Saturday, May 19, 2018

April Favourites

Beauty : Clean & Clear 'Deep Cleansing Lotion'

One thing they don't tell you when you start taking antidepressants is just how much it can mess with your skin. I've always had it pretty easy with my skin...What I mean by that is, I haven't ever been someone that gets tons of breakouts. I do, however, have pigmentation on the skin so I've never had the luxury of just being able to use a light-coverage foundation anyway!

I've always had pretty dry skin and the skincare products that were most important for me would always be hydrating products, but since taking Mirtazapine, my skin type has completely changed and I now have a very oily T-Zone. With my lazy skincare routine, it meant that I've had breakouts constantly and it really was starting to get me down. 

The Clean & Clear 'Deep Cleansing Lotion' used to be my go-to cleanser and so I thought I'd repurchase it, seeing as I don't have the budget to buy super fancy high-end products because I spend all my money on the cinema and snacks! And it works like a dream. I still don't have completely flawless skin but it helps reduce the oil so much and I break out so much less as a result. I highly recommend if you need a product to help with oil control! 

Monday, May 14, 2018

The Monday Mystery: Brandon Lawson

Hello and welcome back to another Monday Mystery! Today we're talking about the case of Brandon Lawson, who disappeared in August of 2013. I first heard about this case when I was researching for my post about Brandon Swanson. The details of both cases are creepily similar and they also share the same name, which results in a lot of confusion online. As soon as I started to read about the case, I knew it had to be one I covered here on my blog but there is just so much information out there, I didn't even know where, to begin with my research, but I finally did it and it may have taken DAYS, but - here we go!

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Films I Watched: April 2018

Roman Holiday (1953), dir. William Wyler

Roman Holiday
follows princess, Ann (
Audrey Hepburn) while she's on a Royal European tour. When she arrives in Rome, she begins to feel overwhelmed by her strict schedule and wants nothing more than just one day, to be a normal person and do whatever her heart desires. One night, she decides to rebel and sneaks out of her room, however, a sedative that she was forced to take earlier in the evening, finally kicks in and she ends up falling asleep on a park bench. She's soon found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck) who unknowing to her real identity, takes her back to his apartment for safety reasons. The next day at work, while she's still sleeping in his apartment, he finally realises her true identity and bets with his editor that he'll easily be able to secure an exclusive interview with the princess herself. When he returns home, he encourages her to have that one day of freedom and to have the time of her life, little does she know though, he's documenting every small detail, but will his feelings get in the way of his article, after all? 

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Bake: Smartie Flapjacks

One of my favourite things to do is bake and I really need to make more of a conscious effort to try and do it more and more! Tanya Burr isn't someone I even follow anymore, but when her 'Tanya Bakes' book was first released, I purchased it and recently, I realised that I had never even really made THAT much from it, so, one day, when I felt like baking, I noticed that I already had all the ingredients in the house to make her 'Smartie Flapjacks' so I went ahead and made them, and so today, I thought I'd share the recipe because sometimes it's nice to make something super quick and easy! 

Monday, May 07, 2018

The Monday Mystery: The Jamison Family

The Jamison Family Missing 2009

Hello and welcome back to another Monday Mystery! Today I'm going to be talking about the incredibly strange case of the Jamison family. This is a little bit different than any other case I've ever spoken about before because the bodies have actually been found...but they still haven't been able to solve it! There's a lot to it and I have 9 theories on what may have happened, So, let's get right into it...The Jamison family consisted of 44-year old Bobby Dale, 40-year old Sherilynn Leighann and their 6-year old daughter, Madyson Stormy Star and they disappeared in October of 2009.

Saturday, May 05, 2018

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

An aspect I have wanted to introduce to my blog for a little while now is talking about video games, and I've really wanted to write a post about my all-time favourite game, The Last of Us but I don't even know how to begin to articulate just how much I love that, but today, I thought I'd start off with something a little easier and talk about the new game "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery".

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

A Quiet Place (2018) Review

A Quiet Place (2018) Film Review

As a huge horror fan, a film that I had been excited about seeing for a while was A Quiet Place, and when people I know then started to see it for themselves and said just how incredible the sound design was, I knew it was a film that I had to make sure that I went and saw in cinema; watching it at home just wouldn't have the same effect and I'm so glad I did!