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The Flawesome Award

THE FLAWESOME AWARD – CELEBRATE OUR FLAWS

Hello friends!

So, we all have flaws right? Well, last week, the lovely Joan Senio from ‘My best friend Adeline’ nominated me to take part in the Flawesome Award. As I read the tweet I was intrigued by what this even was! I hadn’t heard of it before so hopped on over to her post to understand more. You can read Joan’s post here, however, I shall explain.

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DERMA V10 CLAY MASKS

A REVIEW OF DERMA V10 CLAY MASKS

Hello and welcome to a little ol’ review of some very affordable facemasks. I actually received these a few months ago but there has been a distinct lack of pampering action in my life recently. Alas, this had to be resolved and in a bid to do so, I have been testing these newbies to my collection.

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FABULOUS PLANNING PRODUCT REVIEW

FABULOUS PLANNING PRODUCT REVIEW

Here we are again ladies and gents. Formally known as The Calorie Club, Fabulous Planning have more amazing product releases and I have three of them here to show you. The products this brand offer have supported me immensely on my weight loss journey. So, here is another Fabulous Planning product review.

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Bullet Journal 2018 GOALS - MID YEAR REVIEW

MY 2018 GOALS – MID YEAR REVIEW

Okay, so, immediately we can all acknowledge that this isn’t a mid-year post. We are a little way past that. But, better late than never to reflect on some 2018 goals right? I think so. So, it is time take stock and pay some attention to those goals. How have I been doing?

Happiness is... loving the little things - Sunshine
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UNDERSTANDING STRESS REACTIONS

HAPPINESS IS… UNDERSTANDING STRESS REACTIONS

Resharing an old but slightly revamped post on understanding stress reactions today. Because this stuff is important. We all have stress.

As we have previously discussed in this series, stress is an inevitable part of our lives. Key to moving through these times and staying happy is to find ways to effectively manage the negative stress that we experience. For me, the first step is to understand ourselves and recognise where and how we are. So, today I am going to talk about my own experience in the hope that you may find this relatable, or as things to keep an eye on as a preventative measure.

UNDERSTANDING STRESS REACTIONS
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Minimal Summer Holiday Makeup

MINIMAL SUMMER HOLIDAY MAKEUP

Hey, wait a minute! Where did the summer go? Let’s get it back with some minimal summer holiday makeup chat.

Having recently taken a summer holiday, today we are talking holiday makeup. What do you take when there is so much choice?

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THE DECLUTTER CHALLENGE – THE NEXT PHASE

THE DECLUTTER CHALLENGE – THE NEXT PHASE

Some of you may know that I am undertaking a life declutter. I’m not sure what kicked it off other than one of my friends saying how much she loved watching declutter videos. It made me feel inspired to look at my own little world and the idea of reducing the things I own was seriously appealing.

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THE PERFECT GIFTS THAT EVERY BLOGGER WANTS

THE PERFECT GIFTS THAT EVERY BLOGGER WANTS

Hello everyone and Happy Monday! Do you find it hard to decide what you might like for your birthday or Christmas? I’m not a big present person (for me – I love to give them) but people always ask. Although my birthday is still a few months off, this is something I think about at random times throughout the year, as and when I stumble across things I might like. After years of frustratingly trying to wrack my brains for ideas, I have finally learned to keep notes on my phone. This means that I have a handy list to refer to when people ask.  Recently, I have been adding to that list, having found myself thinking that some blogging related items would be ideal.

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SUPPORTING THOSE WITH ANXIETY

SUPPORTING THOSE WITH ANXIETY – WHAT CAN WE DO?

As some of you may know, I have talked about stress and anxiety both on my blog and YouTube Channel. Usually, this takes places within my Happiness Is… series, but, it has a been a while. Recently, I have focussed on other content but mental health is still something close to my heart. Therefore, I thought it might be time to share some additional thoughts and perspectives.

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A SHORT WANDER THROUGH COWES

A SHORT WANDER THROUGH COWES

So, I have mentioned on many occasions that I live on the Isle of Wight, which comes alive in the summer with visitors from near and far. One of the biggest events of the year comes to the town of Cowes. That event is Cowes Week, the oldest and biggest sailing regatta in the world. This usually takes place in early August, so before it gets too busy next month, I thought I would take us on a short wander through Cowes.

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