The 3 Blogging Rules I Learned to Break

Okay, so there’s never actually been a set of blogging rules published – thinking about it, that would be pretty crazy and probably cause a swift and abrupt end to blogging as we know it. These blogging ‘rules’ I’m referencing are more like expectations that when we enter the blogging world, are kind of thrust…

When It’s Not A Forever Home

Some homes just aren’t forever. Whether it’s because you’re renting, moving around often for work or if you just know you’ll upgrade as soon as you can, not all houses are homes and not all homes are forever. Just because where you currently are isn’t forever, it doesn’t mean that you can’t…

Little Habits That Are Helping My Mental Health

Over the course of this blog (and my life), I’ve written oodles and oodles of entries about mental health and well-being. Not only are they important subjects to talk about, but most people have their own story to tell in regard to health and well-being. Mental, physical, spiritual – the lot. Sure, we…

10 Signs That You’re A Complete And Utter Plant Lady

I’m not one-hundred percent sure when I crossed the threshold from plant-enjoyer to fully-blown plant lady, but it happened. It happened pretty quickly and it happened hard. I’ve brought it on myself to be quite honest with you. I dabbled with ferns and admired trailing pots of ivy. My heart would beat…

Why I Decided To Start My Own Business

If for some reason, you have actually been aware of what I been pottering with these last few months, then you’ll know that recently I set-up my own business, by Rouncefield, and started making and selling colourful pieces for the home. For now, it’s more of a passion project than an all-out-business-hours-business, BUT, I’m still…

6 Things That Are Making Me Happy This Week

Favourites can come in all shapes and sizes. Today, instead of sharing with you my favourite concealer (which has been shared ten times already… NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer if you must know), I’m sharing a few less glamorous things. Before I crack on, I feel like I should fill you in a…

Some Thoughts On Instagram

Mention the ‘problems’ of Instagram in the last few months and you’ll likely be met with a storm of opinions about shadow banning, the evil algorithm and the waves of people who are revolutionizing the way we use Instagram in 2017. Even though everyone and their dogs have put in their two-cents…