Thursday, 12 November 2015

Fall/Autumn Nails

    After all the bright colours popping on our nails in the summer, it's time to relax a bit more and darken down the colours as we watch the leaves tumble off the trees ready for our feet to crunch. I've picked out some of my favourite colours for fall that you'll want to splash on your fingers straight away.

    Barry M- Chilli
This is a deep red shade with some brown tint in it. I think this is great because it's the colour that some of the leaves are turning.
    OPI- Viking in a Vinter Vonderland
I love the names of all the OPI colours because their so unique and this is one of my favourites. This is a dark purple shade that would look amazing paired with black clothing.

    Barry M- Mustard
As shown by the name this is a mustard colour nail polish that could be worn with cable-nit jumpers and would scream AUTUMN!!

    OPI- I Don't Give a Rotterdam
I think this colour is more on the Wintery side for it suits quite a simple look like white and reminds me of snow. It has a beautiful shimmer effect to it, making you look like a glistening angel.

Monday, 26 October 2015

Furry Coats and Fawn Clothing

    It's that time once again. Everyone's flouncing around, Pumpkin Spice Lattes in hand, kicking the crunchy leaves with their knee-high boots and cozying up by the fire. Yes, it's Autumn! This is my favourite time of year because by now your sick of the heat and are ready for Halloween, Bonfire Night and CHRISTMAS! I'm so excited for Christmas and I am already filling my room up with the scent of the Yankee Candle Christmas Range. A new season also means new clothes. Everybody loves new clothes. I recently popped into Primark and picked up an outfit that I'd love to share with you.

    This outfit will keep you toasty whilst the outside world feels like a freezer. It's basically all fawn coloured with fawn trousers, jumper, boots and fur coat. The fur coat really is the cherry on top in this outfit and will make you stand out from the crowd, not in a " I look like a clown " way but more like a " I'm smashing the model runway look like Kendall Jenner." I hoped you liked doing a window-shop through my wardrobe and be sure to tell me what your Autumn Staple is in the comments.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Summer in Vancouver

 It's that time of year again. Its cold, its dark, its dreary.  We need to escape and start surfing the web, looking to find the perfect Summer Holiday. I can give you a head start and recommend a destination I visited last summer, its Vancouver, Canada and it is a beautiful place. I went on the Disney Cruise to Alaska, look out for an Alaska blog soon, and the starting point was Vancouver.

 When I first arrived in this magnificent city I went to check out my hotel, The Fairmount Waterfront. I highly recommend this hotel. It has a beautiful rooftop pool, garden area, restaurant, wonderful service and a mini food court underneath. We wanted to go for dinner so we visited the concierge and she reserved us a table at  'Cactus Club' . It was amazing. We were seated at a gigantic window overlooking looking the water. I ordered a burger with chips and it was truly scrumptious. My brother ordered a steak sandwich with sweet potato fries. I nicked one of his fries and now I'm addicted.

 We were also able to use the hotel bikes and spent the day cycling along the seawall. This was one of the main things that made me want to move to Vancouver. How you could go every day on a bike ride along the sea wall, take in  the stunning view and appreciate what you have. It would be a brilliant way to start of you days. We spotted some seals in the water. We also saw  a family of otters running along the shoreline.


 We stopped off at the second beach outdoor pool, to cooled down and take a break.
 We saw some rock balancing art

 The last stop was the totem poles.

 Vancouver isn't just about the great outdoors. There are plenty of wonderful shops to get your dose of retail therapy. We went to a great MAC store and I had a free makeover.

Love Verity.

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Berry Green Smoothie

  Welcome to 2015. Why not start of this year with a new healthy habit? Smoothies are a great way to incorporate fruit into your diet and you'll probably get addicted like I have. I've been having a smoothie every day for breakfast since I received my new smoothie maker for Christmas. I've got a Blend Active smoothie maker. For recipes I've been looking at a website called It has millions of different green smoothie recipes from mango to beetroot. 
  Green smoothies normally have spinach in which is rich in iron. It has abilities to restore energy and improve the quality of blood. I know what your thinking. 'Why would I want a smoothie with spinach in?' Thats what I thought too. I hate spinach but you honestly can't taste it inside the smoothie. 
  Enough chatting, let's get on with the recipe. 

  For this smoothie you will need:
- 1 cup of orange juice
- 1 1/2 cups of spinach
- 1 banana 
- 1/4 of a cup of blueberries 
- 1/4 of a cup of rasberries
- 1/4 of a cup of cherries
- 1/8 of a cup of rhubarb 
 1. First blend the spinach and orange juice together until smooth. 
 2. Now add all the fruit and blend until smooth.

  Tip: Use at least one frozen fruit to make the smoothie cold.