Getting Valentines Ready ft. Norvell Strictly Come Dancing Tan

Getting Valentines Ready ft. Norvell Strictly Come Dancing Tan

For the first time ever, I decided to really make an effort this valentines day. Being in a long term relationship, you can stop making as much of an effort and since my life is plastered across my social media and blog, I can really see the difference in how much of an effort I [...]

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Chik’s Top Pick’s – Matte Red Lipsticks

Chik’s Top Pick’s – Matte Red Lipsticks

I'm not normally one for lipsticks (or make-up) in general but when I make an effort, I like to MAKE AN EFFORT! It recently came to my attention that not only do I have an obsession with buying lipsticks (especially matte) and lip liners I never wear, but I have quite a few shades of [...]

The Craft Loft – the reason behind my upcycling obsession

The Craft Loft – the reason behind my upcycling obsession

Just over a month ago I was invited down to Newcastle (Northern Ireland) for an upcycling class with The Craft Loft which is owned by a lovely lady called Phyllis. I took my cousin Susan and we met up with fellow blogger Emer. For those of you that don't know much about upcycling, it's basically [...]

Japanese Red Reishi – The champion of mushrooms

Japanese Red Reishi – The champion of mushrooms

The lovely guys at Image Box PR sent me a sample of Japanese Red Reishi which was once the most sought after medicinal herb in Eastern medicine because of its rarity (it's been used for more than 4000 years). Today, practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine consider red reishi nature’s most powerful and beneficial adaptogen (a herb [...]

I may be British, but that doesn’t make me any less Zambian

I may be British, but that doesn’t make me any less Zambian

I know it's been a while since I last posted but I was having an existential crisis. Between life catching up with me, having to finish my masters and starting my graduate job, I got to a point where I needed to remove myself from everything... I've talked before about how much I've loved growing [...]