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Lifestyle and travel posts from blogger based in Edinburgh

Scandi interior ideas

Cosy Minimalist Home Inspiration

As a few of you will know I’m currently in the process of renovating the entire (except the toilet) downstairs of my home. It’s a big job which is going to take a few weeks to finish. So I’ll apologise in advance for all my upcoming interiors chat. The major project is the kitchen which is […] Read more…

Read my thoughts on sponsored content and gifted items

Thoughts on Gifted Items

As someone who advocates conscious consumerism and minimalism the topic of gifted items and sponsored posts often plays on my mind. Blogging is an industry built around consumerism and marketing so there is a real conflict of interest when it comes to monetising a minimalist blog. Can you really promote conscious consumerism whilst dressed head […] Read more…

Jen from Tartan Brunette and her partner shoot by Moon Rabbit Weddings

Coffee Morning Catch Up

Sorry for being a bit MIA this week. I really hate to use this word but I’ve been really busy. What with my new job and planning some major home renovations (more on that later) I haven’t had the time to blog. I thought I’d ease myself back into writing with a good old fashion […] Read more…

Gin tasting with Gin Explorer

Gin Explorer

When my husband is home Friday night is date night in our house. We’ve been trying to save money recently (we have big plans for the house which cost a lot!) so I’m always on the look out for creative and cheap ideas. Staying in is the most obvious solution when you’re trying to save […] Read more…

Easter Gift Ideas from the Biscuiteers

Alternative Easter Gifts

It’s Easter this weekend which means a 4 day weekend, time with family and of course lots and lots of chocolate. But what do you get those people in your life who don’t eat or want chocolate? And even if you do love chocolate sometimes 10+ chocolate eggs is too much. I’ve come up with […] Read more…

Analysing the results from my recent blog survey

Blog Survey Results

A few weeks ago, I asked you to complete a short blog survey to help me plan out my future posts. I was taken aback by how many of you took the time to fill in my survey. I honestly thought nobody would bother (except maybe my mum). Being the geek that I am I […] Read more…

Skin Chemists Bee Venom Facial Serum

Skin Chemists Bee Venom Facial Serum

As well as being inspired to switch up my wardrobe, this time of year always gets me thinking about skincare. Now is the perfect time of year to think about switching up your skincare. Those heavy creams which my skin drinks up in winter are starting to feel too heavy. And that bright spring sunshine […] Read more…

5 ways you can maintain that Hygge feeling into Spring

Bringing Hygge into Spring

I’m slowly starting to emerge from my Hygge filled winter hibernation. I spent my winter wrapped in a blanket with a hot drink in hand feeling all warm and cosy. I’ve been all about the Hygge lifestyle the past few months. As the sun starts to reappear I realise that I will have to come […] Read more…

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