November 2020 Favourites | Skincare, Style, Books, and More…

November written in purple calligraphy

It’s been a good few months since I’ve posted a favourites! Four months in fact. Time really does fly when you are in a global pandemic… My last favourites post was for July 2020 – I had just turned twenty-four, had gotten engaged, and was trusting in the media that we would be out of […]

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Best Books to Give as Gifts for *Everyone* in Your Life | Books and Giftgiving

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If you know me, I am one bookish girl, and I think there’s no greater gift than giving someone a book you think they’ll enjoy. So with Christmas coming up and buying gifts online being the safest bet, I thought I’d make a kind of gift-giving-guide for books! I’ve (loosely) taken the five types of people you are bound to have in your life, and racked my brain to work out what books would be great gifts for them.

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Little Ways I Am Taking Care of Myself in Lockdown | Lifestyle and Wellbeing

Little Ways I Am Looking After Myself in Lockdown | Lifestyle and Wellbeing

As I am writing out this introduction, I am in a big slump. Big brain slump, big life slump, big everything slump. Little, nasty, biting thoughts keep flapping around my head, and the lockdown blues have really settled in. Full on grey, sludgey, meh vibes. I want to see my friends. I’m aching to see […]

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Best Mid and Plus-Size Accounts *You* Should Be Following! | Mid-Size Style

Oof I’m back talking about a passion of mine! Now, I’m no stranger to blogging about mid/plus-size representation (being a mid-size queen myself) and I doubt I’ll ever stop talking about it. In fact, my “What is Mid-Size?” post is one of the most popular posts on Google about this subject (sorry for the brag, […]

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Seventies & Flower Power Themed Bullet Journal | November Monthly Spread

Seventies and Flower Power Themed Bullet Journal

It’s been a hot minute since I last posted about my bujo on here! Well, we have been banned from doing anything so my bujo hasn’t been able to do it’s job of being a diary, that that might explain it. Still, this autumn I made a conscience effort to utilise my bullet journal once […]

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Staying Positive in Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo | Self-Care

Anyone else feeling like they are in an Orwell novel or a Black Mirror episode right about now? I know I am. Worldwide disease, countries on lockdowns, global leaders behaving like toddlers; I didn’t expect this when I wrote my New Year’s Resolutions. As of Thursday 5th November, England (where I live) has gone into […]

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You Need to Give Audiobooks a Try | Top Five Audiobooks on Audible!

You Need to Give Audiobooks a Try - Top Five Audiobooks on Audible

Dear anyone who enjoys reading: you have to give audiobooks a go. No no, don’t scrunch your face up, hear me out. I didn’t think I’d enjoy audiobooks; I’ve never gotten on with eBooks, so the thought of a non-physical book made me stir in my seat and mutter ‘no, no, it’s not for me’, […]

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My Love of Hygge; or, How to Find Joy in the Smallest of Things | Lifestyle

My Love of Hygge; or, How to Find Joy in the Smallest of Things | Lifestyle

I tend to elicit odd looks from strangers at this time of year. Mainly it’s because you can find me shouting “oh that’s so cwtchy!” or “yesss that’s just so hygge” at almost everything. If you yourself are furrowing your brow like “what is she saying?”, let me give you a brief run down. ‘Cwtchy […]

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Books to Get You Feeling ~Autumnal~ | rosie abigail

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My cardigan’s on, the asthma’s out to play, and the leaves are dropping off the trees; it must be autumn! It might be the petrichor in the air, or the big comfy jumper speaking, but autumn is my favourite season. As the nights get longer, the air gets colder, and my mugs of hot chocolate […]

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