How To Feel Better About Life In 12 Hours

On Friday morning I woke up and wanted to go back to sleep straight away (although it was already lunchtime). After some internal arguments (and accepting the fact that it was far too bright to carry on sleeping) I got up, stood in some silence and realised that I really didn’t want…

Making Something Out of Nothing w/ Graham & Brown

When I hear the word upcycle, my mind tends to wander towards neutral tones with shabby-chic effects and the popular business venture that’s still finding its market today. What I don’t tend to think of is the kind of furniture I like. I’ll admit that I’ve been very closed minded about upcycling in the…

7 Realities That Hit You When You Leave Home

I didn’t want to go on about this too much, but I’ve moved out! Three and a half weeks ago Jonathan and I moved from our parent’s houses into a little house in Oakham, Rutland. The last month has been a rollercoaster and although I am finally starting to feel a little…

This Month’s Collection of Lovely Things

Sometimes the time feels right for some light, not-so-serious content, doesn’t it? After a sweltering (and horribly humid) few days, I’ve decided to take a break from deep reflections on life and take it back to a simpler time. I’ve never done monthly favourites religiously on this blog, although they…

3 Reasons Why I’m Terrified To Leave Home

I can’t remember when I first mentioned it, but at the beginning of this year, my boyfriend and I made the decision to move out of our family homes and rent a place together. Well, lo and beyond the plan has actually worked. Against all odds (well, not all odds) we found a…

Investing In Your Blog For £20 or Less

Every so often I invest in my blog in small ways. Sometimes they’re ways that don’t cost a thing, but some days it’s nice to inject a little bit of hard cash into your hobby or growing business. A few weeks ago I looked at my blog and did one of those deep…

A Note on Burning Bridges

Before I crack on with today’s update on Becky’s-crazy-life, I’d like to say that if anyone out there is wondering if they’re the only one’s social media stalking people from 2011 and from that summer where you went on loads of dates… you’re not. (If no-one is doing this and…