Overcoming Motivational Burnout

Motivational burnout is something that I have been experiencing with my blog recently, my posting has been less frequent and I’ve just not had the drive to come up with new content over the past couple of months. I wanted to write this to share some things I have been doing to get my motivation […]

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Handbag Essential | Grether’s Pastilles

The UK has been hit with a heatwave this week and with the summer months comes the dreaded hay fever, sore throat and runny nose! Grether’s Pastilles kindly gifted their Blackcurrent flavoured sugar-free pastilles to try out and I wanted to share with you what I thought. Grether’s pastilles are traditional pastilles handcrafted in Switzerland […]

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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Body Image

This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, it runs from the 13th – 19th May 2019. This years theme is how we think and feel about our bodies and our body image. The theme this year is an important one, body image is something which is being spoken about more frequently and […]

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Met Gala 2019

If you don’t know what the Met Gala is… It’s an annual benefit event for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. It’s well-known for its exclusive guest list and extravagant outfits. This years theme – Camp: Notes on Fashion to coincide with an upcoming exhibition at the Met inspired […]

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Fast vs Slow Fashion

A brand new Primark has opened in Birmingham, the largest store in the world. Reading through the quotes from news outlets really made me think. I saw one that said, “I love Primark, it’s disposable fashion.” Another said: “It’s great to get clothes for a night out and just throw them away afterward.” There’s a […]

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Kitten Tips

There has been a recent addition to our household… Luna! I’ve been wanting a kitten for a very long time and I finally am able to say that I am a cat Mum (again). Luna is the second kitten that I’ve raised, my first cat, Tinkerbell I got when I was 17 and she’s currently […]

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January Blues

January blues is something I have been really struggling with the moment. When the festive season is over, there is a dramatic drop in activities, festive fun and it is no longer socially acceptable to consume cheeseboards on weekday evenings. It’s Blue Monday today, well-known as the ‘saddest day of the year.’ It was worked […]

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Papergang by Ohh Deer November Review

I’m back with another Papergang review, this time for the month of November. My review of the September box is linked here if you are interested in reading it. Papergang is a monthly subscription box of stationery and desk accessories designed in collaboration with different illustrators and artists from around the globe. I only had […]

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Thoughts on Starting Over

Starting over is an incredibly scary thing… as much as I was looking forward to finishing university, after being settled in my own little bubble for three years, I was also very, very scared about the near and distant future. As the realization approached that I have to start again, it was really hard. Life […]

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