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Sunday, 16 November 2014

The Me-Time Tag!

Hello & happy Sunday! Today is all about relaxing and forgetting all about the essay I should be writing. I just saw Fleur de Force do this tag over on her youtube channel and I really liked the questions. I thought it was perfect for my current 'I need to relax' mood so here we go...

1. What do you like to watch or read during me-time?
Which ever book I'm currently reading at the time, but if I'm feeling a little sad or just want to feel instantly comforted I always go back to Harry Potter. There's nothing quite like the nostalgic feeling that it gives me every time. 

2. What do you wear during me-time?
Always something comfortable, which usually means pyjamas! 

3. What are your favourite me-time beauty products?
The frankly utterly fabulous ladies over at Birchbox gifted me a tube of the Laura Mercier Ambre Vanille body butter and I can't thank them enough for it. It has such a decadent scent, a little goes a long way, and it feels like such a treat.

4. Current favourite nail polish?
Essie A Cut Above. It's so beautiful and I don't think you can ever go too far wrong with a bit of sparkle.

5. What do you eat or drink during me-time?
I'll never say no to a mug of peppermint hot chocolate with marshmallows.

6. Current favourite candle?
NEOM Comforting. It's cedarwood, vetiver and star anise; they have definitely named it perfectly, it's enormously comforting. Like a long, warm, cuddle.

7. Do you ever have outdoor me-time?
Only really in the summertime when I like to spend 15 minutes outside drinking my morning coffee. 

8. Would you ever go and watch a film alone?
I think I would if I lived closer to a cinema, but since it's quite a trip it's probably not one I'd make alone. The cinema isn't really my favourite place though because I always get the person that has brought really noisy snacks sitting really close to me.

9. Favourite online shop?
Currently I'm a little bit in love with Rockett St George. Their homeware pieces are so unique and I currently have my eye on this beautiful ship snow globe decoration! 

10. Anything to add? What else do you do during me-time?
I have a bit of a secret (not so secret now!) thing for sudoku puzzles.

I'd love to know how you like to spend your you-time! 

- xo


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41 comments:

  1. I absolutely LOVE essie cut above! I don't own it but after seeing this, I think I should do ;) It's perfect for the festive season too xx

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  2. Loved seeing Fleur do this video and loved reading yours too, the questions are great. I'm going to have to check out that homeware store, sounds great!

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  3. completely agree with the comforting aspect of Harry Potter - hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home, and i was literally obsessed with sudoku puzzles a couple of years ago, i had to stop because it was all i was doing, really love your photographs!!

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  4. Ambre Vanille is my fave scent from Laura Mercier.

    Victoria x
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  5. The body butter sounds incredible and such a luxurious product to treat yourself with!

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    1. It's so nice, definitely a treat <3

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  6. Lovely post! Need to try out the Laura Mercier body butters! Lilly xx http://alittlelilly.blogspot.nl/

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  7. love a bit of Harry Potter :)
    that body butter sounds lovely xxx

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  8. Totally agree on the Sudoku puzzles! Lovely post x

    Beccy : Bluebell & Bumpkin

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  9. I love love love Sudoku puzzles too. Me-time for me is mostly about a warm bubble bath and a book. I am scared that I'll drop the book in the water, but it never happened so far.
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  10. That nail polish is super pretty x

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  11. Ah, I've had A Cut Above on my wishlist for ages! I love hot chocolate - drinking a mug right now!

    becky ♡ star violet

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  12. That's a really sweet me-tag post c:
    Sunday is totally my pj day haha
    and I love sudoku puzzles!
    Xx

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  13. Lovely post, the Laura Mercier body butter sounds beautiful! Definitely agree on Harry Potter always making me feel better, too <3

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. I always go to the cinema alone but that's because it's a short bus journey away and I have a Cineworld card so feel I have to make use of it. I agree with you re: reading Harry Potter, it's comforting because it takes me back to my childhood and reading it in the park. xo

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  15. Lovely post. And I do love Neom candles, just wish my bank account did!

    Annabel ♥
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    1. Definitely reserved for treats <3

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  16. This is without a doubt my kinda' tag. I'm all about the relaxing!
    Also loved your answers and photos :) I neeed that Essie nail polish in my life.

    Fee x

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  17. I love this tag, so interesting to see what other people do and if there's anything I'm missing out on. Being in comfy clothes, drinking a cup of coffee, reading or just doing nothing is what I like to do during my me time.

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  18. Funnily enough I'm reading this blogpost instead of doing the essay I should be!! Procrastination ey!!!That candle sounds divine! I've been tempted to buy a neom candle for a while now after seeing them in various spas! That body lotion also sounds really good, I like anything with a vanilla scent. 'Me time' is so important to recharge, especially with the stress of deadlines!! Great pictures and I hope your essay goes well xx



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    1. Good luck with your essay lovely! xx

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  19. I loved this post. I do pretty much the exact same things as you do during my me-time haha.

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  20. That Essie nail polish is so pretty, I love anything with sparkle this time of year x

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  21. I love this tag I think I may have to give it a go myself :)

    Lucy x
    www.thenortherngirl94.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. I love that nail polish as well it is amazing and by the way love your blog

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