Currently Loving – July 2018

So it’s still hot. Too hot. On the bright side, this is definitely preparing me for my trip to Jordan next month. Less than three weeks away!

As a way of a catch up, I thought I’d let you know what I’m currently loving this month. Because readers, life right now is good.

 

Maybelline Master Camo Correcting Pen – In Green*

 

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I never thought I’d find myself talking about makeup on here but here I am. I bloody love this green stick. As long time readers will know, I suffered with acne for most of my twenties and after being prescribed some amazing face stuff it went away. Unfortunately early this year, a portion of it came back – but only on a small section on one of my cheeks. Being quite stubborn, it’s stuck around despite using the same medication as before.

Since this acne patch isn’t really proper blemishes, just a whole load of redness, this correcting pen is perfect for making the patch blend in with the rest of my face. I really wish I’d known about it before as my entirely red face could have used it for a number of years. But since I’m not into makeup – I didn’t know it existed. Thanks to Queer Eye For The Straight Guy on Netflix, I do now!

 

Brooklyn Nine Nine

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I may be many many years late to the party but all the more to binge, don’t you think? Starring Lonely Island comedy star Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine Nine depicts the funny antics of a police squad in Brooklyn, NY. Not only is it hilarious (and even funnier as you get into it) it also has Terry Crews in it which is a winner in my book. Definitely recommended if you’re looking for a 20 minute comedy to watch. I do remember watching one episode back when it first came out but I didn’t get into it. I always find that shows like these are a grower – just like Parks and Rec & The Office. Watch a few episodes before you make up your mind.

 

The fact that we have lampshades now

Yes I’m excited about lampshades. And no, there’s nothing particularly interesting about them – they’re just plain cream. I think it’s more what they represent. Or that I’m just sad. You decide – either way, I don’t care! I don’t even have a picture of them up – but to be honest I think you can use your imagination.

So why I’m so happy about them. Number one – we just had bare bulbs hanging there before so they already look better. Number two – it represents that we have disposable income now so I can actually justify getting them. Number three – this is our first home that we own so it’s up to us to supply the shades. So they’ve been bare for two years.

We don’t even have lampshades in our bedroom or the guest bedroom yet but the fact that we have them in the hallway and landing now makes me really happy. The first impression you get when you step into our home now is that we are functioning adults. Functioning adults who have silly things in frames but I love that. And now that I’ve written around 200 words on lampshades, I’ll swiftly move on.

 

To random adventures!

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I will be doing a full couple of posts on Topher & I’s anniversary trip to Anglesey soon but for now I just wanted to say how has it been a year? It seems like this year has flown by. Didn’t we just get married? Anyway, still head over heels for my hobbit and I can’t wait to plan many more adventures with him.

 

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Currently loving

Just a few things I’m loving at the moment…

Lush’s Full of Grace bar
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Ever since I got a sample of this in a goody bag last year, I’ve been craving another so last weekend I treated myself to one. It’s a moisturising face serum that makes your skin feel lovely.

The US Office

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I never thought I would utter the words but I actually really like the US version of The Office. I loved the British version and refused to watch the American one because I thought it would be taking away all the cringe moments and replacing them with obvious jokes. Well I’m happy to admit that I was wrong and omg so cringe! Dwight is a nutter, Michael is delusional and Jim & Pam are so cute it’s a little bit sickening. Shame it’s not real – I would love to work there.

Cadburys Puddle

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I don’t know whats so addictive about these bars – both the mint and the hazelnut version. I can just inhale them in minutes. Dangerous really…

Luna and Pickles

A bit silly to say currently loving – I’ll always love them! But look at these faces!
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Painting
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I tried to abstract paint once. I panicked and painted a tree. It looks like a child did it. So I’ve been embracing my love of painting little objects like buttons and hot air balloons. I also got a new set of watercolours that my parents brought over from America that I’m super excited about. Here’s to painting whatever I feel like.
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Making plans

Mainly for our upcoming Florida trip this autumn. I can almost do the double digit dance to how many days it is until we go! I may have made a planner…

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