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Lifestyle and travel posts from blogger based in Edinburgh

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…

Meal Planning Tips to help you save money and reduce food waste

Meal Planning Tips

You may remember back in January I wrote about the changes I was making as part of the IKEA Live LAGOM project. One of those changes was to start meal planning every week. The main aim of this was to reduce food waste and to save money on my grocery shopping. Out of all the small […] Read more…

Review and 5 key takeaways from The Curated Closet

5 Takeaways From The Curated Closet

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have noticed my copy of The Curated Closet by Anuschka Rees has featured regularly since it finally arrived. I feel like I’ve had this book on pre-order forever! The American version was realised back in October but I decided to (im)patiently wait for the UK edition. I’m so […] 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…

Coffee morning catch up

Coffee Morning Catch Up

Happy first of the month everyone! Would it be a total cliche for me to say I can’t believe it’s March already? Suppose it’s too late now. Instead of the usual post, I wanted to sit down and have a catch-up today. So grab a coffee (or tea or whatever else you drink) and let’s […] Read more…

Discovering The Art of Slow Living

This year I’ve been making a real effort to slow down and enjoy the little things in life. Whether that’s taking 5 minutes to sit quietly and enjoy my morning coffee or taking time away from my desk to enjoy a walk in the countryside. I’m focusing on allowing myself to enjoy the moment and […] Read more…

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