My Ikea makeup box.

I have to apply my makeup in the kitchen in the mornings. The light is better there but also my boyfriend is a ridiculously light sleeper so I can’t even turn on the lights in the bedroom in deepest darkest winter without him suddenly waking up and screaming like some love child of Count Dracula…

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Lather me well: Body wash review

I am a bath person. I love it. One day before I die, I will buy a house. I will do that house up and install a Japanese style bathroom. Why? What is a Japanese style bathroom, you ask. Well traditionally, it is more a wet room, we shower and exfoliate (we always exfoliate), and…

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No mess Salmon Meunière

One of my readers recently got in touch with me asking if I could publish a boneless fish recipe. She has kids, so that got my noggin straight on to easy quick recipes. There are a couple that I know of but I thought I’d go with this one as its something my mother learnt…

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Easy Raisin Scones

Let’s get one thing straight. If you think you’re too busy, over worked and dog damned tired to be baking think again, you can make these easy scones!  And they are yummy! I learnt how to make these at school and they’ve been a firm favourite with the family since then. It’s a doddle, in just…

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The Ordinary serums

The Ordinary is part of the Abnormal Beauty Company which has a range of brands under its umbrella, all rather intriguing. In my first post I explained the routine I had started following using The Ordinary serums. But I didn’t explain what each serum does or is meant to do. DISCLAIMER: I am no scientist…

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Stuffed Trout!

Here’s a really simple recipe for trout. I love seafood, and I think it is usually best kept super simple so that the flavours of the fish comes through. I once ate in a well known hotel where they served fillets of dover sole covered in an orange sauce. I found it too sweet, and…

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Welcome to the quirky world of lil’ Ronin!

 

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HELLO HYDRATION? OVER HERE PLEASE!

So here it is. I’m in my thirties, I’m busy, I work long hours and last year my favourite moisturiser, Depsea Hydrability, by Shu Uemera was no longer stocked. I was aghast. I mean what do I do now?! I have really sensitive skin that breaks out in hives when it doesn’t like something. This…

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