I was recently very kindly sent a copy of The Thousand Tiny Miracles of Living Twice to review, written by Katarina West. Here’s the blurb: “Meet Irene Nylander, a frumpy housewife from Finland… and a yo-yo dieter. She feels trapped in an unhappy marriage, looking after her domineering mother-in-law and living vicariously through romantic movies.… Continue reading The Thousand Tiny Miracles of Living Twice – Review.
Summer is an expensive time of year for me. I have my father in law’s birthday, my boyfriend’s birthday and then my dad’s birthday all within the space of around 6 weeks. While this can leave my bank account a little sad looking, it also means that I start to run out of ideas for… Continue reading Birthday Gift Guide for Men.
With temperatures in the U.K topping 30 degrees over the weekend we’ve all been feeling a bit hot and bothered and have had to adjust our wardrobe accordingly. All over my social media I’ve seen countless women feeling embarrassed about having to get their legs/arms etc out, not wanting to go make up free and… Continue reading Love yourself tag.
June 12th-18th is marked as Cervical Screening Awareness Week, I thought it would be a good time to share my experience of having a cervical screening and discuss why it’s so important for women to attend these appointments. A cervical screening is a short, routine examination of your cervix. It is carried out once every… Continue reading Cervical Screening Awareness Week
Scroll through any newsfeed on any social media platform lately and you’re guaranteed to be inundated with posts all about Summer – how excited everyone is and how they just CAN’T WAIT. Well not me, I think it’s crap. I’m aware this isn’t an overwhelmingly popular opinion but it’s one I’ve always held – I… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I think Summer is crap.
We have just over a week until Mothers Day, and if you’re anything like me this means you still haven’t even thought about buying a gift. Fear not – I’ve put together a small collection of beautiful gifts that anyone would be happy to receive. They may be totally cliche, but you can’t go… Continue reading Mothers Day Gift Guide
May 31st 2012. The day my boyfriend dropped down on one knee and asked me to marry him, and of course, I said yes. No that isn’t a typo – we have really been engaged for almost five years. So it raises the question, why aren’t we married yet? The biggest factors are mostly financial/poor… Continue reading I do…don’t I?