Lifestyle

All of my lifestyle blog posts… so basically everything!

6 Unusual Gifts for Every Lifestyle

(this is a guest post) If you are tired of buying the same gifts for your loved ones year after year, and want to shake things up a little, you should look for some present inspiration. There’s only so many notebooks or bottles of wine you can gift someone with; instead, you need to find a gift that truly speaks to them. Check out the following six unusual gifts for every lifestyle. For History Lovers: An Ancestry DNA Test If…

How to Create Your Own Man Cave

Today’s guest post is for anyone who wants to create their own ‘man cave’ (it doesn’t matter if you’re a man or not!) Pretty fun, right? While a man cave was once used to refer to simply a place or just men to retreat to and call their own space, however, nowadays it does not seem to be gender specific and is a room that is special to the person using it as a place to relax, unwind and call…

What to Consider Before Moving into Your First Home

*this is a guest post If you have just graduated and you are planning to move into your first home away from your parents, there are a variety of things that you will need to consider. Here are a few things to consider beforehand that can help you feel more prepared and confident for your move. General Queries Before you move into your new home, you will naturally have many questions that you will want answered. Knowing where the gas…

Tips for Talking to your Therapist

(this is a guest post, picture is mine) Talking to a therapist is tricky for a lot of people, as they’re not accustomed to opening up about their feelings. If you’re paying for therapy sessions and want to get more out of them, then these are our helpful hints on how best to communicate. Bring a Journal Over the time between therapy sessions, you’re experiencing a lot and may forget certain things by the next appointment. This means you could…

How to Find and Purchase Affordable Art

We’d all love to bring a bit of class to our homes with a bit of art, but sometimes this can be more expensive than we originally bargained for. For those that want to spruce things up on a budget, there are affordable art options, if you know where to find them. Go to Local Shows Local art shows can allow you to pick up some exceptional art without the big price tag. You get to help out community artists…

A Beginners Guide to Storing Wine

The Italian Classicist in me loves a good glass of wine, and as I’ve recently been in Rome, I thought this guest post that popped into my email inbox may be interesting to some of you! It’s also a cheeky opportunity to share a few more of my Rome pictures. I’m very busy with writing essays at the moment, but after reading this I’m craving the bottle of Rose in my fridge… If you are a newcomer to the world…

How To Pack Your Suitcase Like A Pro

(this is a guest post, picture is mine from our recent trip to Barcelona!) Before you travel this summer, make sure you’ve got packing down to a tee. It’s not difficult once you know how to pack well and efficiently. Packing isn’t usually the highlight of your holiday, to say the least, but once you’ve got the hang of it, it’s not too bad. It doesn’t need to be stressful if you make sure you have everything you need and…