Category Lifestyle

Oh, it’s just a bit of seasonal dandruff!

As soon as that flakey scalp appears and the itching starts (oh, how satisfying is it to scratch that itch that is, until that intense panic moment kicks in), head on over to your enlarged mirror to inspect closer and then further freak out – OMG I’ve got nits! (Head lice for those that don’t know.) The following few minutes pass by with the thoughts: What am I going to

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My January saviours

And we’ve survived! Can you believe it? The toughest month of the year is actually over! We can all officially start drinking and wearing sparkles again! Most people moan about January – the weather, their bank balances and just how things would just generally be better if it was summer again! Me? Well, I can’t say that I’ve had a bad January! In fact, I can go as far as

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It’s time to go coconutty with CO YO!

Coconuts are a thing! Not a fad, not a trend and definitely not a passing obsession but a thing. These tasty food items are often the topic of discussion – are they a fruit, seed or nut? I would say they are a bit of everything. Coconuts as an ingredient or a super food item have, in the more recent years, been thrust into the limelight in the form of:

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Be Kind, Be Happy, Read More and Drink More – Water!

Am I the only person who thinks it’s super weird how the chime of Big Ben signifying midnight (aka the New Year) turns us all into absolute crazies!? Before the Chimes, and, I have to say, the amazing fireworks (exactly how much did they cost?), I was the happy me. Now post chimes, I’m the new and improved happy me. Well, not exactly but hopefully you can see where I

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The Black Friday and Cyber Weekend/Monday Edit!

Good Morning and welcome to Black Friday, the official Black Friday that is. If you’ve been browsing the internet this week, or have just been doing the odd bit of early Christmas shopping, then you’ll be aware that it is a discount jungle out there. Retailers have started their ‘cyber weekend’ offers earlier and earlier and whilst this is utter temptation, I’m looking at it on the plus side…time to

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Spotlight: Introducing Succulence!

It’s Monday morning, you’re scrolling through Instagram and, guaranteed, if you haven’t seen the #mondaymotivation shots, or the #coffee shot, then you’ve definitely seen some beautiful flat lays or images containing plants! There are large overflowing String of Pearl plants, air purifying Mothers Tongue plants and those really cute desk (aka low maintenance succulent) plants. Plants are having their moment and have suddenly become cool. Well, I mean they’ve always

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Don’t let print die!

Since the creation or rise of online magazine/sites and e-readers, printed materials (physical books, magazines, etc.) have seen a large decrease in sales. I’m all for progress, and in the society that we live in today, accessing information online is so easy. One can say that it is the most efficient way of being up to date with current news as it is happening, but there is something about this

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The RNLI Fish Supper 13th – 15th October: Cook it. Eat it. Share it.

It’s that time of year again where I share with you a new and fantastic recipe for you to try out at home and wow your dinner guests with.  For those of you that follow me on Instagram stories, you would have seen me replicate this very dish over a course of a few hours! A classic cooking mistake on my behalf and a useful tip for you…. make the

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Pack your straw bag and grab those shades! Summer, I’m still chasing you

Summer may be slowly slipping away into Autumn, but for those of you lucky enough to slip away outside of the school holidays, now is the perfect time to seek out that winter sun. Passport and bank cards aside, the next most important item on your list must be THE bag of the summer, the straw bag. Why have I taken so long – almost the end of summer –

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My four favourite Summer to Autumn items

It’s been awhile, in fact, it’s been exactly a month! So, apologies to any regular readers; I guess you can say that I’ve had a bit of a long holiday on the writing front.  But I’m back and just in time for Autumn – my favourite season when it doesn’t rain! But before we start delving into all things Autumn, content wise, I want to share with you four of

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