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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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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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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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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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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You Should Take a Mental Health Day | rosie abigail

This is for the people who have burn out, or have mental health conditions, or are stressed, or who live and breath and sleep and exist, or everyone: start treating your mental health the same as you treat your physical health. I’ve had flare-ups of mental health conditions over the last four years, and that […]

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Good Things: Lockdown Edition

Good Things: Lockdown Edition - rosie abigail

Recently, I’ve been looking hard to find the good in things; the silver linings, the positives among the negatives. Why? Well, I’m tired of being sad at the state of the world! That’s not to say I’m ignoring what’s going on, not at all. Just amongst the deaths and politics of our current Coronavirus induced […]

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Five Books That Bring Me Joy! | Books & Culture

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In these tough times, I am all about finding moments of joy and sunshine to revel in. Luckily for me, I can find a lot of that in books! Here are the five books that I can pick up off the shelf, that I know will bring a smile to my face.  The Princess Bride […]

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