Recipe // Chicken & Chorizo with Quinoa 

Just like everyone else out there I’m spending January trying new recipes, attempting to eat semi-healthily and attempting to resist the lure of ordering a takeaway! One pot dishes are my jam at the minute too so this meal was a ‘chuck everything in and see’ dish which worked perfectly! The smokiness of the chorizo…

Life // What Self Care Means To Me  

Health and wellbeing is so important and very ‘on trend’ at this time of year. In a bid to beat the bulge and get a head start on 2017 we’re awash with images of gym clad bodies, green tea and salads. But for me self care is more than that. Personally it’s too cold to…

Beauty // My 2017 Perfume Collection

After what felt like an eternity of wearing the same pefume on repeat, I decided to introduce a couple of new additions to my collection, including a perfume I’ve been listing after for months!!  The Luxe Edition  Every time I walk past a YSL stand I always have a spritz of the Black Opium perfume…

Beauty // Ted Baker Make Up Review 

January signals the time for change. Whether you’re sticking to new resolutions, making better choices or switching up your routine, now’s the time to do it. And I’m starting with my make up bag! In a bid to join the ‘new year new me’ gang I’m starting small by saying out with the old….and in…

Recipe // Sweet Potato Dauphinoise  

The start of a new year often signals detox and diets for most by around these parts I’m all about moderation.   Whilst I may have indulged a tad over the last month I haven’t gone overboard as I try to make sure every meal I cook is packed with veg, so the naughty treats…

Blogging // 2016 – A Year in Posts

I can’t believe we’re just a day away from the end of 2016. Whilst this year has been a shitter for many, with politics being all over the news on both sides of the Atlantic and more celebrity deaths than we care to remember, there has been some good times thrown in for good measure….

Recipe // Vegetable Satay Noodles

Whilst we’re not out of the woods yet with the festive period continuing till we welcome in the new year, I don’t know about you but I’m so ready for a change at mealtimes. Out goes the meats, generous helpings of gravy and various types of potatoes and I’m ready for vegetables! My fridge is…

Beauty //  Stocking Fillers for Her

I’m still not quite sure how it’s happened but this year I’ve managed to buy all my presents and get them wrapped with two weeks to go to the big day. I think it helps that this year I had an idea of what I wanted to get people and after a bit of saving…

Life // Five Happy Things 

I feel like chatty posts are my jam at the minute and after a month of a lot of sponsored content, I’m happy to chat about the things I’m loving in diary stye entries. I’m gonna put it out there that I don’t have any festive content planned yet which I really should think about…….

Home // Dear Diary

After a series of sponsored posts and beauty blogs, I wanted to bring you another site ‘down and write’ kinda post. I can’t believe we’re into December tomorrow. The year has flown over in a blur with this year’s stand out moments being getting a new job and our dog, Molly. As we gear up for…

Party // Easy Mocktail Recipes with Feelgood 

December is nearly upon us and I’m already thinking about my much-needed time off over the festive season. But it’s not all mulled wine and mince pies as I’m actually working a lot so won’t be able to indulge in as much red wine and prosecco as I would like….which is why having a couple…

Fashion // Met Quarter Xmas Preview

The big C isn’t too far away so now’s the time to start getting excited, planning when to decorate the tree and discover just how many presents you need. Or, it’s a time to starting thinking about what to add to your own wishlist to unwrap on the 25th December! Back in October, I was…