On The Importance Of Taking Time Off & Letting Your Mind Have Space

I’ve never been able to sit still for long; a ‘quiet’ moment is usually filled with checking my email ‘just in case’, scrolling social media, editing a picture or googling random facts about serial killers. My multi-tasking is getting ridiculous,…

Will 2019 Be The Year Of The Blog? Why I Think They’re …

It’s been nearly a decade since I started writing about stuff on the internet, which makes me feel quite decrepit in a digital world full of young hot things selling a lifestyle my teenage self thought only existed for members…

Hello 2019! Five Easy Ways To Stick To & Achieve Those News Year’s …

Happy New Year! First up, I hope you had a great festive break and spent your time doing what you love the most – and rung in 2019 with a glass of something nice in your hand (whether that was…

How To Wear A Midi Skirt

One of my fave things to wear, no matter the occasion or season, is without a doubt a great midi skirt. The classic style and shape provides an effortless way to feel polished and ‘pulled together’ without having to really…

Is Social Media Giving Us Unrealistic Festive Expectations?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You’ve trimmed the tree, started to wrap your presents, stocked up on mince pies and warmed up the mulled wine; you’ve highlighted all the shows you want to watch over the holidays…

Five Ways To Shop Smart This Black Friday (Plus All The Discounts & …

Right now you can’t walk down the street, click on to a website or scroll through social media without being bombarded with Black Friday and Cyber Week messages. What started as a Stateside way to generate sales after Thanksgiving has…

9 Alternative True Crime Podcasts You Need To Listen To (That Are Totally …

Podcasts may have been around for the best part of a decade, but it’s only been in the last couple of years they’ve really started to take off. As our smartphones become the focus of our entire world, podcasts have…

Should Bloggers Use Their Voice For Good? Should We All Have A ‘…

I have no shame in admitting the fact that my blog started up as a place to share new nail polish buys and lipstick trends. There was no depth to it and no long term vision, it was just a…

Makeup Mistakes Are A Thing Of The Past: The Spotlite HD Diamond …

ADVERTORIAL FEATURE Worryingly it’s said that around 70% of us our making one fundamental error while applying our makeup, which can leave us looking patchy, colour mis-matched or simply not getting the result we were after. How many times have…

One Year On: Looking Back On Our Wedding Day

Twelve months ago today I became Mrs Hayley Hall. I married my best friend, cliched as it sounds, and we started a new phase in our lives together surrounded by all our loved ones. We planned our big day within…

The 12 Things I Love About Autumn

The onset of Autumn brings with it an opportunity to slow down, relax and enjoy the darker evenings. It’s no doubt one of the most popular seasons (thanks to the beautiful changing colours that greet us outside our front door,)…

Are You A Power Napper? Why A Little Kip Could Be The …

Sleep. It’s one of the most discussed, contemplated and sought after things in existence – mainly because the majority aren’t getting enough of it. Busy lives, smart devices and addictive boxsets on Netflix all have a negative impact on the…