Wearing lipstick to the Co-Op

Although lipstick has become less of an everyday thing for me in the last year or so, I’m still a big believer in its power. It can make you feel ready for anything, finish a look and best of all, experimenting with it is great fun.

It goes without saying that no one should ever feel like they have to wear any type of make-up. But what I find sad is how often I hear people say that they’d like to wear lipstick, but that it’s ‘too much’, or they don’t go anywhere to warrant wearing it. Which is why I want to talk about wearing lipstick to the Co-Op.

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Spring style: mom jeans

Skinny jeans are the only jeans I’ve worn for the last ten years – until I tried on these stupidly named ‘mom’ jeans (similar here).

I’m not sure what possessed me. I was shopping for a new pair of skinnies and somehow, they just weren’t doing me any favours. So I thought I’d try something new.

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Spring style: the casual dress

It’s fair to say that I felt as uncomfortable posing for these photos as my other half did taking them (“just point it at me and press the button!”). I’m certainly no style blogger.

You might have noticed that I try to keep my ordinary person’s face off here and social media as much as possible. So why did I put all this aside to post about clothes?

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My craft birthday

Our digital lives are always reminding us what we were up to in years gone by, which is why I know it’s now a year since I first picked up a crochet hook. I really wasn’t crafty up to this point, so I thought it would be fun to think about what I’ve learnt in my first year as a crafter.

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