Monday’s Child Skin Perfecting Oil Review

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

My Reading Goals for 2021

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

2021 – New Year New Blog Name! How I grew in 2020.

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.

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas – Book 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

Wild Refill Natural Refillable Deodorant 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

My Vegan Mexican Sweet Potato Chilli Recipe

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

My Eco-Friendly Save Some Green ‘Haul’!

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’!

My first attempt at growing vegetables… and what I’m learning and loving with gardening.

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 ofΒ  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.