Giveaway: 150 Followers

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A few days ago I got a rather welcome email – I’d finally hit 150 followers on Bloglovin’. This was shortly followed by hitting a rather larger milestone in terms on email subscribers (which then disappeared when I moved my hosting, though I am assured WordPress are in the process of moving this over!), so I thought I’d treat my readers to a little giveaway.

Its not a huge giveaway unfortunately, as I am restricted on budget, but it does contain some products that I absolutely love, and things that I would genuinely want for myself. The ‘prizes’ are:

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This includes some majorly cute ‘list books’ which I think would be perfect for shopping lists, jotting down blog ideas, or to-do lists for all those important student deadlines. There’s some matching giant paperclips (I just liked them, and they would be great for organisation!), then continuing the shopping theme a shopper key-ring with a coin for the trolley. I always find these useful as then it means I can store my pounds securely in a piggy bank rather than risk spending them! On the beauty side there’s a thin nail file, which I find great for slipping into plastic wallets for work/uni in case of breakages.

Finally there’s some great bits from my favourite budget brand MUA – a power pout in a gorgeous nude shade, that has a hint of coral about it. I love these lip products, and this colour is definitely my favourite! Finally there’s two eyeshadows. I find these pans aren’t too chalky (there’s only a bit of glitter fallout) and stay on surprisingly well.

Oh, and there’s also a lip-balm from the Bodyshop (I completely forgot to photograph it with the rest of the stuff!) and a few other little bits and pieces if I can get hold of them!

I’m sorry this probably isn’t as great as some giveaways (trust me, I’d like to be able to afford high-end products for me, let alone to giveaway!) but I really wanted to thank my readers. All you need to do to enter is use the Rafflecopter widget:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Looking forward to reading the comment everyone – and thank-you for letting me reach all of these milestones. I never dreamt when I started blogging that anyone would read my posts, and now being included in round-ups and even nominated for awards is just so amazing – I’m totally grateful to you all!

  • Libby

    Congratulations!!

    Libby
    http://www.lifeoflibby.co.uk
    xxx

  • Verena

    I’d like to see beauty product reviews and recipes! πŸ™‚

    • Thanks – it seems like most people like the variety of my posts. I have quite a few recipes planned, so keep your eyes peeled! x

  • Well done! I’d love to see more recipes πŸ™‚

    • Thanks – there’s a lot of recipes coming soon so keep a look out! x

  • Congrats! I just came across your blog the other day and am so glad I did, I’m no longer a student but still try to be cost effective with my cooking so I love all your meal plans and recipes πŸ™‚ I particularly liked your adapted version of The Londoner’s Mac n Cheese, so maybe more cheap versions of other recipes would be great?
    xx

    • Thanks, it’s great that my blog is still relevant to non-students! I’ll definitely do some more budget recipes – there’s a lot of recipes coming soon! x

  • Debbie Joanne

    Yay! 150! Thats brilliant.
    Love the recipes but also the bits about everyday life, waaay more personality than a cookbook!

    x

    • Thanks, I’m really happy! And thank you, thats exactly what I’m aiming for really πŸ™‚ x

  • I’d like to see a feature where we old folk, erm I mean graduates can share our tips on how to survive Uni. Maybe a linkup? Just trying to think of something a bit different.

    • Wow, that’s a great suggestion! Would you have any tips? I’ll definitely look into doing this x

      • I could probably throw together a few tips for a post to link up. πŸ™‚ x

        • If you could that would be great – I’m trying to arrange a link-up as I type! If you could email anything over to ninegrandstudent@gmail.com with any details/links you’d like to be included that’d be great πŸ™‚ x

  • PS Love what you’re doing though, such a fab blog! Congrats on 150 followers and thanks for the cute giveaway.x

  • Alice

    Love your blog so much! As you know I’m off to uni myself in September and I’ve found so many of your posts to be useful and interesting, bookmarked nearly all of your recipes to try myself once I go to uni πŸ™‚
    Well done my lovely, keep it up πŸ™‚ xx

  • Natalie White

    Congrats! I love really picture-heavy posts πŸ™‚

    • Thank you, really trying to work on my photography too πŸ™‚ x

  • I love your blog already, but I too would like more recipes, what you ate posts and other budgety studenty things!

    Rachel xx

    • Thank you, there’s a lot of recipes coming up soon so keep your eyes peeled! x

  • Natalie Brown

    Hi! I’m so glad to have found you! I like your student perspective of “making the best of being on a budget”. Cool! I would love to see reviews of budget beauty. Thank-you

    • Thank you, I’d love to do a few more beauty posts so keep an eye out! x

  • Congratulations on getting 150 followers! πŸ˜€ I love reading dupes posts πŸ™‚

    Frankie x
    Curiouser and Curiouser

    • Thank you! Keep your eyes peeled for (what I think!) is a pretty amazing dupe post for a hyped up product, should be in the next fortnight πŸ™‚ x

  • Lynsey Buchanan

    Beauty haul with photos

    • Thanks – there is a Bodyshop haul post waiting to come live πŸ™‚ x

  • clair downham

    more recipes and competitions

    • Thank you, I have lots of recipes planned in the future! x

  • I love reviews! πŸ™‚
    Great giveaway lovely!!

  • Natalie Crossan

    I’d love to see more reviews πŸ˜€ Fab giveaway x