5 Things I’m No Longer Buying in 2019
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5 Things I’m No Longer Buying in 2019

Happy 2019! Let’s just pretend we aren’t already halfway through January already, it’s been a busy month so far okay? I hope you all had a lovely festive break, I spent my time eating my body weight in Vegan snacks and watching a ridiculous number of cheesy Christmas films. January is here again and everything is back to normal – and to tell you the truth, I’m glad to get back to a routine again. The beginning of the year always brings an influx of resolution making, goals for the year ahead and everybody talking about what they want to…

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Discovering My Ancestry with Living DNA [AD]
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Discovering My Ancestry with Living DNA [AD]

If you’re anything like me you’re really interested in Ancestry and knowing about where you come from. Programmes such as ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ have become increasingly popular over the past decade – and I’m happy to admit they are a guilty pleasure of mine.  So when Living DNA got in touch asking if I’d be interested in trying out their Ancestry DNA test, how would I turn them down? So here we are, this is my experience tracing my family ancestry thanks to Living DNA. HOW IT WORKS So the process itself is really quite easy. You…

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5 Myths About Charity Shops You’ve Probably Gotten Wrong.
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5 Myths About Charity Shops You’ve Probably Gotten Wrong.

What do you think of when somebody mentions the word Charity Shop? Cluttered shops filled with old unwanted clothes that smell a little funky? I think this is what the majority of people first associate with Charity shops – and it was probably mine too before I really started shopping in them. But there are so many myths surrounding Charity shops and that’s all they are. Myths! I’m going to delve into 5 Myths about Charity Shops you’ve probably gotten wrong. They don’t pay rent or get discounts on utilities I really don’t know where this idea originally came from,…

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Pizza Punks Newcastle: Anarchy in the Oven [AD]
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Pizza Punks Newcastle: Anarchy in the Oven [AD]

I love Pizza. Pizza is life. Pizza is my favourite food, so when I saw Pizza Punks was coming to Newcastle, I was pretty excited to try somewhere new for that pizza fix. If I had to choose one meal to eat for the rest of my life if would easily be Pizza. There are so many possibilities on toppings you would never tire of eating it every day. However, since turning Vegan back in July I’d accepted a life of mediocre pizza with no cheese. Vegan cheese is quite difficult to get right. I’ve tried quite a few and there’s…

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Ethical Living: Five Changes I’ve Made to Live More Consciously.
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Ethical Living: Five Changes I’ve Made to Live More Consciously.

Ethical living – the word on everybody’s lips at the moment. Now it’s not just about reducing the amount of plastic you use, but that’s a good start. Over recent months everybody has become more and more aware of the impact we are making on the planet. Coffee shops like Caffe Nero and Pret are rewarding you with discounts for bringing your own reusable cup when grabbing yourself a beverage. Iceland has vouched to remove the use of plastic in their own brand products by 2023. Over the past year or so it seems everybody is cottoning on to how…

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