Keeping Up With Karen…

Keeping Up With Karen

Regardless how organised I am, every year it never ceases to amaze me how I always tend to find myself composing an exhaustive list a few weeks before the big day – even when I have myself CONVINCED beyond reason that everything is sorted. Have we a hidden stash of various batteries for Emma’s toys? What about crackers for the table? Oh and don’t forget a table cloth – has to be gold, gold’s the theme this year!! *chews on lip for fear of missing something else* Ahhhh, that’s it… DISPOSABLE NIBBLE TRAYS!!!

Yesterday I closed the laptop spent the entire day avoiding all thoughts of what’s on my to do list but instead made pizzas & watched Jurassic World with Ems & Steve. It was glorious. Not a string of tinsel or toy advert in sight. I can’t help thinking that at times the pressure we place on ourselves at Christmas is so overbearing it can zap the fun straight out of it. Forget the endless TV ad’s highlighting the latest 48″ Star Wars action figure or Beach House Barbie… just sitting around watching a whole load of dinosaurs causing carnage whilst nibbling on a Hawaiian thin crust with the family is a nice break from the constant reminders of an endless to do list. Don’t get me wrong I’m all for celebrating the festivities, but occasionally it can be a little too easy to forget the reason for the season. Stress less, enjoy more & be grateful for what we’ve already got, right? ❤

So for those of you who aren’t rushing around a shopping mall today but deciding to take a weekend off from the mayhem of planning etc. Here’s a quick recap of what fun shenanigans have been featuring on Confetti & Curves this past week.

Disclaimer: lots of sparkle & cheesy seasonal references ahead, you have been warned!!!

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Christmas Make-Up Menu Featuring MAC Ruby Woo

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Tis the season to paint your face in the most glam and glitziest of make-up choices. In Monday’s post I recap my favourite look of the holiday’s using a range of stunning shades from the original Urban Decay NAKED palette and MAC’s iconic Ruby Woo *swoon*

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Behind The Blog featuring Beautiful New Chapter

Beautiful New Chapter

Time to plump up the cushions on the virtual sofa of sassiness as the gorgeous Mishale from Beautiful New Chapter joins us for a quick chatter about her blossoming beauty & lifestyle blog! Talking of beautiful new chapter’s, we also launched an updated series image… waddya think chums? Don’t forget to pop over and say a huge hello to the lovely Mishale 🙂

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My Make Up & Beauty Storage Tour

Make Up and Beauty Storage

After what seemed like a monumental clear out it was finally time I got round to chatting about my beauty area, where all the cosmetic creativity happens! Can you also tell I’m a fan of Ikea? Hmmm, just a bit eh?! Don’t forget to visit the Confetti & Curves YouTube channel & hit the subscribe button so you never miss an upload!!

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Behind The Blog featuring Emma from Toast O Clock

Toast O Clock

Our second blogger of the week is the adorable Emma from Toast O Clock. Hailing a little closer to home it’s such a treat introducing this gorgeous gal’s budding blog that’s packed full of great features & Emma’s charming personality. Be sure to follow so you don’t miss out on her future posts!

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Planning The Perfect Girls Night Out

Planning A Girls Night Out

Christmas gatherings & cheesy office parties galore is what’s dominating the diaries over the next few weeks so why not check out my top tips to a great night out on the town? Are you ready for a glamorous evening on the dance floor with the gals? I sure am!

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As always, thank y’all so very much for the abundance of support, comments, re-tweets, shares, likes & just darn right loveliness. You lot really are an awesome bunch. Do feel free to pop a favourite link from your blog in the comments below for the rest of us to check out, otherwise don’t forget to say a quick hello!

Cheerio Chums…

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37 thoughts on “Keeping Up With Karen…

  1. So glad you took some time to yourself and had a nice day with your family! I love vegging out and watching movies. Jurassic World is a great movie too! I really enjoyed it! Ron and I like to have little date nights of just staying in with a good movie and snacks of course lol. I really enjoyed your posts this week and I have kept up with Karen! I can’t wait to see what you have for this week! 😀 XXXXX

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    • I sure did Katie and enjoyed every single moment of it huni!!! It was such a nice change 🙂 Little date nights are fab, it’s just so nice to curl up and watch something to take the mind of things! Awwh thank you chummy, really glad you enjoyed the posts this week – always a treat to see you keeping up with Karen 😀 lol XXXXXXXX

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      • I’m so glad to hear it Karen! 🙂 I need to catch up with with Karen from the past few days! I am just not getting on here to answer comments finally. I said this in another reply back but I wasn’t feeling too well these past few days but I’m going to try to catch up some tonight or tomorrow. Definitely at least tomorrow. 🙂 XXXXXXXX

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      • Well take your time – no rush or pressure, like I say Confetti & Curves is always here when you fancy a read huni 😀 Sending lots of hugs, sounds like you’ve really had a tough couple of days chick, if only there was a magic pill 😦 XXXXXX

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    • JESSICA!!!!!!!!! Oooh it’s soooo lovely to see you back huni – I have missed you!!!!!!!! How are you doing? Are you keeping well? I’m so glad you stopped by and shared your post as well, much appreciated lovely lady!!! Sending you huge hugs, what a treat seeing your comment 🙂 Made my day!! XXXXXXX

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    • Need the same this weekend – I’m so darn tired yet there’s no stopping!! Think a jolly hol in the sun would be nice, ahhh to do absolutely nothing *happy sigh* lol Awwwwh thank you – hope you’re feeling lots better sweetie ❤ Xxxxx

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      • Oh that’s brilliant – I am so glad to hear that!!!! There seems to be a heck of alot of people ill at the moment over here… I’ve no idea if it’s some sort of global bug or dear knows what! Both my brothers and now my sis is down with something too… crazy! They may get better before Friday or they have to enter the house with surgical masks on lol
        Hope you has a lovely day with your mum huni Xxxxxxx

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      • LOL
        I went to my mom and I think I got something a few days ago and now I am extremely sick, lol.
        Can’t talk, eat, drink – nothing.
        But… At least I sleep a lot (a lot) 😀
        I do hope your brothers and sis will feel better by tomorrow ❤

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      • Thanks hun, I am home – and that’s just perfect ❤ I am so happy that I didn't need to stay there. I am doing better today, but my throat still hurts. I hope to be fully healed by the start of next week 😀
        Thank you so much sweety ❤

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