I know that Instagram can make you feel terrible sometimes. You go online and all you see are people in places you've never been, doing things you've never done. You can end up feeling like you're missing out and that everyone else is doing life so much better than you are. It's a total first … Continue reading Stop comparing your life
Last weekend marked an important milestone for myself and Brian, it was the one-year anniversary of a life changing decision. The decision was to completely cut alcohol out of our lives. *GASP!! Fast forward to today, and I can say, wholeheartedly, that it is the best choice either of us has ever made. Normally I … Continue reading Giving up alcohol was the best decision of my life
I had the sweetest encounter with a woman recently. It was a brief and fleeting moment where we crossed paths - she has been on my mind ever since.
Disclosure: This blogpost was sponsored by Dulux. A couple of months ago, I decided it was time for a home makeover. When I suggested giving the house some love, my landlord jumped on board straight away, so I rolled up my sleeves and dug in. I’ve been living there for almost three years, and was really … Continue reading Prepping For Painting: Pre-DIY Tips Before You Redecorate
Not to sound too dramatic here, but I had an epiphany last week. I was lying in bed on Wednesday night, drained and exhausted after an extremely long day trying to be the ‘best version’ of myself. As I lay there thinking, I realised something – when you try too hard, things don’t generally work … Continue reading Stop Trying So Hard!
These burgers are pure comfort food. I know they don’t exactly sound mouth watering but trust me - give them a try and you will be pleasantly surprised. What to expect: The texture is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside - with a bit of a crunch from the walnuts. The smoked … Continue reading Mushroom & Bean Burgers (Vegan)
Happy New Year everyone! It has been a while since I sat down to write and I must say that as I stare at this blank page now, ready for the first post of 2018, it feels good. I had a wonderful Christmas at my family home, my mum would put Rachel Allen to shame … Continue reading The Goal That Changed Everything
Back in May, I floated an exciting idea past my other half. “How about I book a trip for us, but don’t tell you where we are going until we get to the airport?” I asked. This turned into a long and enthusiastic conversation about how it could work and how much fun it would … Continue reading I’m Kidnapping My Boyfriend Tomorrow.. Kind of!
2017 has been the year of admiring street art for me. I am constantly amazed at the level of beautiful and creative work on display across walls and surfaces everywhere I travel, as well as at home. From bold political statements to visiual colour bombs, there is something very captivating about a well-executed piece of … Continue reading The Street Art of 2017