birthday christmas list 2017
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

In case I've not mentioned it enough already, I turn 30 at the end of the month - eek! People have been warned against surprise parties, speeches, singing and any memorabilia with my age on but, ya know, presents are always gratefully received. I'm not a monster! Now that I'm old there's nothing I really… Continue reading My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

lumberjanes #1 unicorn power review
Books, geekery

Lumberjanes: The perfect book for hardcore lady-types

I've read a lot of young adult books lately which I've wished were around ten or twenty years ago for me to appreciated at a younger age. Lumberjanes* is one such book and, come to think of it, it's a great book for females of any age. Released tomorrow, Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power! is the ultimate… Continue reading Lumberjanes: The perfect book for hardcore lady-types

stationery wish list

A stationery wish list

You may remember that I used to do 'item of the day' posts, where I'd share my favourite finds. I recently decided to switch to semi-regular wish list posts instead. It's been a while since the last one but I've continued to bookmark some of my favourite little treats and now it's time to share… Continue reading A stationery wish list

joe browns summer wish list

A Joe Browns summer wish list

I would love to be able to afford to treat myself to a new Joe Browns outfit every month. Their seasonal collections are incredible and I always want everything. Usually I'm all about the tunics but their latest catalogue is packed full of stuff I'd love to add to my wardrobe. Take a look. Must… Continue reading A Joe Browns summer wish list

despicable me unicorn pop vinyl
Film, geekery, Lifestyle

Item of the day: Despicable Me 3 Fluffy Pop Vinyl from Zavvi

Despicable Me 3 is coming soon! Have I mentioned how much I love the unicorn? Jenson loves the Minions but I'm all about that fluffy unicorn. And now there's a Pop Vinyl! Well, to pre-order. It's not available until late May. Despicable Me 3 Fluffy Pop Vinyl, £10.99 Follow me on: Facebook | Twitter |… Continue reading Item of the day: Despicable Me 3 Fluffy Pop Vinyl from Zavvi

my life in photos february 2017
Jenson, Lifestyle, stationery

My life in photos: February 2017

Seriously, how is it already March? It feels like it was just Christmas! But at least it means spring is on the way - plenty of opportunities for fun days in the park and on the beach with the boys. Here's a look back at a cold and stormy February. 1. Presents from Dom (check… Continue reading My life in photos: February 2017

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blogging, Lifestyle

Saturday Share #86

Whether you want blogging tips, travel inspiration or unicorn hot chocolate, you can find everything you're looking for in the blogosphere this week. Valentines schmalentines. I adored Louise's post on Galentines. So much wanderlust, including fantasising about Paris (again!), Byron Bay and Belfast. And so many recipes to drool over too, including lemon sherbert cake,… Continue reading Saturday Share #86

unicorn chocolate
Books, geekery, Jenson, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #34

I make a note of things I want to include in my Friday Favourites post throughout the week and for the first time in a while I came up with way more than five. Some weren't especially time-sensitive, so I've carried them over to next week's post, but it's nice to have some many little… Continue reading Friday Favourites #34

unicorns from firebox

Item of the day: Unicorns from Firebox

*Squeal!* Have you seen the new unicorn range from Firebox? Even more cute and cuddliness! What's your fave? I've got a soft spot for the light-up dude. Chubby light-up unicorn, £34.99, Elodie the unicorn mug, £14.99, Elodie the unicorn planter, £16.99, Uni the unicorn string lights, £24.99 My giveaway has now closed but, as I'm… Continue reading Item of the day: Unicorns from Firebox

st michaels hotel and spa, falmouth
geekery, Lifestyle, stationery

Celebrating the last year of my twenties

Yep, I'm 29. This time next year I'll be 30 - man, that sounds grown up! In honour of the anniversary of the day my mother painstakingly brought me into this world (you have a newfound respect for what your mum goes through when you become one yourself!), I filled my belly with a carvery… Continue reading Celebrating the last year of my twenties