Realities of a Single Parent | Over-Compensating


This post has been a long time coming, I’ve written, re-written and deleted numerous posts on this subject purely because I was afraid to publicise the fact that I am a single parent. But why should I be embarrassed? There are thousands of parents that single handedly raise their child/children and as much as it is still a taboo in some cultures I’ve decided that it isn’t something I’m embarrassed or ashamed about, in fact it is something I should embrace on a daily basis. (more…)

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Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet+ Foundation | Review

I have stayed true to my holy grail foundation for the last three years but lately I feel like I’ve built a love/hate relationship with it. I think that was a sign that I needed to try something different. Just over a year ago a Make Up For Ever counter opened in my local Debenhams store and I’ve walked past it numerous times without even stopping to look at its products. But having heard such great things about the brand I decided to stop and venture. I clearly didn’t leave empty handed! (more…)

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Mitchem Ultimate Gel Deodrant | Review

The UK is finally getting some lovely weather and as a result my sweat glands seem to have taken a great disliking to the warmer weather! As a result I have had to up my game with staying dry and protected from those dreaded sweat patches. I’ve seen a far few bloggers rave about the Mitchum brand but for some unknown reason I’ve stayed true to the brand of deodorant I’ve used forever. However, it just doesn’t seem to be cutting it these days and it was truly time for a change. (more…)

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