What music and playlists I am listening to at the moment

Hey guys

As it is approaching that time of year where everyone seems to feel like a big kid (yeah I mean CHRISTMAS!!!!) I figured that I would let you guys know what music I am listening to and also what playlists I am listening to and created on Spotify (no this is not sponsored by them!!!!).

I will admit the choices are quite eclectic ranging from Country music to Pop but I figured what the hell this is what I enjoy listening to.  So here goes:-

Country Music

I am absolutely loving listening to country music at the minute especially on my way into work and the music ranges from Blake Shelton to Kelsea Ballerini.  My favourite Country song at the minute has to be by Jason Aldean called “Burnin’ it Down”.  I think it is quite a sexy song and I absolutely love listening to it.

Pop Music

There are really only two people (one is a group) that I am currently listening to and they are Little Mix and Olly Murs.  I think they are absolutely brilliant and the Little Mix albums definitely get you in a frame of mind where you can conquer absolutely anything especially the song “Power”.

Now getting onto Spotify.  I have created a number of playlists on here which as you can probably tell from above are mainly country music.  However I have created a couple of playlists that are not 100% country and they are:-

Packing for vacation

Tidying playlist

RnB Mix

Morning Routine


Alesha (purely because I think she is fantastic)

Sleep Playlist

Winter Morning Routine

Ariane Winter (Ok I admit it I like Ariane Grande – more since what she did for Manchester!!)

Christmas (this was a given as I couldn’t find an excuse to constantly Jon Bon Jovi – Please Come Home For Christmas at any other time)

I hope you like the music and also I hope you are enjoying the blogs so far!

Happy reading peeps and let me know what you think of the playlists (once again I am not sponsored by Spotify – if I was you guys know I would tell you!)

Love ya!!

Lizanne-style xoxo

November Favourites

Hey peeps.

I haven’t done a favourites since I started this blog so I decided to do one now.

A lot of my favourites for November are not make-up related but there is still some make-up that I have loved using in November.

Make-up Favourites

NYX Total Drops Foundation

I have been using this the whole month of November and am absolutely loving it.  It has been fantastic for my skin and used in conjunction with my other favourite make-up product of this month my foundation looks flawless all day.

Too faced Hydrating Primer

I use this in conjunction with the Make Up Forever Mattifying primer to control an oily T-Zone.  I find that this primer also acts as a very lightweight moisturiser and ensures that my foundation (high-end or drugstore) always looks flawless.

Make Up Forever Eyeshadow

The Make Up Forever Eyeshadows are in my opinion the best that I have tried so far.  There is virtually no kickback when you pick up shadow on your brush and virtually no fall out even from the gold shadow which contains a small amount of glitter.  They are easy to blend and do not lose their pigmentation and the shimmery shades are easily intensified by using MAC Fix +.  I would recommend these shadows to anyone, however, as they are high-end I would recommend getting the refill plans and making your own palette.

I cannot do a monthly favourites without mentioning my favourite make-up brand which is Nars Cosmetics.  It may not please everyone that I like Nars make-up but it is my personal opinion that they have a very good selection of make up ranging from primers to liquid lipsticks etc.

My non-make-up favourites

Primark clothing

What can I say except Yay!!!!!

The jeans are the softest and most comfortable jeans every and for between £9.00 to £10.00 you cannot go wrong.  I will keep buying these as even when washed they still retain their shape more than other brands I have tried.

Their cardigans are the best and for £8.00 I had to buy 2.  They are perfect for travelling and layering as they can be easily worn under a leather jacket if you get too cold.

As I was going on a weeks’ holiday at the end of September I decided that I needed a small backpack and as I was already shopping in Primark I decided to have a look and see what they had.  I was going to have a look at their shoes department and had to walk past the bags.  I then spotted their small backpacks and decided to have a look.  I was thinking there was nothing there when I saw a blue backpack with a lot of bright coloured embroidery on it.  I decided that it would be perfect and it is!!! For £9.00 it is well worth the money and has been my go to bag ever since I came back from holiday.

I will admit I did buy some gym wear in Primark but as I have not worn it apart from the trainers which I will say are the comfiest trainers I have ever wore (memory foam inner sole) and for £10.00 I was very pleasantly surprised.

I apologise that all the non-make-up favourites are from Primark but what can I say they are fantastic from price and quality.  Although the clothes tend to cost from between £8.00 to £20.00 the quality is as good as something that costs £50.

Hope you enjoy the blog!!!!

Happy reading peeps

Lizanne-style xoxo


Fudget Budget App Review

Hey Peeps.

I use this app everyday to help me budget and it really works.  I wish I had discovered this app ages ago!!!

This app is free on iTunes and Android phones but it does have in-app purchases (these are upgrades).  If you are not sure then I would suggest trying the free version first for a few months to see how you find it.  Admittedly I have only been using it for a month but I love it!!!!

Everytime I want to buy something I check my phone and see what my balance is and if it is below a certain amount I walk away.  The best rule I have ever come across is if you see something you like think a) what do I have that will go with it, b) will I use it more than once and c) am I able to pay cash if not walk away.

Now I will admit that I am not the best with money but this app has helped loads.  As soon as I see that I am getting to a certain level on my balance I know that I can’t spend anymore.  I also try and stick to a budget of about £300 per month which has to pay for day to day living.

I am also considering getting an app to help with keeping track of my budget.  I will see what’s out there and review it later for you guys.

Happy reading & hope you find this helpful.

Lizanne-style xoxo