Bonfire Night & Pumpkin Carving

So you’ve probably read the title, seen the date, sung yourself the rhym and now you’re thinking to yourself ‘but Ava wait, bonfire night isn’t until the 5th of November’. Well my friends you would be correct however every year, on the last Saturday of October my former home town has it’s annual bonfire festivities. […]

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An Open Letter to Dodie Clark

Dear Dodie, Oh how do I start this. You are my saviour. My ray of sunshine when the depression clouds swarm me, filling my head full of self loathing and nothingness. You and your music have been the only things to bring me back to life. When played in a certain order your words and […]

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Ginger Autumn Leaf Cake

One of the most prominent aspects of autumn is it’s leaves and there’s nothing like ginger cake to warm the soul, so here is a ginger cake that’s got some autumn flair. Ingredients 60g Butter 125g Golden Syrup 100g Plain Flour 25g Self Raising Flour 1tsp Bicarb of Soda 1tsp of Ground Ginger 100g Caster […]

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Homesense Haul

As part of my road to mental health recovery and to help me stay focused and be a 100% #GirlBoss I decided to have a declutter of the shelves in my room by removing many books, which I haven’t and have no intention of reading in the near future, and boxing up a lot of […]

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Living with Depression (An Update)

As some of you will know, when I first started this blog a couple of months ago I was signed off work with depression. I had, had a complete breakdown at work, gone to my doctors, who referred me to a specialist, who officially told me I was struggling with depression. This blog came about […]

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Autumn Tag 2017

Now we are in October the autumnal vibes are in full swing with many bloggers partaking in blogtober. Although I am way too busy and my life is far too messy to actually be a part of blogtober I have seen this tag going around and wanted to give it a go, so here it […]

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10 Things Girls Love But Don’t Know Why

I was in my car the other night on my way to dinner with my friend Verity when suddenly Vanessa Carlton’s a thousand miles starts blaring through my speakers and I immediately get into the song, turning it up and singing along at the top of my lungs. But why? What is it about that […]

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Exiting News!

Normally if you were to ask me what my favourite month is I would tell you it was October due to the colours of the changing season and of course Halloween. However over the last 2 years I have found myself more and more drawn to Christmas. Although I still find excitement when I see […]

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First Time Using LUSH! Part 1

Hello, my name is Ava. I am 21 and until 3 weeks ago I had never used a LUSH product.  *leaves pause for gasps* I know, shock horror. Many of the girls I know or watch online have been using products from the LUSH brand for year. I had heard countless things and watched many […]

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September Favourites

I feel like I have come a long way since the first of September. I was signed off from work due to my mental health. I had the time to discover new things and go on adventures which luckily didn’t change the moment I went back to work due to holiday I already had booked […]

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