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

bookishly tea and book club review
Books, geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

Review: Bookishly Tea and Book Club

Bookishly is a bookworm's dream. Packed full of literary gifts and accessories, you can picked themed goodies for fans of Alice in Wonderland and Jane Austen, as well as crates featuring limited edition covers of classics. You can also book a blind date with a book! I especially love this print and journal. But that's… Continue reading Review: Bookishly Tea and Book Club

daily blogging
blogging, Lifestyle

Finding the time for daily blogging

While I'm not actively taking part in Blogtober or Blogmas, I have been sort of accidentally blogging on the daily for a while now, so if you're in the midst of Blogtober and are wondering what you've gotten yourself into, or are thinking about planning ahead for Blogmas, here are a few little tricks I've… Continue reading Finding the time for daily blogging

peachy packages june box review
Lifestyle

Review: Peachy Packages subscription box

I've gotta admit, I love sponsored posts on Facebook. Some of them are targeted really well and I've come across a lot of fab stationery brands and subscription boxes as a result, including Peachy Packages*. It's a lovely subscription service which features stationery, homewares, gifts and tasty treats. What more could a gal want?! My… Continue reading Review: Peachy Packages subscription box

my life in photos - september 2017
Cornwall, Lifestyle

My life in photos: September 2017

I've always loved September. I think it's the whole 18 years in education, followed by five years of working in higher education, that always makes it feel like the start of a new year. It's the changing seasons too; it's kinda magical! Here's a look back at our September. I started the month with a… Continue reading My life in photos: September 2017

sainsburys stationery sale
stationery

An epic Sainsburys stationery sale haul

So the other day I nipped to Sainsburys to pick up a click and collect (some clothes I'd ordered for Jenson THE DAY BEFORE the 25% off started. But whatevs) and figured it would be rude not to check if there were some stationery bargains to be had. And oh em gee I picked up… Continue reading An epic Sainsburys stationery sale haul

Roald Dahl scrumdiddlyumptious tee from Truffle Shuffle
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

Every day is Roald Dahl Day with Truffle Shuffle

In case it wasn't obvious from recent posts, I'm a huge Roald Dahl fan. Annual days are a great way to celebrate but what about the rest of the year? Fortunately Truffle Shuffle* are on hand to ensure you can get your mitts on plenty of nerdy merch every day of the year. Coincidentally, around… Continue reading Every day is Roald Dahl Day with Truffle Shuffle

Jane Austen stationery from Abrams + Chronicle
Books, stationery

Jane Austen stationery from Abrams + Chronicle

If you liked yesterday's Jane Austen subscription box, you'll love today's stationery collection. Abrams + Chronicle have released a gorgeous range of stationery* for Jane Austen's 200th anniversary - they're almost too pretty to use! You might have spotted the notecards in my recent World Letter Writing Day post (they arrived just in time and… Continue reading Jane Austen stationery from Abrams + Chronicle