My Favourite Independent Retailers This Christmas

I personally think I’m quite a good gift giver, as I try to find gifts that will really mean something to that person. If I can, I will try and avoid common high street stores as I find they stock very similar items each year, and I want my gifts to be personal and special. This year, I thought it may be useful if I compiled a little list of some of my favourite independent retailers. Some of these you may recognise, some are created by fellow bloggers and some are shops that I have recently discovered myself!

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How To Balance Blogging and Working Full-Time

When I first started my blog, I was a full-time university student in my final year of studying. I was doing a media related degree, balancing the stress of revision and my dissertation with getting back into my enjoyment for writing. Ever since, I have been balancing blogging with the rest of my life and have learnt a lot along the way. So today, I wanted to share with you my top tips on running a blog whilst working full-time without going completely insane (it’s possible, I promise!)

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The Hormone Diaries Part One: Periods

I am starting this series is to try and normalise discussions amongst women and break the taboo. We’re going to talk about everything from periods to contraceptives, from sexuality to masturbation. I think it’s really important that young girls are not just biologically educated, but have a bit of life experience to refer to. It can be really lonely when you are younger if you are not experiencing what is considered to be normal. So here I am, probably being a bit TMI, in the hope that someone out there will read this and know that they are not alone.

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Hugo’s Chocolate Club Subscription Box Review

As a true chocoholic, it’s an huge understatement to say I was excited when I was approached by Hugo’s Chocolate Club for a review. Hugo’s provide a monthly subscription box of delicious artisan treats straight to your door, with prices starting from £22 a month.

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