How Should You Feel When You’re In Your 30s?

When I was a kid I always thought by the time I was in my 30s I would be a proper grown-up. Whatever that means? But, no seriously, what does that mean? I’m engaged, a home owner, have a degree, a dog, work full-time. But, I also love a night out, to lay in bed,…

Why I’m Prioritising Me Time

As I get older, I’m finding me time, is such a priority and something I try to factor to in each week. Me time doesn’t always look the same – sometimes, it’s getting my hair or nails done (two things I deem a priority tbqh), lying on the sofa watching YouTube on the telly and…

Redefining What Brings Me Joy (Marie Kondo’ing My Life)

The internet and Insta are awash with influencers and guru’s on a one-woman mission to help us clean, reorganise and get our metaphorical shit together. On one hand, I’m here for it. Whilst I didn’t feel the necessity to refold every pair of knickers and odd socks that I own after watching Marie Kondo, I…

My 2018 Round-Up; Engagement, House & Weight-Loss

2018, what a year that was, ey? 12 months ago I didn’t think I would be ending another December in our very own home and with a ring on that finger. Nope, not us, surely? Here’s what happened and why it’s memorable. The House Over the last 18 months or so I’ve been honest with…

Welcome to Ruth Writes 3.0

I’ve been blogging for eight years, had three domain names and countless themes – all photos, loads of millennial pink, the classic blogger layout of images and text – this blog has seen it all. I’ve been loyal to WordPress since I wrote my very first post back in the summer of 2010 and somehow,…