Sunday, 18 December 2016

The Sunday Pick-Me-Up


Sunday's are my favourite day of the week. I mentioned in my last post (about the beauty of a lazy weekend) how I used to hate Sunday's because I didn't do anything. Ironically, that's why I love them so much, nowadays. They're a day for faffing, for mooching around, for snacking & grazing, for not doing anything of importance, for just making the most of a whole day with no priorities or pressing matters.

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Sunday, 11 December 2016

The Beauty Of A Lazy Weekend



When I was younger, I used to love spending my Saturday's hanging out with friends in Leeds, seeing how far I could make my £10 pocket money go. Then, I used to think Sunday's were boring cos I did nothing. Oh, how things have changed. I can't imagine anything worse than moping around a busy city centre on a Saturday and I can't imagine not wanting to have a lazy Sunday...
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Friday, 9 December 2016

Stocking Filler Ideas: Beauty Bits £8 & Under!



I'm a firm believer that stocking fillers should be inexpensive - as all they are is a 'filler' present, after all! However, I've seen loads of beauty 'stocking filler' gift guides kicking around that are quite the opposite - a £20 mascara may fit nicely in a stocking but, for me, that ain't a filler! So I wanted to put together some bits and bobs for the beauty lover in your life that won't break the bank...
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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Things I Said I'd Do In 2016 (And Didn't)



2016 has been a right funny old year, hasn't it? I feel like it's just been a collectively shit year for the world - I mean, we lost Alan Rickman and gained Donald fecking Trump as a president so, y'know, it's not been the best, has it? 2016 was the year I was supposed to 'sort my life out'. Here's how that went...
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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Christmas Pyjama Picks





Everyone loves festive pyjamas, don't they? I know I do. They just seem 10x cosier than normal pyjamas! If I could live in pyjamas, a dressing gown and slippers - I would. Here's my pick of some of the cutest, cosiest Christmas pj's around - perfect for getting snuggled up in on a cold winter's night...
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Monday, 5 December 2016

Things That Will Get You In The Festive Spirit If You're Not Already



Unlike last year, I've been feeling festive for quite a while, now. And now we're actually in December, I'm in full on Christmas mode. But I know some people will still be feeling a bit 'meh' about the holiday season. Last year, I couldn't be arsed with Christmas at all - we didn't even put up any Christmas decorations (I know, what scrooges). I think because I was just in a bit of a down mood in general, this time last year, I sort of ruined the whole build up to Christmas for myself. If you're in a similar position, here's a few things that might help to get you firmly into the festive spirit...
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Sunday, 4 December 2016

Decorating A Small Space For Christmas

If, like me, you don't have loads of space for a big Christmas tree covered in lights and baubles, then you'll probably prefer to get your place in the festive spirit by other means. My side board takes centre stage in my living room - it's one of those pieces of furniture that is more for show than practicality - I love styling it with prints, candles and what not. So, come December, I knew I wanted to fill it with festive decorations!

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Saturday, 3 December 2016

Stocking Filler Ideas: Monogram Edition

If there's one thing people have obsessed over in 2016, it's monogram stuff. Because we just really like to have our initials emblazoned on our shit, don't we? I mentioned Anthropologie's classic monogram mugs in yesterday's home stocking fillers gift guide which led me to create a whole post based around monogram memorabilia...
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Friday, 2 December 2016

Stocking Filler Ideas: Home Edition



So, I thought I'd kick off Blogmas with a few gift guides! I often prefer buying lots of little gifts for someone rather than one big gift (so there's more to unwrap, of course!) so today I've put together some stocking filler ideas for those who love their homeware...

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Monday, 28 November 2016

Current Favourites



Usually I start these posts by saying how quick time seems to be going but I actually think this month has gone kinda slow - does anyone else!? I'll be happy to see the back of November, to be honest, as it's been cold, dull and a bit boring but here's some of the things that I have been loving over the past month...
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Monday, 14 November 2016

21 Things To Be Happy About



I've mentioned the book '14,000' things to be happy about' on here before. It's essentially a very extensive list of (yep, you guessed it) things to be happy about.  Little, everyday things that can turn a bad day into a good one. If you don't own it, you should. It's one of those books you can just pick up and flick through to cheer you up when you're having a bit of a down day. In the spirit of that, here's a few things that have made me happy over the past few weeks...

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Thursday, 3 November 2016

Six TV Shows I'm Currently Watching...



It's Autumn, it's cold, the clocks have gone back. That means evenings are made for getting cosy on the sofa (or in bed), hot drink in hand, pyjamas on with something good to watch on the telly. Here's some of the shows I've been getting into at the mo that are definitely worth a watch...
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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

A Little Bedroom Update



I love nothing more than a little home refresh. I'm constantly buying new bits of homeware and pottering about the flat, rearranging things and just giving the place a general spruce up. Our bedroom is quite small and, up until recently, it was far too cluttered...

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Current Favourites



Hey guys, happy hump day! I don't know about you guys, but I'm basically just sat here eagerly anticipating the Bake Off final tonight. Anyways, I thought I'd share with you some of the things I'm loving at the mo. Sorry things have been a bit quiet on the old blog front - just been one of those 'lacking inspiration' weeks, I think! Here goes...
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Monday, 24 October 2016

Attempting To Be A Bit Healthier In Autumn/Winter

I know it's not officially winter yet but it's definitely starting to feel like it! Dark mornings, dark nights, that bitter chill in the air, struggling to get out of bed because it's so damn cold... One thing I'm bad at in the colder months, is attempting to be healthy. I know it's cheesy but, in Summer, I'm more than happy to make the effort with eating well, going to the gym etc because I know I'll actually have to get my bod out at some point on a holiday! However, once Autumn hits, I don't really care. After all, I want the extra rolls to keep me warm at night, right?
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Saturday, 15 October 2016

A Few Ways To Spend A Rainy Weekend

As much as I love Autumn - the rain? Not so much. It seems all October has provided so far is dull, rainy days rather than those nice, crisp cool days I've been craving. I imagine there'll be a lot of rainy weekends to come over the next few months so here's a few ways to spend them...
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Wednesday, 5 October 2016

A Few Face Mask Faves



I absolutely adore using face masks when it gets to the colder months. There's just something seriously relaxing about having a nice, hot bath with some form of cream slathered all over your face, isn't there?
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Thursday, 29 September 2016

Current Favourites



Hey hun's! How's your Thursday treating ya? I'm having a bit of a lazy day off today so, to be honest, the only thing I've achieved so far today is an argument with Kirstie Allsopp about that tweet. Oh, the joys of Twitter! Anyway, I thought I'd share some of the things I've been loving lately...

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Autumn Fashion Wishlist



Now that Autumn is finally here, and it's actually starting to get colder, I'm looking forward to getting a shed load of new sassy, snuggly clothes (R.I.P bank account). Out with the vest tops and in with the chunky knits? Erm, yes please! Here's some bits I've got my eye on to keep cosy but chic for the rest of the season...
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Friday, 23 September 2016

Autumn Staycation Inspiration

So, that's it. Summer is officially over; shops don't sell swimwear anymore, there's no pressure to get dat 'bikini bod' and we're all actually kind of excited about the prospect of being able to get straight home from work, slip into our cosiest pyjamas and binge watch a series because, hey, it's dark and cold outside so we can't be judged, right? Well, I know I am anyway. But I still do get that little urge to go and explore. Not the same exploring as in Summer where all I care about is sun, sand and cocktails but there's still a part of me that wants to visit new places, get some fresh air but not spend a fortune because, guess what, it'll be Christmas in about 3 minutes(!) ....
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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

ASOS Lust List (All Under £30!)



I'm at that stage (that comes around far too often) where I'm craving a whole new wardrobe. And one of the first places I tend to turn to for inspiration is ASOS. Here are some of the pieces I've got my eye on, at the moment, all under £30 each...
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Monday, 12 September 2016

Five Things That Have Made Me Smile Recently

Hey babes, so here's a new, shall we say - series?, I'm gonna try over here on Bethany Georgina. Tbh, it's probably more for myself than anything but I always like to read these kinda posts so hopefully you guys will too...
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Thursday, 8 September 2016

A Few Picks From Primark Home



Ever since Primark started doing homeware, I always like to pop in whenever I'm in town to have a little peek at what's new. Which usually ends up with me buying random nik naks I don't need - but, because it's Primark, I don't spend a fortune.
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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

A Recipe For Relaxation

As much as I like to keep myself busy, you can't beat a super chilled out, relaxing day that makes you feel all happy inside. Here's my recipe for achieving the ultimate day of relaxation...
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Homeware Wishin'



I'm always lusting over homeware and buying things for the flat that I definitely don't need - much to my boyfriend (and bank account's) dismay. Here's some bits and bobs I'm loving at the mo...
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Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Current Favourites



Hello pals. Hope you're all doing fine and dandy. It's been a lil while since I talked about some of the things I'm loving recently so I thought I'd do a current favourites...
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Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Photo Diary: Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour

As far as Harry Potter fans go, I'm not the biggest fan out there. I mean, I LOVE the films. I've seen them all multiple times and if Josh and I are ever stuck on something to watch, whacking on any of the Potter films is always a safe bet. I read the first three books as soon as they came out (when I was still in primary school, um what!?) but have yet to read the rest of them. But, fan or not, there's just something about the Harry Potter studio tour in Watford. It's just... magical (as lame and cheesy as that may sound!) And I feel like anyone would enjoy a visit there. 

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Wishlist: Summer Beauty Essentials

Gosh, I feel like payday has taken FOREVER to arrive this month (I probably say this every month but, still.) I go through phases of lusting over either clothes/homeware/beauty and this month I NEED new beauty bits. It seems as though this humid weather is here to stay, so I'm in urgent need of a few new essentials to add to my collection and help keep me cool, here's what I've got my eye on...
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Friday, 15 July 2016

ASOS 20 Summer Styles Under £20!



I don't really know why I'm making this list because all it's making me want to do is book another summer holiday (with my non-existent funds) RIGHT. THIS. SECOND. But, alas, I've already had a week of sun, sea and sand this year. That doesn't mean I can't drool over all the seriously hot summer stuff on ASOS that I wish I'd bought for MY holiday though, does it? Plus I'm sure it'll be helpful for all you gals who'll be jetting away soon and need a few ideas for some new summery buys!
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Sunday, 10 July 2016

What I Read On Holiday



One of my favourite things to do, whilst on holiday, is read. Because there's nothing more relaxing than soaking up the sun, maybe sipping on a sneaky cocktail, all whilst getting stuck into a good book. I managed to get through 4 books during my week away in Kos, last week. Here's what I read...

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Thursday, 23 June 2016

Boots Haul - The Time I Got All This For Less Than £30!

I never post hauls because it's rare I buy loads of things at once, to be honest. But when I popped into Boots, last week, I could hardly resist when I found a shit ton of brushes/eyelashes/nails etc on offer -not just your usual 3 for 2 either - like literally less than £3 each!
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Thursday, 16 June 2016

Fathers Day Gift Ideas With Homesense



My Dad is hands down one of the hardest people to buy for. I don't know what it is about buying for men, because my boyfriend is the same, but I often feel like if they want something they will just buy it. So when it comes to trying to find something that they actually want and don't already have - it can be tricky!
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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Three Summer Skincare Must-Haves



During the colder months, I'm all about slapping as many skincare products as possible on my face in order to stop it being dry and dull. But, much to my pleasure, Summer time comes with a much more streamlined skincare stash. There's no need for thick face masks to counteract those dodgy dry bits or endless applications of vaseline to soothe chapped lips - Summer is extremely kind to my skin meaning I don't need to use that much on it, really. These three products are most likely going to be my main gals over the upcoming summery months...
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Sunday, 22 May 2016

Jewellery With A Personal Touch | Gemporia Engraved Collection

I'm not someone who wears a lot of jewellery so I like the pieces that I do wear to be special. I featured some earrings from Gemporia on my blog last year (have a peek here) which I loved so when they got in touch to tell me about their new engraved collection, I knew I'd be interested. 

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Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Easy Ways To Save Some But Still Spend Some


As much as people tell us that 'money isn't everything' (it definitely isn't, btw) it is still pretty important in most of our lives. I mean, unless you're Chuck Bass and own a hotel empire at the age of 18. As much as I'd like to live a life of luxury, I know that just isn't feasible for me. Saving is now a way of life, sigh. But so is spending and I think it's just all about getting the right balance...

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Sunday, 8 May 2016

A Little Living Room Refresh



Hey y'all - hope you all had a fab weekend and made the most of the sun (is anyone else wishing they could just pull a week long sickie and sunbathe for the rest of the week? I know I am!) Anyways, I've been sprucing up my living room recently - you know when you just decide you hate everything about a room and NEED to improve it immediately? Yeah, that. I've bought a few new pieces of furniture and also some other bits and bobs to just make the place look a bit homely and I'm pretty haps with it now, so thought I'd share some of the updates with you...
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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Holiday Wishlist

I don't know about you but as soon as I know I'm going on holiday, I instantly feel like I need a whole new wardrobe to take with me. Like, yes, I'm only going for a week but I need a different outfit for each day and night right? Not to mention bags and shoes, too. Here's what I've got my eye on at the moment...
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Sunday, 1 May 2016

Current Favourites



Hey huns. Can you actually believe it's May already? The fact I'm still wearing my winter coat is making it 10x harder to believe tbh. I mean, come on England, sort your shit out. On a cheerier note, here's some of my current faves...
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Monday, 11 April 2016

Current Favourites

Hello y'all. I thought I'd share a few of my current favourites with you on this pretty bland Monday morning because (somehow) it's been a month since I shared my last lot - this year is going ridiculously quick - I can't keep up!
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Thursday, 7 April 2016

Spring/Summer Goals

Okay, so we're well into Spring now so this post is seriously overdue - which is why I've decided to extend the title to 'Spring/Summer' goals. I feel like when the new year kicks in we often set ourselves so many different goals and challenges, that we sort of make it impossible to achieve them all...
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Friday, 1 April 2016

Blogs To Check Out #6

Hey y'all. Hope you all had a fab Easter and ate waaay too much chocolate and hot cross buns (I know I did). It's that time of the month again (already, I know!) where I share with you the lovely ladies who featured in my sidebar this month...
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Thursday, 31 March 2016

Month In Photos: March Edition



I'm gonna try out a lil monthly feature here on BG (I've said this before and it's not always gone ahead, so don't hold me to it, k?) But I've been getting quite snap happy lately and feel I may as well share some of these photos in a little monthly round up. So here's how March treated me...
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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Buying Glasses Online? Firmoo.com Review

It's official: I'm an online glasses convert. By that, I mean I will now probably always buy my glasses online. Why, I hear you ask? Because it saves me a shit ton, that's why!
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Monday, 28 March 2016

Cute Home Accessories Wishlist



Damn, back at it again with the home interiors wishlists. I'm obsessed! Today I'm talking about cute, quirky bits that are perfect for adding a bit of pizazz to your home...

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Monday, 21 March 2016

Spring Homeware Haul

As soon as Spring starts getting closer, I always feel like my flat needs a few little refreshes. So when Ocean Loans asked me if I'd like to feature a little homeware haul on my blog, of course I was going to accept! I'm actually in the process of getting new furniture at the moment but, for the time being, I thought I'd share with you a few new home accessories I've picked up - just in time for Spring...

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Thursday, 17 March 2016

The Perfect Easter Morning With Homesense


I feel like Easter is one of those holidays that just sort of creeps up on you - unlike Christmas which we pretty much start planning for 3 months ahead. But although I don't look forward to Easter, as such, it's a holiday I really enjoy. I mean, what's not to love about a few days off work and a shit ton of chocolate!?
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Wednesday, 16 March 2016

You Know You're An Adult When...





You're tucked up in bed at 8pm with a peppermint tea, checking how much your latest gas bill is gunna be. Gotta love adulthood, right? Here's some more signs you've definitely, somehow, become a bit of a grown up...
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Sunday, 13 March 2016

Making A Statement With Happiness Boutique



Fun fact: I'm not very fashionable. There's lots of trends I love the look of; pinafores, culottes, fedoras - they look cool on other people but I would probably never actually wear them myself. Mainly because I like to stick with what I know and I'm all about dressing for the weather and making sure I'm comfortable. So my day to day attire is pretty bland, to be honest. Think plain tees, skinny jeans and a pair of ankle boots or my Stan Smith's and that's my wardrobe in a nutshell. So, adding a bit of pizzazz (this word needs to be used more) with a statement necklace is something I can definitely get on board with...
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Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Current Favourites

I really like reading favourites posts and I love writing them but I just don't always have a load of new favourites to actually talk about. So, instead of making this a weekly/monthly thing, I'd much rather just do a post when I feel like I have enough to actually share. So here's a few things I've been loving at the mo...
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Sunday, 28 February 2016

Blogs To Check Out #5



Well, my favourite month is almost over. I mean, what's not to love? It features my birthday and less days to work than any other month, after all! Anyway, here are the lovely ladies that have been in my sidebar throughout February...
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