Holiblog 1: The hotelΒ 

These are just a series of mini blogs capturing our honeymoon in Sardinia, Italy. We are having an amazing time so far 👍

Here’s a look at our hotel 🏨

Hotel Le Palme 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Our room! We got an upgrade from a standard to a classic for our honeymoon πŸ™‚

Our balcony…

… and the view from it.

The hotel is huge and a bit like a maze until you get used to it.

These cute canals give a lovely Venetian feel to the hotel.

These bridges/wooden walkways that go over the water and canals are lovely for a stroll after dinner, they are super romantic when its all lit up at night

It has its own private beach 🌊🐚

The pool is amazing, it’s great having it there to cool down in when it gets really hot or to just sit by and chill 😎✌🌞

I hope you enjoyed this little insight into our accommodation 👍

Until next time,

Roseanne πŸ™‚ 

What’s in my travel bag?

So, We are off to Sardinia tommorrow for our honeymoon and I thought it would be cool to do a blog all about the bits I’m taking in my bag 🎒 Holiday essentials, clothes and travel pieces, here goes.

First up…

Holiday essentials 🌞

Skincare & summer make up! Suncream is of course a must (as well as after sun as it will be 30’c) I havn’t really got any top tips on suncream but I always go for a factor 20 & 50. Tim has fair skin and catches the sun really easily so 50 is a must!

I’ve also picked out a few summery make up bits to go with my usual pieces. 💄  

I’ve chosen orangey/coral/brown tones as these go really great with a tan. I chose Revlons liquid lipstick in the shade ‘flirt’, Bourjois’s liquid lipstick in the shade ‘Happy nude year’ & Barry Ms Cor Balmy lip balm in the shade ‘trouble & strife’

I also picked up a bronzer as I didnt actually have one!! I chose Collections Bronze Glow Mosaic bronzer, it’s so pretty and has a nice mixture of tones & shimmers. This also contains Vitamin C which is good for your skin 👍

Sunglasses are of course a must! I’ve got my prescription sunglasses ready in their case. I got these last year for our holiday to Italy and I havn’t looked back since, I hated not being able to wear sunglasses so it was awesome finally getting these.

Mini toiletries, a must just because! So cute and mini πŸ™‚ Wilko do a great selection of nice brands in mini toiletrie form which is great AND they were on offer 3 for 2, even better!

Next up…
Clothes 👕😎

These are just a few of my favourite bits that I have bought to take on holiday.

First up, this is a lovely cover up from H&M for Β£14.99, it’s a really lovely floaty, thin material and I love the blue and white colours with the shimmer of silver/gold running through it…

Now there’s a bit of a tassel theme going on here…

I picked up both of these pairs of shorts from Primark for Β£4 each! (Tassels!!) They must be the in thing this year.

This super cute vintagey looking swimsuit was from Matalan for Β£14.
I love the shape of it and the navy and white combo with gold detailing on the straps. I was happy with this find as I’m a bit fussy with swimsuits and I find them a tricky thing to buy when you’re not a fan of wearing them in the first place.

This is one of my favourite items that I found in  Primark (again Β£4) it’s so cute and will look great with any of the shorts that I’ve got, especially the ones I mentioned above ☝ #summergoals 🍦

Moving onto shoes…

Harry a potter flipflops! Need I say anymore?!? Super cool and only aroundΒ£1.50 in Primark.

Sandals, sandals, sandals! Defiantly an essential item and these lovely ones are also from Primark (I sense another theme here!)

I thought that these were lovely so I picked them up in brown and black, two staple colours when coordinating any outfit 👍 

I love the gold detail on the buckle and again TASSELS!! These were Β£5 each.

And finally… 

Travel essentials ✈

A travel bag! I always go for a big one as my hand luggage bag so that I can fit plenty of bits of bobs to travel with and occupy myself on the plane with, such as…

I picked this adult colouring book up in Bologna, Italy last year so I’m going to take this for the plane along with some books too!

My friend Rachel got me this cute checklist & pen for my birthday! I love a bit of stationary and this will be great for making sure that we pack everything we need.

These awesome luggage tags were part of our wedding present from my auntie! She got them for us at my Hen do, at the studio tour. They are super cool ⚑

I picked up this cute and super soft travel pillow in Primark for Β£4! I know it isn’t a long flight to Sardinia but I might as well be comfortable none the less 👍 

I hope you’ve enjoyed this little insight into my travel items, see you in a week! 

Until next time,

Roseanne πŸ™‚ 

Sunday by the sea πŸŒžπŸŒŠ

Today me, Tim, Sarah & Noah joined our friends at Felixstowe for an afternoon in the sun.

We havnt had a very good summer so far but this weekend has been hot, hot, hot!🌝
We started off by heading to the seafront and a chip shop for some lunch (I had already grabbed some healthy alternatives from M&S to keep me on plan!)

After that  me and Sarah took Noah inside to cool down! ice creams were purchased 🍦

We had lots of fun at the beach 🐚 

I love the seaside and we British do them so well! Its always nice and feels familiar when we re-visit Felixstowe as I spent a lot of my childhood there with my Nana.

Until next time,

Roseanne πŸ™‚ 

A Slimming World update 🍳

I thought I’d do a quick update on Slimming World since the wedding (Is she going to shut up about this wedding anytime soon? Probably not :mrgreen:)

I was maintaining for quite a while Pre wedding in order to fit into my dress and am chipping away at the weight I put on from the wedding/ the week after when I wasn’t very strict 😜 

This week I lost 1/2 a lb which you probably think was barely worth it but I had a bad  weekend (bad in terms of SW, great for my stomach) with Tim’s birthday celebrations so I was doing damage control this week, and as they say a loss is a loss after all!!

My current countdown is to this…

Our honeymoon 😍😍🇮🇹 Sardinia, Italy

Two weeks to go!!!

Two weeks to go means two more ‘weigh ins’. I’m hoping for two good loses in these weeks and there shouldn’t be anything in my way, fingers crossed.

My aim this week: 2lbs.
Next week is the last few days of term then it’s the summer holidays, so planning is going to be the key to success as well as…

– Lots of healthy yummy snacks

– Meals ready prepared 

– A list of foods that I can use my syns on

– Lots of speed foods 
Here’s hoping the week goes well, wish me luck!

Until next time, 

Roseanne 🙂

Superdrug Haul.

A great look at some drug store make up buys! πŸ‘„


In my London post, I mentioned nipping into Superdrug to get a few bits and bobs. And well, those β€˜bits and bobs’ turned into a Β£40 shopping spree so I thought hey ho, might as well do a drugstore haul!

For those of you who haven’t been blessed with UK drugstores, we have two main ones – Boots and Superdrug. Up until this year, I’ve always preferred Boots due to their selection of products, range of brands and their loyalty points scheme works out to be more generous than Superdrug. However, only recently have I discovered Makeup Revolution which is only for sale in Superdrug and since falling in love with their products, I’ve found myself to be a Superdrug convert.

So without any further ado, let’s begin my haul!

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My recent make up purchases πŸ’„

I’ve defiantly got more into make up since the wedding prep and make up trials. So many times I would think about buying make up then change my mind because I probably wouldn’t use it or even know how! I now go into shops to seek out new pieces for my ever growing collection and I find it quite exciting to experiment with different brands to see which ones work the best for me! 

Here are my purchases from yesterday…

First up is is cute little eyebrow focus & fix shaping kit by Revoution.

 I got it in light-medium as i have fair hair so like to keep my eyebrows toned down a bit. I like that you get the wax to shape and three different tones to use. 

This is a great size to pop in your handbag and is only Β£2.50! Very affordable.
Next up…

Highlighter, highlighter, highlighter 🌫

I have really got into highlighters recently, they are a relatively new addition to my make up bag as I was a bit wary of how to use it to be honest. This is by Revolution and it’s their highlighting powder palette.

This one is so pretty and has three different shades to choose from. 

I’ve only used the pinkie tone so far but I can’t wait to try out the others too. I’ve been watching YouTube videos to give me some tips.

Here’s a photo of the highlighter in use. You’ll have to excuse the quality of the photo as I only have my phone to use πŸ™ˆ

This retails at Β£8.00.

Next up… All about the lips πŸ’‹

If I had to pick one item to carry around as a make up essential it would always be something for the lips. Yesterday I grabbed a couple of lip products.

This is a lip liner by BarryM. I actually picked this up after watching one of Zoellas blogs on her June favourites. Here’s a link to that: June favourites 2016

I brought no 15 which is shade ‘Rose’. This retails at Β£2.99.

I’ve left my favourite until last!

This is a Matte liquid lipstick by Bourjois, from their Rouge velvet edition range.

This is the second color I have brought from this range and I πŸ’– it. The shade is no 09 ‘Happy nude year’.

These are so great, they look lovely on and are really pigmented. It applies really smoothly and stays really well even when eating and drinking . One of the things I like the most about this Matte liquid lipstick is that it is much less drying than other ones I have tried, it feels really moisturising. I really like Sleek make up liquid lipsticks but they leave your lips feeling really dry as if they will crack,  this make doesn’t have that effect but still has the great look of a matte. 

This shade is a nudey orange tone and I really like this, especially as it’s now summer🌞 this will look great on holiday with a tan πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

These are also in cute little bottles perfect for popping into your handbag. They retail at Β£8.99. I would highly recommend giving these a try!! πŸ‘„

It was a great time to go into Superdrug as they were offering 3 for 2 across their make up brands, I also managed to pick up a couple of nail varnishes πŸ’…πŸ» for a friend in the offer too, saving myself Β£6 in total βœŒπŸ»

I hope you enjoyed taking a look at my purchases, let me know how you’ve got on with these products or any you think I should try πŸ’πŸΌ

Until next time,

Roseanne πŸ™‚

Primark haulΒ 

I can’t believe I haven’t done one of these yet, anyone who knows me knows that I ❀️ a bit of Primark, so I thought I’d do a post on my recent purchase. 

Here goes, first up Shoes! πŸ‘Ÿ

These are so cool! Harry Potter and Converse, two of my favourite things ⚑️⚑️

I live in Converse and the burgundy colour is great too. Super comfy.

These were Β£8.

These slip on pumps are great as they work for casual use and are also super comfy for work too. They come in lots of different colours, I grabbed them in the light grey, dark grey & greymarl, which is grey with darks specks in it. 

These are Β£4.

Next up, pyjamas! πŸ‘š

I love Primarks range of Harry Potter pyjamas. They are sold separately but some of the tops and bottoms match. These two match and the bottoms are super comfy and cuffed F the bottom. The top is cool and in the style of an American style baseball top with the slogan ‘Don’t let the muggles get you down.’

The bottoms were Β£8 and the top was Β£7.

I also got the vest top with the Marauders map design on it. This one is Β£4.50.


This top is so cute and awesome. I of course πŸ’– pizza and this top is really cool and comfy. It was only Β£3 reduced from Β£6, bargain.

I also got a few other random bits…

I love this super cute material shopping bag ‘Happiccino-A happy cappuccino.’ πŸ™‚

So cuteβ˜•οΈ Β£1.50

And finally, 

Since I wear lots of slip on trainers & low top Converse these are great as they stop the slipping. They are really comfy too. 

These are Β£2.50 for a pack of two.

So those are my purchases! I hope you enjoyed viewing my bargains  πŸ‘›
Until next time, 

Roseanne πŸ™‚