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Secrets for the Mad: Obsessions, Confessions and Life Lessions by Dodie Clark | Book Review

Secrets for the Mad: Obsessions, Confessions and Life Lessions by Dodie Clark | Book Review

For those who don’t know, Dodie Clark (aka dodie, always with a lowercase d) is a British singer/songwriter and YouTuber. With a reputation for being completely honest and open with her followers, dodie’s book is an extension of her online presence.   I’ve been following […]

My Rudolph Christmas Cake! | Cupcake Jemma Inspired

My Rudolph Christmas Cake! | Cupcake Jemma Inspired

This might be a very delayed post but I’m proud of this cake and wanted to share it, despite being too busy to write about it over Christmas. It took a lot of both time and patience, but I think it paid off in the […]

2017 | Round Up

2017 | Round Up

To say 2017 was a rollercoaster of a year for me might be a cliche, but it is absolutely true.   I said goodbye to 2016 and welcomed 2017 in style: drinking a ridiculous amount of shots on a campsite near a lake in New […]

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

Another year, another chance to set some resolutions for myself that may (unlikely) or may not (much more likely) last. As I said in last year’s New Year’s Resolutions blog post, I always approach my January resolutions hesitantly. I know I probably won’t stick to […]

Feeling Settled

Feeling Settled

It’s been roughly a month and a half since I made the leap and moved to Germany for my year abroad and I’m surprisingly already at a point where I’d say I feel really quite settled here.   I’ve got a room I think of […]

The First Two Weeks: Some Observations and a Life Update

The First Two Weeks: Some Observations and a Life Update

Well… I’m here! Not only am I here but I’ve survived my first two weeks of living in Germany and honestly I’m really proud of how I’ve handled it so far. Yes, I feel lonely. Yes, I feel overwhelmed. Yes, I’ve cried on Facetime to […]

I’m going on an adventure…

I’m going on an adventure…

I’m going on an adventure. In a few short weeks time I will be packing my things and moving to Germany for a year.   I’m not an adventurer by nature. I very much like to stay within my comfort zone. Because of this, I’m […]

Benefit Cheek Parade Palette

Benefit Cheek Parade Palette

After having my makeup done by one of the lovely ladies at Benefit in Boots, St David’s (Cardiff) I couldn’t stop thinking about the face palette she had demonstrated to me, the Benefit Cheek Parade palette, and actually went back to buy it after about an […]

13 Reasons Why – Netflix Series Review

13 Reasons Why – Netflix Series Review

Having read Jay Asher’s 13 Reasons Why a few years ago, when I saw Netflix had created their own take on it I couldn’t wait to watch it. I’ve just finished watching it and needed a place to put my thoughts. I don’t know that I’d […]

LUSH Spa Cardiff!

LUSH Spa Cardiff!

  If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with LUSH. When I heard that the Cardiff store was moving to a better location and becoming bigger, better and getting its own brand new spa I was beyond excited. Last weekend I took a trip […]