TMI Tag

Thanks to the lovely Beth for tagging me, it seems I shall be taking on the famous TMI tag…here goes!




1. What are you wearing?
My stripy dress from H&M that I absolutely love and don’t wear often enough plus some leggings.
2. Ever been in love?
I’m pretty sure I am in love right now.
3. Ever had a terrible break up?
Depends. I sure felt like it was back at the age of 16 but really, it wasn’t that big a deal. Tell my 16 year old self that though πŸ˜‰
4. How tall are you?
I am 5 “6”
5. How much do you weigh?
I have no idea atm and I really don’t want to know either…
6. Any tattoos?
None. Never really appealed to me!
7. Any piercings?
None again! Wow!
8. OTP?
Katniss and Gale…no, just no.
9.Favourite show?
Have you got all day? I love LOADS of shows but if I had to choose, it would probably be Doctor Who…now to see if I still say that after seeing Peter Capaldi in the role…
10. Favorite bands?
I would probably have to say the band whose song inspired my blog name and url…10 points to anyone who can answer this  in the comments.
11. Something you miss?
Seeing friends – barely get time to see anyone anymore!
12. Favourite song?
Wow, I have a few. The Drugs Don’t Work – The Verve, Could It Be Any Harder – The Calling, Your Song – Elton John. 
13. How old are you?
24
14. Zodiac sign?
Aquarius.
15. Quality you look for in a partner?
Good personality.
16. Favourite quote?
I’d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not – Kurt Cobain.
So true.
17. Favourite actor?
Wow, I really don’t know. It used to be Johnny Depp but he’s boring me a little now. Patrick Swayze was always high up there and Bob Hoskins was incredible. Don’t think I have a favourite right now though.
18. Favourite Colour?
Red
19. Loud or soft music?
LOUD, LOUD, LOUD.
20. Where do you go when you are sad?
To my bed.
21. How long does it take you to shower?
15 minutes.
22. How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?
If not bothering with makeup, 20 minutes. If I am, 40-ish.
23. Ever been in a physical fight?
Nope!
24.Turn on?
Good sense of humour.
25. Turn off?
Tories <— loved Beth’s answer here aha! Bad listeners, arrogance.
26. The reason I started blogging?
I saw some friends start them and it seemed like fun – I’d tried blogging before but never stuck at it.
27. Fear?
Spiders, drowning, burning to death, being buried alive, clowns, dentists.
28. Last thing that made you cry?
Last time I properly cried would be when I found out my uncle had died.
29. Last time you said you loved someone?
Since this is going up at midnight, about 4/5 hours ago to Jack.
30. Meaning behind your blog name?
I mentioned that up above – 10 points if you know why πŸ˜‰
31. Last book you read?
The Whitechapel Virgin by Carla Acheson – I’ve really been slacking recently!
32. The book you are currently reading?
I’m about to start The Deadliners by another blogger, Rachel Medhurst! Join the launch party here.
33. Last person you talked to?
Steve IRL, obviously Beth or Sarah-Louise online.
34. Last show you watched?
Eastenders.
35. The relationship between you and the person you last text?
Fiance and father of my son!
36. Favourite food?
Roast dinner! Not fussy what.
37. Place you want to visit?
Canada
38. Last place you were?
The corner shop.
39. Do you have a crush?
Nope, I’m 24 not 12!
40. Last time you kissed someone?
I kissed Jack goodnight πŸ™‚
41.Last time you were insulted?
My Grandad saying something about Jack being backwards because he isn’t fully potty trained yet… I almost broke out the ‘how would you know?’ card – my Nan told me exactly what his contribution was to potty training my mum and her siblings…
42. What instruments do you play?
None
43. Favourite flavour of sweets?
Cinnamon…
44. Favourite piece of jewellery?
My engagement ring. It was Hilary’s, Steve’s late mother.
45. Last sport you played?
Ha, seriously? Pass.
46. Last song you sang?
I sang Twinkle Twinkle Little Star to Jack!
47. Favourite chat up line?
Ha, I don’t have one!
48. Have you ever used it?
That would be a no.
49. Last time you hung out with anyone?
Earlier today with Steve count?
50. Who should answer these next?
I pick Sarah-LouiseHelenLisaHannah, Shona and Sarah!

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The Friendship Tag

I recently saw this tag over on Angie’s blog and thought it was cute! Originally created by Zoe from Zoela, it is a cute little interactive tag where you answer some questions so your readers can get to know you better. Zoe even gives you the templates in order to complete this tag here

I tag ShonaHannahSarah-LouiseSarahHelenLisaClare and whoever else would like to do this tag πŸ™‚

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MAC Lipstick Tag

You know how much I love a good tag and when my buddy Clare started a tag especially about MAC lipsticks, I had to get involved.

How many MAC Lipsticks do you own?
I currently own five. 
 What was your first MAC Lipstick?
Angel  – I bought it from Shona/
 What is your favourite finish?
Cremesheen
What is your least favourite finish?Frost – I just don’t like it as much as the others.
What is your most used lipstick?
Although my favourite finish is cremesheen, my most reached for lipstick is actually a lustre finish and that is Syrup.



What is your favourite colour that MAC do?

Syrup or Fanfare
Is there a MAC lipstick you regret buying?
Nope. I love them all – just some more than others!
What MAC lipstick do you think needs more recognition?
Fanfare definitely! Clare made me and Lisa buy it in London and it is so beautiful!
 If you could only have one MAC lipstick, which one would you pick?
I’d have to say Syrup although Fanfare comes a close second.
Which MAC Lipstick is next on your list to buy?
I have a few – Impassioned, Snob, Vegas Volt…I really want to expand my collection!
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I tag you all to do this tag; I am so interested to see what people put!

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The Blogger Made Me Buy It

I haven’t done a tag for a while – shock horror – but when I saw this tag, I knew I had to! It is one of the best tags floating around and was thought up by Danniella at Famous In Japan. So here goes…

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1)  Who are your most influential bloggers?  Who are the ones that you really rely on for reviews and swatches?
The ones I generally tend to go to for reviews are Sara and Gemma and swatches, definitely Gemma too. Clare doesn’t help either…
2) Do you buy a product solely as a result from one review from your favourite bloggers, or do you look for more reviews from others?
Nope. I have to look through a number of reviews before firmly deciding that is the one for me.

3) What is your most favourite item that you have ever bought as a consequence of blogs?
Origins Drink Me Up Intensive Overnight Mask – it is incredible!

4) What is your least favourite item that you have ever bought as a consequence of blogs?
Definitely the Rimmel Apocalips – I have only kept one from the three I bought.

5) Name 5 products you have bought recently as a result of blogs.
Hmm, I don’t really cave into too many reviews but probably Origins Drink Me Up Intensive Overnight Mask, Caudalie Beauty Elixir, The Body Shop Hemp Hand Cream, NYC lipstick in Blue Rose and Vivo baked blush in Rouge Shimmer – the last two both because of Gemma!

6) Have you ever given into blogger hype?  If so, which hype?
Yes, MAC lipsticks, Caudalie Beauty Elixir, The Body Shop Hemp Hand Cream, Origins Drink Me Up Intensive Overnight Mask, Apocalips…
7) Have you ever avoided blogger hype?  If so, which hype?
Well, I avoided Baby Lips – then I won the whole set! So far, it is the Emma Hardie Cleansing Balm – want it so badly though!

8) Is everything you buy based on blogger reviews or are there some items you buy without checking out a review?
No, but most things are – occasionally I do make impulse purchases without checking a review first.
I tag you all to do this – it is such a fun tag!

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13 Things Before the end of 2013

The lovely Clare created this tag and I love the concept so was delighted to see she had tagged me. What 13 things do I want to do before the end of 2013?

1. I would like to have regular writing work with specific clients. I am currently on my second assignment for someone and I love working for them so hope this continues.

2. Following on from above, I’d like to continue to have steady work.

3. I’d like to downsize my collection and focus more on using things up.

4. I’d like to start thinking ahead to the future again and put 2013 as far behind me as possible.

5. If I have the money, book the tickets to some fantastic events.

6. Go to at least one more blog related meetup/event.

7. Condense my TBR pile down – far too many atm!

8. Do a whole wardrobe reshuffle – get rid of old clothes and buy some new ones! 

9. I want to have started my emergency fund – we are really bad and haven’t got one atm!

10.  Get on top of my emails once and for all.

11. Brunch or lunch date with my blogging bests

12. Make arrangements to see Sarah next year.

13. Stop buying candles…No, seriously. I have far too many!

I tag all of you to complete this – what do you want to happen?

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