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Hey everyone! So if you have been following me on twitter or instagram or if you are reading this and know me in real life therefore have me on facebook you will know I've been sharing a few photos of me as a very little girl. The other day my parents decided it would be a good idea to whip out all the old photo albums and show me and my brother photos of our antics and what we used to get up too. This post will be mainly photo heavy so I hope you enjoy having a look back into my past. These are some of my favorite photos that I found of me as a baby/little girl and some special photos that I have with my brother too. Enjoy! 

          A titled head pose (haven't changed much then) and me on my third birthday! 
Just casually sitting in the middle of a train track and making my bed like a good girl. 
 
Meet my baby Noddy! Be careful though he's quite camera shy! 
Washing the dishes like a good girl and being a model! Literally a fashionista! Haha! I can't even explain what I am doing in the first photo! I'm helping my Dad cut the grass in the second one! My Mother's Logic: Let's name our daughter Fleur, french for flower and photograph her with other flowers! Haha!  I loved the garden as a girl! However I was always put outside because I was danger to my brother! Oops! Let me just pose whilst my brother is eating something off the grass. Such a caring sister I am. Haha! We were a couple of happy kids! There's the damn Noddy again. Apparently I pushed Noddy in a pram instead of an actual doll. Don't  ask why. That's how my 3-4 year old brain worked. Lol! Rocking the onesie look from a very early age and sitting in the bark of a tree at London Zoo Our favorite place to hide was under the kitchen sink!! I also love my facial expression in both these photos. Photos of me to go in my Mum's passport when I was younger and one of my school photos. I had no teeth haha! My favorite photo of me and my brother! I just love this one so much! 
I'll end this post here by leaving the above college with a few photos from when I was older. As you can see I did love to be a bit of a poser. I just loved having my photo taken. As I've got older that hasn't seemed to have changed. As you can tell from the third photo in the collage I'm wearing a celtic football strip. I've been bought up supporting them and still today always watch the games on TV with my Dad and talk about football in general. Still a girly girl who loves a bit of football in her life haha. 

I absolutely loved going through all these old photos and putting together this post for you all. I think that it is so important as we get older to document old photos and not only take photos to remind us of all the good times we had but also print them and put them in photo albums. If facebook and other such websites had excited when I was younger I probably wouldn't have photos like this and be able to share them with you. I think it's so important to print them out and put them in photo albums so that these photos can be passed through generations. I know that this year I'm definitely going to make more of an effort to print out my photos. I got given a beautiful photo album for my birthday last year when I was in Turkey so I am definitely going to put that to good use. 

I hope that you enjoyed looking through this post and seeing what I was like as a little girl. I was very smiley but very naughty! Literally the photo where I'm standing outside the window looking in at my brother is how it normally was. We were never allowed to be together as I was quite jealous and used to attack him. I was very naughty. I changed as a grew up though and now my parents say I'm an amazing sister. I should like to think I was!

Looking back at these photos has made me realise how much the house has changed. We no longer have carpets, there is no wooden flooring everywhere, our kitchen where we are hiding is no longer there as we have had the kitchen redone and extended, it's just so different. In a way it feels like we have moved house because it has changed so much. We haven't but that's how it feels sometimes. Anyone else feel like that where they've lived? 

Some of these photos have actually made me want to cut my hair a little bit shorter again. What do you reckon? Do you think I'd be able to pull it off now or is it only something my 3-5 year old self could pull off? Let me know what you think in the comments below. If you have done a post like this with some old photos let me know as I would love to see them. 

What were you like as a child? Did you have any brothers or sisters growing up? 
Hugs and Kisses

Nostalgic Moments | Baby Fleur & Old Photos

Hey everyone! So if you have been following me on twitter or instagram or if you are reading this and know me in real life therefore have me on facebook you will know I've been sharing a few photos of me as a very little girl. The other day my parents decided it would be a good idea to whip out all the old photo albums and show me and my brother photos of our antics and what we used to get up too. This post will be mainly photo heavy so I hope you enjoy having a look back into my past. These are some of my favorite photos that I found of me as a baby/little girl and some special photos that I have with my brother too. Enjoy! 

          A titled head pose (haven't changed much then) and me on my third birthday! 
Just casually sitting in the middle of a train track and making my bed like a good girl. 
 
Meet my baby Noddy! Be careful though he's quite camera shy! 
Washing the dishes like a good girl and being a model! Literally a fashionista! Haha! I can't even explain what I am doing in the first photo! I'm helping my Dad cut the grass in the second one! My Mother's Logic: Let's name our daughter Fleur, french for flower and photograph her with other flowers! Haha!  I loved the garden as a girl! However I was always put outside because I was danger to my brother! Oops! Let me just pose whilst my brother is eating something off the grass. Such a caring sister I am. Haha! We were a couple of happy kids! There's the damn Noddy again. Apparently I pushed Noddy in a pram instead of an actual doll. Don't  ask why. That's how my 3-4 year old brain worked. Lol! Rocking the onesie look from a very early age and sitting in the bark of a tree at London Zoo Our favorite place to hide was under the kitchen sink!! I also love my facial expression in both these photos. Photos of me to go in my Mum's passport when I was younger and one of my school photos. I had no teeth haha! My favorite photo of me and my brother! I just love this one so much! 
I'll end this post here by leaving the above college with a few photos from when I was older. As you can see I did love to be a bit of a poser. I just loved having my photo taken. As I've got older that hasn't seemed to have changed. As you can tell from the third photo in the collage I'm wearing a celtic football strip. I've been bought up supporting them and still today always watch the games on TV with my Dad and talk about football in general. Still a girly girl who loves a bit of football in her life haha. 

I absolutely loved going through all these old photos and putting together this post for you all. I think that it is so important as we get older to document old photos and not only take photos to remind us of all the good times we had but also print them and put them in photo albums. If facebook and other such websites had excited when I was younger I probably wouldn't have photos like this and be able to share them with you. I think it's so important to print them out and put them in photo albums so that these photos can be passed through generations. I know that this year I'm definitely going to make more of an effort to print out my photos. I got given a beautiful photo album for my birthday last year when I was in Turkey so I am definitely going to put that to good use. 

I hope that you enjoyed looking through this post and seeing what I was like as a little girl. I was very smiley but very naughty! Literally the photo where I'm standing outside the window looking in at my brother is how it normally was. We were never allowed to be together as I was quite jealous and used to attack him. I was very naughty. I changed as a grew up though and now my parents say I'm an amazing sister. I should like to think I was!

Looking back at these photos has made me realise how much the house has changed. We no longer have carpets, there is no wooden flooring everywhere, our kitchen where we are hiding is no longer there as we have had the kitchen redone and extended, it's just so different. In a way it feels like we have moved house because it has changed so much. We haven't but that's how it feels sometimes. Anyone else feel like that where they've lived? 

Some of these photos have actually made me want to cut my hair a little bit shorter again. What do you reckon? Do you think I'd be able to pull it off now or is it only something my 3-5 year old self could pull off? Let me know what you think in the comments below. If you have done a post like this with some old photos let me know as I would love to see them. 

What were you like as a child? Did you have any brothers or sisters growing up? 
Hugs and Kisses

Hey everyone! Hope you are all well. Today I thought I'd do a 'Ways To Save Money In 2015' post. Don't worry this isn't an advice post or me telling you how you should save money, it's basically just telling you how I am planning on saving my money this year. I'd thought that I'd share them all with you as maybe it can give you a little bit of inspiration on  how to save money yourself.

When it comes to money I will be the first to put my hands up and say that I am pretty rubbish at saving. As someone who doesn't have a proper permanent job and earns money by doing a load of different jobs it can be quite hard to save as I'm not earning the amount I should be. However this year I have become a bit better at saving and I've managed to so far resist the temptation to spend much at all.  These are just a few ideas I think are a great way to save money. Some of which I've been doing and some of which I need to start doing.

Draw out cash and leave the card at home. This way you can budget and be sure to not overspend. How many of us go shopping or go on a night out and the words 'Another £5 won't hurt'? My left hand is currently in the air! 

Be sure to start each month off with a budget. You can get apps and diaries that can help with this. It's a good way to track every monthly expense and see how much money you will have left to spend on yourself. I'd highly recommend 'Spending' which can be found on the app store. 

Instead of spending tons of money going to the gym I will try and go for a run or pop on the wii fit which is amazing. Became quite obsessed with it last summer as we used it in the kids club where I worked. 

If you read my inexpensive blog post then you will know I used to be one of those people who thought you had to spend a bomb to blog but you don't. I'll definitely be blogging some of the ideas I included in THIS post. Money doesn't always equal great content. I really don't want to be a blogger who blogs about a million make up products in a row as I'll just end up feeling like a robot and it won't allow you to see who I am as a person. 

Spend more time in the kitchen cooking up some new and healthy recipes rather than buying takeaways all the time. 

To spend more time walking to different places rather than spending all my money topping up my oyster card to get to different places. 

Shop my make up stash more often to come across old products that I forgotten about. I did that this month and didn't really feel the need to go out and buy new make up. Lots of old favorites were rediscovered. 

Create a money jar and put a side a couple of £5 notes and a few pound coins monthly in case of an emergency. 

I'm sure if you have been reading my blog you know how much I love Pinterest. It is something that in the last year I have used all the time and I just love it. One of the things I love is the amount of creative inspiration on there which can be perfect for birthdays, christmas and any other celebration you can think of as well. I've never been much of a creative person but I'm hoping this can help me explore that side a bit more. 

Set up a savings account that won't be easily accessible and transfer money in there for things like driving lessons. I also really want to go to New York at the end of the year so I'm definitely going to be saving money every month for that. 

Stop spending so much money on iTunes and use other apps such as Spotify and Youtube to listen to all my favorite albums. I have always hated downloading music online and 99% of my 150 albums on my iPod have been downloaded on iTunes. I'll leave you to calculate the cost of all that. It has scared me if I am totally honest. 

I have a whole section on my iPhone dedicated to voucher apps. I have apps such as wowcher and vouchercodes and I think these are just perfect apps to use as they can save you a ton of money. I'm definitely going to make more of an effort to use them this year. 

Compare and contrast prices of different products before forking out money to buy them. We all know that different stores very often sell the same product but for different prices. I'm definitely going to make more of an effort to find out the cheapest places to buy things rather than sticking to one place and forking out way to much money. 

So these are just a few things that I am going to be doing in order to save money. There are so many things I want to do with my life such as start taking driving lessons and go to New York and Australia but I'll never be able to do these things if I keep spending. I also think it's very important to start saving money for the future as well as I do eventually want to be able to get my own flat and live independently. I hope this post helped you and that you will now start saving for the things you want too!

Do you have any other tips for saving money this year? 
Hugs and Kisses

Ways To Save Money In 2015


Hey everyone! Hope you are all well. Today I thought I'd do a 'Ways To Save Money In 2015' post. Don't worry this isn't an advice post or me telling you how you should save money, it's basically just telling you how I am planning on saving my money this year. I'd thought that I'd share them all with you as maybe it can give you a little bit of inspiration on  how to save money yourself.

When it comes to money I will be the first to put my hands up and say that I am pretty rubbish at saving. As someone who doesn't have a proper permanent job and earns money by doing a load of different jobs it can be quite hard to save as I'm not earning the amount I should be. However this year I have become a bit better at saving and I've managed to so far resist the temptation to spend much at all.  These are just a few ideas I think are a great way to save money. Some of which I've been doing and some of which I need to start doing.

Draw out cash and leave the card at home. This way you can budget and be sure to not overspend. How many of us go shopping or go on a night out and the words 'Another £5 won't hurt'? My left hand is currently in the air! 

Be sure to start each month off with a budget. You can get apps and diaries that can help with this. It's a good way to track every monthly expense and see how much money you will have left to spend on yourself. I'd highly recommend 'Spending' which can be found on the app store. 

Instead of spending tons of money going to the gym I will try and go for a run or pop on the wii fit which is amazing. Became quite obsessed with it last summer as we used it in the kids club where I worked. 

If you read my inexpensive blog post then you will know I used to be one of those people who thought you had to spend a bomb to blog but you don't. I'll definitely be blogging some of the ideas I included in THIS post. Money doesn't always equal great content. I really don't want to be a blogger who blogs about a million make up products in a row as I'll just end up feeling like a robot and it won't allow you to see who I am as a person. 

Spend more time in the kitchen cooking up some new and healthy recipes rather than buying takeaways all the time. 

To spend more time walking to different places rather than spending all my money topping up my oyster card to get to different places. 

Shop my make up stash more often to come across old products that I forgotten about. I did that this month and didn't really feel the need to go out and buy new make up. Lots of old favorites were rediscovered. 

Create a money jar and put a side a couple of £5 notes and a few pound coins monthly in case of an emergency. 

I'm sure if you have been reading my blog you know how much I love Pinterest. It is something that in the last year I have used all the time and I just love it. One of the things I love is the amount of creative inspiration on there which can be perfect for birthdays, christmas and any other celebration you can think of as well. I've never been much of a creative person but I'm hoping this can help me explore that side a bit more. 

Set up a savings account that won't be easily accessible and transfer money in there for things like driving lessons. I also really want to go to New York at the end of the year so I'm definitely going to be saving money every month for that. 

Stop spending so much money on iTunes and use other apps such as Spotify and Youtube to listen to all my favorite albums. I have always hated downloading music online and 99% of my 150 albums on my iPod have been downloaded on iTunes. I'll leave you to calculate the cost of all that. It has scared me if I am totally honest. 

I have a whole section on my iPhone dedicated to voucher apps. I have apps such as wowcher and vouchercodes and I think these are just perfect apps to use as they can save you a ton of money. I'm definitely going to make more of an effort to use them this year. 

Compare and contrast prices of different products before forking out money to buy them. We all know that different stores very often sell the same product but for different prices. I'm definitely going to make more of an effort to find out the cheapest places to buy things rather than sticking to one place and forking out way to much money. 

So these are just a few things that I am going to be doing in order to save money. There are so many things I want to do with my life such as start taking driving lessons and go to New York and Australia but I'll never be able to do these things if I keep spending. I also think it's very important to start saving money for the future as well as I do eventually want to be able to get my own flat and live independently. I hope this post helped you and that you will now start saving for the things you want too!

Do you have any other tips for saving money this year? 
Hugs and Kisses

Hello Everyone! So first of all I'd just like to say a massive thank you for all your support and lovely comments on my '50 Inexpensive Blog Post Ideas' post. I never ever expected it to get the sort of reaction it did. 3 days later and it has 134 saves and is still on the lifestyle 'explore' page on bloglovin'. with some of my favorite bloggers. I literally cannot believe it. I know it's not that major but when you write a post in like 15 minutes and then it gets the reaction it does it's quite an amazing achievement. I'm so proud so thank you all. One of my biggest achievements since I started blogging. Before I get too emotional let's move on.

Today I thought I'd do the usual monthly beauty favorites and I can't believe it's come to the end of the first month in 2015 already! I haven't really gone out and spent a lot buying new products this month because I have been saving for a couple of days out with my family so I've had to avoid the shops quite a bit however I have used a few new products this month and also rediscovered a few old favorites. Here they all are. Enjoy!


As you can probably tell from the photo above I used quite a few lip products this month. The main being my absolute favorite lip-balm of all time the Nuxe Rev De Miel. It's just an incredible product. It's really hydrating, smells amazing and just leaves my lips feeling so soft. I did a full review on my blog earlier this month so check that out HERE. I also shopped the stash a little bit this month and rediscovered my love for the amazing Baby Lips in Cherry Me. This has been my go to lip product this month as not only is it hydrating but it provides a lovely hint of color on the lips as well. It's an amazing product. The final lip-balm that I have been using is the 'Never Lose Your Cherry' lip-balm* from the brand Anatomicals. I got sent this with the 'Love Me Beauty' January box and I absolutely love it. I'd actually describe it more of a gloss than a balm purely because it's quite sheer and gloss on the lips but it's incredibly hydrating and definitely one of those lip glosses that you can just pop in your hand bag and apply on the go. I absolutely love it. And yes I know the name sounds a bit dodgy haha!


I rediscovered my love for the Sleek 'Lace' palette as well this month. I know the colors scream more of a spring/summer wear rather than a winter wear but I have absolutely been loving the middle shade called 'Guipure' which is a gorgeous shimmery powder blush. It just suits my skin tone so much, its so easy to apply and it's very long lasting. I adore this blush.


Another sleek product I rekindled my love for was the Au Natural eye shadow palette. This was one of the first shadow palettes I ever bought and I decided to repurchase it just after christmas and I absolutely love it. My favorite shade is Taupe and Conker as I think they are stunning shades and really do suit my skin tone. All these shadows are incredibly easy to work with and I'd highly recommend this palette to anyone.


When it comes to shimmer lotions I have never really been a huge fan however I am in love with the Glazed Apple one from The Body Shop. I don't think the Glazed Apple scent is in stores anymore because it was a seasonal scent for Christmas so I am making it last as long as I possibly can but what I love about this product is the fact that it's not too shimmery. When you apply it, it just leaves a gorgeous sheen and I think it's perfect down the front of your legs and on your arms on a night out and anywhere else you want to add a bit of shimmer. It also smells absolutely incredible.


I spotted this shower gel a couple of weeks ago in Waitrose with my Dad and I absolutely love it. As you can tell from the packaging it was a seasonal scent for Christmas but it was on special offer so my Dad kindly offered to buy it for me and I just couldn't say no. I've had my eye on it for a while and I wasn't disappointed. It smells absolutely incredible. I'm a huge fan of Original Source shower gels anyway as they always leave my skin in amazing condition. I'd highly recommend them if you haven't tried them before. 


At the beginning of the month I was doing really well with my nails and didn't end up biting them at all and then I got upset and worried and well now I have no nails left however before that I used this gorgeous nail polish from L'oreal in the shade 'Divine Indigo'* on them. I've never been one for dark nail polishes as I prefer bright colors on them however I am in love with this color. It's just so beautiful, the formula is incredible, it doesn't chip for at least 4 days and it's just incredible. I received this product with the January 'Love Me Beauty' Box too. I'll be doing a post with a swatch of this and a couple of other L'oreal Color Riche polishes too so keep your eyes peeled on that. 

When it comes to Lush they are one of my absolute favorite brands when it comes to lip scrubs. They are just so amazing however I was a bit sceptical of this one as I don't really like cola flavored products much. However this has completely turned me around. Like with all their lip scrubs it removes the dead skin off my lips and leaves them feeling really soft and smooth. I absolutely love it. You can be sure to expect their valentines scrub in my February favorites too as I'll certainly be getting my mitts on that when payday comes round. 

I got this eye cream back in November and I have absolutely fallen in love with it. I literally haven't bought another eye cream since I received this with another beauty box. It's just so incredible. It's really soothing underneath the eye and really hydrates it. I use it every morning and evening and have found that it really has improved the condition of the skin underneath my eyes. If you see this in any shop I'd recommend it 100%. I think I'm starting to prefer this to the Origins Gin Zing eye cream and that's something I'd never thought I'd say! 


I received this in a little set from my Aunty for Christmas and I absolutely love it. I love using body scrubs as I find they really just buff the dead skin cells away and leave my skin looking and feeling so much healthier and really soft and smooth. This particular scrub is incredible at that and it also smells incredible too. I'm not really one to like fresh and floral scents, I prefer sweeter scents but this has completely turned me around. It's a beautiful scent. 


I received this perfume of my Mum for Christmas and I've been wearing it every single day! Firstly just how cute is the bottle?! Everything from the packaging to the color is just amazing. It looks so cool sitting on my dressing table. It smells absolutely incredible too. It contains notes of clementine, lime, white flowers and of course musk. It's just a gorgeous scent. I have so many perfumes so if you'd like to see a perfume collection post then leave a comment below. 

So there we have it, all my favorite products of January 2015. Next month I'm hoping to experiment more with different beauty products as Benefit are introducing a new product that I'm so excited to get my hands on and I've had a few other beauty bits and bobs on my list too so stay tuned for a more beauty filled month in February! 

What have been your favorite products beauty/non beauty of January? 
Hugs and Kisses

January Beauty Round-Up


Hello Everyone! So first of all I'd just like to say a massive thank you for all your support and lovely comments on my '50 Inexpensive Blog Post Ideas' post. I never ever expected it to get the sort of reaction it did. 3 days later and it has 134 saves and is still on the lifestyle 'explore' page on bloglovin'. with some of my favorite bloggers. I literally cannot believe it. I know it's not that major but when you write a post in like 15 minutes and then it gets the reaction it does it's quite an amazing achievement. I'm so proud so thank you all. One of my biggest achievements since I started blogging. Before I get too emotional let's move on.

Today I thought I'd do the usual monthly beauty favorites and I can't believe it's come to the end of the first month in 2015 already! I haven't really gone out and spent a lot buying new products this month because I have been saving for a couple of days out with my family so I've had to avoid the shops quite a bit however I have used a few new products this month and also rediscovered a few old favorites. Here they all are. Enjoy!


As you can probably tell from the photo above I used quite a few lip products this month. The main being my absolute favorite lip-balm of all time the Nuxe Rev De Miel. It's just an incredible product. It's really hydrating, smells amazing and just leaves my lips feeling so soft. I did a full review on my blog earlier this month so check that out HERE. I also shopped the stash a little bit this month and rediscovered my love for the amazing Baby Lips in Cherry Me. This has been my go to lip product this month as not only is it hydrating but it provides a lovely hint of color on the lips as well. It's an amazing product. The final lip-balm that I have been using is the 'Never Lose Your Cherry' lip-balm* from the brand Anatomicals. I got sent this with the 'Love Me Beauty' January box and I absolutely love it. I'd actually describe it more of a gloss than a balm purely because it's quite sheer and gloss on the lips but it's incredibly hydrating and definitely one of those lip glosses that you can just pop in your hand bag and apply on the go. I absolutely love it. And yes I know the name sounds a bit dodgy haha!


I rediscovered my love for the Sleek 'Lace' palette as well this month. I know the colors scream more of a spring/summer wear rather than a winter wear but I have absolutely been loving the middle shade called 'Guipure' which is a gorgeous shimmery powder blush. It just suits my skin tone so much, its so easy to apply and it's very long lasting. I adore this blush.


Another sleek product I rekindled my love for was the Au Natural eye shadow palette. This was one of the first shadow palettes I ever bought and I decided to repurchase it just after christmas and I absolutely love it. My favorite shade is Taupe and Conker as I think they are stunning shades and really do suit my skin tone. All these shadows are incredibly easy to work with and I'd highly recommend this palette to anyone.


When it comes to shimmer lotions I have never really been a huge fan however I am in love with the Glazed Apple one from The Body Shop. I don't think the Glazed Apple scent is in stores anymore because it was a seasonal scent for Christmas so I am making it last as long as I possibly can but what I love about this product is the fact that it's not too shimmery. When you apply it, it just leaves a gorgeous sheen and I think it's perfect down the front of your legs and on your arms on a night out and anywhere else you want to add a bit of shimmer. It also smells absolutely incredible.


I spotted this shower gel a couple of weeks ago in Waitrose with my Dad and I absolutely love it. As you can tell from the packaging it was a seasonal scent for Christmas but it was on special offer so my Dad kindly offered to buy it for me and I just couldn't say no. I've had my eye on it for a while and I wasn't disappointed. It smells absolutely incredible. I'm a huge fan of Original Source shower gels anyway as they always leave my skin in amazing condition. I'd highly recommend them if you haven't tried them before. 


At the beginning of the month I was doing really well with my nails and didn't end up biting them at all and then I got upset and worried and well now I have no nails left however before that I used this gorgeous nail polish from L'oreal in the shade 'Divine Indigo'* on them. I've never been one for dark nail polishes as I prefer bright colors on them however I am in love with this color. It's just so beautiful, the formula is incredible, it doesn't chip for at least 4 days and it's just incredible. I received this product with the January 'Love Me Beauty' Box too. I'll be doing a post with a swatch of this and a couple of other L'oreal Color Riche polishes too so keep your eyes peeled on that. 

When it comes to Lush they are one of my absolute favorite brands when it comes to lip scrubs. They are just so amazing however I was a bit sceptical of this one as I don't really like cola flavored products much. However this has completely turned me around. Like with all their lip scrubs it removes the dead skin off my lips and leaves them feeling really soft and smooth. I absolutely love it. You can be sure to expect their valentines scrub in my February favorites too as I'll certainly be getting my mitts on that when payday comes round. 

I got this eye cream back in November and I have absolutely fallen in love with it. I literally haven't bought another eye cream since I received this with another beauty box. It's just so incredible. It's really soothing underneath the eye and really hydrates it. I use it every morning and evening and have found that it really has improved the condition of the skin underneath my eyes. If you see this in any shop I'd recommend it 100%. I think I'm starting to prefer this to the Origins Gin Zing eye cream and that's something I'd never thought I'd say! 


I received this in a little set from my Aunty for Christmas and I absolutely love it. I love using body scrubs as I find they really just buff the dead skin cells away and leave my skin looking and feeling so much healthier and really soft and smooth. This particular scrub is incredible at that and it also smells incredible too. I'm not really one to like fresh and floral scents, I prefer sweeter scents but this has completely turned me around. It's a beautiful scent. 


I received this perfume of my Mum for Christmas and I've been wearing it every single day! Firstly just how cute is the bottle?! Everything from the packaging to the color is just amazing. It looks so cool sitting on my dressing table. It smells absolutely incredible too. It contains notes of clementine, lime, white flowers and of course musk. It's just a gorgeous scent. I have so many perfumes so if you'd like to see a perfume collection post then leave a comment below. 

So there we have it, all my favorite products of January 2015. Next month I'm hoping to experiment more with different beauty products as Benefit are introducing a new product that I'm so excited to get my hands on and I've had a few other beauty bits and bobs on my list too so stay tuned for a more beauty filled month in February! 

What have been your favorite products beauty/non beauty of January? 
Hugs and Kisses



Hey everyone! Hope you are all having a fabulous weekend. I have spent most of my Saturday working outside in the freezing cold. On my way home I decided to  check the temperate and it was -2!! That is just way to cold for my liking but I am back in the warmth and thought I would do another bloggers block post. However this will be an inexpensive one.

I think all you other bloggers out there can agree that when it comes to blogging sometimes we are in a bit of a rut because we don't have money to purchase new products and review them or we can't go out anywhere and we think our blog will suffer and won't be as good. However this isn't the case. When I first started blogging all I read were beauty posts, mainly new releases. Now it's more lifestyle posts which I don't know if you can tell is what my blog has sort of become. It's not because I am not interested in beauty anymore because I am, it's just that I don't have a permanent full time job. I'm doing a lot of little jobs and that doesn't really give me enough money to be able to buy a ton of my favorite beauty products.

From speaking to other bloggers on twitter and seeing this mentioned in a few posts and even on twitter on a day to day basis I know I'm not the only one in this situation so today I thought that it would give you a few blog post ideas for when you are in a bit of a financial situation or even if you just want new ideas for blog posts ideas and still want to keep your blog consistent. Enjoy!

1. What's In My Bag/Make Up Bag? 
2. Wishlists 
3. Recipe Posts 
4. About Me 
5. Life Update 
6. A Day In The Life 
7. Favorite Items of Clothing 
8. Shop The Stash 
9. Current Favorite Songs 
10. Things That Make You Happy 
11. Room Tour 
12. Why Do You Blog? 
13. People Who Inspire You
14. Favorite Films/TV Shows 
15. Share The Love - Bloggers/Instagram/Pinterest 
16. Top 10 Favorite Pins 
17. Favorite Apps 
18. What motivates you? 
19. Everyday make up 
20. Hair Tutorial
21. Hair/Make Up/Nail Of The Day 
22. Your Fitness Routine 
23. Weekly/Monthly Goals 
24. Letter To Your Teenage self (Example HERE
25. Photo Diary 
26. Current Favorite Make Up/Make Up Brushes 
27. Your Favorite Books 
28. Style Inspirations 
29. Favorite Bits and Bobs in your room/house/flat 
30. Shoe Collection 
31. Things To Do When You're Bored (Example HERE)
32. Favorite Places In Your City/Area 
33. DIY Projects 
34. Make Up Collection?
35. What's In Your Bathroom? 
36. Your Everyday Jewelry 
37. Favorite Blog Posts of the Week/Month 
38. Blog Photography Ideas 
39. Sharing Old Childhood Photos 
40. Favorite Places To Eat/Drink 
41. Favorite Fragrances 
42. Make Up Brands Worth The Hype 
43. Most Used Make Up/Skincare/Hair/Nail Products 
44. What I've Learnt From Blogging
45. Blogging Tips and Advice 
46. Bad Beauty/Skincare/Hair/Nail Habits 
47. Film/Album/TV Show Review 
48. Favorite Clothing Brands 
49. Your Favorite Memories from childhood/previous years
50. Your Tips To Save Money 

So there we have it. 50 ideas to help you when that awful bloggers block strikes or you really want to blog but because you have no money to splurge on a new product/outfit you feel you can't. I hope this post helps you all. Thinking about all these ideas and looking at other blogs that have done this I'll be pretty surprised if I can't find something to blog about anymore. However, if you are really stuck and really do not know about it maybe ask fellow bloggers to guest post on your blog. It's a great way for more people to come across your blog as well as meeting more people in the beauty community and it can also keep your blog a bit more consistent too. I know that this is definitely something I will be considering doing in the future.

If you have any more ideas for blog posts please leave them in the comments section below as I'd love to read through them. 
Hugs and Kisses

50 Inexpensive Blog Post Ideas




Hey everyone! Hope you are all having a fabulous weekend. I have spent most of my Saturday working outside in the freezing cold. On my way home I decided to  check the temperate and it was -2!! That is just way to cold for my liking but I am back in the warmth and thought I would do another bloggers block post. However this will be an inexpensive one.

I think all you other bloggers out there can agree that when it comes to blogging sometimes we are in a bit of a rut because we don't have money to purchase new products and review them or we can't go out anywhere and we think our blog will suffer and won't be as good. However this isn't the case. When I first started blogging all I read were beauty posts, mainly new releases. Now it's more lifestyle posts which I don't know if you can tell is what my blog has sort of become. It's not because I am not interested in beauty anymore because I am, it's just that I don't have a permanent full time job. I'm doing a lot of little jobs and that doesn't really give me enough money to be able to buy a ton of my favorite beauty products.

From speaking to other bloggers on twitter and seeing this mentioned in a few posts and even on twitter on a day to day basis I know I'm not the only one in this situation so today I thought that it would give you a few blog post ideas for when you are in a bit of a financial situation or even if you just want new ideas for blog posts ideas and still want to keep your blog consistent. Enjoy!

1. What's In My Bag/Make Up Bag? 
2. Wishlists 
3. Recipe Posts 
4. About Me 
5. Life Update 
6. A Day In The Life 
7. Favorite Items of Clothing 
8. Shop The Stash 
9. Current Favorite Songs 
10. Things That Make You Happy 
11. Room Tour 
12. Why Do You Blog? 
13. People Who Inspire You
14. Favorite Films/TV Shows 
15. Share The Love - Bloggers/Instagram/Pinterest 
16. Top 10 Favorite Pins 
17. Favorite Apps 
18. What motivates you? 
19. Everyday make up 
20. Hair Tutorial
21. Hair/Make Up/Nail Of The Day 
22. Your Fitness Routine 
23. Weekly/Monthly Goals 
24. Letter To Your Teenage self (Example HERE
25. Photo Diary 
26. Current Favorite Make Up/Make Up Brushes 
27. Your Favorite Books 
28. Style Inspirations 
29. Favorite Bits and Bobs in your room/house/flat 
30. Shoe Collection 
31. Things To Do When You're Bored (Example HERE)
32. Favorite Places In Your City/Area 
33. DIY Projects 
34. Make Up Collection?
35. What's In Your Bathroom? 
36. Your Everyday Jewelry 
37. Favorite Blog Posts of the Week/Month 
38. Blog Photography Ideas 
39. Sharing Old Childhood Photos 
40. Favorite Places To Eat/Drink 
41. Favorite Fragrances 
42. Make Up Brands Worth The Hype 
43. Most Used Make Up/Skincare/Hair/Nail Products 
44. What I've Learnt From Blogging
45. Blogging Tips and Advice 
46. Bad Beauty/Skincare/Hair/Nail Habits 
47. Film/Album/TV Show Review 
48. Favorite Clothing Brands 
49. Your Favorite Memories from childhood/previous years
50. Your Tips To Save Money 

So there we have it. 50 ideas to help you when that awful bloggers block strikes or you really want to blog but because you have no money to splurge on a new product/outfit you feel you can't. I hope this post helps you all. Thinking about all these ideas and looking at other blogs that have done this I'll be pretty surprised if I can't find something to blog about anymore. However, if you are really stuck and really do not know about it maybe ask fellow bloggers to guest post on your blog. It's a great way for more people to come across your blog as well as meeting more people in the beauty community and it can also keep your blog a bit more consistent too. I know that this is definitely something I will be considering doing in the future.

If you have any more ideas for blog posts please leave them in the comments section below as I'd love to read through them. 
Hugs and Kisses






Hey everyone! Since my pinterest post went up I thought that it would be a good idea to show all you guys all the apps that I love to use on a daily basis. I absolutely love my iPhone. It is constantly in my hand so you can always rely on me to be posting a tweet, editing a photo or just replying extremely quickly to a text as well as listening to all my favorite albums. I think we can all agree that when it comes to iPhones there's nothing worse when it comes to getting distracted especially if we have important things to be doing. Anyway, before I ramble on and on too much these are all the apps that I love to use to procrastinate too.

Echofon
If you follow me on twitter then you will know I love to tweet. Whether it's posting a shameless selfie of myself (they never ever look any different), replying to tweets I get about my blog, posting links to my blog posts that I've uploaded recently or just scrolling through my feed and seeing what's going on in the world and what everyone else is getting up too. . I don't use the twitter app as I just find it too annoying. Why on earth does the twitter app tell you who has retweeted someone else's tweets or when a group of people have followed someone else? It annoys me to no end so I use echofon which is just brilliant and you get none of the above.

Facebook
I'm rarely on Facebook now. I only have it so I know what my family and friends get up to around the world. I have friends and family in Mauritius, Australia, Chile, Scotland and recently Turkey so I just use it to see what they get up too. I post photos of all my adventures with my friends and family just so that my family are able to see what I get up too. Even though I don't use it that much it's still definitely one of those apps that I need to keep up to date with!

Pinterest
This is something I got around 2 years ago. I was really confused and didn't have a clue how to use it but last year was the year I finally got stuck in and now I must say that I am addicted. I am a huge lover of beautiful photography, quotes and just looking for inspiration for recipies, home decor etc. Pinterest really does have it all and I absolutely love it. I won't go into too much detail as like I've said I did a post a couple of days ago so make sure to check it out HERE. Pinterest is also an amazing tool for bloggers as it allows us to upload photos from our posts onto pinterest meaning that we can generate more traffic from it. It's just amazing. I'd highly recommend it.

Instagram
Definitely one of my most used iPhone apps is Instagram. I absolutely love this app. I love it for posting photos and sharing them with different people and I love coming across different accounts for fitness inspiration, food inspiration and also coming across many different beauty bloggers on there too. It's a fab app. If you're not already head on over now and follow me at xbellefleurx. Check out my favorite instagram accounts in a post I did HERE.

Tumblr
Before pinterest and instagram this was definitely where I spent most of my time. I was just addicted to tumblr. I love coming across different accounts and seeing the beautiful photos people post on there and also inspirational quotes. Even though it is one of my favorite apps and websites ever I have definitely been neglecting it lately so it's definitely something that I need to get back into. You can check out my tumblr HERE.

Youtube
I absolutely love youtube. I will admit that I haven't been one of those people who have watched youtubers for years. I only knew about Zoe and the others only around 2 or 3 years ago but I have been hooked every since. I just love having the app on my iPhone as it lets you know when someone has upload a video so you can always watch them on the go which I absolutely love. My favorite youtubers to watch at the moment are Amelia LianaSuzieAlixKateAlexa Mae and Gabriella. I obviously love Zoella too. I just think the app is so easy to navigate. Definitely one to download if you haven't already. I also have three videos up myself as I became quite confident in February last year so check them out HERE and let me know what you think. I might do a few more in the future.

Bloglovin'
Bloglovin' is another one of my most used apps. I absolutely love it for reading blogs on the go. I live in London and very often I'll have to take the train or tube to get to different places or sometimes hop on the bus and these journeys are never that exciting so I always just whip out my phone and read different blogs. Again this app is so useful and easy to navigate. If you are a blogger and haven't got bloglovin' yet I would highly recommend it for reading and following your favorite bloggers. Even if you don't have a blog but enjoy reading blogs this is definitely something that I would highly recommend. You can be sure to never miss your favorite bloggers posts if you have this.

So there we have it, all the apps that I love to use and procrastinate to. I absolutely love reading these types of posts as it always give me great ideas of what new apps to download on my phone. I'm always on my phone and I have a lot of apps so if you'd like me to do an updated 'What's On My iPhone/iPad post in the future then let me know. I did one when I first started out blogging. You can check out that out HERE if you'd like a bit of a laugh. Also I'd be lying if I didn't tell you I got distracted and used all of these apps in writing this post. I've been meaning to finish it for the past 2 days. Do forgive me!

What apps do you use to procrastinate?
Hugs and Kisses

Procrastination & iPhone Apps







Hey everyone! Since my pinterest post went up I thought that it would be a good idea to show all you guys all the apps that I love to use on a daily basis. I absolutely love my iPhone. It is constantly in my hand so you can always rely on me to be posting a tweet, editing a photo or just replying extremely quickly to a text as well as listening to all my favorite albums. I think we can all agree that when it comes to iPhones there's nothing worse when it comes to getting distracted especially if we have important things to be doing. Anyway, before I ramble on and on too much these are all the apps that I love to use to procrastinate too.

Echofon
If you follow me on twitter then you will know I love to tweet. Whether it's posting a shameless selfie of myself (they never ever look any different), replying to tweets I get about my blog, posting links to my blog posts that I've uploaded recently or just scrolling through my feed and seeing what's going on in the world and what everyone else is getting up too. . I don't use the twitter app as I just find it too annoying. Why on earth does the twitter app tell you who has retweeted someone else's tweets or when a group of people have followed someone else? It annoys me to no end so I use echofon which is just brilliant and you get none of the above.

Facebook
I'm rarely on Facebook now. I only have it so I know what my family and friends get up to around the world. I have friends and family in Mauritius, Australia, Chile, Scotland and recently Turkey so I just use it to see what they get up too. I post photos of all my adventures with my friends and family just so that my family are able to see what I get up too. Even though I don't use it that much it's still definitely one of those apps that I need to keep up to date with!

Pinterest
This is something I got around 2 years ago. I was really confused and didn't have a clue how to use it but last year was the year I finally got stuck in and now I must say that I am addicted. I am a huge lover of beautiful photography, quotes and just looking for inspiration for recipies, home decor etc. Pinterest really does have it all and I absolutely love it. I won't go into too much detail as like I've said I did a post a couple of days ago so make sure to check it out HERE. Pinterest is also an amazing tool for bloggers as it allows us to upload photos from our posts onto pinterest meaning that we can generate more traffic from it. It's just amazing. I'd highly recommend it.

Instagram
Definitely one of my most used iPhone apps is Instagram. I absolutely love this app. I love it for posting photos and sharing them with different people and I love coming across different accounts for fitness inspiration, food inspiration and also coming across many different beauty bloggers on there too. It's a fab app. If you're not already head on over now and follow me at xbellefleurx. Check out my favorite instagram accounts in a post I did HERE.

Tumblr
Before pinterest and instagram this was definitely where I spent most of my time. I was just addicted to tumblr. I love coming across different accounts and seeing the beautiful photos people post on there and also inspirational quotes. Even though it is one of my favorite apps and websites ever I have definitely been neglecting it lately so it's definitely something that I need to get back into. You can check out my tumblr HERE.

Youtube
I absolutely love youtube. I will admit that I haven't been one of those people who have watched youtubers for years. I only knew about Zoe and the others only around 2 or 3 years ago but I have been hooked every since. I just love having the app on my iPhone as it lets you know when someone has upload a video so you can always watch them on the go which I absolutely love. My favorite youtubers to watch at the moment are Amelia LianaSuzieAlixKateAlexa Mae and Gabriella. I obviously love Zoella too. I just think the app is so easy to navigate. Definitely one to download if you haven't already. I also have three videos up myself as I became quite confident in February last year so check them out HERE and let me know what you think. I might do a few more in the future.

Bloglovin'
Bloglovin' is another one of my most used apps. I absolutely love it for reading blogs on the go. I live in London and very often I'll have to take the train or tube to get to different places or sometimes hop on the bus and these journeys are never that exciting so I always just whip out my phone and read different blogs. Again this app is so useful and easy to navigate. If you are a blogger and haven't got bloglovin' yet I would highly recommend it for reading and following your favorite bloggers. Even if you don't have a blog but enjoy reading blogs this is definitely something that I would highly recommend. You can be sure to never miss your favorite bloggers posts if you have this.

So there we have it, all the apps that I love to use and procrastinate to. I absolutely love reading these types of posts as it always give me great ideas of what new apps to download on my phone. I'm always on my phone and I have a lot of apps so if you'd like me to do an updated 'What's On My iPhone/iPad post in the future then let me know. I did one when I first started out blogging. You can check out that out HERE if you'd like a bit of a laugh. Also I'd be lying if I didn't tell you I got distracted and used all of these apps in writing this post. I've been meaning to finish it for the past 2 days. Do forgive me!

What apps do you use to procrastinate?
Hugs and Kisses

One of my favorite things to do on days when I am bored or don't have much to do is have a little wonder onto pinterest. This is something that I have becoming a huge fan of for the past year and a bit now. I absolutely love it. There is just so much inspiration on there. As I am the procrastination queen you can find me on here a lot when I am meant to be doing other things. I've never actually done a post featuring pinterest before and as it's something I use a lot for finding blogging inspiration I thought that I would show you what I've been loving on pinterest recently and the sorts of things that I love to pin.

As you can see from above I have a lot of fashion bits and pieces. I love going on there and looking at different styles and the different types of fashion there are. I also love going on here and finding inspiration on what fashion items work well together. I've never been one to properly throw together a decent outfit, I just throw on whatever I am comfortable in even if it doesn't look good but it's definitely something I'm hoping to improve in 2015. Burgundy colors, anything with collars and pretty pastels are definitely my  favorite things to pin and what I look for when I go clothes shopping.

As travel is a huge passion of mine, I spent 2 years at GCSE studying it, then 2 years at college and then finally 3 years at university doing a degree in travel. If that doesn't show that I love the industry and travelling I don't know what does. I absolutely love experiencing new places and cultures. However, there are a few places that are on my list which include Paris, New York and Greece. I just love going onto Pinterest and seeing beautiful photos from these places. It really does make me want to go even more.

I love all things hair and beauty and I'm dying to get my hands on this major lip combo that is taking the beauty community by storm at the moment. I also love looking at hair inspiration as my hair is now literally down my ass and I never do anything with it so I've decided to become more adventurous with my hair as well. I will be getting it shaped and styled at the end of this month so stay tuned for a post on that. I'm so excited as my hair is so incredibly dull at the moment.

Other things I love pinning are pictures of houses, interiors for a future blogging room and work space, photos of food of course, especially healthy food options as I'm experimenting a lot more with different food. I also have a whole board on pinterest dedicated to tiffany blue as I think it is such a stunning color and I am a little bit obsessed. I think that contains the most photos in at the moment. It's definitely my color! I'm also planning my wedding which won't happen for another 30 or so. Hey, a girl has to be prepared right?! Other things found on my pinterest include quotes, pictures of cakes and all things rose gold too.

I absolutely love Pinterest. It's definitely one of my favorite places to go to procrastinate and I love the fact that not only can you pin things from your computer but you can also download an app on your phone and pin things on the go! Perfect for people who go on long bus journeys or train journeys. It's a free app too so I'd highly recommend it. Some of my favourite pinners are CorrieMegan LillieMeghan RienksSuzie and Kayleigh. Definitely check out all these girls as they pin some pretty fab things. Whilst you're there don't forget  to check out my pinterest over HERE. At the moment I've becoming pretty obsessed with pinning quotes so be warned. Don't forget to leave your own pinterests in the comments section below.


Do you like pinterest? What are your favorite things to pin & who are your favorite pinners?
Hugs and Kisses

My collage of favorite pins can all be found on Pinterest

Pinterest Lovin'


One of my favorite things to do on days when I am bored or don't have much to do is have a little wonder onto pinterest. This is something that I have becoming a huge fan of for the past year and a bit now. I absolutely love it. There is just so much inspiration on there. As I am the procrastination queen you can find me on here a lot when I am meant to be doing other things. I've never actually done a post featuring pinterest before and as it's something I use a lot for finding blogging inspiration I thought that I would show you what I've been loving on pinterest recently and the sorts of things that I love to pin.

As you can see from above I have a lot of fashion bits and pieces. I love going on there and looking at different styles and the different types of fashion there are. I also love going on here and finding inspiration on what fashion items work well together. I've never been one to properly throw together a decent outfit, I just throw on whatever I am comfortable in even if it doesn't look good but it's definitely something I'm hoping to improve in 2015. Burgundy colors, anything with collars and pretty pastels are definitely my  favorite things to pin and what I look for when I go clothes shopping.

As travel is a huge passion of mine, I spent 2 years at GCSE studying it, then 2 years at college and then finally 3 years at university doing a degree in travel. If that doesn't show that I love the industry and travelling I don't know what does. I absolutely love experiencing new places and cultures. However, there are a few places that are on my list which include Paris, New York and Greece. I just love going onto Pinterest and seeing beautiful photos from these places. It really does make me want to go even more.

I love all things hair and beauty and I'm dying to get my hands on this major lip combo that is taking the beauty community by storm at the moment. I also love looking at hair inspiration as my hair is now literally down my ass and I never do anything with it so I've decided to become more adventurous with my hair as well. I will be getting it shaped and styled at the end of this month so stay tuned for a post on that. I'm so excited as my hair is so incredibly dull at the moment.

Other things I love pinning are pictures of houses, interiors for a future blogging room and work space, photos of food of course, especially healthy food options as I'm experimenting a lot more with different food. I also have a whole board on pinterest dedicated to tiffany blue as I think it is such a stunning color and I am a little bit obsessed. I think that contains the most photos in at the moment. It's definitely my color! I'm also planning my wedding which won't happen for another 30 or so. Hey, a girl has to be prepared right?! Other things found on my pinterest include quotes, pictures of cakes and all things rose gold too.

I absolutely love Pinterest. It's definitely one of my favorite places to go to procrastinate and I love the fact that not only can you pin things from your computer but you can also download an app on your phone and pin things on the go! Perfect for people who go on long bus journeys or train journeys. It's a free app too so I'd highly recommend it. Some of my favourite pinners are CorrieMegan LillieMeghan RienksSuzie and Kayleigh. Definitely check out all these girls as they pin some pretty fab things. Whilst you're there don't forget  to check out my pinterest over HERE. At the moment I've becoming pretty obsessed with pinning quotes so be warned. Don't forget to leave your own pinterests in the comments section below.


Do you like pinterest? What are your favorite things to pin & who are your favorite pinners?
Hugs and Kisses

My collage of favorite pins can all be found on Pinterest



Hey everyone! Hope you've all had a lovely weekend. Back in December when I was doing blogmas I decided to do a winter playlist. Looking back at it I thought it would be a great idea to do the same thing every single month as I am always coming across new music. If you didn't already know I absolutely love music. I listen to virtually anything other than really heavy metal and rock music. It's just not what I am into. I'm a sucker for old romantic songs, songs with good beats and songs that tell stories through them. I've decided that every month now I'll be doing a play list to show you guys what I have been listening to. So first up is my January playlist. These have literally been my favourite songs this past month. Enjoy!

1. Take That - These Days
2. Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
3. Taylor Swift - Blank Space
4. One Direction - Stockholm Syndrome
5. Ed Sheeran - Photograph
6. Olly Murs ft Demi Lovato - Up
7. The Veronicas - You Ruin Me
8. Nina Nesbitt - He's The One I'm Bringing Back
9. The Script - Superhero
10. Mr Probz - Waves
11. Hozier - Take Me To Church
12. Sam Smith - Stay With Me
13. Taylor Swift - Fearless
14. Collabro - With You
15. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Home
16. One Direction - Night Changes
17. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
18. Collabro - All Of Me (Acoustic Version on Youtube)
19. Ariana Grande - Break Free
20. Fifth Harmony - Sledgehammer

So as you can see these are all the songs I've been listening to throughout January. I'll be doing a monthly playlist like this over on my spotify too so be sure to head on over there and follow me. You can find me under Fleur Danielle Griffin. If you have a spotify be sure to leave your name below so that I can check it out.

What have you been listening to this month? 
Hugs and Kisses

Image Source Edited By Me On Picmonkey

Music | My 'January Jewels' Playlist




Hey everyone! Hope you've all had a lovely weekend. Back in December when I was doing blogmas I decided to do a winter playlist. Looking back at it I thought it would be a great idea to do the same thing every single month as I am always coming across new music. If you didn't already know I absolutely love music. I listen to virtually anything other than really heavy metal and rock music. It's just not what I am into. I'm a sucker for old romantic songs, songs with good beats and songs that tell stories through them. I've decided that every month now I'll be doing a play list to show you guys what I have been listening to. So first up is my January playlist. These have literally been my favourite songs this past month. Enjoy!

1. Take That - These Days
2. Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
3. Taylor Swift - Blank Space
4. One Direction - Stockholm Syndrome
5. Ed Sheeran - Photograph
6. Olly Murs ft Demi Lovato - Up
7. The Veronicas - You Ruin Me
8. Nina Nesbitt - He's The One I'm Bringing Back
9. The Script - Superhero
10. Mr Probz - Waves
11. Hozier - Take Me To Church
12. Sam Smith - Stay With Me
13. Taylor Swift - Fearless
14. Collabro - With You
15. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Home
16. One Direction - Night Changes
17. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
18. Collabro - All Of Me (Acoustic Version on Youtube)
19. Ariana Grande - Break Free
20. Fifth Harmony - Sledgehammer

So as you can see these are all the songs I've been listening to throughout January. I'll be doing a monthly playlist like this over on my spotify too so be sure to head on over there and follow me. You can find me under Fleur Danielle Griffin. If you have a spotify be sure to leave your name below so that I can check it out.

What have you been listening to this month? 
Hugs and Kisses

Image Source Edited By Me On Picmonkey
Hey everyone! So I know the title of this post isn't exactly the most exciting title to get you to click on the blog post and read this post, so if you're reading this thank you but there have been a few things now that I have wanted to address. I won't be including any images in this post as I want you to focus purely on the content. It's not exactly the happiest of posts but it is something that I need to get out.

Commenting on Body Shapes and Sizes 
Recently I have noticed on twitter a lot of horrible comments and hatred towards slimmer girls declaring their size and shops choosing slimmer manikins to model their clothes on. It has been making me so angry. I saw a girl that I've been speaking to on twitter for a while now post a photo on instagram and underneath was a comment that said 'You don't need to declare your size as it makes bigger people feel like shit'. That comment made me so angry purely because if it was a bigger person who was declaring their size she wouldn't have said anything. The girl was obviously proud of how she looked and wanted to express that proudness through a photo. What on earth is wrong with that.

I am getting so sick and tired of the constant battle between bigger people and slimmer people. As someone who isn't the slimmest person in the world but not the biggest either I just want everyone to shut up and let people be happy with how they look. When it comes to women body image is an incredibly touchy subject and it just shouldn't be. We should be empowering other women and encouraging others to be happy with who they are instead of the constant 'you're so fat, you're so skinny' debate that happens all the time. If someone is naturally slim do not go and tell them to eat a burger. It's so offensive. If someone is slightly bigger don't go and tell them that they shouldn't wear shorts or leggings. Confidence is the hardest thing to build up as I'm sure a lot of you know yourself so why shatter somebody else's?

If a friend of yours or someone you care about is really suffering with their weight and maybe has an eating disorder then by all means help them through it. Help them get back on their feet and encourage them to do certain things. If you're not close to a certain person but are just making fun of their weight then you need to step back and look in the mirror as to the sort of person you are. We are all human, we all have feelings. If someone is happier being bigger and wearing shorts and leggings then good on them for having that sort of confidence. If someone is slimmer but happier then let them be. Unless someone's health is massively at risk weight shouldn't be judged. If a person is truly happy that's all that matters.

I've dropped almost 2 sizes this year and I couldn't be happier. But I know people who have put on 2 sizes and even happier than me! Unless your health is at serious risk and you are worried and scared then please ignore any comments or negativity you get. How skinny or fat you are doesn't determine your beauty. If you are happy with who you are and you are trying to be the best person that you can possibly be you are beautiful.

Commenting On A Person's Sexual Orientation 
This is something that I am so sick and tired of hearing about now. I'm fed up of reading about a celebrities relationship with their own sex, or seeing people commend a person on coming out. Why should who you have feelings for be commended or commented on? I really don't get it. I mean yeah I am proud that a person has had the confidence to come out by why should we applaud them? It should be a natural thing to be happy with who you love not something that's seen as brave.

I see comments day in and day out say 'It's so unnatural to be with a women, or I hate seeing women kiss or men kiss' and I sit there like what on earth is wrong with you? Love is love. Some people are attracted to their own sex just like some people are attracted to their opposite sex. I think it's ridiculous that we consider one the norm and the other not the norm.Love is love and should be celebrated no matter who it is with.

I have so many friends who are gay and who are extremely happy but they get instantly upset by remarks made. This world needs to become more acceptable to others life choices. Whether a girl falls in love with another girl or a boy falls in love with another boy we should celebrate it. This is going to sound ridiculously corny but to me there is more hatred in the world than there is love so to actually see two people no matter their sex fall in love and be happy should be celebrated. The sooner this world becomes a more acceptable place the less hate crimes will be committed.

I am a Catholic and I've been given one or two remarks saying that I obviously agree with everything the Bible says. I don't. Yes I prefer men but that doesn't mean I look down on others who are attracted to their own sex. Love is love. Be happy for those who are lucky enough to experience it no matter who they are experiencing it with. Not everyone is that lucky. People really need to become more accepting of others life choices as nobody's relationships affect you.

Online Bullying 
The final thing I'll mention here is Cyber Bullying. I'm lucky enough to not be a victim of it however I have friends who are constantly attacked on tumblr, twitter and the horrific site guru-gossiper. If you are reading this and have cyber-bullied on any of these sites I have one question...what are you gaining from this?

One of my friends Gabriella (Velvetgh0st) on you-tube constantly gets attacked on this horrific site by how she looks. Zoella gets constant abuse because of her book and the fact she apparently does nothing with her life. Even innocent people on twitter who do nothing wrong get targeting and judged purely because of who they are and what they look like. It's absolutely disgusting.

I'm get so sick of seeing the following statements. 'It's called an opinion' 'It's called freedom of speech'. No. It's disgusting. I've had chats with Gabriella about the comments she has and sometimes she has been so upset it has made me upset. Seeing someone you care able get so hurt and upset by remarks from people they don't even know is horrific. Especially when you know you can't do anything to stop it. The other night there was a programme on called Cyber-bully and all I kept seeing was that it should be something shown in schools. Whilst I agree with this I also think it should be shown in universities and work places. Cyber-bullying doesn't just happen when you are a teen. It happens at all ages. I see 30 year olds be victims of bullying. Even celebrities are targets of online bullying and it's just disgusting.

People need to realize that telling someone their ugly, or that they are useless, or that they are fat or too skinny or their blog is crap or even just bitching about them to other people on an online forum like guru-gossiper is cyber-bullying. It needs to stop. There are too many stories nowadays of people who commit suicide because of the nasty comments that are being made about them. If you don't like somebody fine. You don't need to like them. Not everyone can be liked by everyone. We all know this. But keep your horrendous, nasty opinions to yourself. Don't share them online in a forum or on twitter or Facebook where you are encouraging others to bully and humiliate somebody else. It's horrific.

If you are one of this cyberbullies or trolls, STOP. Just stop. You never know how the other people could be feeling and what they are thinking. You never know what they can do next. What you don't want is your name suddenly appearing on the news because the person you bullied did something that was because of a comment you made. Police have plenty of ways to track down bullies now so just stop it.

At the end of the day all you know about the people you bitch about online is their name. You don't know their story or what they have been through to get to where they are. Yes some of these people share their lives online but even then it's a tiny portion. You don't know how broken they are behind the screen or what they are thinking or feeling. Don't be another troll. Get off the internet and out into the real world where you can become a better human.

Conclusion. 
This post was definitely longer than I intended it to be but if you have go this far then I commend you and I hope if you fall into any of the categories mentioned you take time to think and wonder if this is the sort of person you want to be. Do you want to be seen for damaging somebody's confidence, or causing serious harm, or even being a horrible, nasty troll? Everyone can change. If you are reading this and have thought oh yeah that's me then fine, you can still change, you can better yourself and become a great person.

A lot of these subjects are extremely touchy but if you are the victim of any of these things and need somebody to talk to I'm always here. You can tweet me at xbellefleurx or even email me at fleur_griffin@hotmail.co.uk. I'll listen and help you the best I can.

What are your thoughts on these subjects?
Hugs and Kisses

People & Their Judgements

Hey everyone! So I know the title of this post isn't exactly the most exciting title to get you to click on the blog post and read this post, so if you're reading this thank you but there have been a few things now that I have wanted to address. I won't be including any images in this post as I want you to focus purely on the content. It's not exactly the happiest of posts but it is something that I need to get out.

Commenting on Body Shapes and Sizes 
Recently I have noticed on twitter a lot of horrible comments and hatred towards slimmer girls declaring their size and shops choosing slimmer manikins to model their clothes on. It has been making me so angry. I saw a girl that I've been speaking to on twitter for a while now post a photo on instagram and underneath was a comment that said 'You don't need to declare your size as it makes bigger people feel like shit'. That comment made me so angry purely because if it was a bigger person who was declaring their size she wouldn't have said anything. The girl was obviously proud of how she looked and wanted to express that proudness through a photo. What on earth is wrong with that.

I am getting so sick and tired of the constant battle between bigger people and slimmer people. As someone who isn't the slimmest person in the world but not the biggest either I just want everyone to shut up and let people be happy with how they look. When it comes to women body image is an incredibly touchy subject and it just shouldn't be. We should be empowering other women and encouraging others to be happy with who they are instead of the constant 'you're so fat, you're so skinny' debate that happens all the time. If someone is naturally slim do not go and tell them to eat a burger. It's so offensive. If someone is slightly bigger don't go and tell them that they shouldn't wear shorts or leggings. Confidence is the hardest thing to build up as I'm sure a lot of you know yourself so why shatter somebody else's?

If a friend of yours or someone you care about is really suffering with their weight and maybe has an eating disorder then by all means help them through it. Help them get back on their feet and encourage them to do certain things. If you're not close to a certain person but are just making fun of their weight then you need to step back and look in the mirror as to the sort of person you are. We are all human, we all have feelings. If someone is happier being bigger and wearing shorts and leggings then good on them for having that sort of confidence. If someone is slimmer but happier then let them be. Unless someone's health is massively at risk weight shouldn't be judged. If a person is truly happy that's all that matters.

I've dropped almost 2 sizes this year and I couldn't be happier. But I know people who have put on 2 sizes and even happier than me! Unless your health is at serious risk and you are worried and scared then please ignore any comments or negativity you get. How skinny or fat you are doesn't determine your beauty. If you are happy with who you are and you are trying to be the best person that you can possibly be you are beautiful.

Commenting On A Person's Sexual Orientation 
This is something that I am so sick and tired of hearing about now. I'm fed up of reading about a celebrities relationship with their own sex, or seeing people commend a person on coming out. Why should who you have feelings for be commended or commented on? I really don't get it. I mean yeah I am proud that a person has had the confidence to come out by why should we applaud them? It should be a natural thing to be happy with who you love not something that's seen as brave.

I see comments day in and day out say 'It's so unnatural to be with a women, or I hate seeing women kiss or men kiss' and I sit there like what on earth is wrong with you? Love is love. Some people are attracted to their own sex just like some people are attracted to their opposite sex. I think it's ridiculous that we consider one the norm and the other not the norm.Love is love and should be celebrated no matter who it is with.

I have so many friends who are gay and who are extremely happy but they get instantly upset by remarks made. This world needs to become more acceptable to others life choices. Whether a girl falls in love with another girl or a boy falls in love with another boy we should celebrate it. This is going to sound ridiculously corny but to me there is more hatred in the world than there is love so to actually see two people no matter their sex fall in love and be happy should be celebrated. The sooner this world becomes a more acceptable place the less hate crimes will be committed.

I am a Catholic and I've been given one or two remarks saying that I obviously agree with everything the Bible says. I don't. Yes I prefer men but that doesn't mean I look down on others who are attracted to their own sex. Love is love. Be happy for those who are lucky enough to experience it no matter who they are experiencing it with. Not everyone is that lucky. People really need to become more accepting of others life choices as nobody's relationships affect you.

Online Bullying 
The final thing I'll mention here is Cyber Bullying. I'm lucky enough to not be a victim of it however I have friends who are constantly attacked on tumblr, twitter and the horrific site guru-gossiper. If you are reading this and have cyber-bullied on any of these sites I have one question...what are you gaining from this?

One of my friends Gabriella (Velvetgh0st) on you-tube constantly gets attacked on this horrific site by how she looks. Zoella gets constant abuse because of her book and the fact she apparently does nothing with her life. Even innocent people on twitter who do nothing wrong get targeting and judged purely because of who they are and what they look like. It's absolutely disgusting.

I'm get so sick of seeing the following statements. 'It's called an opinion' 'It's called freedom of speech'. No. It's disgusting. I've had chats with Gabriella about the comments she has and sometimes she has been so upset it has made me upset. Seeing someone you care able get so hurt and upset by remarks from people they don't even know is horrific. Especially when you know you can't do anything to stop it. The other night there was a programme on called Cyber-bully and all I kept seeing was that it should be something shown in schools. Whilst I agree with this I also think it should be shown in universities and work places. Cyber-bullying doesn't just happen when you are a teen. It happens at all ages. I see 30 year olds be victims of bullying. Even celebrities are targets of online bullying and it's just disgusting.

People need to realize that telling someone their ugly, or that they are useless, or that they are fat or too skinny or their blog is crap or even just bitching about them to other people on an online forum like guru-gossiper is cyber-bullying. It needs to stop. There are too many stories nowadays of people who commit suicide because of the nasty comments that are being made about them. If you don't like somebody fine. You don't need to like them. Not everyone can be liked by everyone. We all know this. But keep your horrendous, nasty opinions to yourself. Don't share them online in a forum or on twitter or Facebook where you are encouraging others to bully and humiliate somebody else. It's horrific.

If you are one of this cyberbullies or trolls, STOP. Just stop. You never know how the other people could be feeling and what they are thinking. You never know what they can do next. What you don't want is your name suddenly appearing on the news because the person you bullied did something that was because of a comment you made. Police have plenty of ways to track down bullies now so just stop it.

At the end of the day all you know about the people you bitch about online is their name. You don't know their story or what they have been through to get to where they are. Yes some of these people share their lives online but even then it's a tiny portion. You don't know how broken they are behind the screen or what they are thinking or feeling. Don't be another troll. Get off the internet and out into the real world where you can become a better human.

Conclusion. 
This post was definitely longer than I intended it to be but if you have go this far then I commend you and I hope if you fall into any of the categories mentioned you take time to think and wonder if this is the sort of person you want to be. Do you want to be seen for damaging somebody's confidence, or causing serious harm, or even being a horrible, nasty troll? Everyone can change. If you are reading this and have thought oh yeah that's me then fine, you can still change, you can better yourself and become a great person.

A lot of these subjects are extremely touchy but if you are the victim of any of these things and need somebody to talk to I'm always here. You can tweet me at xbellefleurx or even email me at fleur_griffin@hotmail.co.uk. I'll listen and help you the best I can.

What are your thoughts on these subjects?
Hugs and Kisses
Hey everyone! So I've been suffering from a severe case of bloggers block the past couple of days! You would think since I did a bloggers block post back in December that I wouldn't get myself into this rut anymore! I had a flick through that post and I just didn't feel like writing any of the posts that I suggested so I took a wonder into London yesterday and thought hmm why not do a post about all of my favourite places in London. I've lived in London my whole life and I am going to slightly brag here and say I know it extremely well. I once took my cousin around the whole of London in one day by foot. No trains nothing. Just little shortcuts and alleyways. I know that a lot of bloggers and people I follow on twitter have been looking to live in London or to move to London so if you are visiting London any time soon I hope this gives you an insight into the best places you can visit.

Covent Garden - I love Covent Garden so much. It's one of my absolute favourite places in London. There's always so much going on, plenty of shops, plenty of restaurants and if you are a beauty lover like me then you'll find yourself getting lost in the likes of MAC and Urban Decay! I just love it here. 

Leicester Square - For years now one of my favourite places to visit in London has been Leicester Square. Whenever I go into London this is always the first place I go as it's always so busy and there's normally always something going on. The past few times I've gone they have been setting up for a film premier or there's been a little fairground in the square. I just love it. Plenty of places to eat here and then get lost in M&M world too. I just love it. 



Buckingham Palace - One of my favourite things about visiting London is the amount of different accents and languages you hear just walking down the street. You'll find absolutely no shortage of that at Buckingham Palace. I love walking down the Mall and hearing all the accents and then seeing a beautiful palace in the distance as well. If you come at the right time in the morning you'll be able to see the changing of the guard taking place too. I just love it. Very touristic but something I still love to do.

Burlington Arcade/Bond Street - I love this arcade. I just love wondering inside and seeing all the shops that are catered for the rich! They are extremely pricey so if you are expecting to see cheap prices in the window then you will be mistaken. They do have a macaroon shop at the very end though which I have indulged in a couple of times as I just love macaroons, apart from that everything else is wayyy out of budget! 


South Kensington - I love South Kensington. I love visiting all the different museums such as the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and also the Victoria and Albert Museum. I could go there and wonder around all of these for days! I love them. A short walk away is the extremely famous Harrods which I also love. The building is absolutely beautiful during the day and then lit up at night and I love it. I could spend hours in here.


Hyde Park - No matter what time of the year it is whenever I go into London I always find myself wondering to this park. It's so big and beautiful and just perfect to stroll through if you want a bit of down time. In the Winter, Winter Wonderland makes its appearance and it's just incredibly beautiful. No matter what time of the year it is I'd highly recommend visiting Hyde Park as it's so beautiful.

Oxford Street - I couldn't write this post without including Oxford Street. As a bit of shopoholic I just love Oxford Street. Whenever I'm in the mood to really spend this is where you can find me. They have everything, from Primark to Topshop to Selfridges. I just love it here and the atmosphere is always amazing.


Hampstead Heath - Hampstead Heath is another one of my favourite places in London. I think it is absolutely beautiful. When I was younger my Dad took me and my brother here on one of our days out and I have been coming here occasionally ever since just to sit and unwind and relax. I think it's just beautiful. I mean look at that view?! It's a perfect spot to come with a loved one and just sit and talk. I love it there.


Southbank Centre - I love the Southbank Centre. When I was at University I had to come down here a lot for trips, especially when I was in my third year and doing my dissertation on tourist attractions. There are plenty things to do here from exploring a wide variety of food, watching all the skaters in the skatepark pictured above which I actually find pretty fascinating sometimes. There's plenty of room to just run around and relax too.


Borough Market - I love this market! Here you can find a wide variety of food to try some of which is very unusual! You'll always have the people on the stalls luring you in to try something for free too! I love it here.


Sloane Square - I love Sloane Square. Located in Chelsea you can be sure to find plenty of bars and restaurants here. Some of which are definitely not affordable but I love how cosmopolitan this area is. Think Made In Chelsea!

So there we have it. Those are just a few of my favourite places in London to visit. I live around 25 minutes from Central London so it's never that hard for me to just grab the tube into London whenever I please. I love it. I'd highly recommend these places if you are looking for day out in London soon. If you'd like to see my favourite places to eat or drink in London or a best places for night out post in the future then please let me know.

Have you been or already live in London? What are your favourite places in the city?
Hugs and Kisses

My Favorite Places To Visit In London

Hey everyone! So I've been suffering from a severe case of bloggers block the past couple of days! You would think since I did a bloggers block post back in December that I wouldn't get myself into this rut anymore! I had a flick through that post and I just didn't feel like writing any of the posts that I suggested so I took a wonder into London yesterday and thought hmm why not do a post about all of my favourite places in London. I've lived in London my whole life and I am going to slightly brag here and say I know it extremely well. I once took my cousin around the whole of London in one day by foot. No trains nothing. Just little shortcuts and alleyways. I know that a lot of bloggers and people I follow on twitter have been looking to live in London or to move to London so if you are visiting London any time soon I hope this gives you an insight into the best places you can visit.

Covent Garden - I love Covent Garden so much. It's one of my absolute favourite places in London. There's always so much going on, plenty of shops, plenty of restaurants and if you are a beauty lover like me then you'll find yourself getting lost in the likes of MAC and Urban Decay! I just love it here. 

Leicester Square - For years now one of my favourite places to visit in London has been Leicester Square. Whenever I go into London this is always the first place I go as it's always so busy and there's normally always something going on. The past few times I've gone they have been setting up for a film premier or there's been a little fairground in the square. I just love it. Plenty of places to eat here and then get lost in M&M world too. I just love it. 



Buckingham Palace - One of my favourite things about visiting London is the amount of different accents and languages you hear just walking down the street. You'll find absolutely no shortage of that at Buckingham Palace. I love walking down the Mall and hearing all the accents and then seeing a beautiful palace in the distance as well. If you come at the right time in the morning you'll be able to see the changing of the guard taking place too. I just love it. Very touristic but something I still love to do.

Burlington Arcade/Bond Street - I love this arcade. I just love wondering inside and seeing all the shops that are catered for the rich! They are extremely pricey so if you are expecting to see cheap prices in the window then you will be mistaken. They do have a macaroon shop at the very end though which I have indulged in a couple of times as I just love macaroons, apart from that everything else is wayyy out of budget! 


South Kensington - I love South Kensington. I love visiting all the different museums such as the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and also the Victoria and Albert Museum. I could go there and wonder around all of these for days! I love them. A short walk away is the extremely famous Harrods which I also love. The building is absolutely beautiful during the day and then lit up at night and I love it. I could spend hours in here.


Hyde Park - No matter what time of the year it is whenever I go into London I always find myself wondering to this park. It's so big and beautiful and just perfect to stroll through if you want a bit of down time. In the Winter, Winter Wonderland makes its appearance and it's just incredibly beautiful. No matter what time of the year it is I'd highly recommend visiting Hyde Park as it's so beautiful.

Oxford Street - I couldn't write this post without including Oxford Street. As a bit of shopoholic I just love Oxford Street. Whenever I'm in the mood to really spend this is where you can find me. They have everything, from Primark to Topshop to Selfridges. I just love it here and the atmosphere is always amazing.


Hampstead Heath - Hampstead Heath is another one of my favourite places in London. I think it is absolutely beautiful. When I was younger my Dad took me and my brother here on one of our days out and I have been coming here occasionally ever since just to sit and unwind and relax. I think it's just beautiful. I mean look at that view?! It's a perfect spot to come with a loved one and just sit and talk. I love it there.


Southbank Centre - I love the Southbank Centre. When I was at University I had to come down here a lot for trips, especially when I was in my third year and doing my dissertation on tourist attractions. There are plenty things to do here from exploring a wide variety of food, watching all the skaters in the skatepark pictured above which I actually find pretty fascinating sometimes. There's plenty of room to just run around and relax too.


Borough Market - I love this market! Here you can find a wide variety of food to try some of which is very unusual! You'll always have the people on the stalls luring you in to try something for free too! I love it here.


Sloane Square - I love Sloane Square. Located in Chelsea you can be sure to find plenty of bars and restaurants here. Some of which are definitely not affordable but I love how cosmopolitan this area is. Think Made In Chelsea!

So there we have it. Those are just a few of my favourite places in London to visit. I live around 25 minutes from Central London so it's never that hard for me to just grab the tube into London whenever I please. I love it. I'd highly recommend these places if you are looking for day out in London soon. If you'd like to see my favourite places to eat or drink in London or a best places for night out post in the future then please let me know.

Have you been or already live in London? What are your favourite places in the city?
Hugs and Kisses

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