September Favourites 2022 | Second-hand Clothes, Sustainable Skincare and More...

September Favourites 2022 | Second-hand Clothes, Sustainable Skincare and More…

Ooof September has been a wild month and not just in terms of British history and politics.  I’ve been in and out of doctor’s surgeries and hospitals, working on the start of a new academic year at my IRL job, and dealing with a leaking roof, a hole in the ceiling, and an out-of-bounds DIY…

The Books That Made Me | National Book Lover's Day 2022 | Rosie Abigail

The Books That Made Me | National Book Lover’s Day 2022 | Rosie Abigail

Does anyone else struggle to read in everyday life? For months now, I’ve been struggling to pick up a book, despite having a TBR list the length of the UK. However, as soon as I had a week off for my mini-moon, I found myself raiding my bookshelves like it was nobody’s business.  During the…

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Change is a very good thing… | Rosie Abigail

To quote Obi-Wan Kenobi, “hello there”. To quote myself, “long time, no see, eh?” It’s been a little while since I’ve been in the blogging sphere, a few months in fact. I’m sorry for not heading off with an interim “I’m off!” post or a “see ya in August!” message. You see, I hadn’t planned…

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May Favourites 2022 | Books, Style, and … COVID?

Well, this post is a little late. I guess that’s what happens when you get COVID... I’m on the road to recovery now, but at the very end of May, COVID hit me for the second time. And this time was bad. We had the paramedics out for my asthma, oxygen monitoring for a week,…

April Favourites 2022 | New Forest Walks, DIY Wedding Prep, and More...

April Favourites 2022 | New Forest Walks, DIY Wedding Prep, and More…

It’s the end of the month. You know what that means: it’s favourites time! I have to say, I am rather proud of myself. I’ve hit four for four on the favourites this year folks. Each month of the year has had a favourites so far. Who is this blogger full of planning and delivery?…

March Favourites 2022 | Podcasts, Perfumes, DIY and More…

March Favourites 2022 | Podcasts, Perfumes, DIY and More…

“Welcome to Spring!”, she says looking at the snow falling outside her window. We love a bit of global warming to start the season. That’s a lie, we don’t love any bit of global warming. Anyway, enough of focusing on the crippling state of the world and how it consumes my every thought, and let’s…

January Favourites 2022 | Books, Style, Home DIY, and More... | rosie abigail

January Favourites 2022 | Books, Style, Home DIY, and More…

By the time the last week of January rolls around, I am so ready for a new month to start. Surprise, surprise, 2022 is no different. January was just so loooong. Payday is ages away, expectations for a new year are always high, and the weather is bloody freezing. I was at least hoping for…

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What’s On My Blogger Bucket List! | Lifestyle & Blogging | Rosie Abigail

I have to say, waking up to a miserable and foggy morning whilst you have a chest infection and asthma flare up is certainly made better by a notification from WordPress. “What notification?” you may ask. Alright you nosy lot - I’ve hit 500 followers on my blog!  Alright, I am well aware that this…

No Year’s Resolutions: My 2022 Goals | Rosie Abigail

No Year’s Resolutions: My 2022 Goals | Rosie Abigail

This is not a resolutions post. Not ‘new year, new me’ here! In fact, I am resolved to say I hate the phrase ‘New Year's Resolutions’! The idea of New Year’s Resolutions seem to come with a kind of social stigma; that you are only doing them because it’s a new year and that you’ll…

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End of Year Favourites 2021! | Skincare, Style, Books and More…

How is it now 2022 when my brain is still in March of 2020? To answer that, time is strange and living through a pandemic is simultaneously the quickest and longest experience of my life.  If I am acknowledging that we have reached the end of 2021 (and the dawning of a new year), then…