Blog Giveaway - Win A Vita Liberata Bundle Worth £100!

Kitsch-n-Sync turns two at the end of this month. What better way to celebrate than with a blog giveaway?

Up for grabs is a Vita Liberata bundle worth a whopping £100 (£104.50 to be precise!) 

Vita Liberata tanning products have courted rave reviews in magazines and beauty blogs alike, commended for its longevity, even, non-patchy application and it's subtle scent.

Included in this prize draw:

  • Vita Liberata Moisture Boost (£12.50)
  • Vita Liberata Illumination Skin Finish in Gold (£29.50)
  • Vita Liberata Tinted Self Tan Mousse in Medium (£22.50)
  • Vita Liberata Tinted Self Tan Lotion in Medium (£22.50)
  • Vita Liberata Tinted Self Tan Lotion for Face in Light (£17.50)
Entry via Rafflecopter widget below. 

Winner must be following via agreed route of entry when competition closes. Winner's validity will be checked against username provided via entry method. Failure to comply will result in another winner being drawn. 

Competition closes on 28th Feb at 11.59pm. Winner will be contacted within 48hrs of competition end and announced on this blog. Prize will be sent within 3 working days of competition end. 

Best of luck! 

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Things To Leave In 2014...

Inspired by the eloquent HelloTerriLowe and her haul of huh? for the year 2014, instead of a cliche'd personal fitness and health resolutions post I thought I'd kick start the new year here on Kitsch-n-Sync with a round up of things we should probably leave in 2014...

Nike Huarache
I have a pair. I wore them once. Kids queued for hours for the all white offerings. If Converse and Crocs had babies this would be the result. Ug-er-ly.

Kilner Jars
These have been around for yonks, not sure why everyone went Kilner crazy in 2014. Practical? Yup. Need to see another pic of the blasted things sporting a paper straw on Instagram? Nope.

Weirdo Teas
"Just tucking into my morning cup of stinging nettle, medjool date and parsnip tea. Yummy!" 
Aye? what!?

Frozen's Elsa
Don't get me wrong, I loved the film but why the hoo-har over Elsa when Anna was the badass? Did I miss something? Anna for the kill in 2015! ...or maybe I should just "Let It Go" *snigger*

The X Factor
2014 was the year when the majority of us realised Cowell & Co's annual talent search had lost its...err... X Factor. Rolling out Micky Bubbles (Buble) for the 10th year on the trot was the final straw.

A Cheeky Nandos
...Or A cheeky pint, a cheeky night out, a cheeky purchase. 
Touch my bum. This is life. 

Family Guy's Vinny
Sorry Vinny - we prefer Brian.

Loom Bands
Fast forward to the end of the school summer holidays and those poor Mum's with a wrist full of knotted plastic. You had my sympathy.  

Hump Day
Or Wednesday, as the 3rd day of the week has been affectionately know by the human race since the 2nd or 3rd century.

Pharell's Hat
You know the one. The Vivienne Westwood oversized cowboy/fedora/plonker hybrid. 

Spotify Recommendations
"As you listened to Bob Marley, we thought you might like some German thrash metal" Go home Spotify you're drunk.

The Phrase: "Go home (insert noun) you're drunk."

What would you add to 2014's room 101?!
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FIFA15 - A Girls Review / FIFA15 UK Launch Party

It might surprise you to learn that aside from my penchant of fashion and beauty, I'm an avid video gamer and will happily spend as much on software releases as I do on lipstick and shoes. 

It started when I was around 8 and my Dad bought me (him) my (his) first Sega Master System console for Christmas. I remember many happy days playing built-in Alex Kidd in Miracle World and 8-bit Sonic. 

So yesterday Jamie & I were very happy to have been lucky enough to attend the FIFA 15 UK Launch in London hosted by footballing app Sportlobster and video gaming giant EA.

I had the opportunity to play and watch the new FIFA 15 alongside it's cover star Chelsea FC's Eden Hazard and other celebrity guests Olly Murs, Rio & Anton Ferdinand, boxer George Groves, Union Jay, Andros Townsend and Lethal Bizzle (DENCH!) 

I must admit as a Gooner I was mildly disappointed that no Gunners showed up and even searched the smoking area for Jack Wilshere!

...but as we have our Capital One clash tonight I assumed the boys were under Wenger's "no socialising" thumb. 

FIFA, the popular multi format football game/simulator, is released this Friday. You don't have to scroll very far using the FIFA hashtag on Twitter to find jibes about us girlfriends being made redundant come midnight on the 26th! 

So I thought I'd see if I could match up to the boys in the footballing gaming steaks and picked up the control pad for a go myself...

I usually favour platformers like Super Mario and the odd first person shooter like Call of Duty and usually shy away from what I perceive to be games requiring the memory of many button formations played at a fast pace. 

Having played FIFA15 last night I was pleasantly surprised by how quick and easy the controls were to pick up. No crazy button bashing needed here. From the team selection and set up, to kit options, stadiums and even the weather. 

The gameplay itself was actually quite simple to master, contrary to my previous assumption when spectating my boyfriend playing the series in the past. I was impressed that it was also relatively straight forward for me to control an impressive corner from Ozil, find Mertesacker's head and perform the actions required to even score a goal. 

So not just for boys after all.

After a practice game or two I even went on to win as my beloved Arsenal against my boyfriend as our rival Spurs. Here's hoping it's a prediction of things to come for this Saturdays real North London derby huh?!

Celebrity clashes on the night included Tottenham's Chadli against a lucky fan who unfortunately lost 2-1 on the final whistle. 

Olly Murs Vs Hazard was a nail biter, going into penalties at 90 minutes with Hazard scoring the winner saving face against the pop star. 

Even watching the gameplay next gen is so realistic that it was hard not to get carried away, with the crowd cheering on our respective teams just like we would watching Soccer Saturday down the local.

So I know what this girl will be doing on Friday ...joining the queue of lads at Game clutching my very own copy of FIFA 15! 

Are you are gamer? What's your favourite console/game?  

Apologies about picture quality - iPhone pics!

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Meet Loki & Boo! - Review

Forget the stereotype that postman and our canine friends have a strained relationship, our loyal postie Kamil gets on smashingly with my two rescue Chihuahua's Loki & Boo. 

Particularly when he arrives at our doorstep clutching parcel of goodies addressed personally for them! is an online pet supplies retailer offering an indispensable service not only for our four legged friends but for us human pet owners too! 

With friendly customer care, an easy to navigate website and a top notch delivery service that moves faster than my Chinchilla Perserphone when she hears her treat tin. Trust me - that's very fast! 

Tails wagging and snouts firmly in the package, Loki & Boo received an array of goodies full of treats* from the online retailer to review paw-sonally for you!

As part of the gruelling task, they wolfed down 5 cartons of Almo Nature, which contains top quality meat and no preservatives or colouring. 

Tucked into a sack of Lily's Kitchen chicken & duck dry food (their personal favourite.) 

Enjoyed some natural fresh breath doggie treats (my personal favourite!) 

Plus a Kong classic durable treat toy which has provided Boo with hours of entertainment, leaving me to watch the GBBO in peace whilst he's been kept occupied. 

Loki & Boo have asked me to let you know that stocks many established brands such as Royal Canine, Bakers & Pedigree as well as organic and natural wet & dry foodstuffs from the likes of Lily's Kitchen and Almo. 

But they're not just stockist of food supplies for dogs! Catering for cats, reptiles, fish and an array of rodents, as well all their equipment needs makes it a handy hub for all your online pet purchases. 

You can also narrow your search for items relevant to you, i.e. pets age, weight, a price point (often lower then supermarkets and other pet supply chains) as well as the handy 'Bottomless Bowl' service: a subscription set to your delivery frequency preferences, around a schedule to suit you that can be cancelled at anytime.

Loki & Boo thoroughly recommend to all their animal friends (and owners!) for an easy, stress free service that's guaranteed to makes posties across the land popular with our four-pawed friends.  
Do you have any pets? What's their names? Loki is named after the Marvel comic character Thor's naughty brother and Boo from the ghost in the Super Mario game series!

As a side note, we were devastated to learn about the Manchester and Cheshire Dog's Home fire caused by a callous arsonist yesterday evening. We have donated and send our love to the innocent dogs effected. You can join Loki, Boo & me and also donate by texting the word 'MDOG57" to 70070 or by visiting the donation page here. Thank you! :)

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