10 songs to lift your mood

If I had to write a list of sure-fire things that cheer me up/boost my mood, 95% of it would consist of eating all the sushi/nachos/ice cream and drinking all the Prosecco/cocktails/peanut butter milkshake with my favourite people. Unfortunately, my bank balance (and wannabe-healthy bod) convinces my brain that unless there’s a seriously good reason – it’s Friday/pay day/*insert catastrophic event here* – there’s another avenue to try before devouring…

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“Don’t be eye candy, be soul food”

Friday was a perfect start to the weekend in my book. A sunset ‘n’ prosecco picnic with my pals followed by Conor’s (a bezzy mate of mine’s) gig in Shoreditch. I’d been looking forward to it all week – the pop of prosecco, the first bubbly sip, the sun, hoummus and pitta(!!!), the sweet, carefree feeling of it being a Friday evening… *sigh* Friday morning I got up early to wash…

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My goals for August

I know it’s been said a bazillion times but I honestly can’t BELIEVE how fast this year is going. It’s ridiculous that it’s already August. I feel like I’ll blink and the Christmas tree will be up. Is it me or does life speed up as the years go by? The sheer quickness of it all has given me some incredible new month motivation. I’m feeling inspired not to let…

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How to survive Monday mornings

If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve seen I was feeling unusually positive on Monday morning. Generally I hate Monday mornings so this was very much a rarity for me. However, I didn’t just wake up with my positive hat on; I had to force it on using determination and a dash of ‘fake it ’til you make it’. I think it’s fair to say that Monday’s on the whole are…

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DIY: Upcycled cable drum coffee table

Before we get in to the nitty gritty, check out this link. That, my friends is cable drum table on sale (!!!!) for £255.55. To me, that’s an expensive coffee table. It’s not that I’m tight, I’ve just always been sensible with money (and I don’t really like parting with it!) – so if there’s a chance I can do something on the cheap, I’m gonna do it. In all honesty, I…

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