How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

AD | I talk a lot about working from home, self employment and making money online on my blog. I’m incredibly thankful that I’m in a position where I can make money from my laptop or my phone and even from the comfort of my own bed. It hasn’t been without years of grafting, hard […]

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Summer Home Improvement Ideas

AD | I always find Spring and Summer to be a great time to start on new projects. Maybe it’s something in the air, it makes me want to do and achieve more and finally tackle those things I’ve been putting off over the Winter. Tasks around the home can feel like a real chore […]

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Are Friends and Family Obligated to Support Us?

*Gasp!* How dare she! But bare with me here, there’s more to this argument than you think (and than what I thought too). So a bit of context. Last month, I saw a tweet from a nameless person who suggested that we should reconsider the relationships with our friends and family if they don’t actively […]

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We’re Going on an Adventure! Pod Hollow at West Stow Pods

COMPLIMENTARY NIGHT GIFTED | At the beginning of 2019, my boyfriend and I said we’d like to do more smaller UK breaks throughout the year. One a month if possible. I can’t speak for him but I absolutely love a staycation. The UK has so many wonderful things to offer and I want to explore […]

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Money Saving Tips: Saving Money as a Blogger in 2019

Vertical Pinnable photo with "Saving Money as a Blogger" for a title, with a pink background, a pink watch and pink notebooks

AD | Blogging sometimes doesn’t come cheap. Expenses, products, equipment and hosting can soon add up then one day you find yourself staring at your bank account like a codfish (“close your mouth please Michael, we are not a codfish”) wondering where it all went. We’re always looking for money saving tips for around our […]

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Cheap or Free Date Ideas for Those on a Budget

AD | Romance doesn’t have to be stressful and expensive. Sometimes, it doesn’t even have to cost a thing! Although a fancy meal out is a nice treat every now and again, a lot of people these days are opting for more chilled out and even free options when it comes to going on dates. […]

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10 Year Challenge: Things I’ve Achieved in 10 Years

As 2019 rolled on in, so did the start of the 10 year challenge, a challenge in which we would post photos of ourselves from 2009 and then from 2019 to see how much we’d changed or how much of a “glow up” we’d been through. Now, as someone who is deeply unhappy with her […]

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A Beginners Guide to Persian and Oriental Rugs

AD | So you have decided to buy a handmade rug with a wool or silk pile – a beautiful handmade artisan floor covering that will give years of pleasure, comfort and practicality. Where do you start to decide what is best for you?!

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What Grace and Frankie Taught Me About Life

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AD | I will recommend the series Grace and Frankie on Netflix until I’m blue in the face. Not only is it highly entertaining, insanely funny, with lovable characters and is so easy to watch, it’s also incredibly poignant, emotional at times and provides you with a lot of valuable life lessons. In case you […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2019

AD | I love Mother’s Day and before any bores pipe up with “you should love your Mum every day!” (honestly, take any holiday, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and you’ll hear the same sentence 4 hundred times over. We KNOW. Shut up) I do love my Mum every day but I also love […]

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Meet My March Advertisers!

AD | Another month and another advertisers post is upon us. It’s crazy how quickly it comes around to me writing another one of these posts when it feels like the previous one has only just been published! I hope you all had a lovely February and enjoyed Valentine’s Day, for those that celebrate it! […]

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Which Ratings Should You Pay Attention To When Booking a Hotel?

AD | Many of us like to scour around online before committing to booking a hotel for our trips away. According to TripAdvisor’s Path to Purchase report in 2017: 33% of people around the world visit travel sites 74% of hotel purchasers check TripAdvisor With so many of us reading and checking online reviews, the […]

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From Hygge to ‘Sparkling Joy’: Does It Have a Place in the Garden?

AD | If you’re any kind of social media user, chances are you’ve tripped over the word ‘hygge’ more than once in the last few years. With the simple goal of achieving simple cosiness in the home, it is no wonder that it resonates with so many — after all, who doesn’t want to feel […]

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Make Your Bathroom a Place You Want to Be

AD | I don’t know about you but I’ve always found bathrooms a really calming place to be. I feel like I can relax in a bathroom and as someone that suffers from anxiety, having places to go where I know I’ll feel calmer is hugely important to me. No matter what the situation, if […]

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How To Support Your Friends During Major Religious Holidays

AD | Most people strive to be as welcoming as possible in their life. You don’t judge a book by its cover and when you’re meeting new people or making friends, you look past any of your differing views to appreciate them for who they. Everyone is unique in the end (which is what makes […]

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The Night-Time Routine That Actually Improved My Sleep

I’ve never been one for “routines”. Morning, night, work, whatever. Despite being an incredibly organised person, I always just tend to do things the quickest and most productive way. I’ve probably watched hundreds of night-time routines on YouTube and can help but think, “what… EVERY night?” I just couldn’t fathom someone doing the same things, […]

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Understanding Dry Skin Problems

AD | The lack of the proper amount of sebum on the skin is what lies at the root of any problems that you may be experiencing with dry skin. The sebaceous glands are located both in the middle layer of the skin, the dermis, and in the epidermis. Sebaceous glands are hitchhikers on the […]

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What Yoga With Adriene Means To Me

The amount I talk about Yoga With Adriene on this blog, you’d think I was paid to do so. Well, unfortunately not. I can’t say I’m sponsored by Yoga With Adriene just yet (but like literally, that would be the dream) but I can talk about her over and over again and yes, you might […]

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