Creating Fantastic Photo Backdrops

Photos are lovely to look at and even more lovely to take. If you were there at the time of an event, or you take a lot of pride in your shutter skill, it should be captured for everyone else to see. If you have a camera, you should turn it on more often to really capture the moment. Photography is a great hobby, and a nice way to pick up some money from commissions and art pieces. But how do you create the perfect backdrops for each piece? Well follow your intuition, and a few of the tips below. Working with the Outside Frame your outside photos so they … [Read more…]

Chewy Moon – Super Snack Time

A couple of weeks ago we were offered to try out a box from Chewy Moon. If you follow me on the gram (@mojoblogs) you’ll know that I was coupling my snack time with Ivy’s snack time. I work from home so I tend to keep to a fairly strict routine.   Snack time for mama & Ivy! I’ve got some Cashew Nut Butter & Baobab Crunchy Bites from @mindfulbitesuk and Ivy had some Freaky Fruits from @chewymoonbox 🌱🌱❤️ #snackwithintention #mindfulbites #chewymoon on #thepursuitofjoyproject #dairyfree #plantbased #vegan #gratitude #compassion #smile #plantbasedtomorrow #salad #recipe #recipes #dinner #feedfeed #plantpowered #veganfoodshare #whatveganseat #veganfood #crueltyfree #enjoy #plantbaseddiet #meatfree A post shared by Zara (@mojoblogs) … [Read more…]

Glamglow Supermud – Worth The Hype (and Price)?

Last week, after much deliberation I decided to make a financial commitment to my face. I didn’t do this lightly because it’s a £42 commitment in fact. I do believe that sometimes it’s worth splashing out on higher quality skin care. After reading all the hype over the Glamglow Supermud, I really wanted to try it out for myself. I often post my facemasks on Instagram, so it’s something that is part of my usual skin care routine. Supermud quickly became the top of my must-have list. So here is the before: I’m in the middle of a breakout. I have combination skin and it is in need of some … [Read more…]

Visiting the Midlands as a Family: Where to Go

Visiting the Midlands as a Family: Where to Go Neither North nor South, the Midlands is a unique part of the country and one which is full of rich, diverse sights and attractions. Sadly, this area is often passed over by people looking to book holidays or days out in England. Yet while the Midlands doesn’t offer a stunning coastline or a capital city, there are still plenty of opportunities for excitement and adventure right here, close to home. If you are looking for the perfect location for a family day trip or an afternoon excursion, there is no need to travel to far-flung destinations in search of somewhere to … [Read more…]

Budget Metallic Liquid Lipstick – MUA

While it’s nice to splurge the fuck out and nab some sweet high-end make-up, I prefer a mix of fancy and financially smart. If you want to test out a budget metallic liquid lipstick then MUA is the brand for you. With a sweet £4 price point, it’s a great place to start trying out something a bit different. I will run through the colours and how I feel about them below. Twinkle is first up. It’s a metallic black, with a silver shimmer. As it’s a gloss feel, and goes on super smooth. It can look a lip patchy but if you work with it, it works right back. … [Read more…]

Making Your Windows a Focal Point

Windows are already fairly beautiful by themselves. Letting all that glorious day light in, keeping your rooms bright and airy. If you’re like me, you probably like to watch the rain race down the windowpane too. However, they are primed and ready to be dressed up! Making Your Windows a Focal Point Greenery, small plants. If you haven’t got the time to keep them alive you can get a great choice of fake ones. The green bring some life to the windows, flourish in the light and look very homely. A positive quote. Often people look out of their windows during a pensive time. If this sounds like you, invest … [Read more…]

Different Ways to Use a Rolling Ladder in Your Home

When you think about rolling ladders, do you picture Belle swinging from shelf to shelf singing about her love for reading, or do you see a French waiter gliding from the white to red wine rack? Rolling ladders are a fabulous feature to include within your décor, giving it a unique, vibrant touch that adds character and style in ways another décor feature never could. There are some really great ways to use rolling ladders in your home, you just need to be creative! Living Room or Private Library Whether you’re introducing a private library to your home, or you’re using a section of your living room to store your … [Read more…]

Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lip – Shadow

I have long been a fan of unusual lip colours and I am over the moon with the current trends of blues and greys. When I was browsing in Superdrug the other day, this Rimmel Liquid Lip – Shadow totally caught my eye. I have to say straight off the bat, I really don’t like flat doe-foot applicator wands, however, many people find them easier to use. That’s a personal preference thing. It applies so smoothly, feels very creamy and dries down in about 2 minutes. As with most matte liquid lips, apply to primed lips. The colour is super rich so apply slowly to get the desired even coat. … [Read more…]

A Honeymoon with a Difference

Getting married can be one of the most exciting times in a couple’s lives – maybe bar extending their family with children! There are months and sometimes years of planning that can go in to a wedding – from the cake, to the church, to the guest list, every detail is important and will be unique to each couple. But once the big day is over, what about the honeymoon? Everyone knows the traditional honeymoon imagery of a couple on white sands and turquoise seas – but what if this isn’t your style or you want a change from a previous holiday you might have done before? Well, many couples … [Read more…]