Get DIY Inspired on Netflix
If you’re looking for some DIY inspiration these holidays, look no further than Netflix to get your creative juices flowing. I am obsessed with the home renovation and construction shows on Netflix, and they make me want to do all kinds of DIY projects in my own home. If you’re in need of inspiration and […]
Making Your Own Pizza
I’ve always liked making my pizza at home and sometimes find I enjoy the flavours more than buying pizza out (and without the expensive price tag). Recently, we started buying pre-made pizza dough at the supermarket (sold in the refrigerated section near the fresh pasta) and stretching it out into our own custom pizza bases. […]
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Are Essential Oils Safe?
I have a diffuser at home that I use to diffuse essential oils that fragrance my home. I don’t do it for any health benefits, other than the fact that I enjoy the nice smell and it makes my home feel cleaner and brighter. I recently used essential oils in a soap making workshop, and […]
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How great are to-do lists? I love them. They help you organise your thoughts and achieve your goals. I recently started one at the end of the last exam period to help get through the mountain of personal tasks I had been putting off during semester.
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Non-Alcoholic Drinks for the Silly Season
As a non-drinker, it’s nice to have alternative party drinks that are a bit more exciting than the usual soft drink options. These drinks also provide an enticing alternative for alcohol drinkers who are usually bored by the non-alcoholic options. You might want to consider some of the following if you’re hosting people over the […]
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A Rant About Stealing Santa
If you’re not aware, ‘Stealing Santa’ is a version of kris kringle gifting, where you buy a present (it could be for a particular person or not), and then people have the option of stealing / swapping another person’s present for their own. I was first introduced to the concept by The Office (US version), […]
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How Do You Deal with Disappointment?
It can be hard when things don’t go to plan, or don’t go your way. It’s all well and good to have high hopes and dreams, but when they don’t turn out, how do you deal with it? It can be a real knock and can put you off taking similar risks in the future. […]
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Staying in Touch
Now that the university year has finished, it can also mean friendships formed at university and in classes are lost. It can be a shame when classroom friendships aren’t continued outside of university and you lose touch.
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I have written before about my difficult relationship with fruit, but now that summer is here, the good fruits (in my opinion) are in season and are plentiful and more affordable to buy. Here are some ideas about summer fruits to look out for in the shops, and even some places where you can pick […]
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Alternative Christmas Present Ideas
Christmas has come around again already, and now is the time to start thinking about presents for your nearest and dearest. The cost of Christmas adds up quickly, and sometimes it reaches a ridiculous level and starts to compromise our financial security and personal sanity. I’m planning some alternative Christmas present ideas this year to […]
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