To swim or not to swim?
Health and Fitness

To swim or not to swim?

Have you been considering adding swimming into your exercise routine? As summer approaches, swimming becomes a key part of my fitness regime – I love a cooling dip in the outdoor pool at my gym and there’s so many reasons why!

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March’s bedtime recommendations
Lifestyle

March’s bedtime recommendations

For me, a good night’s sleep has never been more important! This is a bit of a follow on to my ‘Self care starts with a good night’s sleep’ post as I have some more tips for you and (of course) lots more books to recommend!

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Treat yo’self 2018
Fashion

Treat yo’self 2018

I’m a big believer in self-love and often think that we should spoil ourselves a lot more. February has been a bit of a rubbish month for me so I’ve been treating myself A LOT! I thought I’d share with you all some of my favourite things that I’ve bought, or received, that would be perfect if you’re in the mood to treat yourself too!

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Happy Valentines Day, from Ali & Mercari
Fashion

Happy Valentines Day, from Ali & Mercari

I can’t believe that Valentines is tomorrow! Whether you want an outfit so good it’ll make your man start looking at diamond rings, or one so bad it’ll make your ex cry from losing you – there’s so much to find on Mercari!

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What I REALLY listen to at the gym
Health and Fitness

What I REALLY listen to at the gym

I listen to an odd selection of music at the gym and I thought it would be funny to share it with you guys! From musicals to rock to pop, I have a real mix of genres and tastes when I’m working out and will often be in HMV looking for new tracks to add to my collection. I hope you guys are ready for this – don’t judge!!

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Self care starts with a good night’s sleep
Lifestyle

Self care starts with a good night’s sleep

It’s so important not to underestimate the power of a long and deep sleep on your body – both mentally and physically. Inspired by Georgia Knight’s post ‘Too Scared To Sleep | My Struggle With Night Terrors’, I thought I’d share with you all some new products I’ve discovered, and some old favourites too, which contribute towards getting a good night’s sleep

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Dreaming of the Canaries
Lifestyle

Dreaming of the Canaries

I’m currently lusting after another trip to the Canary Islands and have been browsing at the great deals on Holiday Gems! Why do I love the Canaries so much? I’ll tell you!

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Ali’s festive film drinks guide
Food

Ali’s festive film drinks guide

In collaboration with Panasonic, I’ve carefully paired my favourite festive films with their perfect drink, based on ‘sweet factor’ and ‘need for alcohol’.

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