Our Folky, DIY-Heavy, Scottish-Welsh Wedding | rosie abigail

Our Folky, DIY-Heavy, Scottish-Welsh Wedding | rosie abigail

Blimey, it’s been over three months since I got married and I’ve shared barely anything about it over here! Life gets in the way as it often does and it has in this case. But now, with wedding photos ready and nostalgia for the best day of my life spilling over, it’s time. Let’s delve…

Homestretch Goals 2022 | rosie abigail

Homestretch Goals 2022 | Final Four Months of the Year | rosie abigail

With just over three months to go until 2022 is over and out, it’s time for the Homestretch Goals! Inspired by the excellent Hannah Witton and her ‘Homestretch Goals’ series, I thought it was time to take stock, check in with myself, and see what I want to achieve before the year is out. Realistically,…

What *Is* PCOS? PCOS Awareness Month | rosie abigail

What *Is* PCOS? | PCOS Awareness Month | rosie abigail

How apt is it that I am welcoming PCOS awareness month with a PCOS flare up? It’s like my body has decided to try method acting. Sorry, I’m speaking in acronyms like some eighties businessman - let me clarify what I’m on about. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. A surprisingly common disorder that not a lot of…

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…

11 Travel Bucket List Ideas to do Before 30! | rosie abigail

11 Travel Bucket List Ideas to do Before Hitting 30! | rosie abigail

One hundred and seventy six days. That’s how many days until my next holiday! It’s not like I’m counting down or anything… I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve slapped my hands on my desk, audibly sighed, and announced “I need a holiday”. With my hen do next month, wedding in July, and…

I Am Not Losing Weight For My Wedding | rosie abigail

I Am Not Losing Weight For My Wedding Day | rosie abigail

I’ve got a chubby belly. Arms that wobble. Thighs thicker than a bowl of oatmeal. And I’m not losing any of it for my wedding.  Not that it should be anyone’s business. My body, my rules after all. However, since I got engaged almost two years ago, I’ve felt that pendulum start swinging - one…

Dopamine Dressing: Dressing to Feel Like Me! | rosie abigail

Dopamine Dressing: Dressing to Feel Like Me! | rosie abigail

Colours, patterns, prints! A splash of pink, yellow, green! Dresses, skirts, crop tops! Don’t mind me, just looking into my wardrobe. If fourteen year old, Blue Banana, Tumblr era Rosie could see me now, she would be so disappointed.  Dress is from Joanie Clothing Nowadays, as a twenty-something creative mess, I am a huge fan…

What Is a Smear Test *Actually* Like? | Cervical Screening

What Is a Smear Test *Actually* Like? | Cervical Screening

For the under-twenty-fives who haven’t received their letter yet; people with tests booked who are nervous; non-cervix owning curious souls; and folks who are just plain clueless about it all. Don’t you worry, this post is for you. What is a smear test actually like? Well, it’s kind of like Hogwarts. You know, when you…

Renovating My ~Dream~ Boho Office | DIY & Renovation | rosie abigail

Renovating My ~Dream~ Boho Office | DIY & Renovation | rosie abigail

It’s transformation central here, folks! Back in the summer of 2021, my fiancé and I bought a filthy, unloved, terraced Victorian house that smelt of smoke, weed, and cat pee. I’m very aware that on paper that does not sound like an appealing buy. But we managed to look past the flea infested carpets at…

Five Disability and Chronic Illness Influencers You Need to Follow Right Now! | Rosie Abigail

Five Disability and Chronic Illness Influencers You Need to Follow Right Now! | Rosie Abigail

I did something game changing this year. I Marie Kondo’d my social media. I got rid of anyone and any brand that made me feel low, jealous, worthless, like I should be spending money, like I’m not good enough, or that I’m not living up to my expectations. You don’t spark joy? Be gone. Any…