by Katie
At night I can’t sleep - in the morning I can’t wake up We've all been there. Trying to get a balance between your work, social and home life, with time to spare for the gym can be exhausting alone, but if you’re struggling to switch off at bedtime it won’t be long until you’re fully burnt out. SNOOZE YOU LOSE Getting a good nights’ kip doesn’t just feel good, it's doing us some good too. Catching some serious z’s can keep our heart, weight and mind in check. Giving your body time to regenerate raises your attention span and can increase our lifespan too. And don’t let your man get in the way of your weekend lie-in. It’s proven that women need a full eight hours so our brain can recover from all the multi-tasking we do. The key is making time and prioritising bedtime as part of your daily routine which means the BF is on breakfast in bed duties! Hell yeah. SILENT NIGHT Our social addiction has gone from zero to hero in the last few years but is partially to blame for us feeling fuzzy.
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We all love a good canapé after a prosecco or two, right? You can’t go wrong with the classics. Anything wrapped in pastry is always a winner, but realistically who’s going to prepare and bake dozens of mini sausage rolls by hand when you can grab them from the supermarket? For eye-catching party pick-ups that are simple yet effective follow our fuss free guide, so you can spend more time perfecting your look for the night. Winning. Getting Sticky With It For a twist on the traditional cheese and pickle ‘a la toothpick
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Public transport… Handy? Sure. Affordable? Yup. Efficient? Mostly. But, it’s never quite that straight forward is it? Between ‘improvements to services, ‘network failure’ and countless delays, public transport can be the bane of our existence. The struggle is real.Commuters, get on board with our handy travel guide: 1. Breathe through your nose Ain't nobody need to feel your warm, not so minty fresh morning breath. And don’t even think about yawning - I can practically taste your breakfast from here. 2. Mind that bag S
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by Katie Forrester Ever heard the phrases ‘emotional eating’ or ‘hangry’? There’s no denying that we all have a relationship with the food we eat, but is there such a thing iRL as a ‘happy meal’? It’s all in the science Find me a girl that says chocolate doesn’t make her happy? Nope? Thought so. We know our $h!t when it comes to cocoa and cacao and the pleasure it brings. We can even reel off the facts about the serotonin and endorphins it releases too. But did you know these feel good hormones can also
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What’s Christmas without fizz and glitter? We’re totally crushin over this glam twist on a traditional ice cream float. First of all, it's pink perfection and secondly, if sugary treats are good enough for Buddy then they’re good enough for us. 'Cos Christmas cals don’t count right? Here’s what you’ll need.. INGREDIENTS: Pink Lemonade (cloudy works best) Vanilla ice cream (flavoured sorbet works well too) Vodka/Grapefruit Gin/Elderflower liqeur (optional) Sherbet/Kali Edible glitter, fizzy laces, hundred
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Don’t get us wrong, most weekends, we're ‘out out’ and love nothing more than dressing up in our best OOTD and spending an hour perfecting our brows. But sometimes we just wanna stick on Netflix and drink hot chocolate. Once you’ve had one hot chocolate you’ve had them all right? Nope! It can’t get much better than this indulgent cocoa, blended with Oreo cookies. It’s TDF! Here’s what you’ll need; 4 Oreos (we used chocolate, but mint is also the one) 250-300ml milk (enough to fill your mug) 3 large dessert spoons of mini marshmallows Squirty cream 2 heaped dessert spoons of cocoa powder Toppings of your choice Here's how to do it; - Blend all your ingredients together minus your toppings, 1 Oreo cookie and your whipped cream. - Gently heat the mixture in a pan. Be careful not to overdo it. - ·Serve in a large mug (if only bottomless mugs were a thing!) - Top with whipped cream, an Oreo for dipping and anything else you fancy, it’s nearly Christmas after all. Top tips; - Adding marshmallows creates a S’mores affect. YUM! - · Don’t want a hot drink? Blend with ice cream instead for the perfect cookies and cream shake. That's your next girls' night in sorted!