Shit You Should Know: A Guide for Girls Part Two

Your Body: Hair Writing this as a 22-year-old, I can tell you my body has changed so much over the past 10 years it’s hard to believe there’s more to go. Your body is changing all the time as you age and live and so it’s totally natural to find a dark hair that wasn’tContinue reading “Shit You Should Know: A Guide for Girls Part Two”

Self-Care Tips

Body Firstly, you need to exercise regularly. You need to make sure to keep yourself healthy because it will affect every aspect of your body, skin, hair and even your mind. You should also shower at least once a day, twice if needs be. Don’t be one of those people that don’t wash their legsContinue reading “Self-Care Tips”

Shit You Should Know: A Guide for Girls Part One

Your Body: Cellulite I have been trying to find something to write about for a long time now, nothing inspired me but I am starting a new series I am really excited about. I am starting a series called ‘Shit You Should Know’ and the first season if you will, is ‘A Guide for Girls’.Continue reading “Shit You Should Know: A Guide for Girls Part One”

How I Celebrate Christmas

My family loves Christmas and just like every other family, we think we do it best (because we do). It’s the best time of year and I want to tell you about how my family celebrates. Every year on the first weekend after the 27th of November (my Dad’s birthday), we put up the decorationsContinue reading “How I Celebrate Christmas”

Christmas Drinks

Classic snowball Recipe by Miriam Nice Ingredients – 10-15ml lime juice or lime cordial, 50ml advocaat, 50ml sparkling lemonade, ice, 1 maraschino cherry Method – Fill a glass with ice and if using, add up to 15ml of lime juice or lime cordial (or to your taste). Pour the advocaat and lemonade over the iceContinue reading “Christmas Drinks”

Christmas Snacks

Reindeer & Snowman Chocolate Bark Recipe by Lulu Grimes Ingredients – 100g milk chocolate, 100g dark chocolate, 7 red Smarties, 8-10 small pretzels, 22 white mini marshmallows, 1 red jelly shoe lace, sprinkles and stars, black food writing pen Method – Line a baking tin with baking parchment. Heat both chocolates in separate bowls inContinue reading “Christmas Snacks”

Ultimate Christmas Playlist

All I Want for Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey Angels We Have Heard on High – Lea Michele, Cynthia Erivo Baby It’s Cold Outside – Paloma Faith, B.B. Bones Believe – Josh Groban Bring Me Love – John Legend Bring The Snow – Sam Palladio By Christmas Eve – John Legend Candy Cane LaneContinue reading “Ultimate Christmas Playlist”

Christmas Movies

I absolutely love Christmas and love watching Christmas movies. My families watch a Christmas movie every night leading up to Christmas and thought I would share our list to give some inspiration for everyone else. Dolly Parton’s Christmas On The Square An embittered “Scrooge” of a woman plans to sell her small town, regardless ofContinue reading “Christmas Movies”

Best True Story TV Shows

I absolutely love to watch TV shows and movies based on true stories. I know a lot of them get facts wrong and over dramatize things that have happened but knowing that it is based on a true story just makes it a million times better. These are some of the best true story TVContinue reading “Best True Story TV Shows”

When I Had My Tonsils Out

**WARNING** This post contains pictures and descriptions of blood, hospitals and other situations that some people may find disturbing. All my life I have suffered with tonsilitis. When I was younger, I would get it every couple of months but as I grew older it would happen more often and get worse every time. WhenContinue reading “When I Had My Tonsils Out”

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Day is a Memorial Day observed every year since the end of the First World War to remember those who died serving our country. The tradition was inaugurated by King George V in 1919 and at the 11th hour we observe a minute’s silence. The tradition of Remembrance Day evolved out of Armistice Day.Continue reading “Remembrance Sunday”

Bonfire Night

Remember, remember, the 5th of November, The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why Gunpowder Treason, Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, ‘Twas his intent. To blow up the King and the Parliament. Three score barrels of powder below. Poor old England to overthrow. By God’s providence he was catch’d,Continue reading “Bonfire Night”

Halloween Drinks

So, it seems this year we will be celebrating Halloween from our homes, but that doesn’t mean we have to change what we do much. There are loads of ways to get spooky at home and making themed drinks is one of them. The Jack-O-Lantern (Recipe by Colleen Graham) Ingredients – 1 1/2 ounces cognac,Continue reading “Halloween Drinks”

Halloween Movies

It’s October, so that means its time to get spooky. Every year I spend the month watching movies that get me in the Halloween mood. I love watching movies and TV shows to help me get excited about different holidays and Halloween is one of the best, curling up with a hot drink and watchingContinue reading “Halloween Movies”

Things To Do In Glasgow

It’s always hard to figure out what to do for the day so I thought I would write another post about things to do but this time for Glasgow. I spend a lot of time in Glasgow and it’s getting difficult to figure out what to do on my days out there. I know weContinue reading “Things To Do In Glasgow”

Benefits Of Drinking Green Tea

This past year, I have made the switch from coffee to green tea. I still like and sometimes drink coffee but I discovered how good green tea is for you. I originally started drinking it to cope with acne but found out all the amazing things it can help with as well. At first, IContinue reading “Benefits Of Drinking Green Tea”

Places To Drink In Edinburgh

I like a drink and I definitely get bored of going to the same places over and over. Edinburgh is the perfect city to never visit the same bar twice. I have already written a post about things to do in Edinburgh but I purposely stayed away from food and drink so I could writeContinue reading “Places To Drink In Edinburgh”

My Favourite Apps

I think we all spend a little too much time on devices but it is hard to avoid as they have become a regular part of our lives. We’ve all been told to get off our phones and live our lives but I have a few favourite apps that actually help me. Now not allContinue reading “My Favourite Apps”

Best Documentaries I’ve Watched

During lockdown, I have watched an amazing number of documentaries. I love them, they are like real life horror movies and its honestly hard to believe that they are true. Though the staggering number of tweets about how much people like documentaries I have seen, I thought I would recommend some of my favourites. NowContinue reading “Best Documentaries I’ve Watched”

August Looks

In August I lost all motivation. I was finally bored of lockdown, I wanted to get out and do stuff and I still wasn’t back at work so this made me become lazy and forget about writing blog posts. Honestly, I just couldn’t be bothered. This made me put of the June Looks post overContinue reading “August Looks”

Things To Do In Edinburgh

As we start to come out of lockdown, more places are starting to open again and welcome back customers. Even though it’s not the same because of guidelines it is important we all start getting back to normal life and help to support the business we love. Because of this, I am going to startContinue reading “Things To Do In Edinburgh”

TV Show Recommendations

I have done nothing but watch TV since we went into lockdown meaning I have made my way through most of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Now TV, Disney+, BBC IPlayer and the ITV Hub. I am quickly running out of things to watch and I suspect most people are in the same boat so I thoughtContinue reading “TV Show Recommendations”

Army Schools

I grew up with a Dad in the British Forces and so I moved around a lot and attended a few different Army Schools. Growing up this way has been a huge part of what has shaped me as an adult and I also feel that no-one truly knows me unless they understand what itContinue reading “Army Schools”

My Makeup Routine

I don’t wear makeup that much; I normally put on some mascara and do my eyebrows for a regular day but I used to do a full face every day. I know a lot of girls who love doing makeup or don’t feel comfortable leaving the house without it. I definitely don’t feel comfortable leavingContinue reading “My Makeup Routine”

My Night Routine

I recently posted about my morning routine and so I thought I would now write about my nightly routine. I like to stick to routines in the morning and at night to help start/end my day in the right way. My night routine helps me wind down after the day and get me ready forContinue reading “My Night Routine”

My Bedroom Décor

I have never had a properly decorated bedroom until I moved into my current house. Since I began decorating it, I have become obsessed with finding budget friendly items that can help bring my room together. People have commented on my bedroom before and so I thought I would write about my furniture and décorContinue reading “My Bedroom Décor”

Before I Turn 25

I have a huge bucket list, but there are things I want to achieve in life before I hit certain ages. I think it is important to have life goals even if you don’t hit them within a time frame. Everyone does things at their own time and pace but I still have things IContinue reading “Before I Turn 25”

Five Looks With One T-Shirt

Fashion is great. It is a way that people can express themselves and create their own style. I have always loved clothes and putting outfits together but for a long time I had very few clothes and so wore the same outfits over and over again. It wasn’t until I was older, I started toContinue reading “Five Looks With One T-Shirt”

Book Recommendations

I love to read. I know a lot of people who hate reading but I think they just haven’t found the right book yet. A lot of people read their first books in school, something they are assigned and not something they will necessarily enjoy. But books are amazing, someone creating whole new worlds withContinue reading “Book Recommendations”

My Morning Routine

I posted a lockdown routine a few weeks ago and got some good feedback on it which I really appreciate. I wanted to write another post about my routine outside of lockdown but we still aren’t completely back to normal yet. In place of writing about my whole day I am going to tell youContinue reading “My Morning Routine”

The Mandela Effect

I have always loved conspiracy theories. I don’t believe in a lot of them like the Earth being flat or celebrities being lizard people but I still think they are fun to read about. My favourite conspiracy theory is the Mandela Effect. Now a lot of people will find this stupid but I think it’sContinue reading “The Mandela Effect”

My Skin Care Routine

My skin has always been an issue for me. I have found it hard to find products that help my skin and am still searching for makeup that hides the imperfections I want it too. I suffer from acne, oily skin and some areas that get really dry so it has always been a challengeContinue reading “My Skin Care Routine”

June Looks

Another month spent in the house. I have mainly worn joggers and jumpers this month but got dressed properly on sometimes. The weather has been all over the place with it being cold and raining on some days and warm and sunny on others so deciding what to wear in the morning really depends onContinue reading “June Looks”

How To Shop On A Budget

I have always loved to shop; I love owning nice new things and find it hard to stop myself from spending money. This shopping obsession has left me with no money quite a few times and so I started to pick up some tips and tricks to help me save more money when shopping. ItContinue reading “How To Shop On A Budget”

My Favourite Movies

Even before lockdown I spent a lot of time watching movies. I get attached to characters, goose bumps at trailers and want to share some of my favourite movies with you. My favourite movies are normally ones I can watch over and over without getting bored and I feel like we are all doing exactlyContinue reading “My Favourite Movies”

Honey BBQ Marinade Recipe

I have decided that whenever I don’t have something to write about, I am going to share a recipe. I love food a lot and I enjoy cooking as well so while I can’t write about eating out experiences, I am sharing my eating in ones instead. This recipe is a mixture of a fewContinue reading “Honey BBQ Marinade Recipe”

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

The 21st of June is Father’s Day and trying to find gifts is a nightmare. What do you get a man who has everything and responds to ‘what do you want for Father’s Day?’ with ‘I don’t know’. As I’ve gotten older, I like to buy gifts that people will remember but sometimes budget andContinue reading “Father’s Day Gift Ideas”

Small Changes To Be Healthier

It is very important for all of us to look after our health. Especially during lockdown, I think we have all let our routines slowly slip meaning we are not looking after ourselves as much. You should treat your body like a temple and look after it because you don’t get another one. Many studiesContinue reading “Small Changes To Be Healthier”

Amazon Favourites: Part Two

A few weeks ago, I posted about some of my favourite products from Amazon but I still have some more items that I love and want to share with you. Online shopping has become a regular thing for me to do during this pandemic and although I should be saving money, I love shopping. IContinue reading “Amazon Favourites: Part Two”

Baby Sustainability

Recently my two best friends have had baby boys. So, first of all congratulations to them. This got me thinking of what I could post about next and I wanted to continue my theme of sustainability. I won’t be posting about sustainability again for a while but even though I don’t yet have a babyContinue reading “Baby Sustainability”

May Looks

I’ve decided to start doing a monthly look book. I only recently decided to do this and so there won’t be as many outfits in this post as there will be in the future. I have always had a love for fashion and so why not show you what I wear? My style is differentContinue reading “May Looks”

Ways To Make Some Extra Money

Personally, I never have enough money. A lot of people are jobless, underpaid and scraping together pennies but apart from trying to save, there are other things you could be doing to have a little extra money. There are loads of different ways in which you can make some extra cash without having to leaveContinue reading “Ways To Make Some Extra Money”

How To Shop Sustainably

My last couple of posts have been about sustainability and shopping so, I’m combining the two. It can be hard in a world of fast fashion and ever-changing trends to find ethically made products to buy but there are a few things you can do that make your shopping trip a bit eco-friendlier. Plastic freeContinue reading “How To Shop Sustainably”

Amazon Favourites

So, online shopping has always been a hobby of mine but now its more part of my daily routine because there is nothing else to do. Half of me is saying that now is the best time to save but the other half is saying it’s the best time to shop because I won’t haveContinue reading “Amazon Favourites”

Lifestyle changes to be more eco-friendly

Not everyone is willing to make big lifestyle changes and that is perfectly okay, the important thing is making small changes to your day to day life in order to become more eco-friendly. Here are some ways in which you can help the planet. Recycle – I feel like this is sort of an obviousContinue reading “Lifestyle changes to be more eco-friendly”

Products that help you be more eco-friendly

Wednesday the 22nd of April is Earth Day and so I thought what better time to write about sustainability and more important, how you can be more sustainable. Previous generations didn’t have an extensive knowledge on how they where damaging the planet but now we know and should all be making changes to ensure theContinue reading “Products that help you be more eco-friendly”

How to celebrate Easter at home

Happy Easter! This weekend is Easter Sunday and it seems many people will have to alter their celebrations because of the lockdown, but this shouldn’t stop you celebrating. Easter is a holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus, but the holiday is widely celebrated by both Christians and None-Christians and there are many ways inContinue reading “How to celebrate Easter at home”

Chicken Breast in Mascarpone Tomato Sauce

Original recipe from Gino D’Acampo Because of the lockdown there isn’t much to do and isn’t much for me to write about. I have seen a lot of people learning new skills and one of those new skills is cooking. Sometimes when you get down and feel a little lazy it’s easy to end upContinue reading “Chicken Breast in Mascarpone Tomato Sauce”

Saving Money

Not leaving the house has done wonders for my bank account. My work has closed because of the lockdown and so I cannot earn money (I get paid basic hours) but on the other hand, I haven’t been spending any money. I would normally be paying for the bus/train/taxi, my lunch (normally some expensive salad)Continue reading “Saving Money”

Life in Lockdown

Happy lockdown everyone! I have been self-isolating for 11 days now and so I thought I would try my hand at blogging. I have always wanted to do something like this but have been too nervous about what people would think but I’ve finally convinced myself (with some help from my sister) to just goContinue reading “Life in Lockdown”