I don’t know about you but for me June has just flown by. It’s wierd but I feel so used to this new normal after months I have no idea what it’s going to be like when everything starts to open up again in a couple of days time. Today lets talk all about my monthly favourites.
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Today I wanted to take a moment to appreciate all my favourite things this month!! Please leave me a comment below and tell me about the things that have been making you happy this month!
Monthly Favourites – June
1. HP Stream 14
Firstly I am going to tell you about my new laptop. If you follow me on Instagram you will have already seen my new baby on insta-stories. This purchase has been a long time coming. My other laptop that I was doing all my online work on was my little 11″ HP 2 in 1 Laptop. Don’t get my wrong I love it to bits and it has served me well but I needed something more powerful. It couldn’t handle the amount of work I needed it for so it cut out all the time and it was very slow to load.
I powered through for the last couple of months because I didn’t want to waste money when the other one still worked but soon it began to affect my work and my days so enough was enough. I did my research and found this laptop. It had everything I needed and was very resonably priced. I love HP so I decided to stick to what I know and I am so happy I did!!
2. Going blonde
In the last few of weeks I decided to take the leap and go blonde. Again you may have seen all my updates on Instagram. You can check out my post – Dying my hair at home – Brunette to Blonde || My hair journey. In this post I also share my IGTV video where I tell you all about it! I’m loving it and definitely think a change was needed.
Recently I picked up the Fire 7 tablet on Amazon. I wanted to get an e-reader because recently I have been buying e-books to help me with blogging, vlogging and social media. It isn’t much fun reading them on your laptop or phone so I hopped on Amazon to see what they had.
I picked this tablet rather than a Kindle because I liked that I could get all my entertainment and my social media apps as well as Kindle services. I’m loving it at the moment and plan on doing a review soon.
This month I started YOUTUBE! I am so excited about it. Everyones support has been so wonderful! I have been so overwhelmed by how lovely everyone has been. My most recent and second video is – Chatty get ready with me! As I am a new channel I thought it would be a nice way to get to know me a little better. If you check it out I would love it so much if you LIKED and SUBSCRIBED.
5. My first shopping trip since lockdown
This month I was able to go shopping for something other than food. I even managed to pop into Penneys / Primark and pick up a few bits. You can check this all out in my Primark Haul. Which was my first YouTube video.
It was so much fun to have a nice relaxing day out! It felt like the closest thing to normal in a long time (not including the lines and face masks of course). Hopefully it will be onwards and upwards from now on.
6. Fathers day
Although this is a favourite I didn’t get to spend it the way I wanted to as I didn’t get to see my father. We did video chat of course which was lovely, it’s just a shame I didn’t get to see him in person.
I picked up a new blender this month and I have been loving making smoothies and making lollies / popsicles. If you are an email subscriber then you would have recieved a couple of recipes for inspo! If you don’t have one already then I highly recommend picking one up. They are very resonably priced & it’s a quick and tasty way to get some vitimins and minerals into you!
Other little faves this month
- Rewatching Misfits
- Also on a Buffy kick at the moment (forgot how much I loved it)
- Also loving reality TV this month (Teen Mom UK, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills , Keeping up with the Kardashions & 90 Day Fiance)
- Driving again! I haven’t really been driving at all during lockdown, so it was lovely.
- My new blanket! (I’m obsessed!) You can check out in the Penneys Haul.
- My new anti-blue light glasses I picked up on Amazon!
- New equipment for filming videos – Ring light & Microphone
- Trying out new makeup. You can check out my my first impressions of the Lacura naturals intense palette on IGTV.
I hope you enjoyed this little monthly favourites post. Overall it’s been a great month and I’m really excited for July. If you are an email subscriber then you will already know that there is alot of exciting things coming up!
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