• March 22, 2016

    Would you be happy being the main breadwinner?

    A recent report from the IPPR think-tank, ‘Who’s breadwinning in Europe’ revealed that a third of British women were the main breadwinners in their family. Over the past few decades there has been a dramatic increase in the number of women who either earn more than their spouse or are single parents solely providing for their […]

  • March 21, 2016

    Beauty Box Breakdown

    Its that time again – the postman has delivered my March edition of BirchBox and I love it! Once again I steered away from social media to make sure all the products were a surprise for when it reached my door. This month’s box is designed as a word search with, of course, beauty related words! The letters […]

  • March 21, 2016

    The power of cacao

    Chances are you’ve heard about cacao (pronounced ca-cow) by now, but what can you do with it, what are the health benefits and how is it different from cocoa? “To get factual on you, ‘Theobroma cacao’ is the scientific name for cocoa; ‘cacao’ describes the tree and ‘cocoa’ describes the tree’s beans and product,” explains […]

  • March 16, 2016

    5 stylish people to follow on Instagram

    There’s no place like Instagram for some serious style inspiration. Here are five fashionable instagrammers we love (and who you’re probably not already following.) 1. asos_anna The best from @alicetakesatrip A photo posted by Anna Heaton (@asos_anna) on Mar 6, 2016 at 11:50am PST Follow for: Fun fashion, bright colours and 90s styles (and you […]

  • March 14, 2016

    My embarrassing beauty buys

    Last week saw me clearing out the bathroom I, and subsequently all of my toiletries, occupied at my Mum’s house. It was long overdue as I moved out properly almost two years ago, having also left home for uni and travelling before that, but no-one was using it so I just left all of my […]

  • March 14, 2016

    Go Ape this spring

    If you haven’t noticed the daffodils, lighter evenings and slightly warmer days, where have you been? Next Sunday marks the beginning of spring, but forget about the cleaning and clear outs that traditionally come with this time of the year – it’s time to dust off those New Year resolutions instead. If you haven’t yet done […]

  • March 10, 2016

    4 reasons why you should make your health a priority

    I’m in normal shape for a 20 year old. I’m no fitness freak with an amazing diet, but I do try and stay balanced. My diet is high calorie but natural (fruit, veg, meat, dairy) with the exception of going out for a meal or having a takeaway once a week. I tend to eat […]

  • March 8, 2016

    Why there’s no such thing as wearing too much black

    A lot of jokes get made about my wardrobe, because I wear a lot of black. Like, a lot of black. It’s my go-to, my favourite, my safe place. When I think about important days in my life, I was wearing black. The black dress I wore for graduation, the black skirt I wore for my birthday, […]