Caitlin Moran is a wonderful feminist writer best known for her columns in The Times as well as her books How To Be a Woman and How To Build a Girl. (How To Be A Woman actually made it onto my Top 10 Books That Everyone Should Read list). I love Moran’s writing and there are two letters of hers in particular that really moved me (thanks go to my friend Liv of The London Ladybird for making me aware… View Post

Sometimes I want to share my love for something that doesn’t fit into a blog post or my usual categories, so I thought it would be a good idea to start sharing these in a monthly Sunday Favourites series. So for this April, my Sunday Favourites have been: The Liar’s Club by Mary Karr This memoir was published in the 90s and details Mary’s chaotic childhood in an east Texas oil town with a hard drinking daddy and an oft-married,… View Post

Last week I celebrated my birthday with drinks & dancing with the girls followed swiftly (and gratefully) by a restful staycation with Marc in the New Forest. We had left it until the last minute to decide where to go but I’m so happy that we settled on the New Forest as it was so incredibly beautiful and completely beat my expectations. Predominantly lying in Hampshire, the New Forest is a National Park made up of wild woodland, vast heaths,… View Post

Our wedding is now just a few months away (finally!) and Marc and I thought it would be a sensible idea to have a pre-wedding photo shoot to get us used to being photographed together and avoid us looking like Chandler Bing when he attempts to smile. It turned out to be a very good idea as it took us a while to get used to being coupley together in front of the camera! Luckily our photographer Joe was super friendly… View Post

Thanks to The Frugality, I have recently discovered an amazing ‘affordable luxury’ hotel website that specialises in budget boutique hotels and its name is: Doris & Dicky. I love browsing luxury travel hotel websites like Mr & Mrs Smith and Secret Escapes but rarely can I afford to actually book any of the hotels on there. Which is where Doris & Dicky comes in. It’s mission is to share the world’s best budget boutique hotels for around £100 a night, handpicked by… View Post

I have spent lots of time researching rustic wedding prop hire companies for our wedding and have stumbled across some awesome suppliers that I wanted to share in case anyone else needed help with this! We are specifically after a vintage whisky/wine barrel bar (the type you constantly see floating around on Pinterest) and some beautiful thin gold or mercury tapered candlesticks and it has turned out to be very hard to find a company that offers both or that… View Post