How to budget for luxury purchases

How to budget for luxury purchases

A few years ago, any mention of the word ‘saving’ and I would have groaned in disgust. Mostly because I was rubbish at it, I was in a bit of debt and I didn’t see the point of having money sat in the bank doing nothing. A lot has changed – and now [...]

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Accutane – My Skin Journey #2

Accutane – My Skin Journey #2

I can’t believe it has already been a month since I shared my first Accutane post on the blog – that time has flown by. I’ve now been on Accutane for five weeks – and last Tuesday I had my first appointment with the doctor to check I could continue [...]

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6 ideas for Valentine’s Day that won’t cost the earth

6 ideas for Valentine’s Day that won’t cost the earth

Oh Valentine’s Day.  Just like Marmite, some people love it, others hate it. Unfortunately for the latter, it is inevitable…so we may as well make the most of it whilst it is here. I don’t think Valentine’s Day needs to be about big declarations [...]

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Accutane Skin Saviours

Accutane Skin Saviours

I’ve only been on Accutane for three weeks, and already I am starting to see the side effects on my skin. Nothing major so far, mostly dry skin and lips – it’s actually been quite nice to have my makeup last all day without slipping off. From the [...]

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Why I love renting (and you should too!)

Why I love renting (and you should too!)

*This post contains affiliate links* Generation rent. “A generation of young adults who, because of high house prices, live in rented accommodation and are regarded as having little chance of becoming homeowners.” What an optimistic definition! If [...]

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The snuggle is real – ASOS pyjama edit

The snuggle is real – ASOS pyjama edit

*This posts contains affiliate links* I challenge you to find anything more cosy than putting on a good pair of pyjamas and snuggling up with a cup of tea on a Sunday evening. That’s exactly what I am doing right now, complete with blankets, candles [...]

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Bath time favourites

Bath time favourites

*This post contains affiliate links* I love a good bath. There’s nothing more relaxing than selecting your favourite bath bomb, pouring yourself a glass of wine and taking some time out to read or catch up on the blogging world. I think it is important [...]

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What’s on my reading list? January.

What’s on my reading list? January.

*This post contains affiliate links* One of the things I wanted to do more of this year was read. As a child I always had my head in a book – the Famous Five series and Harry Potter were my ultimate faves. In fact, I think I’ve read the Chamber [...]

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Accutane – My Skin Journey

Accutane – My Skin Journey

“Thank you for referring this lady with acne since the age of 18 on her face, neck and back. She has had oral antibiotics for a good period of time in the past and Dianette, but things have worsened in the last 18 months.” This letter from the [...]

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7 beautiful bar carts that will have you swooning

7 beautiful bar carts that will have you swooning

I can’t quite remember where my obsession with bar carts came from, but I do know I searched high and low for an affordable one for a very long time. There’s just something about them that had me trawling on Pinterest for hours on end, looking for [...]

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2017 – The time is right now!

2017 – The time is right now!

Happy New Year! So far, 2017 is off to a great start – I’m snuggled up on the sofa, with a cup of tea watching re-runs of Friends listening to the rain outside. I also managed to escape a hangover…2017 you’ve been too kind! This year, I’ve [...]

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You need to make this cocktail! – Toffee Nut Martini

You need to make this cocktail! – Toffee Nut Martini

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner – and I think if there’s one thing we can agree on, it’s that we are all glad to see the back of 2016! I already have so many plans, goals and aspirations for 2017, I have a feeling it is going to be a [...]

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