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Sex, Lies and Online Dating

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Sex, Lies and Online DatingI’m not a huge fan of books, in fact its a rare occasion if you see me engrossed in a good novel unless I’m sunbathing on the beach or relaxing by the pool. However my fiance recently bought me a selection of Little Black Dress Books and I have been absolutely hooked. The first one I read was called The Batchalorette Party, a romantic comedy about a bride to be who has one or two secrets that all spill out on her drunken hen night. A great read for any girl who fancies a few chuckles to herself.

I have just finished my second novel in the collection entitled Sex, Lies and Online Dating. After reading the first few chapters a month or so ago I can’t say it really grabbed me but after reading the third chapter I could not put it down. The book follows two lives, a mystery writer called Lucy and an undercover detective named Quinn. They meet online and decide to set up a date, Lucy needs inspiration for her latest book and Quinn has a murder case to solve that the police think Lucy is linked to due to the relationship between her stories and the actual murders.

This novel isn’t half as funny as The Batchelorette Party but is such a fantastic read. You are right there as their relationship develops into much more than just a coffee date and you will be guessing who the murderer is the whole way through. I guessed who it was about 3/4 of the way through!

Sex, Lies and Online Dating is written by Rachel Gibson and is available at Amazon for the bargain price of £3.49 – a perfect stocking filler!

Girls Aloud Tour 2008

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Girls Aloud CalendarExciting news, Girls Aloud are on tour in 2008. Nadine, Cheryl, Nicola, Kimberley and Sarah will be joining together for a huge tour with lots of dates in May 2008 to please fans all around the country.

Beginning on the 7th of May 2008 in Glasgow the girls will be making stops in Bournemouth on the 11th of May, London on the 17th of May, Cardiff on the 18th of May, Sheffield on the 21st of May, Newcastle on the 25th of May and Manchester on the 31st of May to name a few.

Book your tickets at www.seetickets.com. Tickets start at £26 plus a booking fee and transaction fee. Also if you’re a big fan of Girls Aloud check out their 2008 calendar at Amazon, currently on sale for just £4.99.

Pirates Of The Caribbean 3: At World’s End

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Pirates Of The Caribbean 3The day has finally come when Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World’s End is released on DVD. The third installment was released on Monday 19th of November in stores nationwide and plans to be as popular as it was at the cinema.

Join Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swan (Keira Knightley) on their continuing quest to free Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) complimented by more humour and fantastic special guest stars.

You can get your copy from www.amazon.co.uk for £14.96 with free delivery in the UK with their Super Saver Delivery or go and buy it from a store in person today. Perhaps if you don’t own all three or someone close does not, purchase Pirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl and Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Mans Chest too, the perfect Christmas gift!

Laura Ashley 3 for 2

Monday, November 12th, 2007

It is essential to invest in your Christmas gifts for others early, so making good use of the offers around at the moment is a good idea.

Laura Ashley Products

Laura Ashley is offering 3 for 2 on selected home ware furnishings, the ideal gifts for female relatives. Perhaps some elegant cocktail or wine glasses would be a lovely gift, very practical and in red are ideal for the season. The Red Lustre Dot Cocktail Glass is £7 as is the Red Lustre Dot Wine Glass and ordering a set of 3 would benefit you as you would only pay for 2. Or how about this Fabulous 3 Tiered Mirrored Cake Stand, an original gift, decorative and also practical, costing £28. The cake stand is also available on the 3 for 2, but there is so much more to choose from.

Extras Series 1

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Extras DVDI know it’s been around for a long time but I love it and it’s only £5.47! Ricky Gervais is hilarious and when he teams up with celebrities it just compliments his fantastic sense of humour.

Enjoy Ricky Gervais, with famous actors such as Kate Winslet, Les Dennis, Patrick Stewart, Ben Stiller and Samuel L. Jackson to name a few, who act on set while Gervais perseveres on as an extra.

At the moment it is available at Amazon for just £5.47 with free delivery if you spend more that £15, ideal for a Christmas present or a comedy fix. Extras series 2 is also available at Amazon costing £14.98.

Cushion Comfy

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Red Embroidered CushionIts always welcoming when your friends and family make an effort to decorate their home. Being at university my friends usually put their energy into decorating their bedrooms and the amount of cute cushions I have seen recently is ongoing… I really appreciate the beauty of cushions and how they can make a bland room look beautiful.

Cream Embroidered  CushionLaura Ashley has some fabulous cushions and with a sale on at the moment it’s the best time to invest. This Embroidered Cushion, now £15 down from £30 in burgundy is pretty and would look wonderful with deep coloured room décor such as midnight blues and purples. Or perhaps for lighter coloured bedroom décor this Square Damask Cushion costing £10.80 down from £30 would be better suited in cream.

HQ Outlet Store

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Diesel Hipper JeansWe all love a good bargain, so this on line store www.hqoutletstore.com that provides a huge selection of name brands at an amazing reduced rate is probably a girls idea of heaven!

They have everything from Christmas gift ideas and skincare to jewellery and men’s fashion, there really is a huge range of bargains to search through. Its all surplus stock, end of line ranges and past seasons items that are available with superb deals.

I think the best bargain I managed to find on this site is these Diesel Hipper Jeans. I have never managed to bring myself to part with the hundreds of £’s that Diesel normally demand but £29.99 I’m definitely willing to pay, which is how much you can pick a pair up for – that’s a whopping 73% discount as they normally retail at £115.

YSL Touche EclatI will also now be buying one of my favourite beauty products – YSL Touche Eclat from this site only as they are charging a mere £17.95 compared to the normal £24. I would be be crazy not too!!!

With Christmas getting closer and purse strings pulling tighter, I would recommend everyone visiting this site and with savings like these you never know you might find yourself having some spare cash to hit the new year sales – everyone’s a winner!

Hire Your Favourite Designer Bag

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Balenciaga city bagUnable to afford that dream designer bag, the Balenciaga City, the Chloe Paddington, the Mulberry Bayswater or whatever takes your fancy? Hire it from as little as £5 per week at Handbag Hire HQ.

The company has a huge range of the most coveted ‘it’ bags in the fashion industry and are catering for the fashion savvy who cannot afford to blow a months wage on a bag. To make use of this service you must become a member at which the cost is £7.50 per month and then you can rent whatever you wish. The smaller designer bags start at £5 per week and can range up to £30 or more for the most wanted ‘it’ bag of the season.

My favourite, the Balenciaga city bag in rubino is currently £90 to hire for a month and £30 to hire for a week.

Visit www.handbaghirehq.com for more information and rent that bag for a week or a month.

The New Fashion Bible

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

Rachel Zoe's New BookHot off the press, I’m informed of a new book from Hollywood’s hottest stylist to the stars, Rachel Zoe. The book titled, Style A to Zoe: The Art of Fashion, Beauty And Everything Glamour, will be available to purchase on the 6th of December 2007, just in time for Christmas.

Rachel Zoe has an uber-stylish clientèle, including some of the biggest names in fashion, Mischa Barton, Nicole Richie, Lindsay Lohan and Keira Knightley to name a few. So it would make perfect sense that Rachel would release a book with some of the best kept fashion and beauty secrets along with advice the stars themselves use.

You can currently order your copy from Amazon.co.uk for just £11.04 , which is a great deal as the recommended retail price is £16.99.

Skinny Bitch – The Must Have New Diet Book

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Skinny BitchSkinny Bitch is a “no-nonsense, tough-love guide for savvy girls who want to stop eating crap and start looking fabulous” according to the book’s front cover, and that it certainly is. The New York Times best seller, written by Rory Freedman, a former model agent and Kim Barnouin, a former model has won critical acclaim and great publicity with even the famous such as Victoria Beckham photographed reading it.

The book’s hard hitting approach can work if you have strong will power and listen to things that are indeed true even if you cannot see the light at the other side. Throughout the duration of the book’s pages you will learn about the ingredients in food and why it is bad for you, what you should cut out and what you should eat. It’s impossible not to laugh, listen and be surprised whilst reading this book.

Get your copy from Amazon.co.uk for £3.99.