February takes with it Storm Doris (someone should have just passed her a gin), Valentine's, Jordan's 26th Birthday (wrong side of 25 now my love!), my half term holiday, some great blog events, exciting emails for future opportunities and so much more. In such a short month I've managed to cram a lot into the month, leaving me slightly overwhelmed and ready for a sit down. I've decided in the last few days that whilst I'm on holiday in April I will be opening my blog to guest posts, of which I'm really excited about because it's important in this community to support one another to be the best we can be. If you fancy featuring a post on my blog during that takeover then pop me an email.

I have so many favourites to talk about this month, I've realised there's more variety too!

I am a huge lover in using the Garnier Micellar water as part of my everyday skincare, I believe I have been using the product well over a year now so it was only right that I would give their new product, the Cleansing Gel Wash a go recently. A lot of people had said they didn't enjoy this product just as much as the Micellar water but I really like it, it makes my skin feel clean and refreshed after use as well as getting off all the make up I have worn during the day. It didn't hurt my eyes whenever I tried to use it to clean off any eye make up either so it's a really good product at a affordable price.

I love applying make up with make up brushes, even if washing the brushes is one of the chores I just don't enjoy doing. I have recently been using a bunch of new additions to my collections from Eco Tools* which I was kindly gifted to try out. First up, they are so soft and apply my make up well. I've found myself using the powder brush regularly as well as the blending sponges which I am definitely going to be repurchasing in the future. I would definitely purchase Eco Tool brushes, they're affordable and do just the job.

Another product in my skin care that I have been loving this month is the Merumaya Melting Cleansing Blam. I was gifted it a while back at a bloggers event and was still yet to use it, after all of this time I wish I had tried it sooner. I absolutely love it and have been using it whenever I am in the bath, it''s been my go to!

I have been watching so many different TV shows this month and two in particular I haven't been able to stop thinking about are Moorside and Apple Tree Yard which were both on BBC during February. Moorside starred one of my favourite actresses, Sheridan Smith in a two part drama series based on the kidnapping of Shannon Matthews. I can remember this case being on the news so well, it was quite uncomfortable watching it all unfold in this series.

Apple Tree Yard on the other hand is a four part provocative thriller that follows a scientist who is caught up in a damaging and compromising lie. It's based on the book by Louise Doughty and I was so gripped to the programme from the start, I finished watching it within 2 days. It's still available on the BBC IPlayer so if you enjoyed Doctor Foster last year you'll love this.

I'm completely captivated by listening to Rag'n'Bone Man recently, his voice is incredible! 

I've read another 5/6 books this month, two in particular that I enjoyed were Mara Wilson's Where Am I Now? which is a captivating read about her growing up as a child actor in the US. I found her chapters on Matilda and Robbie Williams pulled on my heartstrings. I also loved reading fellow blogger, Emma Gannon's book, Ctrl Alt Delete which I am urging all of my internet friends to read because the book is absolutely kick ass! I definitely want to reread this book later in the year once I've got through more of my reading list this year.

February has been another month seeing some great performances and March sets to be just (if not more) exciting. Two performances in particular that I have enjoyed have been Motionhouse Dance Company's Shattered which was easily one of the best dance productions I have ever seen, Secondly, the UK Tour premiere of The Wedding Singer was also a firm favourite, with it's 80s feel and incredible choreography I think audiences will love it just as much as I did. 

What have you enjoyed this February?

thanks for reading,
*The Eco Tools were kindly gifted to me in return for a review. All images and words are my own.