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Hello all!

As you can see I haven’t posted in a long longggg time..

The past year has been pretty mad and I now have my head in the game to get back into blogging.

I am going to create a new blog on womens lifestyle and I would really appreciate if you guys could take the time to click the link below and vote on a new blog name for me…

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15 Things We All Believed As Kids

Apart from believing in Father Christmas, the tooth fairy and the Easter bunny and so on.. There are many other things that most of us believed as children. 

See if any of these ring a bell..

  1.  If you swallow chewing gum it will get wrapped around your heart, and stay in your stomach for seven years.
  2.  If you eat your crusts you will get curly hair.
  3. When in the bath, have your feet at the tap end. Because a monster lives in the plug hole and it could come out.
  4.  When an actor died in a film they died in real life as well.
  5.   If you misbehave the bogey man will come and take you away.
  6. Your cuddly toys came to life when you weren’t there.
  7.  Duvets and blankets protected you from monsters.
  8. Visiting your grandparents was the best treat ever, and you would look forward to the big home made meals and the mountain of sweet treats!
  9. You could never have too many stuffed toys, and would never grow too old for them.
  10. The opposite gender was ‘smelly’ and you wouldn’t be seen dead talking to them.
  11. If you tell lies your nose will grow longer.
  12. If you sat too close to the TV you would get square eyes.
  13. Members of your family could easily pinch your nose off your face with one grab.
  14. If you hold a buttercup under your chin, and your chin glows yellow then you love butter.
  15. The five second rule – if you drop food on the floor, you can still pick it up and eat it before 5 seconds.
(Who else still believes this one? Just me? Oh..)
 

Children’s Shows From The 90’s

When I come across the current day kids TV shows, it brings me back to my childhood years. It is surprising how much children’s daytime television has actually changed over the years. Here is a list of my 43  favourite kids shows from when I was young: 

1. Bodger & Badger Who couldn’t love this show? I thought it was hilarious, and I only ate mash potato at dinner times because badger did! This show is the reason I didn’t turn my nose up at it.

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2. Playdays Oh how I loved Whybird and this program, it kept me entertained for hours!

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3. Rosie & Jim This had an annoyingly catchy theme tune which I would sing along too.

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5. Raggy Dolls This program was set in a doll factory, and dolls were put into the reject bin if they were not ‘perfect’ the dolls then came to life when humans were not around. The theme tune to this program reassured children that it’s okay to be different and not fit in with everybody else. If you listen to the words it’s actually really inspiring.

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6. Mr Men As well as never missing an episode of Mr Men, I had every single book and would read one before bedtime every night.

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7. Spider Arhh I have always been terrified of spiders, but this program made the fear slightly easier.

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8. Williams Wish Wellingtons Ahh young William, and his magical red welly boots, that granted him any wish he wanted when he was wearing them. If only that could be true!

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9. Topsy & Tim This included every day things such as going shopping and swimming, and revolved around the two siblings and their lives.

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10. Mr Benn This is a good one to look back on, because this was before the times of moving cartoons and images. This show consists of just drawings and voice overs. There are no moving images at all. The program was about Mr Benn who had a new job and outfit every day and would keep taking on a new role such as a spaceman.

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11. Tots TV I’m at Tot ‘Je Suis Un Tot. Tilly, Tom and Tiny! Whilst hard to understand at times, these characters were adorable!

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12. Pinky And The Brain This show was about two mice in a lab. Brain was smart, whilst Pinky was not so intelligent. Brain was always trying to take over the world but always failed somewhat.

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13. Come Outside The sweet auntie Mabel and her dog Pippin, always went on a new adventure every day. This show was to teach children about the world and different environments. It was both fun and educational.

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14. Spot The Dog A learning show where Spot would have adventures. This dog was extremely popular, and the TV show was made in addition to the books.

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15. Scooby Doo Another really popular program where a group of friends – Daphne, Fred, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby Doo, would go on missions to uncover the truth and resolve mysteries in the mystery van. Those meddling kids.. scooby-doo-scooby-doo-25193307-1456-1092 16. Arthur This show was about an 8 year old animal character Arthur and his friends, and showed how they interacted with each other. This was an educational program.

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17. Rainbow Rainbow consisted of characters including Zippy, George, Bundle and Geoffrey. The program included lots of songs and stories.

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18. Oakie Doke Oakie Doke was a friendly character made up of an acorn head and lead body. He lived in an oak tree and everyone in the forest looked up to him, because he would always sort any problems out. OAKIE 19. Bump The Elephant Bump was a clumsy elephant who always had a plaster on his forehead. He had a little friend called Birdie who was a bluebird and would give Bump advice to stop being so clumsy. bump3 20. The Wild Thornberrys This show was educational and is about a family who travel all around the world filming exotic animals. The main character Eliza can speak to the animals and her best friend is a monkey. WILD 21. Bananas In Pyamas The two twin bananas B1 and B2 live in a neighbourhood with their friends. They all have different jobs, and have adventures together. BA 22. Barney Barney was a big purple dinosaur who had many dinosaur friends. He sent out educational messages throughout the song and danced.

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23. ZZZap I thought this program was ever so fun as it was like a big comic that had come to life. It showed different clips of various things.

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24. Mona The Vampire Mona and her friends always go on new adventures where they imagine the supernatural and fight against them. They all look like normal children, until they are faced with the supernatural and then their real selves are shown.

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25. Catdog This program was so weird as it was about conjoined brothers, one which was cat and one a dog.

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26. Cow And Chicken Cow and chicken are two very unlikely siblings with human parents. The program was very funny and random. COW 27. Dennis The Menace One of my favourites! A bunch of rebellious kids, who annoy their parents and are always getting into trouble. Dennis causes absolute chaos and his parents are never happy with him. But it sure gave us a  laugh to watch!

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28. Dexters Lab Dexter is a boy genius with a secret lab which he creates his inventions in. He has a sister called Dee-Dee who always finds a way into the lab even though Dexter tries to keep her out. Dexter-dexters-laboratory-13130849-445-567 29.The Flinstones This show was based in the stone she and shows a working class family and how they live their lives. Fred Flinstone had a best friend called Barney who was his neighbour and they would always hang out together, also with both of their wives.

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30. Fireman Sam This show is about Sam and his fellow fireman and the people that live in the town with them. Sam is always there to save the day when something goes wrong.

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31. Huxley Pig Huxley is a pig who would always dream about adventures. He had a friend called Sam who was a seagull, and when Huxley went off into a daydream Sam would be able to speak.

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32. Hey Arnold Arnold is a kid who lives with his grandparents and the show focuses on him and his friends in their day to day lives.

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33. Johnny Bravo Johnny bravo is a beefcake of a man, muscular with a big blonde hairdo, and he is always trying to hit on women.

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34. Kipper The Dog Kipper is a talking orange dog with many friends. He is very kind and has a best friend called Tiger. Kipper 35. Meg And Mog Meg is a witch who is always casting spells that never seem to go to plan. She has a best friend called Mog who is a cat. A typical witches best friend.

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36.Postman Pat Pat is a friendly postman who always takes the time to chat with his neighbours whilst on the job. He has a black and white cat called Jess.

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37.Paddington Bear Paddington was obsessed with marmalade, and carried a battered suitcase around with him. He wore a blue coat and had a red hat.

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38. Pingu The cute little penguin and his family. This show was about Pingu and his life, playing with his friends, and communicating in penguin language that we couldn’t understand, but it was fun to watch.

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39.The Powderpuff Girls Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup are three sisters that all have different superpowers. Their father is a scientist and their mayor is always calling them to come and help by fighting criminals such as the evil monkey Mojo Jojo with their powers.

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40. Rugrats Rugrats is a show based on a group of toddlers called: Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil and Tommy’s big sister Angelica. The toddlers always seem to get up to mischief, and Angelica is a bit of a minx.

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41. Rupert The Bear Rupert was known for wearing a red jumper, bright yellow checked trousers with a matching scarf. Rupert lived with his parents and had lots of animal friends.

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42. Bear In The Big Blue House I loved this program and the goodbye song where bear used to sing to the moon featured at the end of each episode always used to make me sad.

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43. Brum This cheeky little yellow car, with eyes made of headlights, used to drive itself around everywhere when it’s owners back was turned. Brum expressed himself by controlling his doors and bonnet and making typical car noises. Brum-pedal-car-md

14 Reasons You Absolutely Must Go Clothes Shopping

1. It’s on sale

Even though you already have a billion jumpers in every colour possible, this new jumper is on sale and is such a bargain, you’d be silly not to buy it! Right?!

2. It’s perfect for all seasons

This will look good in the summer and the winter! Due to it’s easy ability to go well with anything.

3. The price cut

At £60 you can understand why no one wants to buy that dress. But at 40% off, look at how amazing it is!

4. There’s an event coming up

Even though you have a gazillion outfits in your wardrobe, three quarters of which you have barely worn; you need a new outfit for the wedding/part or whatever it is you are attending.

5. I’ve wanted this forever

Well, since I have just seen it in the shop window..

6. I can wear it with everythingggg

It can be dressed up and down, and it can be worn smart or casual! It’s perfect!

7. I can always return it

It’s best for me to try it on at home with all my other clothes. Hell if I don’t like it, I can always take it back! Like that ever happens..

8. But I shouldn’t really be spending this much money.

Ah never mind, I’ll starve for the next week or cancel that night out. These shoes are so worth it!

9. I’ve had such a stressful week

I deserve to buy this, I need a major pick me up!

10. It’s payday

I have so much money. Who cares if I spend £200 in one shop? I have all the money in the world right now.

11. It’s not exactly the right size

Oh who cares? I’ll lose a couple of pounds so I can fit into it. Or if it’s too big, oversized is the new look right?

12. It will never get old

This piece is a classic, and will never go out of fashion. Therefore I must have it!

13. Didn’t Kim Kardashian wear something similar? I’m sure she did.

This outfit must be good..

14. I don’t have that colour

Yes I have 32 pairs heels, but I’m pretty sure I don’t have this colour, I must have them as it’s bound to go with that dress I have.. somewhere.

Things Your Mother Used To Say To You

Do you ever look back at your childhood and think about the things your mum used to always say to you?

Here are some of the things I can remember my mum saying to me.

1. Go to your room

2. Wait and see

3. Ask your father

4. Say pardon, not ‘what’

5. Back in my day

6. What did your last slave day of?

7. No pudding until you’ve eaten all your dinner

8. I’ve told you so many times

9. You’ll have someones eye out with that

10. If someone asked you to jump off a cliff, would you?

11. I want never gets

12. Trust me, it will all end in tears

13. If you eat all your carrots, you’ll be able to see in the dark

14. Who is she, the cats mother?

15. Don’t pull that face, if the wind changes it will stay like that forever

16. If you sit that close to the TV you’ll get square eyes

17. Don’t say I didn’t warn you

18. Take your coat off when you get inside or you won’t feel the benefit when you go outside

19. Close the door, you weren’t born in a barn

20. Because I said so

21. There is no such word as can’t

22. I don’t care if your dying, you’re going to school

Who remembers their mum saying similar things?

Things I Would Say To My 15 Year Old Self

I often look back at my teenage years and cringe at the things that used to happen. The way I used to act. And most importantly, the way I used to present myself. If only I had a guide and someone to tell me what I was doing and how much I would regret it.

Some of the things I would say are:

1. Yes school is boring. We have all established that. But how about actually listening in class and learning, rather than swapping notes with your mates and texting under the table.

2. You don’t have to keep changing the colour of your hair to ‘fit in’ this really will damage your hair in the future and make it harder for your hair to adapt to new colour or go back to your natural colour.

3. When your mum says be home at 9, she is not trying to ‘ruin your life’ she cares about you and doesn’t want you hanging about the streets. It’s not a nice place for a young girl to be.

4. When your older do you really want to be harassed by kids hanging outside shops in their school uniform begging you to go in and buy them fags or alcohol? I didn’t think so. Stop it. It doesn’t make you look cool in any way. Believe me.

5. You don’t have to drink ridiculous amounts of alcohol at a house party. Who are you trying to impress? You look silly and will end up spending the night with your head down the toilet, whilst your mum is frantic and worrying about where the hell you are.

6. Your teachers are humans as well you know. So stop laughing at their weight, or that mole they have. Nobody’s perfect. Your words and your ridicule can hurt them a lot more than they let on. You will go home and not even give them a second thought, or feel guilty for tormenting them, whilst you have just ruined their day. Nice one.

7. I can guarantee that you will never see the boys you meet after school, after you have left. So stop going out of your way to hang out with them and impress them. You will look desperate and clingy, so hang out with your real friends and stop ditching them for losers. They won’t be in your future.

8. Your ‘boyfriend’ who is three years older, is only with you because he can’t get any girls his own age. He is using you. Open your eyes, silly girl! Why else would he be interested in you, unless he has a fetish for school uniforms? Find someone your own age, and don’t change for anybody.

9. Your make up probably looks ridiculous. Take a baby wipe to that orange face and get scrubbing! You don’t need make up to look good.
Keep it simple. Don’t look like you’ve been attacked by Crayola or that your tan is a new shade of ‘Wotsit’. Jesus you look utterly hilarious. It’s okay to be pale, and not have 10 layers of fake tan or foundation on. Not everybody does it!

10. Easy on them eyebrows! Stop plucking them away for god sake! This time next year you will have to resort to taking an eyebrow pencil and drawing eyebrows on, because you got rid of what was there! Why on earth would you do that? Get rid of your natural eyebrows just to replace them with hideous, uneven, dark slugs across your forehead. You need a new mirror.

11. Are you not bored of trying to get blonde hair yet? You are naturally dark and have dark features. Blonde does NOT suit you! And how many times have you tried to get blonde hair and ended up with frazzled, dead, orange hair. Just give up!

12. Just enjoy being young. Study hard and hang out with friends. You shouldn’t be drinking at your age or smoking. It doesn’t make you look fun at all.

13. Enjoy your innocence whilst you can. Losing your virginity shouldn’t be a competition, and just because half the girls in your year have lost it, doesn’t make it right. They will most probably be the ones that end up with loads of kids at a young age, so don’t worry if you are called ‘frigid’.

14. When your friend updates their MSN Messenger status, with a list of all their girl mates, and your name is last, it’s really not the end of the world. Trust me. Don’t get angry and think ‘OMG she’s such a bitch! I’m going to delete her now’ it’s pathetic.

15. Eat rubbish foods whilst you can! Yes burgers, happy faces, pizza. It’s okay! When you are older you won’t have the privilege of fast metabolism, so enjoy it now!

My Fave January Beauty Products

With Christmas over and well out the way, I have enough gift sets and beauty products to last me all year! Not that I’m complaining of course. I have enough body butters, moisturisers and bath sets to open up my own shop! This gives me a perfect opportunity to try them all out and write reviews which I LOVE!

I have also been daring and bought some new products which I COULDN’T WAIT to try out.

1. I’ll start off with my new facial moisturiser. My skin is very dry, and I am always reaching for my moisturiser. Especially with this cold weather making it TEN times worse. I picked up this cute little tube of ‘Nivea Daily Essentials, Rich Moisturising Day Cream’ from… believe it or not, my local CO-OP!  This cream is specifically for dry and sensitive skin. And I have to say it works a treat! It was surprisingly cheap and didn’t cost more than a couple of pounds. For such a bargain I am extremely impressed! This moisturiser actually lasts all day, from when I put it on in the morning, to when I get home at night. It relieves my skin from its dryness, and leaves it feeling refreshed and glowing. This was definitely a good buy for me!

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2. Next is ‘Loreal Paris’ Matt & Messy, Shine Free Salt Spray’ this product is meant to give your hair a tousled look. My hair is naturally wavy so I thought using this product would add more body and waves to it. I was not wrong. It comes in a small bottle, and a strong spray. I only needed to squirt it a couple of times onto my hair to get the effect. I sprayed onto my roots and ruffled my hair, whilst twisting some bits of hair around my finger. And immediately my hair had that ‘just off the beach’ look. I was expecting my hair to feel greasy, and for it to be visible that there is product in it, but it didn’t leave a trace of texture or greasiness, which is BRILLIANT of course! This is definitely a must try!

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3. I was bought a ‘Ted Baker London’ gift set which included a tiny bottle of perfume and a body wash. I don’t need to tell you how amazing they both smelled! I mean come on, it’s Ted Baker.. It’s going to be good.

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4. Next up is MUA’s ‘Out There Plumping Lip Gloss’ in shade – buff. Man is this stuff good! You can feel your lips tingling the minute you put it on, and immediately your lips look fuller, glossier and simply irresistible. This is my number one daily lip gloss, and I am constantly wearing it. It lasts for hours, and the shade I chose is a nude colour with a hint of pink which makes your lips look kissable at all times! I plan to stock up on this lip gloss and always have it at reach!

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5. I am LOVING this shade of nail varnish from MUA’s range called ‘Red Rose’ its absolutely gorgeous! I have always been a fan of their products, and this nail varnish is on my daily beauty list!

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6. I decided to give Loreal Paris’ New Hot & Smooth Hot Straight Cream’ a go, as my hair is naturally wavy and is completely out of control unless throughly straightened and hair-sprayed; and this tamed my hair tremendously!

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So these are my January beauty must haves! I am extremely pleased with these products!

Your Simple Guide To Happiness

We all struggle to feel good about ourselves from time to time, so I have come up with a list of things we can do to make things seem a bit more positive. It’s not all bad you know..

1. Boost your confidence.

The first week of the month, is always worrying as we set ourselves expectations for the month ahead, and it seems like a mission to get there. Instead of worrying about things to come, look at what you achieved last month, and the problems you have overcome. Be it a row with your boss that you managed to get over, something that has annoyed you that you managed to move on from, getting over a fear or worry that you had, or reaching a goal that has taken you a while to achieve. There is always something that you can be proud of.

2. Spend wisely. 

Yay! It’s payday! But before you do your usual, of spending it on all the latest clothes and accessories and blowing your wages within the first week. Do something good for you. Get a facial or a massage, treat yourself to a new hair cut or colour; or go out for a meal with friends and socialise. Surveys have shown that people who spend their money on socialising with friends or their partner, do not regret wasting that money, as they have got an experience out of it. Those who waste it all on clothes, look back at the end of the month and regret spending that money.

3. Plan a holiday.

We ALL need a break. Even if you just go away for a weekend, or spend one week away. It gives you a well deserved break, time to relax, and something to look forward to throughout the year. Search for cheap deals online, and you can get a real bargain!

4. Find some you time.

You don’t have to spend every night with your loved one. Set aside an evening here and there where you can do what you want to do. Download a fitness app, do some exercises, or download a meditation app where you will be at peace, and feel completely relaxed and positive after.

5. Post something positive.

The majority of us all have an Instagram or a Facebook account that we post on now and again. Instead of trying to grab attention by posting something negative, and waiting for the comments to roll in; post something nice. Something you are looking forward to, a photo or a quote that makes you happy. Just something to show your not all doom and gloom.

6. Get cosy.

It’s getting colder. Grab yourself a faux fur blanket, a thick fleecy dressing gown, or something made out of cashmere wool. Textures that are soft have been found to be emotionally comforting, so grab yourself a cup of tea, stock up and snuggle up!

7. Keep tidy. 

I know. It can be hard to find the time to keep your bedroom tidy. But making your bed every morning, bringing the cups down when you have finished with them, and picking up your socks from the middle of the floor, will save time when you get in from work, and you can just relax without wasting your evening picking up clutter. Having control of the little things in our lives, helps us to feel more in charge just generally.

8. Get shaking.

This is funner than you think! When we are stressed out, the neurones in our brain are messed up, but if you shake yourself about, it will trigger a relaxation response. So dance around to your favourite song! Bounce around, and shake your arms and legs! Trust me, it will bring a positive impact!

9. Give yourself some vitamins.

Lacking energy? Feel drained and tired? You are probably lacking in vitamins. Make an appointment with your doctor to find out what vitamins you are lacking in, and buy some tablets. It could be B12 you need, Vitamin C, or even Zinc. If you can’t get these vitamins from the food you eat, then it is important you are getting in some other way, such as taking these supplements.

10. Be kind to a stranger.

Is there someone standing on the bus or train because there are no seats left? Offer them yours! Are there homeless people that you walk past every day, without giving them a second look? Give them your spare change, or buy them a coffee! Most people will really appreciate your generosity and it will put a smile on your face aswell as theirs! Give yourself a reason to feel proud!

11. Put your health first.

Every now and then, swap that chocolate bar for a piece of fruit, and that glass of coke for a glass of water. This will benefit you in so many ways, such as improving your skin, giving you more energy, and feeling better all round.

12. Go for a jog one evening. 

It’s amazing how going for a run can put you in such a good mood. Yes it’s hard if you have never done it before, but start slowly and push yourself, and you will come back aching, but feeling good! You feel like you have done something worthwhile, and can sit back and relax when you get in, feeling  good about yourself, and your frame of mind will be more positive than before! Really!

13. Keep a diary. 

It’s been proven that we remember negative things more than the positive, and this is such a shame. Keeping a diary, will help you to remember the good things that have happened, and when you are feeling down you can look back through it and read memories that will bring a smile to your face.

14. Have a duvet day.

What a brilliant idea, I hear you say! We all love being lazy now and again, so one weekend spend a day doing ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! Yep, zero, zilch. Stay in bed and have a day of watching your favourite films, surfing the web on your laptop, or chilling to music. It will help you to completely relax, and you go back to work feeling like you have actually had break for once!

15. Get some fresh air.

Put on your winter jacket and boots, and go outside for a walk. You don’t have to be out for long, but getting just 20 minutes of fresh air, will help to clear your mind. Also there are always things to see along the way, be it a beautiful sky or flowers if your into nature, and you can always snap a few photos of your sights.

16. Clear out your wardrobe.

Admit it. You have waaay more clothes than you need, and you haven’t worn half of them in years! Get them out and sort out what you don’t want anymore. Give them to charity or sell them! You will have a lot more free room in your wardrobe, and it won’t be so stressful finding an outfit as you can actually see what you have.

27 Things That Happened At A Pre Teen Girls Sleepover

Ah the joys of being young and single. When you and the girlies would have weekly sleepovers. At first you would plan to have a sleepover with one friend, but once the rest of your group catches whiff, they would end up inviting themselves along. Then come the stages of begging your mum for days if it can be hosted at your house.

“You can have one friend stay over only, and I have to speak to her mum first to make sure it’s okay” What that really meant was, I have never met this friend before or spoken to her parents, so I must call to make sure they are not psychopaths, that way I know their child won’t be a problem. Stop being so annoying mum! You beg for ages, and end up resulting in literally being on your knees, making all kinds of promises to do the washing up for a week, all the housework, walk the dog, and clean her car, aswell as the bathroom. In the end she gives in, under the circumstance that you will all go to bed at 10pm, not make a mess, and keep the noise down.

RESULT!

You text all your friends to tell them the good news, making out your mum was ‘cool’ about it the whole time. Then that Friday or Saturday night comes..

1. You put on your favourite T-shirt, and attempt to crinkle your hair. Cute.

2. They all turn up one by one, with their bright coloured sleeping bags, and a bag full of films and snacks.

3. You start off extremely hyper, and all agree to do an ‘all nighter’ What a fantastic idea! Staying awake ALL night, causing mayhem and not getting any sleep! What’s better than that? Oh dear..

4. Your mum has already bought the sugar supplies. Cherryade, Cream Soda, Lemonade, Ice Cream, Haribos, Strawberry Laces, Chocolate. Thanks mum!

5. You decide to order a pizza. Again your mum has to get her purse out and do the dirty work for you. It was expected of her of course, so a thank you was not in the question. You decide you have to have more pizzas than necessary, a ridiculous amount of toppings, and all the sides. Well garlic bread and chicken strips are just so nice!

6. You have already gathered up a collection of your favourite dvd’s. Mean girls, the Scary Movie collection, shh don’t tell mum, and many others that you have seen a hundred times over.

7. Your friends also bring a collection of films, one of them particulary has an obsession with horror films.

8. Your mum walks in as you are trying to put Scary Movie on. “Turn that off right now! I can see the 15 certificate, you are not old enough! What will your friends parents say?” Jesus mum, it’s no big deal, all the other parents allow it!

9. You over eat, to the point where you are literally about to sick. You can feel the pizza, pop and sweets churning around your stomach and you vow not to eat anymore, but find yourself picking 10 minutes later.

10. You all get your pyjamas out, and compare them to see who has the coolest. They are all pretty babyish, but you have chosen your favourite ones that you think are grown up.

11. You do each others hair and make up and get the disposable camera out to capture the moment.

12. You have all purchased a face mask each (usually from Superdrug) there is a selection between chocolate, strawberry smoothie, cooling cucumber, tropical cocktail, you name it.. From heating to clay masks they are all there.

13. You put your face masks on and play a game of truth or dare. You end up texting something embarrassingly cringy to your crush, and before you know it you have told your friends about the time you wet the bed,  and have put a mixture of sweets into your drink and downed it. Now you feel even more ill..

14. You all think it’s a great idea to go and jump on the bed whilst throwing pillows at each other! Yes this really did happen.

15. You take it in turns to log onto MSN and update your status, including every girl at the sleepovers name with a heart next to it, and let everyone on your friends list know what a great time your having, and all the silly things you have got up to so far! Cooooool..

16. You all then confess which boy you fancy, and tell each other how you are going to get him to ‘ask you out’.

17. After another few glasses of cherryade you are dancing around the house! You are literally high on sugar.

18. Of course, you happen to have marshmallows, and heat chocolate up so you can dip them into it. YUMMY! 

19. When the marshmallow dipping gets too sickly, you then decide to have a contest of ‘chubby bunnies’ and fill your mouth with as many marshmallows as possible; making it impossible to actually eat them all.

20. The diaries come out, and you all tell each other your BIGGEST secrets.

21. Someone gets too hyper and knocks the cherryade over and stains the carpet. Oh no! Quick put something over it to hide it from mum!

22. You prank call the boys, looking through your address book with all their home numbers in. SO FUNNY! They’ll never know it’s us!

23. You all get into your sleeping bags and put a film on, and say your going to sleep.

24. Of course this doesn’t happen, and you all get giggly and start shouting, causing your mum to come down and say that if you don’t all quieten down, they can go home!

25. Someone starts complaining that they have eaten too much and are going to be sick. Egh who invited them? Wimp..

26. Someone falls asleep first, and you all decide it would be a BRILLIANT idea to draw on their face and write a silly word across their forehead such as ‘loser’ your all too funny!!

27. You then all finally get to sleep, leaving the TV on fall blast, and the room in an utter state..

20 Things Girls Say VS What They Actually Mean

We women are confusing creatures. We are not simple and can be annoyingly difficult.
It is hard for men to understand women an awful lot of the time, due to men not always being able to pick up hints that we think we are dropping. Sometimes we think that men should know what we are really thinking, even if that is the opposite to what we are saying.

For example if I say to my boyfriend ‘you can have that last slice of pizza’ what I really mean is – I really want that last slice, but I don’t want to seem greedy and I am trying to be nice, please say no and insist on me eating it. True story.
Sometimes it is easier for us to beat around the bush, rather than coming out and saying what we are actually thinking, as we worry about the reaction we will get and how we are portraying ourselves.
It’s silly isn’t it?

Here are some common things that we women say, and what we actually mean.

1. I’m not hungry at the moment.

I can’t think of what I fancy to eat, but if you start eating, I will want what your having and will soon join in and take your food, and don’t you dare moan about it.

2. I feel ugly today. 

Please reassure me and tell me that I look nice, I just need some comfort and sympathy.

3. You’ve forgotten when my birthday is?

You better be joking, or start running as I am about to kick your ass.

4. It’s fine.

It is most certainly not okay. We need to talk about this for a long period of time until you have apologised for whatever it is you have done and give me a damn good reason.

5. I don’t know why other girls don’t like me much.

I am a bit of a bitch, okay I admit it. But I just want to seem nice and a good person so you don’t think bad of me.

6. I forgive you.

Nope. Any time I make a mistake which is not as bad as this, I will be bringing this up to throw back in your face. This is not forgotten. Oh hell no. 

7. Do you think she’s pretty?

Even if she’s a goddamn supermodel, you better point out a flaw, and tell me she ‘isn’t your type’.

8. I’ll be ready in five minutes.

I just need to re-do my hair and make up, get my bag sorted, and look in the mirror another thousand times before I can leave the house, and then go running back in to make sure all appliances are turned off.

9. I’m not drinking tonight.

Well I can have one.. 5 drinks later and I’m toooo drunk.

10. I won’t tell anyone.

Well just my best friend of course, and anyone else who brings up a similar subject and I want to get involved. Oh and maybe my mum.

11. Being a girl sucks.

I am on my period, please make me feel comfortable, bring me chocolate and entertain me.

12. Do you think I’m too emotional?

Am I crazy? Please tell me? Am I insane? What do you think of me?

13. Am I over reacting?

I know I am, but please tell me your on my side and that you agree with me, so I don’t feel like I’m a lunatic.

14. I have nothing to wear.

My wardrobe is so full of clothes, I don’t know where to start. I need something new so I don’t have to dig through everything I own.

15. I woke up like this.

I spent ages getting ready. You must believe that this is my ‘natural’ look.

16. It’s up to you.

Careful. This is a test. In actual fact it is not up to you, and the next few words you utter, better be well thought out before answering. You must answer so it looks like it is your decision, but think very carefully about how she would answer, if it was her choice. You must answer as if it her that makes the decision, but the words need to come from your mouth. This will make you look caring and considerate, and also like you have the same interests.

17. I’ll just pop in, I won’t be a moment.

Cancel all your plans. If she’s not distracted by something then she will find a reason to drag the process out and end up spending half the day there. 

18. Have fun tonight.

Don’t you dare even look at another girl, let alone talk to her. I will find out.

19. Leave me alone.

Just go away for two minutes and let me calm down. Then come back, give me cuddles and tell me everything is going to be okay.

20. We need to talk.

You better think of everything you could have possibly done wrong, forgotten birthday? Anniversary? Whatever it is, it’s about to kick off. Rack your brains and be ready to be apologetic.

Ugh Women…

And there you have our secret.
This is the art of decoding what we really mean.
Use it wisely!