Eco-Friendly Gift Guide for Christmas 2020

The Ultimate Eco-Friendly Gift Guide for Christmas 2020

Welcome to my eco-friendly gift guide for Christmas 2020! It may seem a little early to be posting a gift guide as it is still only October. However, this is a strange and uncertain year, and nobody really knows how things are going to pan out over the next couple of months. There is a …

7 Ways to Protect Dry Hands in Winter

7 Ways to Protect Dry Hands in Winter – Featuring Mary Jean

It’s Autumn now, and the weather is starting to get cooler. This means hot drinks, cosy bonfires and snuggly jumpers, as well as crisp, Autumn walks, blackberry picking and a visit to the pumpkin patch. For me, this also means it’s time to start taking extra care of my hands. When I was a teenager …

Does the Curly Girl Method work? My 4 month update

Does The Curly Girl Method Work? My 4 Month Update

4 months ago, I decided to try out the Curly Girl Method. This is a haircare methodology for curly or wavy hair, developed by hairstylist Lorraine Massey. It claims to make curly hair healthy, defined and frizz-free. I have wavy, slightly curly hair and I have been following this method in an attempt to improve …

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies by Rhena Branch and Rob Willson

Book Review – ‘Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies’ by Rhena Branch and Rob Willson

I chose to read Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies because my challenge for this month is to spend an hour each day studying and practising CBT. I already had this book at home, and it had good reviews, so it made sense to read it as part of my CBT study, and see what I …

The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris

Book Review – The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan (No Spoilers) Plus Book Giveaway!

First published in 2013 by Sphere. Paperback, 440 pages. ‘The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris’ is the 4th book I have read by Jenny Colgan, and I have enjoyed them all without exception. This is a gorgeous story, and it paints such an atmospheric picture with its descriptions of Paris and Parisian life. I am …