Wednesday 18 December 2013

Appalling Xmas Jokes

What is is Santa's favourite pizza?

One that's deep pan, crisp and even!

What did Santa do when he went speed dating?

He pulled a cracker.

Why did no-one bid for Rudolph and Blitzen on eBay?

because they were too deer!

What does Miley Cyrus have at Christmas?


Patient: Doctor, Doctor I'm addicted to Christmas leftovers!
Doctor: Well, you'd better go cold turkey.

You can thank my colleagues X

Saturday 14 December 2013

National Christmas Jumper Day!

Hey Everyone!

So when I think christmas jumper, in my head I'm immediately picturing the famous Bridget Jones scene and we are talking serious cheese!  

Well over the past couple of years the xmas jumper has morphed into something oh so much cooler, and in a sort of hipster dig at ugly jumpers people are now sporting awesome designs and wearing them is really fun and festive! Today I am taking part in National Christmas Jumper Day, which is an event in connection with Save the Children where you can text "WOOLLY" to 70050 to donate £1 (T's and c's)  and sport a xmas jumper of your choice.

I was recently contacted by Simplybe who have kindly provided me with a jumper for the occasion which is in a word, ADORABLE! You can check out their full range here.

I had a choice out a range of super cute designs and I went for the white mittens jumper. The knit is really soft and comfortable and on a freezing cold morning I was nice and cosy. The design itself is simplistic, there is black trim around the neckline and wrists as accents and the mittens look as if they are hanging round your neck in the classic christmassy colours.

The length is really good on me too, with plus size clothing sometimes jumpers can come up short and wide, but the proportions were perfect! I would also say the jumper runs true to size and has a bit of stretch if needed.

Jumper- SimplyBe
Jacquard Dress- George at Asda
Boots- Primark

I am so chuffed with this jumper and shall be sporting it on xmas day when I'm tucking into my turkey! I can't wait!

What christmas jumpers are you sporting this year? Tell me about them below!

Thanks for reading, Love Sally X


Wednesday 11 December 2013

Pure Chimp Review, serious monkey business

Hi Guys! 
Today I'm going to be reviewing a product I received a little while ago from a company called Pure Chimp (

The company was set up in 2013 to help people with various skin problems and they even feature a Top Tips section on the site for targeted advice to help alongside the cream. The graphics on the site are super cute and feature little monkeys as well which I liked! I also noted the banana as the dot on the "I" in chimp which works well in the logo.

 The cream I am reviewing is a completely natural, handmade and vegan super cream for those of us with sensitive/dry/itchy/red/sunburnt skin. Sounds good hey? 

So let's take a look at the packaging, it's a simple black pot (bigger than the usual moisturiser pots I have) with the Purechimp branding. The ingredients are simply the below:

  • Hemp Seed Wax
  • Safflower Oil
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Hemp Seed Oil
  • Lavender OIl
  • Wheatgerm Oil

Retail Price £15 for 120ml or £10 for 60ml. This may seem a little high but you only need a small amount so it lasts for ages! I've had it a few months and it's still half full.

I found the cream application to be deeply moisturising and it worked wonders on the dry patches I can never seem to shift, which were gone within a couple of weeks. *Tip: good for your elbows!!* The consistency itself is thick but it isn't heavy or greasy and it glides onto the skin and sinks in nice and easily. It's reassuring that the ingredients are all natural as my skin can be quite sensitive and prone to breakouts when using products for the first time

I have to say I am really pleased overall with this product and will definitely continue using it for problem areas until it runs out. This is definitely a quality product that does exactly what it says on the tin!

How do you treat dry skin or problem areas? I'd love to hear your tips!

Thanks for reading, love Sally X

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