I'm an expert at blocking out or ignoring my thoughts and feelings - making anything and everything a priority over my mental health, self-reflection and self-love. So I decided to take the afternoon and think of some things that I've learnt about myself (even the not-so great things) that I've become accepting of, or that … Continue reading What I’ve Recently Learnt About Myself
Maray restaurant hosted an outdoor dining event this week in Liverpool. Set within Calderstones Park's Mansion, the area was lit with a multitude of lamps and fairy lights, creating the perfect ambience for an outdoor midsummer party. The restaurant has two sites - one on Bold Street and one on Allerton Road, both in Liverpool. … Continue reading Maray at The Mansion
Summer fashion is a difficult one for me. Nicknamed Wednesday (from The Adams Family) due to my pale complexion, dark hair, love of the colour black and my bitch resting face - bright colours aren't usually my thing. That being said, I'm trying my hardest to inject my wardrobe with colourful, stand-out items - what … Continue reading New Summer Pieces
I'm sure we've all read Sarah Ashcroft's article with Cosmopolitan over the past few days and if I'm completely honest, the backlash has both surprised and disappointed me! If you have yet to read the article, Sarah talks candidly about her humble beginnings into the blogging world; having her Mum or boyfriend take her … Continue reading Sarah Ashcroft And Those Comments…
After my attempt at a Mother's Day cake recently, I decided I needed to go back to basics for Easter and made a Creme Egg Rocky Road using Taming Twins' recipe (her's was much prettier than mine, of course!). To make this Creme Egg Rocky Road: Heat 150g of butter over a pan, once … Continue reading Easter Baking
I suffer with anxiety. The word "anxiety', I feel, has become a flippant statement in the same way being "depressed" has. People using the word anxious to describe something they're nervous or apprehensive about has watered down the strong, uncontrollable feelings that can debilitate some anxiety sufferers. This in my opinion has made it … Continue reading The A Word
So, it was Mother's Day yesterday and I decided to do something a bit more special than just getting my Mum a card and gracing her with my presence (how could I possibly top that?!). Flowers. Food. Cake. That's how I could top it! Flowers have literally taken over the house. … Continue reading Disastrous Baking & Fancy Food // Mother’s Day
Water Bottle From Primark This week I tried Hot Yoga for the first time. I've been desperate to get fit, healthy and strong but the gym just wasn't doing it for me. I was spending money on membership and personal trainers but wasn't motivated and didn't feel better for doing it. One of … Continue reading I Survived Hot Yoga!