The Back to Hogwarts Tag

It’s the 1st of September which means children across the UK are opening their letters and beginning their journey to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry…. well, in the fictional world at least! πŸ˜‰ To mark the occasion I thought I’d celebrate this wonderful book and movie series by answering the Back to Hogwarts Tag, which Meagan kindly nominated me for. Make sure to check out her blog and read her answers. πŸ§™β€β™€οΈ The Back to Hogwarts Tag The Questions Have to go shopping in Diagon Alley! What store do you go to first? Ollivanders to pick up my wand, […]

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Blogger Recognition Award: The Third Act

I’m very grateful to have been nominated a third time for the Blogger Recognition Award (hence the subtitle “the third act”) by The Palm Trees and Loyalties Blog. Where she writes about her life and shares her beautiful artwork. Please make sure you pay her blog a visit and check out her answers here. 😊 The Blogger Recognition Award: The Third Act The great thing about the Blogger Recognition Award is you learn more about why your favourite bloggers started their blogs and can pick up some great tips as well. I know it says for ‘new bloggers’, but they’re […]

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Ways to Boost Your Mood During Summer (+ Help with Reverse SAD)

Out of the four seasons, Summer is my least favourite. It’s hot, sweaty and can be very uncomfortable to sleep. I also burn very easily (even in overcast English weather) which doesn’t help my ill feelings towards the Summer season either! And I’m not the only one; an estimated 10% of people in the UK experience depressive episodes in the Summer months. Commonly referred to as “Summertime Sadness” or the clinical name ‘Reverse SAD’. Photo by Alexander Shustov on Unsplash. But why do some people experience low moods this time of year? Aren’t the bright sunny days supposed to brighten […]

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Summer Self Care Ideas

When it comes to self care I love to be cosy and comfortable. Picture warm fires, comfy blankets, cosy PJs, fuzzy socks, and hot chocolate; which, let’s face it, don’t mix too well with Summer. The heat makes many of these things impractical – unless we’re experiencing a particularly wet and windy day, of course! Still, I find that switching up my self care routine in the Summer months, helps me enjoy and appreciate the warmer weather a little more. This could be by spending more time outdoors, cooling down with an ice-cold drink, or getting out on the water. […]

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Why You Should Date Yourself (+7 Easy Ways to Do It)

When was the last time you did something nice for yourself? A week ago? A month? Longer? Sadly, you’re not the only one… So many of us put the needs of others before our own; whether that’s friends, family members, or even romantic partners. But the truth is, you should try to make time; because when you date yourself you get the chance to do what you love, boost your self-confidence and gain more independence. You may even learn more about yourself too. So it’s important to try and fit in some ‘me time’ whenever you can. That said, dating […]

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The Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award

Earlier this month Katie from Life With Ktkinnes nominated me for the The Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award Tag! Thank you Katie. πŸ™‚ It’s always nice to be nominated for one of these awards, and get to know and support other bloggers. So make sure you go and check out her blog and read her answers. The Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award Rules Thank the person who nominated you with a link to their blog. Make a post of the award (with a photo of the logo). Post the rules Answer the questions asked by the person who tagged you. Ask 5-10 […]

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