Tegan and Sara Love You To Death

So it is no secret that my favourite band is Tegan and Sara. So now after over a month of listening here is my review of their latest album Love you to death.

Love you to death is the 8th album from the twin sisters from Calgary, Canada. This album has carried on from Heartthrob in a more synth pop type of sound, compared to their previous albums such as the con and so jealous that feature more indie sound.

The tracks are all written by Tegan and Sara and this album gives a lot more personal lyrics. These are lyrics about both romantic encounters and their own personal relationship with each other.

Here is a track by track breakdown.

That Girl
This song is all about turning into something you never thought you would ever be. 'When did I become that girl that girl I see' 'baby recognise me' this shows the transformation into something you never wanted to be however over time you have gradually changed and even your loved ones can not recognise you. 

Faint of heart
This song is about a relationship that everyone is trying to warn you off getting into. This love aint made for the faint of heart, when its love its tough. This is showing how tough a typical relationship can be but if both of you want the relationship you will fight to make it work

Sara said in previous interviews this was about a relationship she was in where the woman she was dating had just come out of a relationship with a man. She also went on to say how it is also around gender roles placed within same sex relationships 'kiss me like your boyfriend, you call me up like you want  your best friend'  

Dying to know
This song is all about a relationship that has ended ad one person is still clinging on to what they had and also how they are upset about how much they let the other person in. 'Do you ever think about me at all' 'see your face makes it hard to move on' This song shows how vulnerable someone can be after a breakup and how they are struggling to move on without answers to questions.

Stop Desire
This song is all about someone who is wanting to take their current relationship to the next level and are hoping the other person is feeling the same way. 'If there's passion turn it into action' this is showing how the other person craves the physical attention in the relationship however further lyrics suggest that the other may not be ready for this.

White Knuckles
The twins have said this is about their own sisterly relationship. 'Excuses for the bruises' this is to point out that the physical fights they have endured over the years took the toll on each of them and they were made to make excuses so people didn't see the real reason they were bruised. 'Cry wolf' also makes it seem like Sara is sick of hiding the truth and wants people to know what they are really like.

This is another one the Sara has written about her and Tegan's relationship. Sara has said in previous interviews that this song was written about her Montreal, where she went to get some space and left Tegan behind. 'I swear I tried to leave you a 100X' Says to us that Sara has been planning this for a while but hasn't yet had the guts to go ahead with what she really wants to do.

This is another Sara song but this puts a spin on what people may call normal relationships. 'I don't need a white wedding'. For the majority of women they want the whole fairy tale wedding days. However in this song Sara is letting her loved one know she doesn't need all that she just needs the person she is to love her back.

This is one of Tegan's songs and has such as great catchy backing track as well as great lyrics to go along with it. The song seems to be all about how she is admitting her flaws as a relationship is beginning to break down. 'Ask you for forgiveness, tell you I was wrong' This shows she is actually realising what she has done over the course of the relationship and will do what she can while clinging on to hope.

Hang on to the night
The final song on the album is such a moving one. When the tragic events of the Pulse nightclub happened this song started circulating around twitter. It gives so much hope when you feel like the world is against you and is very relatable. 'Hang on to the night, you got so much you gotta get through' The song gives so much hope that you aren't alone and things will end up getting better.

So there you go there si the album. My favourite so far if I had to pick would definitely be Hang on to the night as when you are down you can just put it on and instantly feel just a little better. Love You To Death is by far one of my top picks for 2016. Why not go take a listen over on YouTube or buy the album.


Do you like Tegan and Sara? What do you think to this album. Leave a comment below letting me know what you think.


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New in beauty

It isn't very often that I go treat myself these days, so when I do it's only for the things I have wanted for a while or that I actually need. Here are a few of the things I have bought lately.

L'Oreal Infallable fixing mist 
I am hoping to start wearing make up more often and I have heard this is good for setting make up in place. I honestly can't wait to put this to the test.

Nip and Fab glycolic fix cleanser
Again with me wanting to wear more make up I want to give this a go for removing the make up.

Pure clay charcoal detox mask
I want to start taking care of my skin a lot more as I keep having bad breakouts, so after seeing an advert for this on TV and seeing that it was on offer  I thought I would give it a go.

Colab Luxe shine
I have recently started to grow my hair. I wanted to get this to give it an extra boost on days where I want an extra bit of volume in my hair.

Nivea post shave balm 
This was mainly bought due to other bloggers recommendations. I can't wait to give this a go before applying my make up.

B Energised
This is from Superdrug. I got this as I struggle from really bad under eye circles and am always looking tired.  I am hoping this finally helps reduce the appearance of the eye circles.

Do you have any recommendations for what I can buy next? Let me know in the comments below.


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5 favourite beauty products

I have found myself trying a range of new products lately and here are a few of the ones I am finding myself loving. The naked 3 palette is a product I have had for a while but am trying get more use out of. I love the colours you get in this and they are also perfect for everyday wear. 

The VO5 casual control fluff tamer has been a life saver for me. After my hair has been dried or straightened I am left with static hairs. This has worked wonders for keeping those statics under control. 

This Mac foundation has been giving me great coverage the time I have been using it and I can see myself repurchasing this over and over again. Some people have said that this foundation can cause breakouts however I feel my skin has been a lot better.

Although my lashes are naturally long I love how this push up mascara gives them an extra lift. It is a lot better than any previous mascara's I have used. My eyelashes are also clumped together quite often but after using this they seem a lot better.

The collection eyebrow kit has become a life saver for me. My eyebrows are very thin and patchy so having this to fill them in has made them look a lot better and it's a lot better having my eyebrows looking nicely filled in.

What are your favourite products lately?  Do you have any recommendations? Let me know in a comment below.


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This week

Sunday's on the blog are going to be all about the week that has just passed. This week has been a basic one to be honest with you. Monday started off with a trip to the doctors which ended up going to hospital for an x-ray, which I really can't wait to get the results for.

Tuesday was a case of going to work and my nanna's for tea then as per usual it was straight back to bed for me. Wednesday and Thursday were basically the same but instead of going to my nanna's I spent the nights tidying my room, which seems to be needing to happen more often now.

Then the fun parts Friday I came round to my other half's where we chilled out and watched TV for the night. Saturday me and him then went to town to do a spot of shopping. Sunday is currently being spent planning out plenty of blog posts.

During the week I have also downloaded Pokemon Go. I am determined to find a Pikachu somewhere.

I have been reading: Plenty of blogs to try gather some inspiration.

I have been watching: Far too much Big Bang Theory. I am slowly becoming addicted again.

I have been listening to: Shura - Nothing real. I love this album I can not wait to see her live in December. I will be doing an album review very soon so keep an eye out for that.

One goal for next week:  Post everyday on this blog. I feel I have been neglecting it so I would like to put more time into this and maybe even create a new header.

What have you all done this week?  Let me know in the comments below.


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Mac Lipsticks

 The only time I really wear lipstick is when I am going out, however I want this to change so I have decided to start my own little Mac collection. I love the colours of these products I have got so far and I can't wait to try them all properly and build my collection.

Velvet teddy 

I love this subtle colour and it will be perfect for everyday wear. Plus I had seen this recommended by so many bloggers.

This colour I mainly got for recreating a Sara Quin makeup look which I have yet to do. There will be a post all about this when I get round to giving it a go,

Ruby Woo 

Who doesn't love a red lip? I love this colour as it is such a stand out. I can't wait to try this out and I may even try recreate a Lzzy Hale makeup look with this one.

What Mac products do you have in your collection? What would you recommend as my next colour? Let me know in a comment below.


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Skincare routine

 Hey Guys,

Lately I have been trying to take a lot more care when it comes to my skin. This is because recently I had a really bad break out and I want to do everything I possibly can to stop this from reoccurring. I use a few different items depending on if it is day time or night time. So here is what I use,

Day time

Nip & Fab dragons blood cleansing pads
I have recently started using these Nip & Fab dragons blood cleansing pads, so far they are doing quite a good job and I feel as though they do make my face that little big more refreshed.

Cocoa Butter lotion
I have found this to be super helpful and is actually starting to help decrease the visibility of my stretch marks.

No7 Day cream / simple moisturiser

I never use these together it is always one or the other at the moment. I am beginning to favour the No7 day cream as I find it hydrates my skin but also leaves it looking more refreshed than the Simple one does.

Night time

For nights I swap a few products around however I still use the Cocoa butter and cleansing pads. Added into my night time routine are,

Witch overnight serum

From using this I am noticing my blemishes reducing at a faster rate and they aren't really coming back in the same areas any more. I have also noticed it adds a bit of a softer feeling to my skin.

Garnier Micellar water

This is my second bottle but lately I only use this if I have worn a fair bit of make up and if I don't think the cleansing pads will take it all off.

Nivea night cream

This is my second pot of this and I honestly do think it keeps my skin hydrated through the night and it is always an added bonus when you wake up and your skin is smoother.

So there you have it there are the current skincare products I am using. Do you have any ideas to what would make a great addition? Let me know in the comments below.


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Top 5 accessories

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I can't go anywhere without a few accessories and I have noticed lately I am always picking up the same ones. So here are my top 5 go to accessories.

Chicago Bull snap-back

I got this last yer from an Adidas outlet store. I love wearing this with my baseball jacket, converse and skinny jeans. It is also perfect for those bad hair days.

Dragons egg necklace

My other half got me this as he know how bad my obsession with Khaleesi is. I love how it can just add a bit more personality to a casual outfit.

Michael Kors watch

I love this. I got it for my 21st birthday and all though I am very scared of it getting ruined. I love how it is such a statement piece when I wear it. Plus it is rose gold which makes it ten times better.

RayBan glasses

These make me look like a geek but they also look so cool. I don't know why but all the glasses I own are square. These are perfect for a casual look.

Sony Xperia Z5

This is my ultimate accessory that I can not leave the house without. I am so glad I finally went for a phone other than an Iphone as this is so much better. Plus with the 11GB of data I get I can keep up to date with blogs and twitter where ever I go.

So there you have it my top 5 accessories. What are yours? Leave a comment below. 


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The Disney tag

Hey guys,

So I am finally back and today I am going to start off with the Disney tag. Disney is something I have loved for a very long time and something I can't see myself growing out of very soon,

I first found the idea for this post over on A Yellow Brick Blog so thought it was time I gave it a go.

1, Favourite Disney Film?

This is easy for me without a doubt this is Lilo and Stitch. I have so many memories from this film and I am in love with Stitch. This is also a film I have watched far too many times.

2. Favourite Disney character?

This has to be stitch. My room is full of stitch figurines, soft toys etc and I even have him tattooed on my arm.

3. Favourite Disney Princess?

This has to be Ariel for me. Ever since I first watched the little mermaid I have loved her. Like stitch my room is full of Ariel things.

4. Rather be Aurora or Cinderella?

These are too I have never really been bothered with so if I had to give an answer I would probably say Cinderella.

5. Rather be Hercules or Tarzan? 

This is an easy one for me, it ha to be Hercules, his parents are gods and have you seen his strength?

6. Rather be Lizzie McGuire or Raven Baxter?

It has to be Raven Baxter for me I loved this show growing up and also she can see into the future who wouldn't want to do that?

7. Favourite Disney song?

For me this has to be one jump ahead from Aladdin. This is one of my most played on my ipod as I love the whole way one song can give such an insight to a characters life.

8. Which Disney character would be your best friend?

Again this is an easy choice and would have to be stitch. We could go on trouble causing adventures. Also when I was little my parents would tell me I had the same sort of cheekiness as him.

9. Which Disney character would be your pet?

Of course it would be Abu. Imagine the adventures you could have with him and stitch.

10. Have you ever been to Disneyland?

I went to Disneyland Paris when I was 4 and again when Lilo and Stitch came out. I also went to Disney world in Orlando in 2013. Hopefully this year I am going back to Paris too.

So there you have it there is my Disney tag. How would you answer some of these questions? Leave a comment below to let me know. Also if you have done the tag yourself leave your links below.


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