So whether you are looking for inspiration yourself or just need to know what is appropriate attire. here's the wedding party outfits: tips for bride, groom and their entourage. Read on!
So whether you are looking for inspiration yourself or just need to know what is appropriate attire. here's the wedding party outfits: tips for bride, groom and their entourage. Read on!
Hello beautiful people, how are you? Summer looks as though it's finally arrived in the UK and we were finally graced with amazing weather. In light of this, I thought I would share my 4 must have summer accessories with you. These are probably items you already own or perhaps thinking of getting. I'll share budget, mid-range and luxury prices. Also, if you'd like me to share some summer shoe picks for this year leave me a comment below.
Hello skincare junkies how are you doing? It's been a hot minute since I posted a skincare related blog post. If you follow my Instagram, which I'd love it if you would just click here. You would know that I contracted chickenpox a few days before Easter. As an adult, chickenpox is worse and in some cases very serious. I won't bore you with the gory details but let's just say, I was left pretty scarred head to toe. Anyway, I wanted to share some of the products I am using to clear scars.
Hello beautiful people! Welcome back to the blog if you're a regular reader. Or, welcome if you're new to the blog. Today's post is on how to protect your jewelry while travelling. We all know that jewelry can take an outfit from plain Jane to wow! It's a great way to rinse and restyle outfits whilst travelling. However, one of the harsh realities of bringing jewelry would the chances of it getting stolen. There are many ways that jewelry can get stolen while travelling. So it is important that you protect your valuables before or during travel. But even if it doesn’t get stolen, other things could happen such as your jewelry breaking! Whether you own opal, diamonds, or pearls, here are some ways you can keep your jewelry safe from theft when packing for a trip.
It has been a hot minute since I did a travel post (last post). Anyway today's post is all about how to help fund your travel. I'm all about the travel by doing it often and affordably, if that's what you want. I am all for a luxury holiday but I'm not there yet and even if I were, I'd still use some of these tips! I'm sure you've seen or followed Instagram accounts or read blogs and stories of those who seem to have an infinite resource pot to travel full time. Or at least more than most and wonder how they do it.
Hello beautiful skincare fiends! It's been a hot minute since my last blog post (here). I failed miserably on publishing 3 blog posts a week on 5 things so here we are! I do have a couple of good excuses though; 1) migraines from hell and 2) I went to Cape Verde for my birthday! I'll share a blog post on what I got up to later on. So let's talk about the 5 skincare tips I swear by.
Why hello you beautiful people! Surprise! We have an extra post this week which I hope you're enjoying. Let me know in the comments. Anyways today post is all about the best holidays to enjoy without having to go overseas. The world is opening up again and travellers with long-itchy feet are on the move. But you might not be quite ready or willing to go overseas just yet. You might, instead, feel like a little adventure somewhere closer to home. Here, we’re going to look at some of the best holidays in Britain, allowing you to see a different side of the world without having to go that far for it.
Happy Travel Thursday travel bunnies! How is your mental and emotional health doing? I know there's a lot going on in the world right now and I hope this is a safe space for you to just breathe. Today, I'm sharing the 5 things I don't travel without, which is another 5 series. If you missed the other, check here, here, here . Of course there's your passport, phone and essentials like that however, I'm talking about the other essentials.
Hello beautiful people! Happy International Women's Day! To all the amazing women who do so much and give so much, you are appreciated, valued and loved. And welcome back to another 5 related blog post. If you read my posts, if not subscribe...please! I decided that March has 5 Mondays so why not have some March madness fun and do all posts related to the number 5. Just like today's post which is all about 5 things I'm looking forward to in 2022. Yes, I'm aware that it's the third month of 2022 but, there's still alot of year left to live.
Hello skincare junkies! How have you been? Today's post is all about the 5 skincare brands I love. Now there are a number of skincare brands I enjoy using but these 5, I will always repurchase. Or save to repurchase when I need to.
Hello lovely people how have we been? I've decided that as the month of March has 5 weeks that it will be posts with the number 5 in it. It's been a challenging time for many people so selfcare is very important. We talk alot about selfcare on this blog because it's a necessity not a luxury. So in today's blog I'm sharing 5 selfcare things I do.
Ooh welcome back you beautiful travel fiend! Have you ever watched a movie that instantly made you want to travel? Me too! Here are 4 movies that inspired my wanderlust. I'll say 4 but in reality there are more but these are the ones that have left a lasting impressi
Hello again beautiful! How have you been? It's mid-February and usually by now all those New Year resolutions you've made have gone through the window. I'm here to give you a gentle reminder if your resolution was about improving your morning routine. These are 6 simple actions to improve your morning routine.
Hello you beautiful travel fiends. Welcome to another travel Thursday blog post. Today I'm sharing 5 places I want to visit for 2022. I know I usually do a wanderlust list in January but, I was travelling (read here) and it's been raining meatballs since 2020 so no travel. I should say that I probably won't be able to visit all these places but it's nice to dream :). Here we go!
Hello beautiful people! Today we're talking about money and women. More specifically, how women can invest their hard-earned money wisely. As the saying goes, money makes the world go round. It would be nice to not have to worry about finances, but life has a habit of getting in the way. The good news is that you can make your money work for you. Most people think about their finances in terms of income and outgoings. Simply put, if your income is higher than your outgoings, then your finances are in decent shape. But the thing is, you can do better than simply okay. If your bank accounts are in the black, then you have an opportunity to secure your financial future.This is something that everyone needs to consider, including single women over 35. Regardless of your financial situation or your stage in life, you can also do more to invest in your future.
lcome back my skincare fiends! I'm sure you won't expecting a blog post today but I have decided to mix things up a little bit. Tuesday is talk Tuesday with advice on everything the 35 plus single woman needs to know. Thursday is all about travel and Saturday, you guessed it! Skincare! So to start of let's look at the skincare products on my wishlist for 2022!
Welcome back to the blog! How have you been? Hopefully you're all caught up with my posts and read about my adventures in Sri Lanka. Today's post is about 5 ways to show yourself selfcare. You may have heard about it before and wondered what the heck does that look like. Well I've got a few ideas that are tried and tested by moi. So save this post to read later or to remind you when you need it.
Welcome back to the blog you travel fiends. Or maybe, you're looking for some travel inspiration? Either way, I've got you! I'm sharing my safari experience in Sri Lanka. I've been to Sri Lanka before but this visit I went on a safari and spoiler alert, it was pretty awesome! Hope you like pictures because this post is picture heavy.
Happy New Year beautiful! How are you? I know it's been a hot minute but how was the holiday season for you? For me, I went away for the first time in almost 2 years. It was part holiday and part photography work in Dubai and Sri Lanka and yes I will do a blog post or 3 for you ;). In light of it being a new year, I thought I would share 5 things I will improve in 2022. Don't worry it's not a 'new year n
Hello beautiful people! Did you survive the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? This year a lot of businesses started pretty early which gave you the chance to pick up a bargain or 2! Anyways, it's the end of November and that means Christmas 2021 season has begun. So before we dive into the Christmas content, I'm sharing the Fenty Skin Start'r kit review.
Hello travel fiend or you may be a travel enthusist. I'm starting to dream about travel again and making wanderlust lists again. It feels familiar yet strange after the past 18 months plus. I was optimistic last year and found that not travelling at all for this year tough. I know there are bigger issues in the world but I feel what I feel. Anways, here I go again dreaming of places near and far. This is my wanderlust list for 2022 and given how life is lately, there may even be a part 2.
Travelling at any age requires a lot of planning, time and effort. It is a rewarding experience and something you will always remember. It is a good way to explore new places, new cultures and what the world has to offer. As you get older things change slightly as there are different things that you need to prioritise and prepare for. It can still be an incredible and memorable experience at any age. It's definitely something worth doing at least once. Here are some things to do when travelling over 30.
Europe is always going to be one of the most popular places to go on your travels. It's a unique continent in that there are so many diverse countries all bundled together in one area. You can spend a week or two in Europe and easily travel through three or four different countries, getting a new experience in each one! However, there are also concerns or worries that people have when traveling to Europe. The beauty of having so many countries next to one another is that you have loads of great tourist opportunities collected together, but the downside is that things can get confusing for foreign travelers. What are the rules and border laws like? That's one of many questions you might have, so here are 3 things you need to know before travelling to Europe in 2021.
Hello lovely! How has your week been treating you? Since we've been in the pandemic, most of us have been looking at alternatives to travel and explore. So lots have taken to travelling around the UK via train, especially if they don't drive. Train travel in the UK can be extortionate at times, so I have 5 ways to save on train travel as a solo traveller.
Hello you lovely person who quietly reads my blog :). How are you doing? This blog post is something that I have hemmed and hawed about for weeks. Partly because I hadn't fully figured out what changes I needed to make and also I wasn't sure if you wanted to read about it. But, I have since clarified things and thought I would share in case this resonates with you and of course one will impact upon you. Here are 3 life changes I am making.
Hello beautiful, how are you doing today? I know that not everyone is a travel junkie like myself however, you must have a mental list of places you'd like to visit? You may have seen it in a magazine or someone's Instagram and thought, yes I'd love to visit there. There are different types of trips and actually, I think there are 8 trips every woman should take. Some you may have done already and some, you'd like to visit with friends.
Hello my travel junkie. Have you thought about the bedsheets and pillows at hotels? Picture this, you have just checked into your hotel, and you're ready to get some sleep. But, as you slide between the crisp, clean sheets, you can't help but wonder if it's safe to sleep on them. You know that they clean the sheets every day, but do they look sanitary? And what about those pillows? How often do they change those out? Here are 5 reasons to carry your own bedsheets and pillows when you travel.
Oh hello there my fellow beauty junkie. How's your skin and what new treatments have you tried? Let me know in the comments below because today, I'm sharing the beauty treatments I've tried and liked. I think that having a skincare routine that works for your skin is essential. However, depending on your skin needs, having professional beauty treatments can aid in the end goal. Having the best skin you can possibly have.
Oh hello there you travel junkie! How are you doing and where are you travelling too? We have all been waiting with abated breath until things improved. Whilst things aren't back to normal, nor do I think they ever will be. It is getting a bit safer and easier to travel. With that in mind here are 9 must have travel gadgets or at least things to consider before packing for that trip.
Happy Thursday you gorgeous human! If you follow me on Instagram, you would have seen that I visited The Shard. Before you continue reading what visiting The Shard in London was like, please subscribe to my monthly newsletter or follow me on Instagram if you aren't already following. Thank you. Now on with the story :).
Why hello there! How have you been? How's the weather in your neck of the woods? I've been enjoying the last few days of the mini heatwave the UK has been having. I know some people really struggle with the heat, so here are a few tips to help you. In today's post I'm sharing 10 simple and cheap ways to add luxury to your life. When you think about luxury, brands like Hermes or Chanel can instantly appear in your mind. However, I'm a firm believer that it's all about a mindset and a few practical tips.
Hello beautiful people how are you doing? Today's post, 5 timeless fashion trends are all about those trends that aren't really trends. They essentially come in and out of fashion regularly! There are plenty of trends that come and go but what are some of the most impactful ones that have lasted centuries? It is important to know, because every woman should include at least one of the below into her wardrobe!
Oh hello there skincare junkie! How's your skin doing with this interesting UK weather? It's been a moment since I've had a beauty done professionally. My last one was on laser hair removal which you can read all about here. Today, I'm sharing my dermaplaning experience that I had recently.
Hello my beautiful people! Travel junkies I have another treat for you, this month's interviews with inspired people feat. Lucy. Lucy is and adventure solo blogger. I have followed her for a couple of years and was left in awe at some of her trips. If you've ever wondered if you a single woman over 30 could travel solo. Let Lucy inspire you to take that plunge
Hello my skincare junkies how have you been? I love a new product like any good skin junkie however, not all of us may have the budget for new additions. Most of us 35 plus single women would have other life commitments that require finances. With this in mind I've complied 5 affordable cleansers that actually work. A disclaimer here, these are products that have worked for my combination with a bit of sensitivity skin.
Welcome back to another interview beautiful people! Today's inspired interview features the lovely and incredibly talented Jasmina (pronounced with a Y) Hasković. I met Jasmina through a mutual friend and she's so inspiring. Not only is she a photographer but she is a self published author, who recently wrote a book of poetry. Let's dive into this month's interviews with inspired people, featuring Jasmina Hasković.
Hello skincare junkies! How are you doing? Its been a week since restrictions have eased in the UK and whilst it came with some snow and cold weather, we are grateful. Have you been out yet? What was your first beauty treatment? I had my hair done for the first time in about 6 months. Heaven! Speaking of treatments, I'm sharing my experience with Dermatica. They are an online subscription service that's run by dermatologists who offer personlised prescription treatment for acne, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, melasma, anti-ageing and skin glow.
Happy Easter my skincare junkies! I hope you had a lovely long weekend and was able to relax. In today's post I'm finally getting around to sharing my current nighttime skincare routine with Ren. As you know I like to trial things for at least 4 weeks before I share my experience. So here goes....
Hello lovely people! How are you all doing? Spring has properly sprung in the UK and we're all loving the bloom in nature and the blue skies. It also signals the start (hopefully) of our way out of lockdown 3.0 which I'm sure is a relief. Today's post is another interview (previous one) which any fellow travel junkie will love. Without further ado, here's another installment of my interviews with inspired people, featuring Denise Weekes.
Hello my travel junkies! I've got an extra post this week and hope you enjoy it. You know that I always wax lyrical about travelling solo and how it's not as scary as it sounds. Solo travel can sound risky especially if you're a woman. However, it can be a truly freeing experience. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to go where you want and do anything you like, without other people holding you back? This is also a fantastic way to get to know yourself more. Spending time alone can be scary, but this is often because we aren't comfortable enough alone. Spending time alone is so important. It can help you to build confidence. It can also help you become more clear on what you do and don’t want. With that in mind, here’s a woman's guide to solo travel.
Hello beautiful people! Spring has finally sprung in the UK and I for one cannot be happier! Spring signals warmer weather, an explosion of colour in nature and fashion. Plus, it's my birthday this week and we'll be heading to summer. Spring is a win win season for me. In light of all of this, I thought I would share with you, 5 things I no longer do as a single women over 30. Let's get started!
Hola mi gente! Or, hello my people! How are you all doing? I'm a day late but, Happy International Woman's day! Unfortunately in 2021 we are still dealing with gender inequality, pay gaps and a whole heap of issues that we shouldn't be dealing with, but we do. My prayer is that the ship makes a turn in the right direction. Anyway, on with today's topic and it's all about romanticising your life. I heard this phrase floating around social media and it made complete sense to me. To me it is all about being present in your life and showing up for you. Basically, you need to romance yourself like you would a partner. So here's how to romanticise your life as a single woman over 30.
Hello beautiful people! Spring is definitely in the air and I am here for it! With the return of sunshine which helped with my mood. I thought I would share my favourite feel good amazon products with you. You don't need to buy any of these items, I just wanted to show you the little things that have been making me feel good because luxury wishlists are just that, wishes.
Hello you beautiful people! How are you doing? I decided that I would do a luxury wishlist 2021 series because, lockdown. A girl needs a bit of mental escapism even though she can't afford any of these at the moment. The first in the series was on beauty, which you can read here. Today's installment is my luxury fashion wishlist of 2021 since it's currently London Fashion Week.
Hello my beauty junkies! Are you enjoying the snow that has fallen in London? This weather and lock down has me day dreaming about beauty products I'd love to own. As it's a daydream, I went big! So here's my luxury beauty wishlist.
Hola beautiful people! How are we all this new month of 2021? Last year I decided to resume interviewing inspirational people because I needed some inspiration. If you're a long time reader of mine you would remember I did a series called, Women in Business. This time, I'm doing interviews with inspired people. Interviews with inspired people featuring Antonia Fifi is our inspirational woman of the month.
Are you planning to book a weekend break, but aren’t sure if you can afford one? There are lots of ways to save money on a city break. Between flights, accommodation, food, and spending money, the cost of a city break can soon add up and cost nearly as much as a longer vacation. With some travel know-how, saving money for your city break can be easy. Try some of these top tips for saving on a city break. I'm all for helping everyone save a bit of money!
Hey lovely people! I'm back this week with another skincare related post. This time I'm sharing my thoughts on Medik8 skincare. I've seen this name bouncing around for quite some time and decided to try a few select products and give you a bit of a review. Here we go!
Hello skincare junkies! Are you drinking your water and being kind to yourself? I was thinking that we're all about saving those coins, whether it's for a cheap flight. Or, to save for that designer pair of shoes that you've been dreaming about for years. So I decided to share the 10 affordable skincare products £20 and under that I think are worth it.
Our fashion choices are all about looking and feeling good, but quite often, they also come at the expense of our finances. Clothes shopping can be very expensive, which is why many of us resist the urge to go out and buy something new. However, there are ways to make savings, so if you're looking to add something to your wardrobe any time soon, here are some simple ways to save money on shopping.
Picture it, you're 36 years old and you wake one morning realising that you want to go on a little trip. Your friends have other commitments and aren't able to go. What do you do? Well in my case, I booked that trip to Barcelona and haven't looked back since. If I could do it, so can you. Here are 4 ways to mentally prepare for your first solo trip.
Hello there my wanderlust kindred spirits. It's a bit of a funny time for a lot of things, especially travel, but that shouldn't stop you from planning that trip. Which is why I'm sharing 5 places worth visiting on solo trips. So if you're wanting to take the plunge and book that solo trip, this is for you. Well anybody really but you know what I mean!
Hello gorgeous people, how are you? You know I enjoy a versatile piece of clothing that you can wear a multitude of ways. Today's post is all about that item that most of us over 30-something women have in our closet. This is rinse and restyle with the little black wrap dress.
Hello my skincare junkies, I've got a review for you today from Fresh. This is a brand I've seen around for some time but was put off by the price tag. I was browsing Cultbeauty who started to stock Fresh and they had travel sized versions. This made it more affordable and allowed me to trial the products for over a month (and counting). Enough waffling, here's my Fresh Beauty review.