a few of my favourite things

With snow, chestnuts-roasting-on-an-open-fire & sleigh bells just around the corner, I thought I’d mention a few of my fave products…use ‘em for looking (& smelling) gorgeous during the festive season or perhaps as some groovy stocking stuffer (or gift basket) ideas…

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Keep little toes toasty!

Winter is nearly upon us and I’ve been making our little one loads of quick cozy pants to snuggle into on cold days. As her feet are still too teeny for boots I figured out a speedy-easy method to add footsies to her pants to keep her tootsies toasty warm!

Here’s how:

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Clinique Black Honey…is it really flattering for all?

I’ve been looking for an everyday lipstick for awhile & after reading about the virtues of Clinique’s Black Honey Almost Lipstick decided to give it try…

I’m a bit of a cheapbastard when it comes to…well, anything really…so naturally I searched for the best deal I could find. In store this almost lipstick goes for €26.50…eek! Having never spent more than a fiver on lip colour I knew with a bit of perserverance I could get it for a (bit of a) steal…and I did, saving over €10, from the Netherlands! €15.99 (including shipping) is still a pretty penny for a little tube of lipstick, was it worth it?
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The 10 minute jewellery box transformation

My cousin & her daughter are arriving in just over a week for their first ever European Holiday so I’ve been creating (& buying) a load of welcome-to-Berlin-I-haven’t-seen-you-in-ages gifts to lavish upon them. While  wrapping everything up nice & purty I noticed that I had a rather copious amount jewellery for the teenage chicka-boo & nothing to put it all in…until I found this in my box-of-boxes-to-keep-until-they-are-useful-again

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