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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An A-Z of things to get excited about

I’ve realised lately that I spend about 50% of my day dreaming about our upcoming holiday to Mexico. I use the word ‘upcoming’ loosely as it’s not until December. But seriously, I am living for this holiday. I am quite literally wishing a whole 5 months of my life away, which is just terrible. But what about when the holiday passes? Do we just book another holiday and count down…

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My (ongoing) journey to loving my body

I’m very aware that the internet is saturated with body positivity posts these days but this isn’t your average ‘love yo self’ / ‘you’re beautiful the way you are’ post. My relationship with body positivity has been a rocky one and it’s such a prominent part of my life that I couldn’t not talk about it on this blog. Plus, there’ve been so many great articles that’ve given me advice in…

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How to create more ‘you’ time in a busy routine

Last week I had a bit of a melt down. I’ve been at my new job 3 months today and it’s taken me all this time to get used to my new routine. I love the job – but finding time to adult and do the things that “need” doing (washing, cleaning, ironing), let alone the things I want to do (work outs, drawing, yoga, meditation) has been seriously difficult…

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