Frugal Life, Minimalism

What Giving Up Concealer Taught Me About My Skin

The end of the year is creeping closer, which is so very exciting. I don't celebrate Christmas, and I've never been one for New Year's Eve, but I do love January 1st. January is infused with a sense of new beginnings, and the lead up to it is the perfect time to take an inventory of… Continue reading What Giving Up Concealer Taught Me About My Skin

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Frugal Life, Minimalism

Self Care is About Being Sensible, Not Spoilt

Recently my friend shared this amazing article about self care with me. It really struck a chord, because I think our generation can get so caught up with 'treating ourselves' that we forget that it is sometimes just as necessary to look after the basics. Self care isn't responsible if it sends you in to… Continue reading Self Care is About Being Sensible, Not Spoilt

Minimalism, Time Capsule

Defining Myself Through Fashion – And Learning To Let Go

It's been nearly ten years since I first discovered vintage fashion and the pin-up scene. It was love at first sight - finally, fashion that was suited to my figure! My extreme curves now even had a name (apparently, having a greater than ten inch difference between your hips and your waist is called a… Continue reading Defining Myself Through Fashion – And Learning To Let Go

Frugal Life, Minimalism, Plastic Free and Zero Waste

Welcome to Plastic Free July!

It is June 30th, which means tomorrow (which is in less than one hour, as I type this!) is the official start of Plastic Free July. According to their website, Plastic Free July is a challenge "to refuse single-use plastic during July...Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic… Continue reading Welcome to Plastic Free July!

Minimalism, Time Capsule

Time Capsule: Two Month Round Up

Two months down in my first ever capsule wardrobe, and it's time to check in again! MOST WORN Black leggings and my black skirt. The black leggings is not surprising considering it’s getting colder and they’re a great extra layer. I’m so pleased my black skirt is getting worn so much, it’s just so practical! LEAST WORN… Continue reading Time Capsule: Two Month Round Up