An update on life

When life get's tough, what do we do. Well this all really depends on the individual. When you have a decision to make, do you take the easy option or do you fight for the change you need?

Recently I've found myself having to make changes in life, some for the good and some for simply having to make them. I spent far to many year's focusing on the past, and not enough looking forward. What kind of person do you see yourself as? Do you focus on the past, present of future?

You may be wondering what on earth my point is, and if I'm honest. I'm not entirely sure. I sometimes think to myself, how simple life would be if we had all the things we wanted, and do we do all the things we wished we could do? Do we take the last piece of chocolate? Do you jump on the last available flight at the airport because you want to explore the world? Do you jump in the car and drive simply because you know you can?

How often in life do we really step out of our comfort zones? All these questions are things I've been asking myself recently.

I'm gradually making changes in my life, are you?

So to whom this may concern, I wish you all the best in the world. I hope you treasure every single day, and do everything you can to make sure your happiness is put first.
If that's means spending all day in bed reading a book you have already read three times before (yes that is exactly how I spent my Easter Sunday) then so be it.

Remember, you are the important one. So reflect and put yourself first, before it's to late.

So to explain my large gap in my writing, it all comes down to a whole series of things that have been happening in my life. I had to say goodbye to something very close to me, as well as deal with a lot of changes going on. Now that it is all settling down, I'm ready to move forward and take some new steps in life.

To give you the update I so what promised, here it is in the simplest way I can break it down for you.

1. I've moved house, which means my life has literally been turned upside down, sideways and all that in-between. They say it is one of the most stressful experiences you have, and they weren't wrong. Even though this wasn't my first move, it was still as stressful as all the others. None the less, it was worth it and we are now in our fabulous new home, and the boyfriend and I couldn't be happier.

2. I went to a Wedding, which involved being on the road and visiting family and friends for a week. I made so many memories during this time that I will cherish and keep with me forever.

3. As a lot of you may already know. My greatest passion in life is reading. I average a book a day and it has been like this for years, to which I'm currently trying to change. Due to the fact I like having a social life and feel like I need to spend more time exercising instead. I guess we can believe it when we see it!

4. Last but not least I found myself struggling to find inspiration on what I truly wanted to write about. My blog initially started off because I kept doing mini reviews on my Twitter, to which I eventually created my blog. But I guess I just forgot all the reasons I started and needed time away to remember that. Makeup and beauty will always be something I love to talk about on here, so why deny what you love at the end of the day?

I've always spent a lot of time following all my you lovely bloggers over in Instagram, watching your Instagram stories and actually managing to pluck up the courage myself. So that is another new part in this story. I have been taking small leaps with vlogging you may say. It's a work in progress, but if you're interested in seeing more be sure to follow me and send your links over!

As always, until next time.



  1. I found this post so refreshing to read!

    I really want to start vlogging too but I've just been stuck with Instagram stories!

    Congrats on your new house move too, that would definitely make a great starting vlog ;)

    Jade xx

    1. Thank you Jade that so lovely of you to say. I'm glad I'm not the only one when it comes to Vlogging, Instagram is such a simpler way to do it for now. Hopefully it will change in the near future though!

  2. I love reading books so much that I actually started my own book club- check it out on my blog! What are you reading right now?

    Elle x

    1. I will definitely be heading over to your blog to check this out. Nice to meet a fellow book lover!

  3. First off I'm the exact same when it comes to reading! And second, I'm so excited to see your upcoming new material :) change is good and so is just focusing on living your life.
    Xoxo, Sarah

    1. Thank you, I'm excited to make these changes. Change is definitely a good thing, even if a little daunting at times! (:

  4. Ugh moving can be so stressful and exhausting. Hang in there!

    1. Thank you! It all seems to have calmed down a bit now, although the first month was definitely not fun!

  5. Wow you must be a super fast reader! Can you recommend your favourite reads from this year? x

    1. I recently wrote a post on my favourites books this year! I've attached a link below for you (:


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