Favourite of the Week: Don Broco -Everybody

Hello lovelies,

Hope you’ve all had an awesome week, I wanted to write a quick post on my favourite of this week. I have not stopped listening to this song and had to find away to share it with everyone.

Don Broco are known for their alternative music, their songs can range from funk, alternative rock through to post-hardcore. I honestly believe there is a song for everyone and it’s such feel good music.

The most recent song is ‘Everybody’, which has been released just before their upcoming tour, which I have the excitement of attending in a couple of weeks. There is not much I can say about the song other than you HAVE to listen to it for yourself. Here is the link to the youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6JZ6IgCKKo

Thanks for reading

Tori Moore xoxo

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Tanya Bakes (and the book signing!)

Hello guys,

Last Sunday I was lucky enough to go to Tanya Burr’s book signing for her new book ‘Tanya Bakes’, it was a great experience. My sister and I had to wait around for a couple of hours but when we met her she said she loved my lipstick so I’d say it was worth it.

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In this post I really wanted to concentrate on the book itself. I love baking,  I’m still learning and half the things I bake usually don’t turn out as they should, but I find it really therapeutic. There is something about buying the ingredients, shutting yourself in the kitchen and just getting lost in the recipes.

 This is like no other baking book I’ve seen, the attention to detail is brilliant and you can tell this wasn’t a rushed product. The recipes are really up my street and I honestly don’t think there is a recipe in there that I wouldn’t or couldn’t attempt. There are 8 different sections in the book, anything from baked pizzas to an impressive looking celebration cake.

I think my first 2 projects for this weekend are the Salted Nutella Cookies and the Cheese Scones as they both look amazing and I can already tell they will be a favourite with my fiancé and family.

 I would definitely recommend picking up this book if you’re a fan of baking as there are recipes for beginners and for people willing to take on a complex bake.

 Thanks for reading you lovely people, and let me know if you’ve read this book!

Tori Moore xoxo

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A few of my favourite things: April

Hey beauties,

It’s bank holiday Monday and that time again so check out my favourites from the past month:

1. Helen Anderson’s vlogs

I love watching vlogs on youtube and recently I’ve been a daily watcher of Helen Anderson’s. She is actually from my hometown Norwich, England and we share a few mutual friends. Her vlogs are my idea of a perfect length, they usually last anything from 5-15 minutes and I would definitely recommend her to anyone who enjoys alternative, beauty and lifestyle videos.

2. Jo Malone fragrances

These are the only fragrances I’ve used that keep their scent on me all day and they’re such personal and deep fragrances. I own ‘Pomegranate Noir’ which is a dark and fruity fragrance and the new limited edition ‘Nashi Blossom’ scent which is perfect for spring, it’s fruity, fresh and has real hints of citrus in. If you’re ever in a situation where you want a new and different perfume then head straight to Jo Malone, they’re a little pricey but you will NOT be disappointed!

3.The Jungle Book

I really didn’t know what to expect from this film as beforehand I had heard it was much more action based and a couple have people had said that they thought I’d be disappointed. It’s a Disney film and I was willing to take the risk of not liking it, but oh wow I was DEFINITELY not disappointed! It still both the classic songs in there and I knew I enjoyed it because I didn’t check the time once, whereas with films I don’t think much of I’m counting down the minutes until it ends. I recommend this film to anyone, although it was a little jumpy for a PG!

 

4. Ikea

This is a really random and weird favourite but my fiancé works in our local Ikea and with the discount he gets I cannot get off their website. They have some really good quality, bespoke options and the new interior theme I want to go for is quite minimalistic and modern so Ikea is perfect for that.

5. Gwen Stefani x Urban Decay lipstick in Firebird

I have never come across a shade like this and it’s so gorgeous. I always used to use safe colours in lipstick until my mum told me to embrace my large lips and to start using more fun colours. This is a bold and bright fuchsia pink with strong blue undertones and a gorgeous shimmer. I’ve worn this a few times and the staying power of this is incredible. It has lasted through hours of drinking, eating and other every day activities. She has other shades so if this isn’t for you then I can guarantee one of them is.

6. Scrunchies

These are so 80’s/90’s but I am really loving them at the moment. My hair is super thick and when I’m working I much prefer it tied up and out of my way. Sometimes a pony tail just looks boring and I want to brighten up my whole look, which is where the scrunchy comes in. The two I use most both have bows on, one just plain black and the other is floral. Primark have an amazing range of them for a couple of £.

 

What have you been loving this month? Thanks for reading,

Tori Moore xoxo