Glossier Impressions: One Year On

One year ago today as I write this, those pretty pink packages started landing on our doorsteps. Glossier launched in the UK on October 9th 2017 and the beauty world went NUTS for it. Cute branding, affordable products, millennial pink packaging, they had it all, and to say there was a hype would be an…

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How I’m Choosing Happy

It sounds odd doesn’t it, to say I’m choosing happy. Like, why would anyone choose to be unhappy? Well, you’d be surprised, throughout my life I’ve made a lot of choices that have led to unhappiness. I’ve chosen to dwell on negatives, chosen to hold grudges, chosen to not be my fullest, happiest self. And…

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How To Spend a Day in Kensington

After four years living in London I certainly miss the city, but I have to say I really do appreciate my time spent in London now more for it. I get to hang out in places I wouldn’t necessarily have visited while I lived there, and I really make the most of my limited time…

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How To Keep Your Wardrobe Under Control

You know how it is, one minute you’re saying ‘Hey, ASOS Premier sounds like a good idea’, the next you can’t get your wardrobe shut because it’s OVERFLOWING with clothes. We’ve all been there. Since moving into the flat (I had a big, ruthless wardrobe cull before we moved in, waved goodbye to everything threadbare…

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The Money Diaries #2: The Week Before Payday

I did a Money Diaries post back in August, and it was honestly pretty eye opening. I had just been paid, and was a little more frivolous with money (particularly on food and drink) than I had realised. Honestly it was quite a scary process, and I felt shocked by how much I was spending, and how…

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5 Ways I’m Managing My Anxiety

Anxiety sucks. There’s nothing worse than that knot in your stomach when you’re anxious, when everything you do is marred by the feeling of impending doom. It’s horrible, I wouldn’t wish it on anyone, and over the last year I’ve been working hard to try and reduce + manage my feelings of anxiety. It’s not…

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Autumn Skincare Staples

I’ve really been enjoying getting my house in order, the new season is a perfect excuse to switch up, declutter, rejig and organise your life. A new start for a new season. So far I’ve deep cleaned the house, switched my wardrobe out, decorated for a new season, and now I’m taking my switches to…

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An October To Do List

Oh I do love when the first of the month falls on a Monday. There’s something wonderfully fresh start-y about it, like a new chapter of a book, a fresh journal, or new sheets on a bed. I’m excited, I think it’s one of the most beautiful months (fall really suits the British countryside) and I’m…

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