Monday, 28 November 2011

My Christmas Stocking Giveaway, A Closer Look ♥


To those we don't know already I'm having a Xmas giveaway for my lovely followers, the picture i have as my giveaway picture does it no justice, the prizes have arrived so i can show you a closer look what there is up for grabs :)



If you haven't already entered  


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Sunday, 27 November 2011

Christmas Giveaway Over At Inspire Magazine ♥


You can enter this fab competition Here
The prize will include a selection of mystery (but great!) goodies! One of these will be a Lush Christmas gift set and the rest will be smaller but still very cute goodies such as makeup, nail varnish, accessories etc! The prize will add up to at least £25, or more!
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One Tree Hill Season 9 "Sob" ♥


So I've been doing some digging on OTH and been trying to find out whats going to be happening or what could be happening,
As most of you know its going to be the season finale with just 13 episodes, and it begins airing on January 11th "I'll be away :'(" next year,
The cast and crew wrapped up there filming 16th November this month, and a few cast members of the show all tweeted unique pictures, its getting me all upset just looking at them :'(

Brookes Mum in the show Daphne tweeted a picture of her and Brooke saying "I love you so much, Victoria and Brooke made it work"


& Sophia Bush tweeted her fans, these very sad photo's:



Brooke & Jamie


With Gavin Degraw "The singer of I don't wanna be"


There were pictures from Quinn James & Clay Evans


Mouth & Millicent 


& Chase Adams tweeted this really sad tweet:


&& you can't forget the all important Hayley James, Nathan, Lydia, Jamie Scott
I also found out Bethany (Hayley James has a personal blog) which you can follow on blogger HERE


This picture was retweeted by James Lafferty (Nathan Scott) a fan had made it as a send off to the OTH couple.


There has been spoilers to the show such as Gavin Degraw who will be performing in the last episode of the season finale, and Peyton Sawyer (Hilarie Burton) will NOT be returning to the last season, (I think that's rather sad and tbh it would of really made the season that much more special)

The final season of ONE TREE HILL premieres Wednesday, January 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET). In its final 13 episodes, how will Brooke and Julian juggle parenthood and their very young careers? With Nathan traveling more as an agent, how will Haleys life change with a second child, an increasingly independent Jamie, and a busy cafe to run? Is a wedding in store for Quinn and Clay, or for Mouth and Millicent? And what s to become of Alex and Chase and their burgeoning romance? The series stars Sophia Bush as Brooke Davis, Bethany Joy Galeotti as Haley James Scott, James Lafferty as Nathan Scott, Robert Buckley as Clay Evans, Austin Nichols as Julian Baker, Shantel VanSanten as Quinn James and Jackson Brundage as Jamie Scott. ONE TREE HILL was created by Mark Schwahn and is executive produced by Schwahn, Joe Davola, Greg Prange, Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins. The series is produced by Mastermind Laboratories and Tollin/Robbins Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Taken from http://onetreehillweb.net/

There are also rumors speculating that a major character is going to be killed off in an hour long episode that will impact everyone in OTH, now I'm really hoping that its neither Hayley or Nathan, or Brooke and Julian, so this just shows I will be blubbing my eyes out to this I know it!

& of course we have the return of Chad Micheal Murray to look forward to, lets hope it's not him who gets killed either!!

Hope you've enjoyed reading a few spoilers, as you already know the pictures I've used are not mine and most of this digging has been done on http://onetreehillweb.net/ which you should check daily as its the first place for OTH news!!








GOODNIGHT ONE TREE HILL.
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Saturday, 26 November 2011

MAU Academy Haul & FOTD ♥

Today I went to Superdrug to treat myself to some new make up bits form MAU since I've heard such great things from you girlie's,
This is my FOTD (face of the day) for those who don't know what that means,

Products used:


Foundation: M.A.C
Blusher: Rimmel
Powder: Rimmel
Eyeshadow: MAU Shade 18 Matt
Eyeliner: MUA Eyeliner Pencil
Mascara: MAU Mascara
Lipstick: MAU Shade 5

My every day make up is pretty much something like this, I don't always use eye shadows,
Back onto MAU, these are the products below i purchased,


 All £1 each, can you believe that,
I'm always a little cautious of the price of products as it normally means its to good to be true and its cheap quality,
I was overall impressed with MAU Products,

The Eyeshadow in "MATT" was great quality and went on really easily and you can build your colour up as much as you want.
This gets a 9/10



What I thought was a fab idea was they eyeliner pencil i bought, it had a sharpener in the lid, how handy is that, i always misplace my sharpener and this lid means I've always got one one hand.
I've never seen that before on a product...
Have you??
10/10 for me and it last ages....


 The lipstick colour wasn't as vibrant as i thought it would be, so i think I'd get a darker colour next time, it does give a nice little shimmer to the lips but does look more like I've put lipgloss on.
But for the £1.00 i can't really complain,
It actually reminded me of the Nivea Pearl Lipbalm.
This Gets a 7/10 for me




The last two products I purchased were,
The MAU lipgloss in Shade 5 
This smells so yummy, good enough to eat,
Its a clear pink colour and it does last for quiet a while, 
its a good consistency and a little goes along way.

This one gets a 8/10

Finally the Mascara,
This is just your average brush so i wouldn't be expecting extravagant lashes,
It creates more of a natural look which is perfect for during the day,
The brush is slim and it does coat every eyelash perfectly,
and it dries quickly,
No panda eyes as of yet
This was alot better than i thought it would be :)

So for that reason it gets a 9/10


I was quite impressed with these products first time around, and i will definitely be purchasing more of these items in the future for my key make up items,
The empty shelves in Superdrug prove that MAU sells pretty well.

Who else has tried MAU??
Who loves it or hates it?
Any items you'd recommend on a budget?

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Friday, 25 November 2011

Nothing Is Better ♥

Than spending a quite boyfriendless night in with the TV, my pj's and my gorgeous kitty cat who looks absolutely adorable!


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Day 25: A Celebrity You Respect For What They’ve Been Through In Life ♥

You can see the same person I've picked for something similar HERE
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No 6 My Top Favourite Movie Kisses ♥ Nayley OTH Kiss

I should really be changing this challenge of mine to My Top Favourite Movie/TV Show Kisses.
No 6 has to be from my favourite show of all time, One Tree Hill,
I love Nathan an Hayley as a couple in this show,
There first kiss from the first season is so romantic, if you've never watched One Tree Hill,
YOUR MISSING OUT,
OTH fans will love this kiss, and the song is by a band called SWITCHFOOT who also happen to be amazing!



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Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Day 24: A Celebrity Whose Personality Is Irresistible ♥

*One Tree Hill Season 8 spoilers if your not up to date, don't READ!!


Sofia Bush (Brooke Davis)

I love this girl so much, she's absolutely gorgeous &
I always really want to dye my hair back to brunette every time I see her...

Anyone watching One Tree Hill in UK will be up to date and it was the season final finale of season 8 yesterday and Brooke had her babies, I love that episode, I'm way to involved in the storyline,
Serious OTH fans will know Brooke really wanted babies but couldn't have them, and you find out towards the end of the season that she's expecting twins,
I actually cried with happiness as I'm that much of a loser and all!
But this girl has the personality i wish a few of my friends had!
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Sunday, 20 November 2011

My Vintage Purchases for £4 ♥

As a few of you may know I head into my local town center about twice a month as we have about 10 charity shops now, two new one's have opened and believe me you do find some of the nicest things in there, its just pure luck if its in your size.
I always think a lot of it is when people buy things in the wrong size and then get rid of them, i do this all the time.
I only tend to buy things that have never been worn or are in nearly new condition.
This is what i picked up yesterday:

I got this mustard yellow jumper (one of my favourite colours) for £2 its from GEORGE (Asda's Clothing Line) it was a size 14 so its a few sizes to big but i like my looses baggy jumpers, clearly brand new and a bargain.



Sorry for looking so moody!lol!






















My next bargain was this peachy cropped jumper, its so cute and girly, I love the colour, this was from Primark, £1.99 also brand new :)























I decided to put my hair up in a bun today, I used one of them doughnut rings so it was big and poofy, I don't know what i think about the look though, i couldn't help feeling older than i actually was lol!
What do you think?
Does it suit me or am I being paranoid?lol!
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Life Of A Sweetoholic Christmas Giveaway ♥


I only like blogging about the best comps my favourite blogger girlies hold so the ones i blog about are always worth an enter :)

My gorgeous friend Rachel Crawford is having a Christmas giveaway with a choice of 6 fab prizes for 6 of you, all you need to do is CLICK HERE to enter and find out how,

It ends November 30th so get entering :)
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Friday, 18 November 2011

My Friend Rachel Is Having A Giveaway ♥


Would you like to be the winner of all these goodies??

* Vaseline Lips tin including: Original, Rosy Lips, Cocoa Butter, Aloe Vera
* Two pairs of snuggly winter socks
* All 5 Models Own Beetlejuice Polishes
  * A MAC Lipstick of your choice
  * Some yummy chocolate goodies
 
Well my friend Rachel Over at Island Girls Insights is having a 100 followers giveaway,
She's got a fab blog,I've been a follower of her blog for over 6 months now,
So to enter click here
She blogs about everything and anything so you won't regret clicking the follow button :)
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Friday Night Baking ♥

Its been that day of the week again where I've been making yummy treats again for myself, my dad and my fiance,
Today I've made this amazing chocolate fudge cake,
Trust me, it really does taste as good as it looks,
I was actually drooling when I could smell it cooking,




But I've got a confession to make, my hard work actually came from  a box,


 Betty Crocker, do thee most amazing cake mixes, and they look like how they do on the box :)
You can pick them up from any supermarket for about £2.00 each,
All you do is add water, eggs and vegetable oil, and even better i got 12 pieces out of it!
YUM!!


Does Anyone else use these mixtures??


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This Week I'm Lusting ♥

This gorgeous Blouse from H&M,
£14.99
I'm actually in love with it,
Would be lovely over some shimmery glitter tights, with heels,
For a girly night out with my mates or a few cocktails at TGI'S
Santa???
I've made my fiance full aware I want this already :P


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Day 23: A Celebrity You’d Marry Right Here, Right Now ♥


If I wasn't already marrying my fiance,
I'd be marrying this boy in a heart beat,
If of course (in my own little dream world) it was possible!
"I DO"
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My Christmas Stocking Giveaway ♥ [CLOSED]

So Christmas is not far around the corner, but I wanted to reward my followers with a little something,
Its not a huge prize, but 6 little goodies as a little stocking filler,
Xmas is on a budget this year since I'm off on holiday in January, 
So I've picked some lovely gifts from the H&M range,
Up for grabs is:


*Neutral Eyeshadow Quad Set
*Christmas Bauble Lip gloss
*Deep Red Velvet Roll On Perfume
* Holly Red Nail Varnish
* Chocolate Face Mask
*Toffee Warming Face Mask

A Closer Look



Winner Will Also Get Some Yummy Goodies :)

Competition Ends 18th December at 6.00pm
Open to UK & International Followers

To Enter Simply Fill In The Form Below,
Rules Are Easy Peasy,
You Have To Be A Follower Of My Blog Via GFC (Google Friend Connect) +1
Give Me Your Email Address So I Can Email The Winner,
Follow Me On Twitter HERE +1
Tweet My Giveaway and Tag Me In The Tweet @xxcharlottxx +1
Blog About My Giveaway Using The Picture Above +2
Like My Facebook Page HERE +1 
Put My Comp On Your Blog Using The Picture Above & A Working Link Back To This Page +1
A Total Of 7 Entries







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Monday, 14 November 2011

Day 22: A Celebrity You Find Adorable ♥


 Any fans of One Tree Hill will know who this cheeky little chap is.
Jamie Scott, 
Nathan and Halyeys little boy,
He is so cutttttte, 
If I have a little boy, he better be as cute as Jamie!!
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Everything 5 pounds ♥ My New Love ♥

I came across this website from out of MORE! magazine,
It might not be every one's cup of tea but if you love a bargain like me,
you'll love this website.


Everything is £5.00 which I think is great, a nice rounded up price.
The sell everything from top, dresses, footwear, jackets/coats,trousers/leggings, you pretty much name it!
I do think maybe its old stock from different shops, who knows but they do have some lovely items that would suit every ones taste :)

Just to give you a taste of what this website has to offer, 
here are a few items I'm loving on there right now!
& yep everything is £5 pounds!


I've actually just bought these boots, since i could do with a new tan pair,
(seperate blog post on this will be coming up when they arrive)




 I love these,
Every one's taste is different, but there is something for everyone,
Its worth checking back a few times a week, as some of the good stuff sells pretty fast.
CLICK HERE to go shopping,


I have not been asked to advertise this website - All pictures have been taken from http://www.everything5pounds.com/ and opinions and top picks are my own :)
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