4 Ways To Feel Happier In Winter

January and February are often some of the hardest months of the year. The weather is grey and miserable, the days are shorter and the New Year’s resolutions start to slip (dry January? I didn’t last more than a day).…

A Cosy Candlelit Christmas Gift Guide…And A Farewell To Oxfordshire

Christmas for us this year is not going to be the relaxed, laidback affair of the past few years. We are right in the middle of moving house, and delays in our new house being ready meant we possibly would…

Earn Some Extra Cash from Your Spare Space

Wondering how to make money? If you’re looking for an easy way to earn some extra cash, renting out your spare room or other type of space can be a fantastic way of doing so. Here are a few ideas…

Why I Can’t Wait For Winter Fashion

I’m wearing: Camel Draped Open Front Long Coat from Lookbookstore; The New Forever T Shirt from ASOS; Amelie jeans from River Island; Boots from Dune (old); Necklace from TK Maxx (old) Most people think that summer fashion is where you can…

Building An Affordable Autumn Wardrobe

  At this time of year, the shops are filled with the most gorgeous clothes. I love autumn clothing. It’s cosy, full of texture and print, and you can do so much with boots, jeans and jumpers. The temptation to…

Good and Bad Blogging Days

Running a personal blog in my spare time should, I thought, be a stress-free experience. Especially since I work doing something else full time, and so don’t rely on blogging to be my main source of income. However, I never…

A Stargazing Date With Just Us Box

Sean and I don’t tend to go on that many dates, despite not having any real reason why we can’t, and when we do go on a date it is usually the tried and trusted ‘dinner and the cinema’ version.…

How To Dress For The British Summer

Anyone who has spent the last couple of months in the UK will know what I mean when I say that our weather has been downright bizarre. The UK isn’t known for its spectacular summers, but this year we’ve experienced…

Your Ultimate Guide To Buying Jewellery

  Many of us would rather wait to get jewellery as a gift than buy it for ourselves. I’ve never quite understood this mindset, though. Why risk someone buying you something you don’t like? Surely, it’s much better to buy…

4 Things You Should Do Before Starting a Business

Many businesses are set up from scratch each year in the UK, but some will never make it past their first year’s trading. A relatively high proportion of new enterprises fail in their first twelve months and this is often…

How To Pay Less For Everything

Although I’ve always enjoyed being thrifty, a few months ago I really started to pay attention to my finances and how much I was spending. We were thinking of selling our flat and moving to a bigger place, and it…