The Rose

By Rachael R Allen


November 2014

Travel Throwback: San Francisco, CA

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All I Want For Christmas..

No, not you. And not my two front teeth either. All I Want for Christmas, is good food, good laughs, oh and a few items from my christmas wishlist.. Screen Shot 2014-11-25 at 15.07.22

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Eye Spy a Make Up Revolution!

Like everyone else in the beauty blogging world, I had to see what all the fuss was about with Make Up Revolution – it’s absolutely everywhere at the moment. I ordered a few different products and have been trying them out this week. Here’s what I thought of a couple of their eye make up products.

Eyeshadow Palette in ‘Iconic 3’ (£4.00)

Make Up Revolution Iconic 3 Palette

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My November Birchbox: ‘Cosy at Home’

Birchbox November Birchbox contents

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Anybody fancy an omelette?

If you’re not a Gavin and Stacey fan, then you won’t get the title of this post. Basically, there’s a character called Gwen, she’s Welsh and she makes a lot of omelettes. That’s what this post is about. Omelettes, not Gwen.

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Manuka Doctor Rejuvenating Face Mask

 ApiNourish Rejuvenating Face Mask, 50ml (£49.99)


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Yankee Candles: A Scented Heaven!

The closer it gets to Christmas, the more I love burning incense or using scented candles to give me that warm cosy feeling! I happened to be in a garden centre this afternoon (don’t ask!) and I spotted a whole bunch of Yankee Candles. I’ve heard lots of things about them, but never had the chance (or money) to actually try them for myself, so I thought it was about time to treat myself to a fragrant early christmas treat! This is what I bought:

 ‘Black Coconut’ Medium Jar Candle (£16.99)


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