Taking a break from social media

Every time anyone says they’re taking a break from social media I have two thoughts: “it’s becoming trendy to go on a social media break, which totally isn’t the point of it in the first place *heavy eye roll*” and “I flipping love social media, I manage to control my usage really well so I don’t think I’d actually need a break”. Recently, Twitter has been winding me right up. I’m not going to go into details about who or…

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Being a tourist in your own city

I make it no secret that I’m shit poor, in fact I probably go on about it too much. But this blog is a part of my life and so is my current job/financial situation so I wouldn’t ever not talk about it. Anyway, being in the situation I’m currently in means I’ve got to be really frugal – meaning no holidays are getting booked until I’m back in employment. *Sobs.* Until then, we’re having to be a little more…

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Fluffy American pancakes with chocolate chips and strawberries

IT’S ONLY ONE WEEK TIL PANCAKE DAY! And to celebrate the best, most tasty day of the whole year being so close, I’ve got a recipe for the greatest ever fluffy American pancakes. Seriously, I’ve had several people tell me these are the best pancakes they’ve ever had so I’m not even blowing my own trumpet (I don’t think…) Don’t get me wrong, I love thin pancakes as much as the next gal. But there’s just something that doesn’t compare…

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Some new beauty finds I’m loving

This post was written in collaboration with Natural World I love doing round-up posts like this at the moment. Super informal, just chatting with you guys about things I’m really loving and things I think you should check out. Today’s is filled with brand new beauty finds that I’m loving and I can’t wait to tell you about them! Let’s just get right into it… Natural World Brazilian Keratin Shampoo & Conditioner First up, shampoo. My hair is a nightmare…

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Living a Lagom lifestyle

This post was written in collaboration with Contact Numbers UK Hands up if you’ve heard about the new “lifestyle trend”, lagom? Hands up if you’re a little bit sick of “lifestyle trends”? I think it’s the word “trend” that just irritates me in general.¬†Why do they have to be “trendy”? They’re usually a genuine way of life for some, occasional habits for others so why jump on them like they’re a trend? If the idea of them appeals to you,…

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