Recipe: Slow Cooked Beef Stew

A simple, hearty meal. It may be getting lighter, but the days can still be quite cold in February. Here’s a great stew recipe for those cold evenings. You will need a slow cooker and a large frying pan. Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Olive oil 500g diced beef/ braising beef Approx. 100-200g of plain flour/ beef gravy granules 400ml beef stock (I used 1 beef oxo … Continue reading Recipe: Slow Cooked Beef Stew

Essential Items for the Perfect Bedroom

Bedrooms need many things. First of all, you will need a bed, and then some sort of wardrobe or space for your clothes. However, this post will detail the extra essentials needed to make your bedroom as cosy as ever! This is also perfect for university bedrooms, as they can seem a little dull when you first move in. Photos and frames. Print off your … Continue reading Essential Items for the Perfect Bedroom

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BOOK REVIEW: How To Be A Grown Up, by Daisy Buchanan

Hello everyone! I haven’t posted in a few weeks, but I have been reading a few books recently (one of my new year’s goals), and I have been loving this particular one, How To Be A Grown Up, by Daisy Buchanan. She writes in such a way that you feel as though you are listening to her in person – she makes you feel like … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: How To Be A Grown Up, by Daisy Buchanan

Career talk: every career I have ever wanted to do.

A career. The purpose of our existence. The end goal that will give us a sense of accomplishment and fulfilment. We are taught to think about our career goals, and think about how we will achieve them. It has become the main focus of life from a very young age. As a result, we spend our lives stressing and worrying about what we want to do for the rest of our lives, being pressured to know just what we want to do. What do we like? What are we good at? Continue reading Career talk: every career I have ever wanted to do.

My Favourite Ways to Include Veggies and Fruit into My Diet

Being healthy and eating food that makes you feel good is so important. You can eat pizza, chocolate and cakes in moderation – just as long as you also balance your diet out with healthier options. I am no expert in nutrition, but I would like to share some meal ideas for anyone who finds it hard to think of healthy and tasty meals (or … Continue reading My Favourite Ways to Include Veggies and Fruit into My Diet

5 Things I Do To Stay Calm and Relaxed

Life can get busy and stressful at times. Which is why it is so important for us to allow time for ourselves, so that we can stay calm and more relaxed. It can be difficult for us to allow a little “me time”, and it can easily be forgotten about due to other commitments that seem more important. Our main goal each day should be … Continue reading 5 Things I Do To Stay Calm and Relaxed