A yellow and wooden building, covered in climbing purple wisteria

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,…

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…

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…

An image of a green and brown field. Rosie is in the forefront holding a pumpkin.

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…

September Favourites | Autumn Style, Home, Podcasts and more!

Catch me writing this post horizontally from my sofa (you can imagine the power of the double chins right now). I am tired.  September was a whirlwind. I suppose that’s what happens when you start a new job in events at a university in September. Ooof. I have been rushed off my feet working arrivals…

JULY 2021 FAVOURITES | MID-SIZE STYLE, BOOKS, HOME, AND MORE... | rosie abigail

July 2021 Favourites | Mid-size Style, Books, Home, and More…

So much for posting this at the end of July! It seems I’m just about getting into the swing of blogging again after my time away. However, it is still the first half of August so I think that’s an acceptable time to drop a July favourites! Let’s go! Style I left my old job…

March 2021 Favourites | Skincare, Animal Crossing, Mid-Size Style

March 2021 Favourites | Skincare, Animal Crossing, Mid-Size Style

Big yikes - I have not written a favourite’s post since November 2020! All I’ll say is that my blogging routine is fully up in the air, thanks to working full-time in a pandemic. I do always enjoy writing these favourite posts as it’s a joy to look back on what made me happy this…

Is Being Mid-Size Anti-Fat? | Mid-Size Style

Before I delve into the mid-size 'movement', I want you to say something with me. F-A-T. Fat. Say it, get your mouth around it. Fat fat fat fat fat. Fat is a descriptor. It is not a bad word. Before we delve into this, I need you to understand that. There’s so much personal and…

Making a Midsize Capsule Wardrobe | rosie abigail

Making a Midsize Capsule Wardrobe | Style

It’s only taken me four years, but we are finally here! It’s capsule wardrobe season, baby! Let me backtrack a bit. Quite a bit... I’ve always been interested in fashion, but I’ve never been fashionable. I’m a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl, but not in the IT-girl-Alex-Chung way (more in the ‘band tee and…