My life feels like eat, sleep, work, repeat at the mo – but figured I’d split this up with the odd blog post… Because Valentines day really grinds my corn!!’ It’s started – Valentines day presents advertised all over the media, cards filling up the supermarket shelves and teddy bears holding big red love hearts declaring ‘you’re special’ or ‘you’re lovely’ or ‘you’re sexy’ at … Continue reading Lifestyle | Valentine’s Day is Overrated
When you’re getting into adulthood, you’ll often find that you have a bit of an idea of what you want out of your life. Even if it’s nothing concrete. Maybe you think about the kind of job that you want, where you want to live, who you want to be with, or where you want to spend your time. Whatever it is that matters to … Continue reading Collab | How To Bring The Life You Want Into Fruition
Lately I’ve had love on my mind a lot. I think we all do, no? For me, right now though I’ve been thinking a lot about my relationship with my phone and the part it plays in my life – which can sometimes be quite destructive. I came to notice that I was using my smartphone to avoid difficult feelings. Putting off washing dirty dishes? Check my … Continue reading Lifestyle | Breaking up with my phone
Hey lovely readers, followers, accidental landers – it’s been a while! Like most of my posts recently, work seems to bring everything all at once. We’ve all been there – I know… A super duper important project comes up that’s majorly important to your company (and your career), and it quickly becomes an all-hands-on-deck situation. Work shifts to priority number one, leaving everything else in … Continue reading Lifestyle | Reset work-life balance
It’s been nearly 2 months since my last blog post – WOAH! Sorry I haven’t been in touch, but thank you all for the love. I am OK! I had a house move (still in the same house, but had stuff stuck down in England!)… during the ‘Beast from the East’, to which it took me 3 whole days to get from Aberdeen, UK to Norwich, … Continue reading Lifestyle | Busy Little Bumble Bee
Happy New Year Guys! This is just a post to apologise a little for my slight absence the last month or so! I have been mega busy with work, and admittedly welcomed some time away from the social channels for a little bit – Mainly because my inspiration just wasn’t there! I have started the new year with a new job, which has definitely been … Continue reading Lifestyle | New Start, New Year, Happy 2018!
Sometimes only the joys of an American breakfast of chicken and waffles will do. Unfortunately, the problem for many folks with this sort of meal isn’t always the healthiest choice. Unless you follow the guidance below that is, so if you are in serious need of an American breakfast fix but don’t want to blow your calories for the entire day on one meal, keep … Continue reading Collab | A Southern US Breakfast Treat That’s Healthy To Eat?!
It’s been another busy week for me work wise. I’m so glad to have two solid days off and not having to do ANYTHING. I’ll admit I got to lie in on Friday though, which was just b-e-a-utiful. I’ve come to the decision that I am going to stop trying to plan out my weekend, and am going to ‘go with the flow’ – mainly … Continue reading Daily Favourites | Weekend Baking
Ingredients Serves 3-4 500g Diced Beef 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 100g Pancetta, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Small glass of Red Wine 1 can diced tomatoes 400ml Beef stock 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano Salt, pepper & sugar to season Method Heat the … Continue reading Recipe | No fuss Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew
For me, I feel like there is so much pressure nowadays to be constantly positive. Have you ever woken up and just thought – BLAAAAAHHHHHH!? Let’s be honest – we all have ‘off’ days. The days where all we want to do is sit in bed and binge-watch our favourite cheesy shows or spend the day with friends and do anything that avoids us thinking about the … Continue reading Lifestyle | How to motivate yourself on “off” days