I was oblivious to the world of eye creams, and the importance of using one, until one person too many asked me if I was tired. That was in my early twenties, so lack of sleep was probably a part of it. I decided to find an eye cream or treatment to help reduce my dark circles. There are … Continue reading Under Eye Dark Circles : My Eye Cream Journey
Author: Tifa @blogcreatifa
Is It Still February?
My dad called this morning, as he routinely does every morning. He mentioned that my youngest brother has been offered a promotion at work. He had been filling in for someone who was away, and now he's been offered the position permanently. I was immediately filled with pride but then sadness overcame me. Mum always … Continue reading Is It Still February?
I’ll Never Forget
I'll Never forget... Monday, the 21st of February, 2000. The doctor had said mum could come home for the weekend but it'd probably be the last time that she did. Dad kept repeating those words and crying, as we were following the ambulance back to the hospice. Dad used to break down all the time … Continue reading I’ll Never Forget
Tom & Jerry, London Designer Outlet and More
I've written a lot about my interests, but I feel like I've left out the most important part of my life... My family! I am blessed to have a wonderful, loving family; my husband, HD, and our two wonderful boys, Tom and Jerry. Tom is six going on to sixteen, he likes to be heard, … Continue reading Tom & Jerry, London Designer Outlet and More
‘Tadpole’s Promise’ – A Bittersweet Love Story
'Tadpole's Promise' is a children's book about love. I first came across this last year, when my five year old brought it home in his school book bag. Where the willow meets the water a tadpole met a caterpillar. They gazed into each other's tiny eyes... ...and fell in love. She was his beautiful rainbow, … Continue reading ‘Tadpole’s Promise’ – A Bittersweet Love Story
Embroidery Inspired by a ‘Mystery’ Stitch
One of the worst qualities about myself is that I get really passionate about something for a few days (or weeks or months), but then lose interest when something new comes along. I mean to the point of obsession, where I will think about it and work on it, in every spare second that I … Continue reading Embroidery Inspired by a ‘Mystery’ Stitch
If Engineers Are Nerds, Then Nerds Must Be Cool!
When I say I have an interest in Engineering... It's actually a bit more than that. I have a BSc and MSc in Engineering. It was my chosen career path, not by chance, but by choice. I love Engineering. I'm fascinated by how things work. When I was ten or eleven our karaoke machine stopped … Continue reading If Engineers Are Nerds, Then Nerds Must Be Cool!
Authentic Home-Made Chicken Curry: Recipe
Hello! Today I'm very excited to be sharing with you my own recipe. I learnt how to cook through trial and error, and this is my most-cooked dish. I like to cook freestyle, by taste, but have tried to quantify this as best as I could. Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients … Continue reading Authentic Home-Made Chicken Curry: Recipe
Making Make-up Work: Lips
Hello lovelies, We've all purchased make-up that has ended up in the back of the drawer for one reason or another. I want to share ways that you can get the most out of your unused products. Today I will be focusing on lip products. The MUA lipsticks below (top to bottom) are in the … Continue reading Making Make-up Work: Lips
Best Ever Chocolate Brownies
Hello my Creative Cherubs, Years ago, when I first tried chocolate brownies, it was love at first taste. I was on a mission to find the "best ever chocolate brownies", so that's what I searched on the internet, and I came across this recipe by Orlando Murrin. They are honestly the best brownies I have … Continue reading Best Ever Chocolate Brownies