April Faves 

So I totally say this every month, but where on earth did April disappear to?! I guess with it being Easter and having some time off work, it just flew by extra quick. It’s been a good month on the whole, especially because it has been my birthday month and I’ve done plenty of fun things. So let’s see what I’ve been loving in April…
1. Skincare

So month on month I always try to take care of my skin, but in April I was sent this duo of products from the lovely people at K2A Skincare and have been trying it for the past week or so. Totally early days, but my skin is loving it so far! I think it’s because it’s very natural and doesn’t contain any nasties, so my skin is grateful for that. I’ve also been trying to guzzle as much water as poss in my pretty water bottle that I mentioned in last months faves. It’s a pretty good combo for my skin! I’ll be posting an in-depth review of these skincare products in the next few weeks.

2. Family days out

April has been a month that I’ve been able to spend time with family because of Easter, bank holidays etc and it has been so lovely! I visited Warwick Castle with the Hubster’s side of the family on Easter Sunday and we had a great time. I’ve also been able to spend quality time going out just me and the hubs, as well as afternoon tea with my momma, so I’ve had a fab few weeks really. Lots of lovely memories made which is what life is all about isn’t it?!

3. Yellow

I’ve been totally loving the colour yellow this month! That’s absolutely nothing new for me with it being my fave colour and also one of my wedding colours, but in the past I’ve never really worn that much of it. However, I have been rocking it a lot this month! This is a snap of me on my birthday, wearing a top I picked up quite recently in a charity shop haul. I love the spring vibes, as well as the positivity the colour brings. Plus people have said it suits me too which is really lovely and gives me another excuse to wear it!

4. Easter food

I love Easter, probably because it is always around my birthday and now my wedding anniversary. Plus, I think spring time is a really lovely time of year. Easter means lots of lovely food including yummy hot cross buns! I’m a tad hot cross bun obsessed any time of year really, but I love it at Easter when they bring out limited edition flavours such as these chocolate orange mini ones I picked up from M&S. Easter also means an excessive collection of chocolate eggs in the house which is always gonna be a winner in my eyes (but not so much for my waistline oops!).

5. Sunnies and chokers

 So the weather hasn’t been the best this April here in the UK but I’ve tried my best to get my sunnies on at any given opportunity. These are some I grabbed this month from Poppy Apparel , who also have an amazing selection of chokers. If you type ‘asseenonjean’* at the checkout you can bag yourself 10% off anything on their site at the mo! I picked up this cute choker from Boots of all places as I’m totally loving cute delicate chokers at the moment. Totally late to the party with the choker trend, but it shows no signs of disappearing any time soon!

So these are my top 5 for April! What were you loving this month? Let me know in the comments!

Until next time…

Jean xoxo

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  1. robin rue
    May 1, 2017 / 4:45 pm

    We are all about family days here, too! I am so excited for my kids to get out on summer vacation next month!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 1, 2017 / 5:25 pm

      How exciting, not long to wait!

  2. Kristina
    May 1, 2017 / 6:09 pm

    Love this! Warwick Castle is gorgeous! I loved visiting there! My April Faves would be my slip on TOMS, sunglasses during the nice spring weather and snacking on cookies the boys and I have been baking!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 1, 2017 / 9:07 pm

      Thank you! It’s a great place to visit 😊 They’re some really great favourites!

  3. May 1, 2017 / 6:58 pm

    Cute choker! I’ve never really been fond of the color yellow, but that particular shade is pretty. I love days spent with the whole family! Sounds like you had a pretty good April!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 1, 2017 / 9:07 pm

      Thank you! Yeah it was great thanks, hope you did too 😊

  4. Jeanine
    May 1, 2017 / 7:47 pm

    Cute sunglasses and choker necklace. The castle looks beautiful and a great place to visit. I can’t believe April flew by and now we are in May!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 22, 2017 / 7:42 pm

      Thank you! It was a lovely place to visit. Hope you’re having a good May!

  5. May 1, 2017 / 8:42 pm

    Sounds like you’ve had a very productive month. It’s always great to spend time with your loved ones and do things together as a family.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 1, 2017 / 9:08 pm

      I did! Absolutely, it’s been lovely.

  6. May 1, 2017 / 10:14 pm

    You are right, April went by so fast! This entire year has. I really love the yellow on you – so pretty and springy!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 22, 2017 / 7:42 pm

      It totally did! Thank you 🙂

  7. May 2, 2017 / 1:32 am

    This is such a fun, reflective post! It looks like you have some wonderful memories from April <3 That lotion sounds great. I try to use natural beauty products whenever I can. And it's been proven that wearing more yellow can make you happier : )

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 2, 2017 / 5:53 am

      Thanks Laura, glad you enjoyed it. They’re working well so far 😊 Ahh that’s great, it doesn’t surprise me!

  8. Journa Ramirez
    May 2, 2017 / 6:07 am

    Love this! Enjoyed all the family days and adventures last April and I’m so excited to experience more great things this May.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 2, 2017 / 11:16 am

      Thanks! Sounds great 😊

  9. Elizabeth O.
    May 2, 2017 / 8:59 am

    It looks like you had a lovely month. Easter Sunday was definitely well spent. The color yellow suits you well! It’s nice to wear bright colors this season.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 22, 2017 / 7:43 pm

      Definitely! Thank you so much 🙂

  10. May 2, 2017 / 9:02 am

    Thanks for sharing these experiences and products, April’s been a good month and I’m hoping for a smooth year this year! I’d love to see that Castle in person!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 2, 2017 / 11:17 am

      You’re very welcome! It’s a great place to visit 😊

  11. May 2, 2017 / 12:36 pm

    What a lovely group of favorites! Time with family is always a favorite for me as well! That skin care looks AMAZING, I will have to look them up for sure, and I am loving sunglasses as well.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 2, 2017 / 4:13 pm

      Thank you! It’s important to do isn’t it. Make sure you check them out!

  12. May 2, 2017 / 1:16 pm

    Many congrats on your anniversary and I love the sound of those limited edition Hot Cross Buns. Easter does the best deserts I swear x

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 2, 2017 / 4:13 pm

      Thank you! They were so good! 😍

  13. May 2, 2017 / 4:25 pm

    Yes to Easter food. I think Easter has that best treats. The candy and chocolate cream eggs and all the brightly decorated cookies. Miss it already.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 2, 2017 / 4:37 pm

      Easter is the best!

  14. May 2, 2017 / 5:28 pm

    My favorites this month are my new bag from my Box of Style and my updated skincare routine. I started doing the 7 toning steps and it has changed my dry skin for the better.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 22, 2017 / 7:43 pm

      Sounds good to me!

  15. May 3, 2017 / 1:41 pm

    April went by like lightning, didn’t it? I love your castle picture! I wish we had more places like that here for fun family days out.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 3, 2017 / 4:04 pm

      It did! Thank you 😊 very lucky to be able to visit.

  16. May 3, 2017 / 7:06 pm

    April wasn’t the best weather wise for us either. Family days are what we mostly look forward to the most.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 9, 2017 / 4:34 pm

      Sounds good!

  17. May 4, 2017 / 1:41 am

    those easter food makes me crave lol. And that castle picture, oooh, that’s one of the things I want to visit on my bucket list!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 4, 2017 / 5:44 am

      Lol, they were great! You should try and visit if you can x

  18. katrina gehman
    May 4, 2017 / 4:33 am

    those chocolate treats look amazing! i would love to try them.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 22, 2017 / 7:44 pm

      They were so yummy!

  19. May 4, 2017 / 8:40 am

    Yes, how time really flies so fast when you’re having fun. I absolutely love these list! One of my favorite color is also yellow. That looks so lovely!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 22, 2017 / 7:44 pm

      Absolutely! Thank you x

  20. Chanel van Reenen
    May 4, 2017 / 11:18 am

    I have become a full on beauty junkie lately so I love hearing about K2A Skincare, which I hadn’t heard of before. Thank you for sharing this brand!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 4, 2017 / 1:47 pm

      You’re so welcome!

  21. May 4, 2017 / 1:02 pm

    What a cool trip to visit Warwick castle!! I have never had hot crossed buns but I really want to try them. Sounds like you had a great April.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 4, 2017 / 1:49 pm

      We had a great time! I love hot cross buns 🙂

  22. May 4, 2017 / 7:18 pm

    I practically say that every month as well, but April seemingly went by at lightening speed! Last month, I tried the Tatcha Beauty brand for the first time, and fell in love with it.

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 22, 2017 / 7:45 pm

      It totally did! Sounds great 🙂

  23. May 9, 2017 / 4:21 am

    I really want to check out the K2A skincare. I have heard raving reviews about it. Lord knows I need it!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 9, 2017 / 4:34 pm

      Sounds great! Will let you know when my review goes live 🙂

  24. May 10, 2017 / 2:31 pm

    I need to stock up on new sunglasses. I keep losing them, it is crazy!

    • asseenonjean@outlook.com
      May 16, 2017 / 9:58 pm

      It’s annoying when that happens!