5 Secrets For Staying Productive This Season

What do you do when you love blogging, writing and being a productive little nugget BUT you also love cosying up as soon as the sun sets, sleep and of course, spending time with actual not-on-the-screen people? Staying productive and maintaining your business, blog or online presence takes work – we all know that.…

Everything Is Better On A Sunday

Before I get into life updates, plans and other business, can we all just appreciate how wonderful the first Sunday in December feels? Sundays are ace anyway (yes, I do still think this even though I know work on Sundays), but Sundays in December!? Double up on the fluff, the glitter and the hot chocolate, please.…

How To Stick To Your Christmas Budget

We’ve all done it… spend almost double of our Christmas money allocation and been left thoroughly in the crapper when it comes to paying our bills and starting our new year with an all-new sale-bought wardrobe. Christmas, ultimately, costs dollar. It doesn’t matter if you’re planning carefully and thinking presents through or not…

Little Joys of the Festive Season That I Can’t …

You might be thinking that this post has been published a week or so early… but you sir, are mistaken. Sure, it may be a little early to start spreading the festive cheer (who am I kidding, it’s never too early) – but instead of typing up a Black Friday post…

A Note on the Pressure of Productivity

When was the last time a day off was exactly that – a day off from work and deadlines, pressure and doing the to-do list (even the fun stuff on there)? I can bet you that most of you reading this – especially if you’re a fellow blogger – can’t even remember…

7 Things I’ve Learnt About Myself During The Blog Race

The Blog Race has been quite the adventure, hasn’t it? If a few months ago you told me that I’d have learnt so much – about myself, the blogging world and the people in it – from an amateur competition organised on Twitter, then I would have laughed. See, I’ve never done anything…

9 Winter Luxuries That Make The Chill Bearable

It’s cold, right? Last week the temperature dropped and it went for it. This year the weather seems to have adopted the ‘go big or go home’ attitude, which has been pretty chaotic at times. There are, however, a few saving graces for the chill. The chill is what I define the…