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    My Top 5 Blogging Tips For New Bloggers

      Welcome back, I started blogging in 2014 and came into it with no expectations. Blogging was nothing more than a hobby to me. Sweet Little Ramblings was a space to air my thoughts about anything and everything. It was the starting point for what I hoped would help improve my writing ability. But since the beginning, it has done so much more than that. Sweet Little Ramblings became Lucy Rambles because over these years I’ve grown as a blogger and a person. The initial blog URL no longer felt like me. Since changing my URL only a short few weeks ago, I have worked extra hard to improve my…

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    The Sun King by Allison Lee Palmer (Review)

    *spoiler alert* Goodreads Summary A Mother, Her Sun, And Mania In this fictionalized memoir, a mother recounts the emotional journey she and her son take when he becomes mentally ill. Jack is known as the Sun King because as a child he resembled the illustrated boy in his mother’s deck of tarot cards. Already on the verge of madness, Jack leaves for college in Ohio but secretly decides not to take his medicine. When Jack becomes manic, his mother must retrieve him from a psychiatric hospital and bring him home to Oklahoma. She and Jack spend the next year dealing with court hearings, doctor appointments, and counseling sessions precipitated by…

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    What was it like to be a VIP for a night with KISS Products?

    ‘Ello ‘ello, I’m super excited to share with you all what I was getting up to on Thursday 31 August. I was invited to attend an event at Grey Street Hotel in Newcastle to browse around KISS Products collection of false lashes and nails. Grey Street Hotel is so luxurious and was the perfect setting for the event. The event was set in the hotels beautiful All About You Urban Beauty Retreat and we received a glass of bubbly on arrival. Everywhere was so glitzy and glamorous which is honestly quite far from what I’m used to on a daily basis. But I loved it! I attended the event with…

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    NYX Lingerie Matte Liquid Lipstick review

    Hello all, So I’m back with another lip product review. This product has been heavily reviewed as *most* of us know and the majority rave about them. But it’s time to be more honest. I made my trip the NYX counter in Boots, Newcastle with my hopes set high. These liquid lipsticks were the ‘in-thing’ and everyone in the beauty world was talking about them. I had to get my hands on one to give it a try! The price tag of £6.50 was good, too. The shade I chose to buy is Exotic. It is a beautiful warm mahogany red shade and the pigmentation is great. So, they are not…