#DerbyBloggersBrunch at BEAR

I can remember two years ago; I’d only been blogging for a few months and I was just a shy little blogger hoping to make a few friends and learn more about the blogging industry. So, when I first read about #DerbyBloggersBrunch, I jumped at the opportunity to get involved! #DerbyBloggersBrunch was my first ever meet up so it’s always held a special place in my lil blogger heart. I went along to the first #DerbyBloggersBrunch at The Cosy Club (you can read all about it here) but since then there’s been three more. I missed out on two of…

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Las Iguanas, Nottingham has had a makeover!

If you know me, even just a little bit, you will know I love a big heaping plate of Mexican food any day of the damn week. Burritos, tacos, nachos, fajitas, enchiladas. You name it, I love it. So that’s why, when I received a lovely invitation from Las Iguanas to check out their revamped Nottingham branch I was super excited but also baffled as to why I’d never been before. We were shown to our table almost straight away. There was a teeny queue but that was to be expected as the place was literally packed full. We ordered…

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I want to lose weight and there is nothing wrong with that

I’ve seen a lot of people posting about their new year’s goals and resolutions but this year I’ve noticed a change. I’ve noticed less people want to lose weight and more people want to embrace their size and love their bodies as they are. Obviously, this is fantastic! I love seeing people love themselves; it’s something I wish I could do! But I can’t, and that’s why I want to lose weight and, frankly, there is nothing wrong with that. I’ve been a big girl my whole life. I’ve always had an appetite and I’ve always loved food. I’m notorious…

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Birthday burgers at Byron, intu Derby

I first visited Byron in intu Derby way back when it first opened a couple of years ago and I’ve never been back. Mostly because of the bad service I received while I was there but also because I thought the food was overpriced. So when intu Derby invited me along to celebrate Byron’s tenth birthday I wasn’t jumping for joy but I had an open mind. We arrived a little early but we were quickly shown to our table. We were seated with another blogger, Gemma from The Gem Agenda and her friend. I’ve only ever met Gemma once…

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7 things I’ve learned since I had my nose pierced

It’s been just over a year since I had my nose pierced. I can remember when I first had it done, honestly I was kinda clueless! So I thought I’d take a look back and list a few of the things I’ve learned since I had it done. If you’ve got your nose pierced then maybe you’ll relate to a few of these. 1. Decent studs are hard to find Now I don’t know if I’m just looking in the wrong places but, for me, it’s difficult to find decent studs. It’s not hard at all to find the cheap ones that you bend…

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