Winter essentials that I’ve been loving

I’ve found a few new staples for my wardrobe and home this season and wanted to share them with you.   Chenille Jumper If there’s one trend that I’ve been loving even more than the resurrection of velvet, it’s chenille. This jumper by Marks and Spencer comes in several different colours but my favourite was the golden yellow. It looks…

L’Oréal Paris – Colour Riche – Doutzen Collaboration

I’m always drawn to the lipsticks at make-up counters, lined up and colourful, standing to attention waiting for you to pick your perfect shade. Never normally one to pick a shade that’s too ‘out there’ I tend to stick to the nude tones with an occasional red slipping into the basket. This lipstick – Delicate Rose – is a part…

Veg packed pasta – Eating the rainbow – Gluten free & Vegan

  Counting calories has never worked for me so instead this January I decided to count colours. No not skittles, plants. The colour of plants holds a delicious secret, phytonutrients. These phytonutrients have a host of health benefits and are often what is responsible for giving plants their pigment. Therefore, to ensure you’re getting a variety of as many of…

5 books to change your life

  These 5 books have all had monumental impacts on my life, they’ve helped me become better, reach goals and succeed. Make 2018 the year for personal development and start your journey with one of these gems.   1. Make Your Bed: Small things that can change your life… and maybe the world Make your bed is a book of…

One small change to completely change your morning

On January 1st I woke up and for the first time in forever, I didn’t reach for my phone. I’ve made three slightly alternative new years resolutions this year that you can read about here, but the one that has made the biggest impact on my lifestyle already is to stop morning scrolling. I had got into the very detrimental habit…

My new years resolutions

New years resolutions. Do you make them? The new year is a great opportunity to feel as though you’re starting totally fresh. I’ve always made pretty standard new years resolutions, lose weight, start running, get fit etc. But this year I found myself drawn to more specific resolutions. Ones I feel I can actually keep and will easily become a…

You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone

This phrase gets thrown about But time and time again it rings true We take for granted so many things Our health Our finances Our jobs Our mobility Our ability to love Our friends Our families Ourselves It’s not until one of those things is no longer there that we notice how much of a difference it made to our…