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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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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September as a Time of Change | Lifestyle and Update

September as a time of change

Despite all the mantras of ‘new year, new me’ and the New Year’s resolutions that pop up all over the place, I find September is more a time of change than January. I know  I’m not the only one who thinks this – come on, put your hands up too! I can chalk this down […]

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Why I Love Being an Introvert (and You Should Too!) | rosie abigail

Does anyone else feel like this is a bit of an extrovert’s world? No shade at those 50% of people who are extroverts. I mean, look at the phrase ‘living life to the full’. That makes me think of people who ignore regrets, make friends everywhere they go, always having their communication brain and raring […]

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Post-COVID Bucket List! | Travel, Life, Creativity…

Post-COVID Bucket List - rosie abigail

(Well, I don’t know if we’ll ever be post-COVID, but you know what I mean…) Ya’ll ever get stuck thinking about your achievements and goals in life? Oh, that’s just my highly anxious brain? Ah. Right… Nah, I know we all get caught up in thinking about what we’ve done in life, or what we […]

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Whoops… I Got Engaged! | rosie abigail

Flaylay of Rosie's hand around a blue mug, whilst she wears her engagement ring. There are pink and white flowers on the left.

Well, it looks like I’ve had to move my blogging schedule around again. No, it’s not because I’ve got lockdown brain and writer’s block this time; it’s because I got engaged! Surprise, world! It was a complete and utter (but welcome) surprise. After being with my boyfriend for five and a half years, living together […]

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Meet My Houseplants! | Plant Care, Tips, & Tricks

Meet My Houseplants!

With my love of floaty skirts and overwhelming need to be the ‘mum friend’, it was eventually going to happen… That’s right folks, I’m what the cool kids are calling a ‘plant mom’. As soon as lockdown hit, I got my first houseplant, and since then my plant habit has slowly been getting out of […]

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Five Small But Sustainable Changes You Can Make | rosie abigail

Five Small But Sustainable Changes You Can Make | rosie abigail

I’m gonna come straight out and say it – if you aren’t making some sustainable changes to your life, what the heck are you doing? I’m not on about turning your life upside down, living in a vegan tree-house in the forest, and turning your toilet into a compost pile. I mean, smaller, more realistic […]

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