How to style a lob; the easy wave

Curls, waves and beachiness look so great on shorter hair. Long gone are the days when short hair meant that you couldn’t style it any other way than straight. Celebs like Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Alba and even Chezza back in the day have all rocked the long curly lob and it’s still super cute in 2017. I love this look and at the moment, I’m not a fan of my hair straight because I’m growing my fringe out and it just stands out too much. I’ve been trying a new tool to help me get this look and I’ve got a little review for you.

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The weekend files; brunch and a new style trial

Having a free Saturday meant four things had to happen. A lie in, brunch with my girl Robyn, shopping and some outfit snapping. A.K.A the best weekend activities.

Where we went

You’ll have seen me post about The Pudding Pantry before. It’s a little gem of Nottingham city centre that do epic cakes and tasty brunch. We both went for the classic scrambled eggs with a few cheeky sides. I spotted that PP have started doing their own ice cream and they have a full on truck inside with incredible flavours such as gin & tonic. If it wasn’t 10am we definitely would have grabbed a scoop.

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4 ways to be better with money

Money is always a tricky subject. We always want more. We don’t like what things cost. We have to pay for certain stuff. The list goes on. What I’ve come to realise as I’ve become a proper adult is I’m actually really good with money. I’m not sure where it’s come from (probs good parenting, holla at you Mumma) but I know what I’ve got and I know what I can spend. Here are my three ways to be better with money because in my opinion, I’ve got it nailed.

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5 Places You Have To Go In The Caribbean

A Caribbean vacation is a popular desire for loads of travellers. That’s pretty vague thought, the Caribbean is made up of a lot of different islands and countless appealing destinations. It can be difficult to narrow down the options, particularly given that most every place you Google in the entire area looks similarly idyllic. The secret is that all of these destinations are spectacular, so to some extent it’s not really necessary to make up your mind. Here are five places you have to go, along with a few reasons why!

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5 ways to improve his holiday wardrobe

Blokes summer fashion can go a few different ways. The first option; he’s totally fine and you don’t need to pester him – sweet. Secondly, he’s sorted on the fashion front but might need persuading to try something new – fine. Lastly, he thinks summer is 100% Hawaiian shirts and pasty shins – we have a problem. If your guy needs a little assistance in the summer style department, you’ve come to the right place because I’ve teamed up with menswear specialists Jacamo to bring you this post! Here are 5 ways to take him from crazy shirt guy to all out Insta star. Well, maybe not 100% Insta-star but every little helps, right?

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Crete through a lens

I love a photo diary and since picking up my new Olympus Pen ELP7 I’ve enjoyed snapping a lot more than I did with my bigger DSLR camera. I wanted to share some of my favourite shots and a couple of great things that we did during our little Cretan adventure in this mini photo diary.

The buildings in the old town of Rethymno are super beautiful against the blue-sky backdrop.

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3 out of the box things to do in Crete

During our recent visit to Rethymno, Platanias and Chania in Crete we did some pretty awesome things. We’re not the usual sit around the pool holiday-makers. Of course, we love to relax but we also love to get out and so some fun and exciting activities that we can’t do at home. Here are three of the best things to do if you ever venture to north Crete!

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3 holiday style essentials to pack this summer

Holiday style is one of my favourite parts about heading off to the sun. On holiday you get to wear super fun stuff that sometimes you can’t wear at home! (I’m lookin’ at you cute swimsuit) It’s so fun to go shopping and style up outfits for the evening too. I’ve just come back from my travels and I wanted to share three of my staple pieces that I wore on my latest vacay. Let me know what your favourite pieces are. I’ve linked up some similar pieces that I also love from ASOS. Enjoy!

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5 ways to look after coloured hair in the summer

The sunshine is gorgeous and it leaves us feeling sassy and golden, right? Yes! As great as it can make our skin look, because, let’s face it, everyone looks better with a tan, it can wreak havoc on your gorgeous hair. Especially if it’s coloured. I’ve been colouring my hair for longer than I haven’t now, almost.  As the queen of hair dye I always try and look after my colour because that stuff is pricey! Here are 5 ways to look after your locks in the summer.

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Blooming Great Jammie Dodger Blondies

Raising money for different charities is something that I love to do. I like to sponsor everyone I can that I know that run crazy races, do Tough Mudders and everything else under the sun! I ran a Marathon in A Month for the British Heart Foundation last September and really enjoyed it. I love doing something with a purpose so when I heard about the Blooming Great Tea Party I was in!

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