I am very excited to show you something that I recently received, I was luckily enough to receive March’s #Paperhaul, a monthly subscription box by Crafty Creatives. I’ve seen this box for a little while now, but never got my hands on one until now. I have heard a lot of good things about #Paperhaul and I was not disappointed when I opened the envelope!
#Paperhaul is an exciting stationery subscription that celebrates great design and high quality stationery. Contents of the box will vary each month, but you could expect, greeting card, postcards, sticker sheet, notebook, mini notebooks and wrapping paper. The subscription box is delivered monthly and costs £10 plus £2 postage.
A special post for today, firstly a Happy Mother’s Day to all those mummies out there, I hope you’ve all had a lovely day! For today I am going to be sharing with you my thoughts on Those Who Lie by Diane Jeffrey. Hosted by the amazing Neverland Blog Tours, I am the seventh stop on the amazing Those Who Lie Book Tour.
Subscription Boxes are becoming more popular amongst everyone, as no matter what your interests are, I guarantee there will be a box out there for you. As you know, I am subscribed to Infinity Crates, a crate filled with entertainment goodness. I love receiving this every month, as I never know what I’m going to receive until I open it up.
I came across a new Subscription Box, Artemis & Xena, I immediately fell in love as I love the concept of the box. Ani founded Artemis & Xena after struggling with her mental well-being as a teenager and during the first year of University. A change of thinking and lifestyle helped her to get through her difficulties, therefore she wants to help other women who may be facing difficulties too using what helped her.
February’s Infinity Crates has been shipped and it’s finally here! This month’s was a surprise, after I didn’t receive any emails to say when I might receive it.
Infinity Crates is a United Kingdom based monthly subscription box that offers a new theme every month. There are four different crates on offer, Classic Crate for £16.99 plus p&p, Premium Crate for £23.99 plus p&p, Kids Crate for £16.99 plus p&p and T-Shirt Only Crate for £7.99 plus p&p. Every box is guaranteed a POP! Vinyl figure and a T-shirt.
The exclusive theme for this month’s crate is Power.
I was kindly invited by Thespis Project Theatre Company to attend their performance of The Wrong Side of Prohibition with a few other bloggers from Plymouth. This was the first performance by Thespis that I have watched and it didn’t fail to amaze me. The performance explores the lives of gangsters in 1920s America.
An era that I’ve always wanted to know more about, as after watching Vampire Diaries I fell in love with it. Anastasios Chalas portrayed the club owner Tony, who showed good interactions with the other characters, despite acting like a strong character there were those moments where you sympathized for him. He had an amazing bond with all the actors and their characters.
When I was growing up Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream was one of those things that my mum always reached for, you know the cream in the tub. It was the all over problem-solver cream, from nappy rashes to playground falls and of course, even sunburn. This is a cream that I’m sure all your parents have used, I would say it’s a British favourite.
As I started to grow older, I used this on my blemishes, as it was very good at healing and clearing my problematic areas on my skin within days. With having long nails, it made it especially hard to use the cream, as it would always get within. To me I will always remember Sudocrem as being in a tub, it’s just a signature right!
Something has come into my life that has made my very happy, last month I was sent the Sudocrem Skin Care Cream* to try out. No more cream stuck in my nails with this handy 30g tube, how amazing! It’s been designed for those of us past the nappy-wearing stage to tackle skin problems. It uses the same key ingredients as the original formula but in different proportions.
I will admit, doesn’t seem as harsh on the skin. I use this product exactly the same as I did with the tub, after washing my face in the evening time, I apply this directly to my problematic areas. I have seen a massive improvement, from only using it just over a month. What I love is that this has been created with teenagers and young adults with spot prone skin in mind, to me that’s amazing.
I have loved the results I have seen so far, it will continue to be a part of my daily nighttime routine. If you would love to get your hands on the Sudocrem Skin Care Cream, you can at your local Boots or Superdrug! I would definitely recommend it if you are struggling with spot-prone skin.
*Thank you Miriam Brown from Satellite PR for sending me the Sudocrem Skin Care Cream. All thoughts are honest and my own, for more information please see my About Page.
Last week, I had the amazing opportunity to watch Danza Contemporánea de Cuba presented by Dance Consortium at the Theatre Royal Plymouth. This opportunity was made possible because I am on the Bloggers Scheme at the Theatre, if you don’t know what this scheme is about, read my short announcement for it here.
We were in for a treat as before the show, we had a Q&A with three of the performers, Laura Rios Curbelo, Claudia Rodriguez Pozo and Norge Cedeño Raffo. It was lovely to meet them, as we got to ask them some interesting questions to know more about them and what they do with Dance Consortium. Danza Contemporánea de Cuba was founded in 1959, they have become the nation’s flagship contemporary dance troupe.
I love meeting new people and making friends who have the same interest as me, yupp you’ve guessed it blogging. There’s so many great people in the blogosphere and I’m lucky to meet some. Recently I’ve become friends with Simone, a Beauty & Lifestyle Blogger, who is behind EnchantedVamp.
We got chatting on Twitter after seeing she was looking for someone to do a Swap Box with, I was intrigued to know more and before I knew it, we were chatting about products to send one another! I’m really glad we did this, as I love meeting new people and I suppose this is a new and interesting way of getting to know someone.
Where on earth did February go! Felt like yesterday that it was the end of January, now it’s the end of another month and on to another Favourites. It was quite tricky for this month, as there was nothing that stood out to me like last month. I have managed it though and here is a summary of those things I’ve enjoyed this month!
When I was in primary school, I could remember all the national days, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter, them all, only because school reminded me when they were around the corner. One day that I used to always love was World Book Day because it was packed with fun activities and of course we were allowed to dress up as our favourite book character!
I thought I would take a little trip down memory lane and speak all about this celebration of authors, books, illustrators and of course reading! Tomorrow, Thursday 2 March marks the twentieth celebration of this day. I actually thought it was older than this, I never realised it was something that I had grown up with as I’m twenty-two this year.