2018 toolkit
Books, Lifestyle, Mental Health, stationery

Everything you need to kick ass in 2018 (Self-Care Sunday #39)

Have you set resolutions or goals for the new year? Chances are most, if not all, of you have. But have you thought about what you need to help you achieve your goals? Whether you're looking to be more productive, work on your self-confidence, make a big career move or simply learn to take better… Continue reading Everything you need to kick ass in 2018 (Self-Care Sunday #39)

Make It Happen productivity tracker review
Lifestyle, stationery

Tried and tested: Make It Happen productivity tracker from Got 2 Jot

I often complain that there aren't enough hours in the day. With so many areas of my life competing for attention, it doesn't take much for one area to feel neglected and then all hell breaks loose. I'm an anal planner. I have diaries packed with meetings and hastily scrawled to do lists and I… Continue reading Tried and tested: Make It Happen productivity tracker from Got 2 Jot

Jenson Christmas 2017
Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, stationery

Christmas 2017 in photos

And, just like that, Christmas is over for another year. Well, I'm still celebrating for another week and a half as I don't go back to work until the eighth but, as far as Jenson is concerned, Christmas is over as he's opened all of his presents! During the festive period we've decorated trees, met… Continue reading Christmas 2017 in photos

Good Enough t-shirt from The School of Life
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Learning to feel good enough with The School of Life

I think it's safe to say most of us have lacked self-confidence at some point or felt not good enough. We might have suffered with mum guilt or Imposter Syndrome. Or maybe all of the above. And while I think it's great to take action, set goals and make moves towards self-improvement at any point… Continue reading Learning to feel good enough with The School of Life

We Should All Be Feminists
Books, feminism, Lifestyle, stationery

Last-minute gift ideas for the bad-ass women in your life

A lot of blogger gift guides have been tarred with the same brush but I can personally vouch for every single item on this list. Whether you're shopping for a mini-feminist or an older woman looking to reclaim her bad-assery, there's something here for everyone. For the hard-core lady types I really can't praise Lumberjanes:… Continue reading Last-minute gift ideas for the bad-ass women in your life

Essential stationery from Say Nice Things
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Stationery essentials from Say Nice Things

The lovely chaps from Say Nice Things sent me an early Christmas present the other day. They recently launched a stationery essentials kit, packed with everything you need for your studies or office job (raise your hand if you hate the generic office supplies!). You can buy it as a pack or as separate items.… Continue reading Stationery essentials from Say Nice Things

Can't Sleep, Write Now journal review
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Trouble sleeping? Grab a pen.

Are you struggling to fall asleep at night? Do you lie awake with your brain twitching with ideas? That's not necessarily a bad thing. Whether your mind is worrying about bills, planning tomorrow's to-do list or plotting the next great novel, there's a simple tool to help you get back to the land of nod:… Continue reading Trouble sleeping? Grab a pen.

30th birthday badge
Cornwall, Lifestyle, stationery

How I spent my 30th birthday

In case I didn't mention it enough already, I turned 30 last week. To celebrate/commiserate, I took the week off work and ended up with more plans in 11 days than I usually do in 11 months! For those of you who like photos of cocktails and stationery, here's a look at how I spent… Continue reading How I spent my 30th birthday

25% off at Busy B December 2017
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25% off Busy B all through December

I never need an excuse to buy stationery. I've already got a lifetime supply of pens and notebooks but you can never have too many. I've even started building up a stash of irresistible sale items to store for gifts and swaps. No, you're a nerd! Stationery makes a fantastic gift, especially at this time… Continue reading 25% off Busy B all through December

stationery swap November 2017
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November stationery swap

Yep, I did another stationery swap. What can I say? Jocelyn is great at organising these things - and you can never have too much stationery. I was paired with Rebecca and she sent me an awesome package of goodies. My favourites are obviously unicorn-related. Such a cute postcard and colouring card. I always need… Continue reading November stationery swap