Our Winning Afternoon In Liverpool & A Giveaway

Just before Christmas I won a prize with Juice FM, a £75 voucher to spend at Beauty Buzz Kardashian Beauty store in Liverpool then a couple of weeks ago I won a meal with a bottle of wine at Gusto on the Albert Docks, as both prizes required a trip to Liverpool we decided to make an afternoon of it.

We left the little ones at home (not alone of course) and made our way to Liverpool and headed to church street to find the Kardashian store, we walked all the way to the end of Church street before admitting defeat and popping into a camera shop to ask them what number they were, after finding our bearings we headed back the way we came to find the store right at where we had started ! Not to worry as we enjoyed the street entertainment on the way.

The lady in the Beauty Buzz store was really friendly and so helpful, although I do wear make-up I’ve always been an eye-liner, foundation and powder type of girl, keep it simple is my motto, after a little friendly guidance I chose my products, most of which were on buy one get one free, what a bonus !

We left the store and headed back towards Albert Docks, we had some time to spare before our reservation so we had a wander round, taking photo’s, we popped in to look at the 1950’s house, looked out across the Mersey and spotted the love locks that I heard so much about.

We made our way into Gusto, we were a little early so ordered a drink and sat on the comfy well worn leather sofa’s in the bar area, once our beeper started flashing we were shown to our table and the waiter took our order’s, I had already studied the menu at home so we knew exactly what we wanted, the food was delicious, I totally forgot to take a photo of the starter’s as Chris and I were both so hungry having missed lunch so we could fit all three courses into our belly’s.

The only negatives about the experience were the dim lighting and the very loud music, I could barely hear what the waiter was asking me and Chris and I had to almost shout to have a conversation.

With full belly’s and me a little tipsy from one glass of wine too many we made the journey home, we were treated to a few flakes of snow but sadly they didn’t stick.

We had a fantastic afternoon all for free and thanks to this wonderful hobby, so I thought I would treat you my readers to something nice, I picked up an extra palette and powder compact from Beauty Buzz to giveaway.

All you need to do to enter is complete the tasks in the Gleam widget below.

Open to UK residents only.
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The winner will be informed by email & will have 28 days to respond before the prize is passed on to another winner.

Kim Kardazzle Palette & Flawless Finishng Powder In Nude

Angela x

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  1. mummy24 January 22, 2015 / 8:48 pm

    Lasagne!

    Ashleigh

  2. Anonymous January 22, 2015 / 8:48 pm

    I am.boring when we eat out bangers and mash from cafe rouge lol

  3. Shalene Hodder January 22, 2015 / 9:27 pm

    That food looks really nice. Looked like a great day out 🙂

  4. Tracy K Nixon January 22, 2015 / 9:27 pm

    I love any steak dishes! We rarely have steak at home so when we go out, I like t 'push the boat' as they say! I love a steak Diane!

  5. Anonymous January 23, 2015 / 6:38 am

    Hmmmm cant beat a traditional Sunday roast even better knowing there isn't any washing up!!! 🙂

  6. Kim Neville January 23, 2015 / 6:38 am

    I love veal in creamy mushroom sauce with sauté potatoes and garlic broccoli from L'Artiste or zinco

  7. dorsetsgem January 23, 2015 / 11:11 am

    i'm vegetarian so normally not a lot of choice . usually go for the safe option of a veggie burger

  8. Sarah Pybus January 23, 2015 / 5:05 pm

    I love a good steak and creamy potato dish 🙂

  9. winnie January 23, 2015 / 5:05 pm

    usually something slightly spicy – love spicy sausage pasta

  10. Jayne January 24, 2015 / 7:00 am

    pizza for me 🙂

  11. AliceMegan January 25, 2015 / 8:11 am

    Pizza or chicken is usually my choice

  12. debbie smith January 25, 2015 / 8:11 am

    hello fab giveaway ! congrats on your wins it looks lovely 🙂
    im afraid im quite boring when it come to eating out we usually just have a 2 for 2 at our local 🙂

  13. Paul Walsh January 26, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    Fish or Burgers depending on the place

  14. Booth January 26, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    Something that is gluten free!

  15. Karen Cowley January 26, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    I always choose Burgers , you cant go wrong with a burger x

  16. Maxine Owen January 26, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    Chicken, burger, steak, like a variety really!

  17. Debbie January 26, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    Chicken for me

  18. lauren tourle January 26, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    i love pastas and veggie lasagna in paticular 🙂

  19. Anonymous January 26, 2015 / 2:29 pm

    Steak with pepper sauce
    (Spencer Broadley)

  20. Anonymous January 26, 2015 / 7:19 pm

    greek

  21. Anonymous January 26, 2015 / 7:19 pm

    Prawn Salad with prawn cocktail sauce.

    Rachel Craig

  22. Kaci Soderstrom January 26, 2015 / 7:19 pm

    Never eat out, but when we get takeaway it's a curry

  23. Anonymous January 26, 2015 / 7:19 pm

    burger if homemade or steak
    julie d

  24. Eva Vida January 26, 2015 / 7:19 pm

    I try anything.I love American sharing platter or pulled pork sandwich.

  25. lilmonster2013 January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    It depends where i am eating at. For example, at Frankie & Benny's i usually get goat's cheese with mushrooms & american hot pizza. x

  26. Rachel Head January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    Italian – seems to keep kids, grandparents, vegetarians and men happy!

  27. rebecca nisbet January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    i love mexican food, so always get something along those lines.

  28. Zara Tenc January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    Chicken pieces with hot, warm bread! 🙂

  29. Esma Blackwell January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    Vegeterian stacker burger with chips and salad.

  30. Claire Rees January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    Gammon and chips

  31. Jadea January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    Pizza, I'm low-carb so a pizza is a rare treat.

  32. Jules Naybur January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    Always Game, I never cook it at home so always order it if it's on the menu, whether it's pheasant, guine fowl, venison, yum yum yum

  33. michaelaeloise January 27, 2015 / 6:36 am

    It's a standing joke with me and the hubby because i'm so predictable! Lasagne or steak pie 🙂

  34. Kumba Dauda January 27, 2015 / 10:56 am

    I would probably have to say nandos I'm never out of that place!

  35. Andrea Williams January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    I usually go for fish in some form or another, I dont think we eat enough of it at home so I have it when we go out.

  36. ann clements January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    I like sea bass but not always on the menu

  37. sarah rees January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    seabass, or a carvery, cant beat a roast

  38. tracey bowden January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    I usually go for some sort of peri peri chicken with chips

  39. Anonymous January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    Burger and chips.

  40. Hekna January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    I always like to try something different or something I wouldn't have at home.

  41. simontink January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    A good carvery or steak with peppercorn sauce

  42. Sal4Abs January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    My favourite would have to be Mexican especially a pulled pork burrito.

  43. jana harwood January 27, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    Frankie & Benny's – the husbands favorite place!

  44. Natalie Roberts January 27, 2015 / 9:26 pm

    I usually go for a seafood dish so some prawns or a bit of lobster if I'm ever flush!

  45. suz brzeski January 29, 2015 / 8:21 am

    Love a good steak

  46. Gwen Carter January 29, 2015 / 8:21 am

    Some sort of fish – usually salmon.

  47. tracey baker January 29, 2015 / 8:21 am

    Love a nice Sirloin steak with Stilton Sauce – love it!!!

  48. Julie Savage January 29, 2015 / 2:50 pm

    Something for the very limited vegetarian range – mushroom risotto or the old fav veggie lasagne

  49. Anonymous February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    I usually go for a pasta dish, usually with pesto as well.
    Victoria B

  50. jen moody February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    Steak and chips it's a classic

  51. Kim Styles February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    Always fish or seafood- my favourites are Lobster or Scallops

  52. Michelle Addy February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    Steak, peppercorn sauce and jacket potato (always).x

  53. Carolyn Joyce February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    chow mein and king prawns with chilli and salt….my mouth is now watering

  54. Kathy Cakebread February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    looks like you had a good day! depends where I am, i like step and chips or spag bol..

  55. Sarah Archibald February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    Im vegetarian, and we usually go to Nandos. So I get the mushroom and halloumi wrap. beautiful.

  56. Laurajane February 1, 2015 / 5:40 pm

    I enjoy cooking at home so when we eat out I like to pick something random that I wouldn't ordinarily cook

  57. CVH86 February 1, 2015 / 8:24 pm

    Hunters chicken, it's always a safe and tasty bet!

  58. Eloise February 1, 2015 / 8:24 pm

    steak w ith a nice red wine sauce 🙂

  59. Jenifer - Kitsch N Sync February 2, 2015 / 6:33 am

    I'm so sad but my favourite place to eat is the Wetherspoons!! I love their cod & chips (or their full english breakkie if I'm ever in there early enough!) Cheap & cheerful too! 🙂

  60. KateHCasd February 2, 2015 / 8:06 pm

    Usually a curry, like Jalfrezi with Naan mmmmmmm

  61. Alyson Pamley February 3, 2015 / 11:06 am

    Anything Italian, pasta, pizza anti pasti yummy x

  62. Kay leigh February 3, 2015 / 11:06 am

    Usually curry and chips

    Kay panayi

  63. paul fretwell February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    Mixed grill

  64. Tracey Gwynne February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    Even though its a 'chain' I do love Wagamama. I feel like its fairly healthy, lots of flavour and an informal fairly quick dining experience

  65. jessica newman February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    normally pasta, tagliatelle carbonara or lasagne

  66. yvette morgan February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    oooo thats a hard question as i love food full stop,, suppose if i really had to pick one it would be steak 🙂 ooo and chips with mushrooms onion rings and side salad,, makes me hungry just thinking about it 🙁

  67. Kerry Lethbridge February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    Steak authority poive every time followed by something chocolate

  68. Anonymous February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    rissotto with king prawn

  69. PAUL STANLEY February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    PIZZA

  70. LEE HARDY February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    Anything really, anything with meat or chicken.

  71. Pam Francis Gregory February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    A nice steak

  72. Kirsty Woods February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    Burgers, i love black and blue burger YUMMY

  73. leanne perrett February 4, 2015 / 10:11 am

    i love to try something different everytime but we do like to go for carvery s alot so probably the gammon roast dinner 🙂

  74. Jade Wilson February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    I usually end up going for a special dish, or trying something new! x

  75. Jill Fairbank February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    I had scampi the other day but I quite like a good steak

  76. terri-louise dudey February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    pasta xx

  77. Lisa Houston February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    Love a nice well done steak, chips and a diane sauce.

  78. Lynsey S February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    Steak as can't normally go wrong with steak

  79. Lynsey S February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    Normally steak as can't really go wrong with steak

  80. Anonymous February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    Donna kebab 🙂
    Iram Batool 🙂

  81. Ross Darby February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    has to be a big juicy burger and chips so healthy lol

  82. Laura Whittle February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    If it's reasonably priced then it's the steak as it's something I never cook myself at home.

  83. Jane Gorton February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    I like seafood so a seafood platter would be wonderful x

  84. Aaron Broad February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    I usually go for a burger, you can't go wrong unless they totally destroy it

  85. charlieemma February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    I always tend to try something new! But it's normally some fish dish because I never cook it at home so it doesn't stink the house out haha!

  86. Samantha February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    Quite often Nando's (cant get enough of their Carrot Cake!)

  87. elff73 February 4, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    pasta, normally, or a steak

  88. Sarah Saunders February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    I try to have something that I wouldn't cook at home..maybe something fishy as my partner doesn't like it.

  89. Fay Hempenstall February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    It has to be Chinese for me….umm Satay chicken and seaweed!

  90. Sandy Ralph February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    i love to go for a roast of any sort

  91. Karen Painter February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    We like to go for a carvery best with a choice of meats, lots of veg to choose from and tasty sauces.

  92. Kim Lam February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    Anywhere that serves an excellence rib eye steak cooked blue!!!

  93. Lauren Chaplin February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    Big fat juicy Burger and chunky Chips.

  94. justine l February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    Can't go wrong with pasta 🙂 maybe a burger n chips or fish n chips!

  95. Tracy February 5, 2015 / 5:52 pm

    I usually always have a chicken dish

  96. Felicity Williams February 6, 2015 / 10:25 am

    chicken tikka masala, boiled rice and the sides 😀

  97. Emma Beckett February 6, 2015 / 10:25 am

    I like to vary mine up – but I probably prefer a mixed grill

  98. Emma Coakes February 6, 2015 / 10:25 am

    pasta or salad is my go-to meal. (ps miss you on youtube xx)

  99. Bruce February 6, 2015 / 10:25 am

    Barbecue burger

  100. Samantha Fernley February 6, 2015 / 10:25 am

    I love a risotto. Best one I ever had was at a county pub and it was beetroot and Cheshire cheese.

  101. Sarah Heath February 6, 2015 / 10:25 am

    An Indian curry

  102. stacey kavanah February 6, 2015 / 10:25 am

    always have steak and ale pie or steak well done

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