Hello beautiful people! If you’re a skincare junkie, this blog post is for you! Or, if you’re dipping your toes...
Hello beautiful people! If you’re a skincare junkie, this blog post is for you! Or, if you’re dipping your toes...
Well Happy New Year mi gente! I am sending you alot of joy, good health and a gentler 2021. How has the new year started for you? Are you into making resolutions or have you decided to focus on the things you want to work on instead? For me, I'm not into this new year new me ish! Especially after the car crash of the previous year. However, even car crashes teach you something and here are 5 unexpected things 2020 taught me.
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!
Hello beautiful peeps! If you're in the UK, Spain, France and Germany then welcome to lockdown 2.0. Hang in there peeps. As you know this blog is geared towards the over 30 single woman and this post is specifically for those living on your own. These are 4 tips to help single women over 30 during lockdown.
Hello lovely people! How are my UK readers doing after the announcement of lockdown 2.0? I know it isn't going to be the easiest of times for many of us, but hang in there. I hope this post helps you with your days in giving you a bit of stability. Here's 4 easy ways to make your days easier.
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 beautiful people! Welcome back to the blog where I share all my tips, knowledge and hacks for navigating this single over 30 life. We all know that I love to travel and especially if I can get a good deal on the trip. So although most of us aren't travelling for the rest of the year, here's how I went to Santorini for under £150. I will share exactly what I did and highlight tips for you.
Hello beautiful people! You know that I love skincare and am always willing to try a product or 3, to improve my skin. Well this extends to beauty treatments too! So today I am sharing with you the 5 things you need to know about laser hair removal. Oh and read until the end for a lovely treat :)
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.
Hello my beautiful people, welcome back to the blog. How have you been? Are you happy the autumnal season has begun? Or are you still longing for summer days? I enjoy seeing the seasons change but not the cold nor the 40 days of rain the UK seem to be experiencing. Anyways, today's topic is about money. Specifically I'm sharing 4 easy ways to save money on solo trips.
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.
Hello my beautiful people! How have you been? If you're in the UK, I'm sure you're feeling the sudden switch in temperature. I have to say going from 20+ degrees celsius to below 15 degrees has been a shock to my system. Can you say electric blanket? Anyways, today's are 10 things single women over 35 need to know.
Hello my beautiful people! How are my over 30 singles doing? As you can tell from the title, I'm talking about 4 reasons to stop waiting on others. I'm a firm believer that, as much as its great to do things with others, you can't wait on people. Here's why.
We can all agree that travel plans have suffered for 2020 and it's still a bit tricky to travel, depending on where you go. I had a bunch of places I really, really wanted to go but alas, God said to sit down! In light of this, here's my travel wish list for 2021. Fingers crossed it actually happens.
One of the things I wish I knew just before I turned 30 was the importance of self love. Not just the kind where you put on a face mask and luxuriate in a bath, that I did! No, I'm talking about the self love that is practical and necessary if you're over 30. Here are 4 self love ideas for the over 30 single woman.
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 my skincare junkies how is your skin doing? Mine is having a moment, but we move. Although I'm not going on a summer holiday this year, I wanted to share 5 skincare items you need for your solo trip. These items are my holy grail especially for long haul trips.
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.
Why hello beautiful how are you coping with life? It's interesting how times have changed and we're adjusting to the new normal. So on with today's post, I am re-sharing my visit to Gangaramaya Temple in Sri Lanka. I went to Sri Lanka in 2015, during one of the most difficult times in my life. It was here my love for travel was re-ignited.
So we're in the middle of summer and a pandemic! I know a few people have decided to still go away to places that have re-opened their doors. I know, I feel your pain because since my last trip travel plans are up in the air. With this in mind I'm sharing a few ideas on how to safely enjoy your summer. Here's a list of things you can do over the summer without a holiday.
Hello my travel junkies! It's been a hot minute since my last travel post. I have to admit that with all that's been going on, I haven't been feeling travel-spired. How about you? Anyway, now that lock down has been easing I started to get a of itchy feet. I may or may not travel this year but I found 3 places to visit post covid for summer if you're looking for a trip.
Hello skincare junkies! How are you all doing and are you wearing your spf? My eyebrow is arching if you aren't. Don't do it for me, do it for your skin in 10 years time. Today's post is a skincare review, haven't done one in a minute (read here) but we're going to change that today. I'm reviewing 3 Dr Dennis Gross products and we're going from least to most favourite.
Hello lovelies! How have you been? Restrictions in the UK have been easing but I have to be honest, I haven't really been going out. I've gotten used to being indoors and enjoying it. Whilst we were more restricted, I had some time to look at what areas in my home that needed some leveling up. So if you're like me and need to make your space more you, here are 3 easy ways to level-up your home decor.
Hello beauties! Are you still in lockdown? Semi-lockdown? Or has things returned to normal where you are? I was talking to my gorgeous amiga Claudia and she suggested I write a blog post and call it my commandments. So here are my 10 life commandments and I hope they inspire you to think of your own or, you can borrow mine ;). Don't forget to let me know your favourite commandment.
I’m a huge advocate of continuous learning. To me, you only stop learning when you’re dead! Given what has gone on in the world in 2020, I would say that levelling up is incredibly important. Now, you don’t need to do this in a formal setting if you don’t want to as there are many ways. Here are 3 easy ways to level-up your skills.
Hey lovelies! It’s been a hot minute since my last blog post. To be honest, I was not in the frame of mind to post anything. A lot has been going on in the world and I just needed to take a bit of a break. It got me thinking about and I wanted to share the 4 things 2020 has taught me so far.
Hello my lovely giraffes! How are you? Let me know how you really are with week 10 (or something like that) in quarantine? Today's post is to give you a bit of lighthearted relief. I checked out Mango's essential price range so you won't have to. Here's my 10 piece summer wardrobe from Mango Essential Prices.
Well hello there my giraffes! How was your weekend? Do you still notice a difference between the week and weekends? Let me know in the comments. Also, I did a little bit of a spruce to the look of the blog...what do you think? This is week 9 of lockdown in the UK so I thought I would share the 9 things helping me through isolation. Maybe you will find something helpful during this slower pace of life.
Hey fashion giraffe how are you doing today? I haven't done a shoe post in a hot minute. So here's my latest shoe obsession, the square toe mule. Before we begin, I know there's alot of crappy stuff happening in the world and this post is a bit of light hearted relief. I hope you and your family are keeping and if you need a bit of extra support, check here, here and here.
Hello my lovely giraffes! How are you coping? I hope you aren't putting any pressure on yourself to be or do anything? However, you may be finding that you need a bit of routine in your life. If this is you, here's how to have a healthy daily routine during lockdown.
Hello my skincare junkies! How have you been? How is your skin coping with being indoors for the past few weeks? I know that mine has been a bit drier but that's to be expected. Try layering light moisturisers to help combat the dryness. Moving on to today's topic, I am reviewing The Inkey list skincare products. I have divided the products I use into my morning and evening skincare routines.
Hello my lovely isolated giraffes. Let me know how you're really doing in the comments below. You have a couple of tools on how to look after your mental health, here and here. So today's post we're looking after that body and how to care for your body during isolation.
Hello my lovely giraffes! It's week 2 since the UK has gone into lock down. How are you coping? If your mental health is struggling, I wrote a blog post (here) that might help. Today's post is for those of you who are finding it difficult to do anything. Don't put so much pressure on yourself.
Hello lovely people! To say that the world is having a moment is an understatement of epic proportions. I have been on the fence about what to blog and it came to me that I should use my skills as a Counsellor to help those who need it. So if you're feeling anxious or just need a toolkit to refer to and help others, this is for you. Here's how to look after your mental health during the pandemic.
Hello my lovelies! It's been a helluva week for the world. How are you dealing with all the chaos that's occurring in the world? I was inspired by something I saw and the current world events. I wanted to really discuss 's the reality of self-care and what that means for you.
Hello travel junkies! You would have seen that I visited Iceland and had an amazing time! I had 2 main reasons for visiting Iceland and one of them was to see the northern lights. Unfortunately, I didn't get the full experience and I'm here to share what no one tells you about the northern lights.
Hello my lovely giraffes! This post is for all the shopaholics out there, myself included! Today I’m sharing my fashion hacks for the 30-something year old shopaholic. We all have a vice and for a lot of people it’s shopping. You get this little high from making a purchase but, it isn’t exactly sustainable. So here are a few tips to a) allow you to get your fix and b) get creative all whilst still do what you can for the environment.
Hello my lovely travel giraffes. Today's blog is heavy with photographs. I'm sharing some photos of my recent trip to Iceland. Hope you enjoy my photo diary of Iceland.
Hello my travel junkies. Apologies for not having any blog posts up last week but, I was stuck in Iceland. All I will say is that the storms were not my friend. You can see a bit of what I got up to in Iceland on IGTV. Today's post is all about 4 quick ways to travel in comfort.
Hello my lovely giraffes! After last week's fiasco I'm finally back with blog posts. Check Thursday's post to know what I'm talking about! Today's blog post is all about saving that money so you can have a healthy savings account. Or, maybe you just don't like wasting money unnecessarily. Here are my 7 easy ways to save money for the single girl.
If you're an avid reader of my blog, thank you, then you would know about the travel bucketlists. Every year (2018 ), I share with you the places I would like to visit. Some I manage to travel to and others remain on the list. This is my 2020 travel bucketlist and please share yours with me. I'm nosey like that :)
Hello skincare junkies! How was your first week of February 2020? We are over the hump of January and February is on a roll. Today's post is a review on a treatment I received by Pulse Light Clinic. Read on to hear about my experience with the LED Photo-therapy treatment.
Welcome to February 2020! We can all breathe a sigh of relief that January is finally over! For me it wasn't only the last few days that I felt a bit ugh about it. How was January for you? Today's post are some simple bucketlist ideas for the single girl. There are just some things that you have to do as a single girl.
Welcome back my travel giraffes! Can you believe we're in the middle of January already? 2020 is waiting for no one! Today's travel post is a bit of a reflection. It's always good to have a look back at where you've been to help you with your next steps forward. Welcome to my 2019 travel review.
Hey peeps! This is the week of reviews on the blog because I thought it could be inspirational. Or you could use it to pass time. Whatever floats your boat :). Plus it's always good to reflect on what you did so you can move forward. Today's post are the life lessons I learnt in 2019.
Happy New Year my travel giraffes! We have begun 2020, the start of a new decade. I'm not into this new year, new you but I am into creating goals and doing thing that serve me instead of things that don't. I'm also big into doing your holiday, your way. Nothing worse than going on holiday and not enjoying it. Probably a reason I'm a big advocate of solo travelling :). Anyway, here are some tips on crafting your holiday your way.
Hello my skincare junkies! You didn't really think that I would do blogmas and leave out skincare, did you? Oh no, I couldn't do that even if I tried! This post is all about the easy ways to care for your skin during the holidays.
You've made thoughtful and considered gift purchases. You probably read my ultimate gift guide to help ;). Now you've got to wrap them, or at least the physical gifts. So on the 8th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, sustainable gift wrapping ideas.
On the 7th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, the single girl's guide to an epic Christmas. Whew that's a mouthful! There are many of us in the world who are single and have to deal with the Christmas marketing. You know the one where practically every advert showcases the perfect family. No one is ever single. It can get to a girl. So I'm here to guide you to an epic Christmas.
Hello my lovely travel junkies. I'm back with another travel inspo blog post for you. This is for those of you who are looking for a quick solo trip getaway. If you follow me on my Instagram you would have seen that I took myself off to Valencia. Here are 3 reasons Valencia makes the perfect city break.
Hello my lovely giraffes. How have you been? It's been incredibly cold here in the UK and I am convinced that autumn has left the building. Anyway, we all know that the Christmas season is quickly approaching which can be financially draining. So part 2 of my money series (part 1 here), are some easy ways you can save money for Christmas.
Another skincare post for you this week but instead of talking about the latest product and treatment. I’m sharing advice I would give my younger self about skincare, in the hopes it helps any under 35’s. Actually, I hope it helps anyone who is currently abusing their skin. It’s the largest and most visible organ we have, care for it is important.
Hello my lovely giraffes! What's shaking in your neck of the woods? We all know by now that I love to travel. If you didn't, you know now :). As much as I love to travel and see new exciting places, it isn't perfect. I'm here to share 5 things no one tells you about travel and they're not the good things.
Hello my travel giraffes! How are you doing the start of this autumn? I'm still wishing for summer but, I do enjoy watching the leaves turn to warmer hues. Anyways, I've been told a few times that I'm 'brave' for travelling solo and I think everyone is able to this. More and more people in their 30's are taking time out to travel to places they've dreamed of for years. To be honest I think it's the best time to travel because you have more disposable income and most are established in their careers. Plus you are more confident in who you are as a person and are willing to try new experiences. So if you're itching to take that solo trip then here's how to travel solo when you're over 30.
Hello my lovely giraffes, in today's post I've got another Rinse and Restyle styling post for you. This one is about the one shoulder top which was made popular by Max Mara and Zara. If you couldn't get your hands on either, I found this one from Asos which came in 3 colours. Read on to see how I did my Rinse and Restyle with one-shoulder top.
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.
I'm back again this week my skincare junkies. This time I'm sharing 5 easy skincare mistakes people make. We've all made these mistakes at some point in our skincare journey. Some people are still making them because of the amount of information that's out there. So I'm here to tell you what these mistakes are so you can stop and save your skin.
Hello, my travel giraffes how are you? If you've been a follower of mine for awhile, you would know I have a love for Italy. If you didn't, now you know :). This post is all about the places in Italy I plan to visit so keep on reading if you share love for Italy.
Can you believe we're in June already!? I'm hoping that summer slows down so we can truly enjoy it, especially after the long winter. I seem to be on this decluttering kick (read here and here) and your wardrobe is something that definitely needs to be streamlined. So today's post is looking at the clothing items you don't need.
Well hello beautiful people! Are you feeling the Christmas spirit as yet? Me either! I'm a slow burn when it comes to the festive season. However, I do enjoy watching Christmas movies. They're fun and light hearted enough to help you suspend belief for a couple hours. So if you have Netflix or thinking of getting it for the holidays. These are 8 Christmas movies worth watching on Netflix, with some snack and drink ideas.
Hello again beautiful people! Today's post is all about food, more specifically Christmas day food. Circumstances this year may dictate that you have to adjust what you do for Christmas day. Or, maybe this year you just don't feel like cooking because you are all 2020'd out. Here are some Christmas food box suggestions.
ello my beautiful people! Is it cold or is it fricking cold? Brrr! Anyway today's post is another gift guide. Except this guide is focusing on small businesses. Specifically, this is a Christmas gift guide with Etsy. I decided to share some love to small businesses who are selling on the Etsy website. Nothing here is sponsored and actually some of the gifts I'd love to receive.
Hello gorgeous people! Did you survive the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? I bought a few things, some home stuff which I had been looking at for some time. Were you able to get what you needed during the sales? As the title suggests, we're going to be doing a Christmas diy wreath.