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Planning

Bullet Journal Update: Collections

My last bullet journal update rambled on for a while so I thought I’d leave a walk through my collections for another time. I pondered for a while about what collections to put in here. I didn’t want to fill up the notebook with lots of collections. While I still have my Filofaxes that I keep a lot of blogging, shop and finance info in I don’t need collections for those. I’ll be honest, I also wanted to keep my bujo neat and tidy! What I did end up putting in the  ...

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Beauty

Sensationail Express Gel Nail – The Weekend Review

This year I decided to stop climbing. I was really enjoying bouldering but dedicating two evenings a week to it, plus trying to fit in the gym too was getting tricky. It’s also pretty expensive. One benefit of not climbing anymore is the fact that once again I can do my nails. I dusted off my old Sensationail kit and got straight back into gels. Normal nail polish does not work for me at all. It’ll generally chip within about 24 hours. I can’t do the whole base and top  ...

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Lifestyle

The Little Book of Hygge (Mini Review)

Hygge seemed to be everywhere just before Christmas. Everyone was reading Hygge books and they were forever popping up in blogs and the like. I too got drawn in by the talk of living better and feeling happier by following the Danish way of life. While Christmas shopping, I picked up The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking. I was drawn in by the beautiful illustrations on the front cover. Flicking through the pages of the book in the store, I knew I’d enjoy reading this. It’s a  ...

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Beauty

Beauty Empties March

I’m overdue an empties post! I suddenly realised my beauty empties were stacking up and it was time to take some pictures and do some mini reviews. Before I start though I need to clear up two things. Number one, the pictures looking back are pretty terrible! I was trying a different lense on the camera and it just didn’t look quite right. Sadly, when I got these pictures onto the computer I’d already binned/recycled the products. Number two, there’ll be no more  ...

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