you feeling really clean and fresh. It gives you a really good foam and lathers up well which means he can use less and that it can last longer. He loves the fact that you do not get a strange smell like some facial washes out there. As well as this it doesn’t dry your face out and leaves you clean and ready for the day.


And there you have it friends! two of our favorite most used products that we are loving this April! Give them a go and let us know what you thought of them to. 


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Birthday Celebrations! :-)

Birthday Celebrations! :-)

So we have been very busy the past couple of weeks and with not long to go until I have to return back to the UK after my 90 day ESTA spent in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan USA we are trying to get as much crammed in as we possibly can. With a recent small vacation to Minnesota where we spent some time together.

Trevor’s birthday was April 3rd! He turned 23, so we had some birthday celebrations! It was lovely for us to celebrate his birthday together as we never had the chance too last year. He had the day off from work which was nice and we got to meet up with his family and have a meal to celebrate. Trevor’s mum is great at baking and made some great cupcakes! Below you’ll see some presents that he received from myself and his family.

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Ripped Hoodie – Forever 21 – $19.90

http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?br=21MEN&category=mens-main&productid=2000232211


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Underneath the ripped hoodie is a tee that is one of his favorites to wear because it’s comfy and fits well these are available to purchase in a variety of colors from

Urban Outfitters – $28.00

http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=31677552&category=M_APP_POLOS

(Image taken off the Urban Outfitters website)


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His favorite underwear is Ethika in the MicroMesh collection because they are soft and comfy, I bought him these as his birthday gift so he currently has the grey pair as well as black, available to purchase in a variety of colors!

Ethika – $28.00

https://www.ethika.com/shop/men/micromesh

(Image taken off the Ethika website)


Sadly my time comes to an end in Michigan next week on Thursday 13th where I have to travel back to the UK as my 90 day ESTA comes to an end and we have to be away from each other again for a while before I can finally come here permanently and spend the rest of our lives together, but we will explain more on our next blog!

So keep your eyes peeled for another blog after this one to explain what’s next!

Positive Mind, Positive Vibes, Positive Life!

🙂 


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What Did I Get For Christmas?

What Did I Get For Christmas?

Hello Everyone!

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Did everybody have a lovely christmas spent with their loved ones, eating lots and lots of food? I hope so! There is nothing better than eating chocolate in front of a christmas film whilst cozied up with some loved ones. Agree right?

What did you all get for christmas? (Let me know in the comments below!)

My Christmas was lovely, I spent it with my parents and big brother, was a little down that me and Trevor couldn’t be together for our first christmas but there are lots of exciting things ahead for us both in which we can spend some time together and many Christmases to come for the future so that’s very exciting.

Without further ado! I’d like to show you all what I got for christmas, find below some pictures and find out also where these presents were brought from.


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Slipper Socks (baring in mind I did get like 9 pairs of fluffy socks for christmas.. I LOVE socks, not sure what it is haha but I have a thing for them) – Boots – Barley Lane.


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Facemask – Boots/superdrug/supermarkets.


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Lush – Lush shop (“Snow angel” is one of my favorite lush bath bombs along with “so white”) 


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Yankee Candles – Yankee shop/Clinton’s/some retail shops. I love candles! I don’t think I can pick a favorite scent just yet, they are all so lovely. I did go to the bath and body works shops in Minnesota when I was over visiting Trevor, There were so many candles to choose from it was kinda hard haha, but if I go back to the store than I’ll be sure to pick one up.


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Favorite perfume scent is Chance by Chanel so I was very happy when I received this because I’d actually not long ago finished my other bottle. – Boots Store.


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Look how fluffy! So in love with my Barley Lane slippers! Definitely coming along to America with me. – Boots store. 


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Ted Baker (Lipstick and nail varnish) – Boots Store. 


EOS – Lip Balm – Summer Fruit – Boots store. 


Baylis and Harding Shower Gel.


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Pandora Charm – Pandora.

I wanted something that would remind me of the UK still for when I go to the USA, this charm will do just the trick.


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Clarks Handbag – Clarks. 


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Glittery Slip On Pumps – New Look. 


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Jeans – Skinny – New Look.


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Dollars $ For When I Go To USA This Month.


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Leather Boots – Clarks.


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Coat – New Look.


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Beverly Hills Girl Top – Primark. 


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Tracksuit Bottoms and Jumper – New Look. 


Thank You for reading today’s blog!

Please let me know in the comments below what you all got for christmas! I’d love to know!

Happy New Year To All! 

Love Jess 

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New Years Resolutions – What’s yours?

New Years Resolutions – What’s yours?

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Hello Everyone!

I hope all of our readers had a great christmas! and was spent with your loved ones cozied up by the christmas tree and eating that huge christmas dinner! mmm yummy. 🙂

I’m off to America to see Trevor in January! So prepare yourselves for blogs/pictures of the chilly yet pretty state – Michigan! 

So let’s talk Resolutions! Do you do it? Do you believe in a new year new start? New resolutions? same resolutions?

I know a lot of people who do it, you get the obvious and most popular which always seems to be number 1 – Lose weight. Which is true, that is my priority number 1 for 2017, but I do have some others, I know some people who believe in just following one resolution for the whole year so you get better focus at achieving it. I want to know if you guys get involved with resolutions, let me know what your’s are before 2017 and maybe we can all chip in to give each other some tips or whatever it may be to help us get on our way.

Below I’m going to list some of my resolutions for 2017, I’m sure I’ll be adding more to my notebook in the lead up to new year, perhaps little ones rather than a lot of big ones as I think it’s always best to focus on a few throughout the year as too many could get rather confusing and sometimes.. not so fun.

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So let’s get started!

1. Lose weight – I do eat quite healthy already, but like most of us I do enjoy a tasty treat one too often, we just had Christmas right? I want to start exercising/working out more and exploring the different things my body can do and putting myself to the test. I’m not quite set on a goal weight just yet, but I think I’ll see where I get too. It’s about pushing myself further, sometimes if I get out of breathe I’ll stop, so I want to push myself further but also remembering to have fun with it all too. 🙂

2. I find myself saying no a lot – When I think about certain things I’ll be well up for it! But when it comes to it sometimes I can say no or during something I’ll say no. I want to push myself further, remembering things are okay to be scared off or nervous about but at the same time it’s good to push past your fears and give it a go and if you really don’t like it then you never have to do it again.

3. Drink more water – I’ll admit, I detest water, something about it and I’ve never been too sure. I think it’s because it’s too plain. I work a lot too and I’m always on the go, so finding the time to stop and drink can be a little tricky, but it is something I’ve managed to put into place at work over the past few months. I’ve tried everything from adding squash to sometimes only drinking tea because that’s the only way I’ll drink it. I will admit however I am getting better at drinking water, but I do need to sustain this.

I think those are the main Top 3 for now.. However I do have a few little things lined up if I have time I’d like to focus on.

  • Photography – Recently taken to taking pictures for my blogs, really is fun, so I’d like to take some more time taking pictures of things I haven’t been able to capture yet. (I am off to America to see Trevor, so I would love to take some pictures of his beautiful town/state).
  • Outdoor/Winter activities – In England we hardly get snow and if we ever do, pretty much everything and everyone shuts down and I’ve never had a chance to experience colder weather and get involved in something different as winter sports so as I’m off to Michigan in January, I’ll be there for the Winter season, so this will give me a great opportunity to experience there snowmobiling, ice skating, skiing, hunting etc. I’m very excited.
  • Blogging – I’ve got this now haha. 2016 I started blogging as a little something to do when I have extra time between work and I really enjoy it! I can’t wait to continue! I have many blog ideas lined up and how to work on bettering the blog site itself. Very exciting.

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So there you have it! My 2017 Resolutions. 🙂

I can’t wait to give each one my best shot.

Let me know in the comments below your Top 3 resolutions for 2017.

Love Jess x

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