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Winter book haul

January Book Haul

28th January 2018

Earlier this month I made a little Amazon order to keep up with my voracious reading habits - so I thought I'd share the book haul with you all today. I did a post like this back in September which people seemed to enjoy, so I thought I'd do the same again. This book haul is [...] Read More

A shaky start to the year.

14th January 2018

With the start of the New Year, social media is filled with messages of motivation and positivity for the year ahead. Everyone seems to be making positive life changes or kicking their work up a notch. It's so amazing to see everyone being so motivated and determined to achieve their goals - but it's also [...] Read More
2018 goals

My Goals for 2018.

1st January 2018

Well hello there 2018! I would prattle on about how I can't believe it's come around so soon etc etc.. but to be honest I am quite happy that it's the New Year. I'm ready to start afresh and focus on what I want to do over the next 12 months. So I'm going to [...] Read More
Baked camembert with caramelised onion and maple syrup recipe

Caramelised Onion and Maple Baked Camembert

22nd December 2017

I don't know about you, but when it comes to festive food one thing I always look forward to is the cheese. The cheese board after dinner on Christmas Day is probably my favourite part of the meal (sorry pigs in blankets). But something else that I love to indulge in at this time of the [...] Read More
Christmas decorations: preparing the home for Christmas

Preparing the home for Christmas.

19th December 2017

I think my favourite part about the festive season is decorating my home. It honestly makes me so happy to turn on the Christmas tree lights after coming back from work and just being in the cosy environment. So today I thought I'd talk a bit about all the Christmas decorations in our flat this [...] Read More
Christmas cocktail: tequila and amaretto sour

Festive Tipple: Tequila and Amaretto Sour

13th December 2017

We are now well and truly into the party season, so I thought I'd share a little Christmas cocktail recipe to get us all into the mood. This is a festive tipple consisting of aged tequila and amaretto - it's both delicious and rather strong, just how I like my cocktails! I do love an [...] Read More
Christmas baking: Festive Spiced Cake recipe

Festive Spiced Sponge Cake

10th December 2017

This post is sponsored by Kenwood. During the festive season, one of my favourite things to do is some Christmas baking. There is something so cosy and inviting about the scent of cakes or cookies baking in the oven at this time of year - it's almost better than getting to eat them! So today [...] Read More
Alternative Christmas gift guide

The Alternative Christmas Gift Guide.

5th December 2017

When I was thinking about creating a Christmas gift guide this year, I wanted to do something a bit different. When it comes to gift giving, I always like to think of ideas that are a bit out of the ordinary. I can't profess to being the most creative person ever, but I try to [...] Read More
How I am managing and reducing stress

4 ways I’m managing & reducing stress.

23rd November 2017

In my previous post about my first impressions of living in London, I mentioned that I've been finding life here pretty stressful. City life isn't exactly chilled-out and it can get a bit overwhelming at times. But after 4 months of living here, I've developed a few habits that have helped me with managing and [...] Read More