The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck book review
Books, Lifestyle

My Fuck Budget

Apologies, if you've not read Sarah Knight's The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck, the title of this post might seem a bit odd. Let me explain. Following the success of Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Sarah Knight wrote this book, subtitled 'How to stop spending time you don't have doing… Continue reading My Fuck Budget

flowers desktop calendar
stationery

Be beautifully organised in 2018

I'm a sucker for a cute desk accessory but I also understand that space is limited and it can be counter-productive to have too much clutter. Fortunately this beautiful desktop calendar from Bureau Direct is beautiful and compact - a must-have for anyone who likes to keep an organised and inspiring desk space. Good Morning… Continue reading Be beautifully organised in 2018

Lit Chat review
Books

Lit Chat: An alternative book club

I'm not a member of a book club but, as a book blogger, I'm a member of various online groups where I love to discuss what I'm reading and share recommendations. I receive a lot of ARCs and love taking part in blog tours. Seeing everyone's reviews popping up at the same time is a… Continue reading Lit Chat: An alternative book club

dot creates blog planner review
blogging, stationery

I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!

Earlier this year I blogged about my quest to find the perfect blog planner. And I've only gone and bleddy found it! Danielle from Dot Creates has done her research with this one, surveying bloggers for weeks (myself included) to find out what they want and need. And it ticks all of my boxes: it… Continue reading I’ve finally found the perfect blog planner!

little fires everywhere blog tour
Books

Blog tour: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

It's not often that I'll read a book that I don't know much about. I'm usually hooked by an intriguing synopsis, have already read something by the author, I've fallen for a pretty cover or, if it's being reviewed everywhere, I want to know what everyone's talking about. It wasn't the case with Celeste Ng's… Continue reading Blog tour: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

creoly rose gold ballpoint pens review
stationery

Stationery essentials from Creoly

You might recall that earlier this year I reviewed a dotted notebook from Creoly and referred to it as the new budget bullet journal. I'm excited to see that they are growing their stationery range with colourful essentials for all budgets. You can get a pack of 12 wire binder clips* for just £9.99. They… Continue reading Stationery essentials from Creoly

aaru by david meredith
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Book review: Aaru by David Meredith

I'm on a few publishers' mailing lists for book reviews and every so often a synopsis drops in my mailbox which has me instantly intrigued. I had never heard of David Meredith before I received his email and, as it's an independent release, I hadn't heard of Aaru*, but the synopsis hooked me in straight… Continue reading Book review: Aaru by David Meredith

the grown-ass women's club review
Books, Lifestyle, stationery

An alternative 30 before 30 list

A few years ago I wrote a 30 before 30 list - a list of 30 things I wanted to achieve before I turned the big 3-0. And guess what? I'm a few weeks off that significant milestone and I haven't ticked most of them off. But it's ok because The Grown-Ass Women's Club* is… Continue reading An alternative 30 before 30 list

Christmas giveaway
Lifestyle

Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

This year I'm making a conscious effort to support small businesses when it comes to Christmas shopping, from food to gifts, to decorations and gift wrap. Wherever possible I'm avoiding the high street chains and buying from local and independent sellers. I don't know about you but one of my favourite things about Christmas is… Continue reading Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

Busy B Christmas Planner review
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The ultimate Christmas planner from Busy B

Christmas. It's the most wonderful time of the year. And most stressful. Figuring out where you're going to spend the day, who's cooking, remembering to send a card to that great aunt who you forgot last year but who hasn't let you forget it over the last 12 months... Fortunately I've found something to help… Continue reading The ultimate Christmas planner from Busy B