Vegan Korma-Style Curry Recipe

After recently taking the dive into becoming vegetarian, I have started attempting to be more Vegan. I am constantly searching for new things to try and forever looking at the back of the packet to see whether I can have it. #VeganProblems am i right?

I have began to love educating myself about the industry and delving into making meals for myself so I know for a fact what’s in it. It’s also helping a lot with my bank balance as I am just buying everything that I am certain will last me for the whole week.

My most recent meal (that was banging I’ll have you know) was a Vegan Korma-style curry which included a mild sauce that I added my own spices to. 

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An Ode to 2017 & New Beginnings

An ode to 2017 and beginning 2018 with confidence

So there we have it, another year is over and we are catapulted right back to the beginning once again.

2017 is over, been and gone and 2018 has been thrust upon us with such force that it’s time to start thinking of the resolutions that usually get thrown away 2 weeks in (you know I’m right!)

2018 feels different. I woke up this morning – slightly hungover I must add – with an overwhelming sense of determination. I don’t know what it is, or why, but I have feeling this year is the one. I know I say that every single year, but it feels like a fire has ignited inside of me, the fog has cleared from in front of my eyes and I have a proper vision of where it’s all heading.

After reading a post by one of my favourite bloggers, I felt inspired to write down what I have learnt from the past year and what I am taking with me into the new one. Stay with me on this one, it could be long.

I’m currently sat in my comfies, shovelling biscuits down my throat and listening to George Michael all whilst still having a niggling headache. Here goes.

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Grooming Regime Update: Proverb Skincare

It’s that time of year that warrants a change in your skincare routine, to keep up with battling the elements.

The latest regime that appears on the radar is Proverb which incorporates every aspect of cleaning to make sure that your face is fighting fit for the weather we are almost promised to have at this time of year.

The routine comprises of using 4 products in a specific order to keep your skin in peak condition. 

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#BringMerryBack with House of Fraser

‘Tis the season to be jolly. (I’m all festive’d out and I haven’t even put my Christmas tree up yet – yes, seriously!)

Christmas is a time of giving, but that usually means that we forget to treat ourselves. But don’t fret, House of Fraser have come up with a way to help you keep the sparkle in your life throughout the entire present-buying process.

I got to join the team for an intimate dinner (if you follow me on all my social media you might’ve just seen it) and to kick off the festive season in real style. I scrubbed up, headed to the 40th floor of the Gherkin in London and enjoyed a Christmas dinner with some other bloggers – including a cocktail making masterclass and a gift-wrapping extravaganza. 

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Get Cosy This Winter with Debenhams

It’s finally here; the season of getting cosy in bed, the days of Netflix binging and sipping on endless amounts of hot chocolate. I, for one, love this time of year because I am such a recluse and am a lover of the things I have just mentioned, so it’s perfect for me to be able to sit indoors, listen to the rain on the window and know that I don’t have to leave the house.

I’ve teamed up with Debenhams on their campaign to help with cosying up this winter and creating the perfect setting for your dark and cold nights. I’ve selected a couple of items from their new collection to make my evening as Hygge as possible.

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Autumn Favourites

Autumn. Yay! September. Yay! 2017 is nearly over, Ya– oh?

How bloody speedy has this year gone? It only seems like yesterday that I was setting New Years Resolutions (which still haven’t been completed – anyone else?) and saying that this year was gonna be the one…

Anywho, I thought I would bring you and update on what is actually going on in my life, alongside some of my favourite things at the moment and what I’m currently loving.

Liam Pitts: Autumn Favourites- River Island Shirt; Topman Embroidered Jumper; Timex Watch; Diesel Bad; B. Mens 4-in-1 Wash; GQ.

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Destination unknown: Why it’s OK to have no idea where you’re going…

Let’s be honest, we’ve all been there. We’ve all got to that point in our lives where we question everything. Where we question what we’re doing, where it’s all heading and just get stuck – completely forgetting our destination in life. It happens to the best of us.

But it’s okay! It’s alright because we all have it. I think it’s part of growing up, part of discovering where you’re destined to be and part of creating our own path towards the life you are supposed to live.

I am a firm believer of everything happens for a reason so all of the events that unfold throughout our lives are just carving the way for a better and brighter future: we are all allowed to be happy, and I believe that the universe wants that for us, we just have to be brave enough to reach out and take it.

Sometimes, all it takes is just a little glimpse of rock bottom to spur you to get back on your feet and face the world with two fingers up. That’s ok. It’s all ok, I assure you.

get lost to find your destination
“i don’t think people find themselves until they’re lost only then does their journey begin”

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Summer Essentials with New Look

I know exactly what you’re thinking. Summer is over. I know. But guess what? It’s still July so I’m gonna bring you my Summer fashion Essentials courtesy of New Look.*

I picked up and put together a couple of outfits that will still look good even when the weather is getting a little bit colder. That will probably be in a few weeks, but doesn’t that just mean we need to enjoy it while it lasts.

So I’ve teamed up with New Look to help you pick up the last minute best pieces for this season! 

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#FoundIt For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner so I’ve teamed up with Debenhams and their #FoundIt campaign to bring you a gift-guide* for your Dapper Dresser Dad that’ll guarantee to be a head-turner.

This guide contains a few of my favourite things you can get for your dad, whether you want to spend a little or a lot, and make him stand out from the crowd.

#FoundIt for Fathers Day

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