5 Things To Make More Time For

Time, we never have enough of it, do we? How often do you get to the end of the week and realise you haven’t tackled half of your to do list, or get to the end of the month without any idea what your initial goals were? Personally, I’m still convinced it’s September, time moves…

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How To Personalise Your Desk Space At Work

There’s nothing worse than spending eight hours a day, five days a week in a drab, soulless cubicle. Most of us aren’t lucky enough to spend our working days in open airy hipster lofts, in offices with pool tables in break out areas and mini fridges stocked with La Croix. Some of us are just…

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5 Free Things To Do This Winter

January has a reputation for being a bit of a dark and gloomy wasteland of a month. Everyone’s pinching pennies after an expensive holiday season, it’s dark for most of the day and bitterly cold to boot. Add that to the fact that everyone’s New Year Goals means they’re probably on a diet and have…

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My 2019 Reading Goals and TBR Stack (So Far)

2018 was the year I really reignited my love for reading. I’ve always loved reading, I was one of those kids with their head constantly stuck in a book on car journeys, at family events, I even have memories of walking around the forest reading. I used to stay up late to read ‘just one…

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A Simple Skincare Routine for January

January is a month for resets, and that mentality hasn’t gone amiss in my skincare routine. I’ve been stripping back the frills and heading for a simple, back to basics routine with the aim of keeping my skin clear and glowy, rather than as dull as the weather. I keep coming back to the Grown Alchemist…

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January To Do List

January can feel positively gloomy can’t it? The cold has set in, it’s seemingly still dark 24/7, and we no longer have the glow of Christmas to look forward to. It’s prime time for the onset of SAD (read more on that here), so it’s important that throughout January we stay busy and motivated, no room…

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5 To Buy in January

New year seemed like the best time to restart this old faithful series, I used to LOVE doing these Five To Buy posts but like anything, sometimes too much of a good thing is just too much. After a bit of a break though (in fact it looks like it’s been almost exactly a year…

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Changes I’ll Be Making in 2019

Normally, I love planning for a new year. The possibility of three hundred and sixty five days to shape and mould is exciting, and normally leads to countless lists and plans and goal setting in the run up to midnight on the 31st. This year though, my excitement for 2019 has been somewhat hampered by…

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Cocktail Recipe: Salted Caramel Apple Jacks

I’ve been playing around with salted caramel in cocktails for a while now, I love me a salted caramel ANYTHING so introducing the flavour to cocktails seemed like a bright idea. It took a few ‘meh’ attempts, but this Christmas I think I found the perfect salted caramel cocktail recipe! This little cocktail recipe was…

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