So you want to get into Yoga in the New Year? *

Yoga has become a huge part of my life, especially over the course of this year and it’s helped me immensely, in so many areas of my life. Every time I roll my mat out, I feel safe and grounded. It’s calmed me in times of stress, it’s helped me get back into some sort […]

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[TW: Abuse] Small signs of abusive relationships *

Whilst there might be one big occasion where you realise that your relationship is abusive, there could have been many more little warning signs that happened before that could have alerted you much sooner. Knowing the small signs of abusive relationships could be the key to getting out early before damage is really caused, whether […]

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Paradise Wildlife Park: Hertfordshire *

I’ve been visiting Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire ever since I was a kid. Being only a 40 minute drive from home, my parents used to take me there regularly when I was little and then I started visiting again myself as an adult and for me, it’s one of those truly nostalgic places where […]

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Autumn red ft. xylondon *

Now before I get started, I just want to explain that the photos in this post don’t accurately reflect what I was trying to get at. I’ve been lucky enough to work with xylondon twice before, on a Spring and a Summer post. The next logical step would be Autumn, right? But 2018 continues to […]

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Superdrug Simply Pure with Calming Soothex range

It’s been many a month since I’ve had any sort of proper skincare routine. I tend to get the odd few products for my birthday or for Christmas, use them and then not bother re-purchasing or buying new skincare until my next birthday rolls around. I know that sounds really stingy and in a way, […]

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The importance of your work space when you’re self employed *

I’ve been a self-employed blogger for a good 2 or so years now and before that, I was a self employed online business owner, which I sadly closed down in August this year. So it’s safe to say that I’ve had a lot of time, practice and experience of working by myself and for myself […]

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How a reverse mortgage can assist you during retirement *

If you are retired, or at least 62 years of age or older, you may qualify for a special type of home loan. It is called a reverse mortgage, if it offered by a private company. The government version is known as a home equity conversion mortgage, or HECM. A reverse mortgage is very different […]

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Looking after your wellbeing this Christmas *

It’s been drilled into our heads ever since we were born that Christmas is the time to, ‘eat, drink and be merry!’ That it’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ and ’tis the season to be jolly’. The constant reiteration of the same expectation… The Christmas is a time to be happy, have fun […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Do Not Disturb by Claire Douglas

Could your dream home be your worst nightmare? After what happened in London, Kirsty needs a fresh start with her family. And running a guesthouse in the Welsh mountains sounds idyllic. But then their first guest arrives. Selena is the last person Kirsty wants to see. It’s seventeen years since she tore everything apart. Why […]

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Tips for cleaning your garden pond naturally *

Having a pond can give a serene touch to your already aesthetically pleasing backyard, but it isn’t all just glamour and relaxation when you get into this hobby–you’d get to deal with dirt, mud, and quite a bit of your time and money as well–especially trying to maintain it’s beauty throughout the seasons. No need […]

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Getting that house deposit in the bag *

You might feel like it’s a Herculean effort to get a house deposit together, but instead of giving up and resigning yourself to renting forever, get some great ideas and advice here. You can save your house deposit up – it’ll take time, effort and sacrifice, but it can be done if you follow some […]

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Hugo’s Chocolate Club: Chocolate Subscription Box *

We’ve had beauty subscription boxes, time of the month subscription boxes and stationery subscription boxes. There’s pretty much a subscription box for anything you could possibly want these days. Today I’m featuring a subscription box (you’d probably guessed that already otherwise all this talk of subscription boxes has been pretty pointless) that caters for those […]

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Netflix shows to binge watch when you’re feeling low

When it comes to films and TV, I tend to be drawn towards the darker, disturbing and mind-fu*k options as opposed to the light, funny and warm choices available. I’m sure that says something about me as a person, I’m just not sure what yet… But like with books, I love a dark show that’ll […]

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Growing your blog as a business

I’ve had the idea for this post sitting in the notes on my phone for literally months now but haven’t taken the plunge (plunge… isn’t that a brilliant word) to actually sit down and write it yet. Partly because there’s a lot of information involved and I’m a bit overwhelmed at where to start and […]

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Unique wedding proposals ft. Engagement Cam *

I don’t think there’s ever a right or wrong way to propose to someone or to want to be proposed to yourself (heck, people even are proposing to themselves!). Whether it’s a big, extravagant affair with fireworks or agreeing to get married because all your friends are – like my parents did – whatever your […]

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How to organise your bedroom *

Organising your bedroom will not only help you keep it clean and tidy, it will also help you to feel more calm and in control of your own life. Having clean and tidy surroundings should help your mind to feel more clear, not to mention the fact it will make going about your day to […]

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Chemist4u Beauty Advent Calendars *

Advent calendars are without a doubt one of the best things about Christmas. Even as an adult, my Mum still buys me a chocolate advent calendar every year to enjoy in the lead up to Christmas. Although she does buy the dog one as well so there’s that. Before I started blogging, I didn’t think […]

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Disney Q&A

I recently saw this post on Lize in Disneyland so I straight up can’t take credit for it but I thought it looked like a fun idea and basically I’ll take any excuse to talk about Disney so here we are. I’ve vowed to blog about Disney more this year and I think I’ve done […]

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