Motivational Monday | Three Inspiring Lessons To Learn From Helen Keller

Happy New Year! ♥ ♥ “New year, new start.” Just like a lot of people, I begin 2017 with a fresh, positive outlook on the next twelve months and a whole new focus on achieving my dreams. Beyond my own sheer determination and eternally optimistic nature, I discovered another incredible source of inspiration this afternoon as I sat down […]

Film | The 10 Best Mean Girls Quotes, Like EVER

It’s not like a regular holiday, it’s a cool holiday…  Happy national Mean Girls day 💗 For most chick flick fans, the third day of the tenth month is as important as Christmas – because this is the same day that Aaron Samuels turned to Cady Heron in math class and asked her for the date. *Swoon* […]

June 2016 | Happiness Highlights

June was a month filled with highs and lows, but writing my Happiness Highlights allowed me to focus on the positive and appreciate each passing day, whatever the case may be. #1: Indulging in my favourite treat, a Chinese takeaway (char siu fried rice). #2: Family coming together to support one another following a bereavement. #3: Despite some doubts, not […]

Lifestyle | 10 Times We’ve All Been Ariel From The Little Mermaid

Aside from the fact that she was born a mermaid and lived most of her young life under the sea with an assortment of aquatic animals for friends, Ariel from The Little Mermaid might just be the most relatable Disney princess – ever. And whilst some of us go all-out in the mermaid stakes, take […]

May 2016 | Happiness Highlights

You might have been wondering whether I’d jumped into a DeLorean time machine recently, since that would provide a reasonable explanation for 1) My absence, and, 2) Writing about May in July. Unfortunately though, the actual reason is far less exciting, so in an effort to now catch up on blogging, here are my happiness highlights from the month […]

May 2016 | Star Product Of The Month

Maybelline NY Dream Satin Liquid Foundation (004 Light Porcelain) Air-whipped liquid provides perfecting coverage for 100% poreless skin. Full yet lightweight coverage, ideal for normal skin. Satin perfect, luminous finish. Oil-free, fragrance-free, tested under dermatological control. I’ve tried countless liquid foundations from various brands over the years, but I haven’t had much luck with them. […]

Film | 15 Things You Might Not Know About Beauty And The Beast (1991)

The teaser trailer for Disney’s live-action reimagining of Beauty and the Beast features a snow-sprinkled castle, a twinkling piano version of a very familiar theme, an enchanted red rose, and a brief glimpse of Emma Watson as Belle. However, with a total of 298 days until we can watch the re-telling of the beloved tale (as old as time) on the […]

Film | Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Hi, I’m Adele. Or perhaps you know me better as The Girl in Glasses, considering that I have been posting on this blog (under that alias) since September 10, 2014. With that in mind, I have recently decided to have a slight revamp and merge my secondary blog, which hasn’t made it out of the early stages of […]

Fashion | Summer Style, Trends & Tips*

With temperatures set to soar in the UK this weekend, it’s time to shed the layers upon layers of clothing and prep your closets with some of the season’s hottest fashion trends. I understand that ascending from a comfortable cocoon of dark colours, knits and scarves can be a daunting prospect, so I’ve created a […]

April 2016 | Happiness Highlights

#1: Finishing work, listening to music while packing for a weekend at Stephen’s. #2: Taking a trip to the cinema to watch Zootropolis (2016) and exiting with THE biggest smile on my face. #3: Making plans and edging ever closer to booking our next family holiday. #4: An unexpected, but welcome, email out of the blue. #5: Stretching out on the sofa and […]