Motivational Monday | Three Inspiring Lessons To Learn From Helen Keller

Happy New Year! ♥ ♥ “New year, new start.” Just like a lot of people, I begin 2017 with a fresh, positive outlook on the next twelve months and a whole new focus on achieving my dreams. Beyond my own sheer determination and eternally optimistic nature, I discovered another incredible source of inspiration this afternoon as I sat down […]

Fashion | Summer Style, Trends & Tips*

With temperatures set to soar in the UK this weekend, it’s time to shed the layers upon layers of clothing and prep your closets with some of the season’s hottest fashion trends. I understand that ascending from a comfortable cocoon of dark colours, knits and scarves can be a daunting prospect, so I’ve created a […]

March 2016 | Happiness Highlights

Since we are fast approaching the end of another month, I thought that I would find some time to share my happiness highlights from March. You know what they say, better late than never! #1: To welcome in the start of a new month I created a week long ‘to-do’ list with multiple tasks to complete each […]

Fashion | How I Used Coffee To Resolve My ‘Premature Greying’ Existential Hair Crisis

For some context, I recently submitted the article below as part of an application for a possible new writing gig, they challenged me with the task of producing a 200-word piece about “the first time I dyed my hair.” Here it goes… The first time that I contemplated dying my hair, I had two choices: Embrace […]

Lifestyle | 365 Reasons To Be Happy

Happy New Year! A lot of people often start a new year with hopes, dreams and prospects for the days that are yet to be written but the one wish that I have for myself and everyone else is to have a 2016 that is filled with happiness. So I thought, why not document all of the […]

Blogmas #2 | The Christmas Tag

As we are now in the month of December, you will notice that almost everyone has gone Christmas crazy but who can blame them with only 22 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS! I saw the Christmas Tag being passed between blogs and making appearances on Twitter yesterday, so I thought that I would get into the spirit […]

Lifestyle | 25 Things To Do During The Festive Period

Confession: I love Christmas – and since it’s exactly one month until Christmas day, our home has been a hive of activity, as the process of unboxing decorations and transforming the various rooms has begun. I will be sharing some of my activities throughout December but, in the meantime, here are 25 suggestions for things that you can do […]

Lifestyle | The Independent Guide To Walt Disney World 2016 Review

This time 2 months ago I was midway through my 10th family vacation in Orlando, Florida – the happiest place on Earth. It’s fair to say that as the sky in Britain has turned 50 shades of grey and there has been enough rain to fill an ocean, I’ve experienced a spell of the vacation blues. I absolutely […]

Lifestyle | Fun Ways To Celebrate World Kindness Day

         There are so many things that we have to be thankful for: friends, family, jobs and even pets but it’s so easy to get wrapped up in our busy lives and take the people that we see every day for granted. World Kindness Day (13th Nov) acts as a reminder to pause, count […]

Fashion | Cherry Diva ‘Bohemian Princess’ Jewellery Review

The Cherry Diva website is home to fabulous fashion jewellery, sparkling statement necklaces and amazing ladies accessories. They have such a large range of jewellery choices at varying prices, typically between £1 – £15 and if you follow them on social media from their site then you will receive 10% off your very first order! […]