Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Great Housewarming Gift Ideas

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Hello! Happy Saturday! I've been thinking lately about fun reasons to give people a cool gift other than the traditional birthday and Christmas celebrations and I think a new home is a great reason to celebrate! So for this week's round up I'm sharing some great housewarming gift ideas that you could give someone moving into their new home. Here they are: Popcorn … [Read more...]

Why Hiring a Life Coach was a Great Decision for Me

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Working for yourself and by yourself can get a little lonely and you can start to feel a little lost. Don't get me wrong, the introvert in my loves the freedom to work alone and to not have to make awkward small talk in an office. But sometimes you realise that ALL the decisions are your own and there are only so many ideas you can attempt to bounce off yourself, before the … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Fun DIYs to Try

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Hello! Happy Saturday! This week I thought I'd share some fun DIYs that I found on Pinterest that you might like to try. Most aren't very complex but would be cool to make on a crafty day where you were looking for something new to try! Some would even be great for parties! Here they are! Polymer Clay Covered Pens┬áThese look so cool and would be a great activity for … [Read more...]

10 Things You Can Do This Week to Make Your Home Feel Happier

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One of the trickiest parts of feeling like you have a happy home would have to be stress. It's not easy to feel calm and happy at home when you feel like there's a massive to-do list of things that must get done and it never seems to get any shorter. It might seem simple enough to say "well I'll just choose to feel less stressed at home this week" but it's not always that … [Read more...]

Stuffocation: A Book Review and Thoughts on Experientailism (and me)

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The way that we choose to live our lives is a hot topic. Many people have found what they feel works for them and would love for others to follow them by doing the same. There is the mainstream materialism and the more fringe ways of life like minimalism, simple living (as close to off grid as possible) and a way of life called "the medium chill". I have never felt like any of … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Creative Home Office Ideas

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Hello! Happy Saturday! Since I got home from my trip I've been feeling ready to give my home office another makeover. It's a constant work in progress until I eventually move in a year or two, so I'm always on the lookout for creative home office ideas that I can either make work for me, or save for when that move finally happens. So this week I'm rounding up some of my … [Read more...]

Mini Makeover: Out the Door Running Kit

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The hardest part of making (and keeping) my running habit is getting out of the house. It can be so easy to feel like it's just too much hassle to actually lace up my shoes and get out the door. As I'm the kind of person that needs my gear with me when I go running, I've decided that now is the perfect time to make myself a running kit so I can grab what I need and get out of … [Read more...]

Limited Edition Cut Out Quotes

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Late last year I made myself a cut out quote and posted a picture of it on instagram. Soon after people were asking if they could also buy one for their wall and I decided to sell a limited edition of them to those on IG and to friends on facebook. It was so much fun to do that I've decided to bring the idea back and offer 5 new limited edition cut out quotes to you, my lovely … [Read more...]

Pinterest Saturdays: 6 Gorgeous Dining Room Ideas

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Hello! Happy Saturday! For this week's round up I thought I'd share some gorgeous dining room ideas that I have found on Pinterest. The dining room in my home really needs work, so I thought it might give me some inspiration to see what some other people have done really well, and I thought might offer some inspiration for you too! It's all still in the dreaming phase here, but … [Read more...]

Why You Should Start Creating a Happy Home Now

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Today I want to start a new series on the blog, that will continue every second Thursday. One where the theme is about creating a great, happy home for you and for me. One where we not only talk about embracing imperfection, but where we make steps to do it. One where we focus more on the memories we are making and less of how picture perfect it might look from the outside. And … [Read more...]

How to Stick to an Ambitious Savings Goal Without Losing Your Mind

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Don't get me wrong, I love an ambitious savings goal. It's how I work best: save, save, save, and then take the great trip or buy the cool thing I've been saving for. BUT, it can A) be a bit boring to cut back on spending on the things you'd like to have; and B) make you feel like you're broke all the time. If you really want to stick to your savings goal without losing your … [Read more...]