Girls Night In – Hoar Cross Hall [AD]
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Girls Night In – Hoar Cross Hall [AD]

  Hoar Cross Hall Last month I was lucky enough to head down to Hoar Cross Hall with Hannah, Helen and Chloe to experience the girls night in package and enjoy a little bit of pampering. This was my first trip to a Spa, shocking I know. So I was really excited to see what all the fuss was about – and I can assure you I was not disappointed. Hoar Cross Hall is a Luxury Spa Resort and Hotel based in Burton-Upon-Trent in Staffordshire. Because of this, we set off quite early as we expected the drive down to take about 3 and a half hours, unfortunately, due…

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CarnLIVal – Hope Street Hotel Liverpool
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CarnLIVal – Hope Street Hotel Liverpool

Last month Yasmina and I jumped on a train and travelled down to Liverpool for the CarnLIVal event hosted by Katy and Sam. This is the first time I’ve ventured to a different city for a blogger event so was a little nervous, but I can safely say the 5.30am start and 7 hours of my day spent on a train were totally worth it. I think one of the main reasons I decided to make the trip was because I’m feeling quite disconnected with the local blogging community. With an influx of fake followers, Instagram bots and bitchy cliques, it doesn’t…

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Yorkshire Linen Co: How to Refresh Your Bedroom on a Budget [AD]
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Yorkshire Linen Co: How to Refresh Your Bedroom on a Budget [AD]

As you may know, we recently changed our bedroom around a little. Our flat has two bedrooms and we previously had the larger one as our bedroom and the smaller as our office. But having house/cat sat for a neighbour a while ago I saw how she had the smaller room as her bedroom, and it looked super cosy. So we decided to have a move around and create a cosy peaceful little room to sleep. We kept the wardrobes in the larger room,  as I used to do my hair and makeup in the office anyway, so it just…

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Hive Coffee Company at Jarrow Hall.
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Hive Coffee Company at Jarrow Hall.

Last Thursday evening I attended the V.I.P launch of Hive Coffee Company, a cafe based in Jarrow Hall which opened at the weekend. The cafe is a collaboration between two friends, Eve McPadden and Sarah Daglish, and they’re helping bring the old Bede’s world site back to life. I remember visiting Bede’s world on a school trip in year 3 and was sad to hear of its closure. But thanks to the charity Groundwork the site has been re-launched in October 2016 as Jarrow Hall, Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum. The cafe itself is based in Jarrow Hall, a…

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Charity Shops and Why I Love Them So Much
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Charity Shops and Why I Love Them So Much

If you didn’t know it already I am a huge fan of Charity Shops, which is quite handy seeing as I’m an Assistant Manager of one. But rewind to around 5 years and I think I’d stepped foot in a charity shop once. This was around the time I was 15-16 and I wanted to be Kate Nash and thought ‘thrifting’ was mega cool. But it wasn’t until I started volunteering in a charity shop in my second year of university that I really started to fall in love with them. Fast forward to the present day and I reckon…

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