Hey lovelies! I hope everyone is doing ok in the lockdown wintery world. The sun is shining in Oxfordshire today despite the cold, which always make me feel happier. I'm looking forward to the Spring for sure! Anyway, over to today's blog post! I recently purchased this Skin Perfecting Oil from Monday's Child and I … Continue reading Monday’s Child Skin Perfecting Oil Review
Hey all! As I mentioned in my previous post, I've really re-found my love for reading in the past year. As it's a new year, I want to outline my reading goals for 2021. I've decided my target with be 21 books as it's the year 2021. This may not sound like a huge amount … Continue reading My Reading Goals for 2021
Hi everyone! Michelle 'Elle' here. If you're following my blog, you may wonder why the name has suddenly changed from Garnets and Glitter to Adventures of Elle. I love writing on and off on this blog, but the name just didn't seem right anymore. I started this current blog in 2017 and I initially wrote … Continue reading 2021 – New Year New Blog Name! How I grew in 2020.
Hey! I don't quite know how we are already near the end of another year, and what a year it has been. I shan't be sad to see the back of 2020, although it has taught me many lessons, and I've certainly changed a lot, hopefully for the good! One thing I've focused on is … Continue reading My Top Ten Eco-Friendly Changes I’ve Made in 2020
Hey lovelies! If you follow me on Instagram you'll know that I recently purchased some products from Smol - laundry capsules, fabric conditioner and dishwasher tablets. As I now have had chance to use them quite a few times, I wanted to discuss my findings! I'll start by saying that if you haven't seen my … Continue reading Smol Eco-Friendly Household Products Review
*WARNING - this post contains some big spoilers. I had tried to keep it to a minimum but I got way too overexcited so you haven't read this book yet and don't want to find out anything about it, don't read on. If you haven't read the first book A Court Of Thorns and Roses, … Continue reading A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas – Book Review
Hey guys! I've been meaning to write this post for a while but here we go! Back in late June I ordered the Wild Refillable Natural Deodorant. If you haven't heard about this brilliant product yet, where have you been? Over the course of the year I've been slowly but surely making changes to the … Continue reading Wild Refill Natural Refillable Deodorant Review
Hey all! Slight disclaimer, that I am not vegan at the moment, but I have been enjoying experimenting with vegetarian and vegan dishes and trying to cut down on my meat and dairy consumption, to in turn try and lower my effect on the planet. My favourite simple recipe at the moment is my Mexican … Continue reading My Vegan Mexican Sweet Potato Chilli Recipe
Hey all! In honour of #PlasticFreeJuly I want to talk about becoming a bit more eco-friendly and my recent #SaveSomeGreen order. I just want to say a little disclaimer first. I am in no way completely plastic free or zero waste, and I'm not trying to be preachy. I'm just making small changes as and … Continue reading My Eco-Friendly Save Some Green ‘Haul’!
So last year, I went pumpkin picking (and had the best time) and I saved the seeds. I dried them and kept them safe in a jar, with the intention of planting them this year. I love Autumn and Halloween so growing my own pumpkins sounded like such a good plan! I wasn't sure if … Continue reading My first attempt at growing vegetables… and what I’m learning and loving with gardening.