As we come to the end of this turbulent year, like many people, I am reflecting and making resolutions for the future. 2020 has taught me to count my blessings even more than I did before, to take advantage of opportunities to learn things I wouldn’t usually learn and to never give up on lifelong dreams and ambitions.
This October marked five years since our girls trip to ‘The Big Apple’ and it made me reminisce about all the amazing times we had on the trip of a lifetime…
I am yet to meet an individual who doesn’t light up like a child on Christmas morning upon the delivery of a parcel.
The other day, I was that excitable child when my ‘Emillie Grace Cosmetics’ order arrived, cheering up an otherwise dreary and depressing October night…
Shrove Tuesday may be long gone, but that doesn’t mean we have to wait a year to enjoy Pancakes again.
If I had my way, every day would be Pancake Day!
This weekend, I decided to make American-style pancakes for the first time.
I don’t know about you fellow bakers out there, but for me, it has always seemed impossible to create the perfect chocolate chip cookie – crispy on the outside, melted and gooey on the inside.
So, not one to let a baking disaster (or twelve) get me down, I set about trying to solve my lifelong baking problem…
Saturday 15th August 2020 is the 75th anniversary of Imperial Japan’s surrender, which brought the Second World War to an end.
I have always been aware of the significance of V-E Day, but had ignorantly never paid attention to the equal importance of V-J Day. After hearing the incredible stories on the news yesterday morning, I decided to broaden my knowledge.
I have been an avid baker for several years now.
I am however, ashamed to say that during all this time, I have never attempted to make the worlds most indulgent creation – the brownie.
This is, until now…
Despite being such an ancient practice, yoga is trendier than ever in the 21st century.
Business Standard estimates that by the end of 2020, there will be 55 million people worldwide using yoga to exercise and relieve stress.
Which begs the question – what is all the fuss about?
I didn’t want to write a blog post without addressing the horrific act of violence which has shaped events over the past week.
George Floyd was brutally murdered on the 25th of May, sparking global outrage at continued police brutality and racism.
It scares me to think of what it will take for us to realise the importance of treating everyone equally, with kindness and respect.
My talent for online shopping has reached new heights during lockdown and I finally gave in to months of advertisements from ‘Function of Beauty’.
I have not been disappointed with my personalised haircare experience from a company that truly does “celebrate individuality”.