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.
If you went to school in the U.K – chances are you had chocolate concrete for pudding at some point, it’s the Queen of all desserts despite the rather unappealing name. On a whim I decided to make some today using a recipe from one of my friends. I was amazed at how quick and… Continue reading School pudding favourite – Chocolate concrete.
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
I wasn’t entirely sure when Summer “officially” starts, but seeing as we’ve had more than two days of sun I’m going to just run with it and say this is our summer, right now. I have a love hate relationship with this time of year, I love the weather being better because it’s easier to… Continue reading Summer Lip Picks
I’m not a huge fan of wearing too much makeup in warm weather, if I can get away with it I just won’t wear any at all but sometimes that’s just not an option for me. When I do feel the need to sort myself out a little, I have one look in particular that… Continue reading My warm weather makeup routine.