Thursday, 24 February 2011

The Independent's Guide to Independence ep1: Pantry Essentials

First, I apologize for the short hiatus! I've been moving houses and so getting everything ready, getting internet, moving furniture...For anyone who's ever moved before you know how it's always an epic battle against your own sanity.

Now on to the article! One of the universal signs that you're independent is that you have to feed yourself. I wanted to cover this article first, before I posted any recipes. It covers some definite staples that everyone should have in their pantry. Though a lot of the article may focus on those with a lower budget (ahem, students) I want to focus on items that are basically the foundation to any good meal, regardless of your culinary tastes or expertise.

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Monday, 14 February 2011

[CLOSED] 88+ Follower Giveaway!

This is my heart felt thank you to all of you who have supported me during the conception of this blog. Every lovely comment and every follow has been an inspiration to keep going!

I assure you all, there's much more to come: I've got recipes, tutorials, videos, DIYs, tips, tricks and SO MUCH MORE that I'd love to share with you all and I'm so happy you've stuck with me through this ride.

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Friday, 11 February 2011

[VIDEO] Tutorial: Valentine's - Sleek Nighttime Look

Valentine's day is a few days away and while I've made a daytime look, I wanted something more for a nighttime date that was easy to do, classic yet edgy.

My solution was a twist to the classic cat-eyeliner with the perfect nude lip - because red on Valentine's Day has been done.
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Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Hair SOS - Saving Your Dry, Brittle, Damaged Hair

Hello everyone. My name is Ann-Margaret. I am a hair-dye addict *insert awkward waving and nodding here*.

There was a while there where I would dye my hair about once a month. My natural hair colour is dark dark brown almost black with a red undertone and so lightening it left it coppery which needed further treatment using de-brassing agents.

I have always been terribly vain about my hair and all the styling, dying and fussing about with it has led to basically one thing: horrible, awful damaged ends. I've also been growing my hair out, so read on and find out the steps I've been taking to bring life to these seemingly dead ends.
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Thursday, 3 February 2011

[VIDEO] Tutorial: Valentine's - Sultry Daytime Look

It's that time of the year again, and though it may not be a favorite of many - all those chocolates, roses and hearts everywhere could make one positively ill - it is however, a great day to play with makeup!

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