Trying out Antipodes – are their products worth the hype?

I have known about Antipodes for years; I think I remember seeing some of their products pop up in one of Estee Lalonde’s empties videos (I love those). I was always so tempted but the price put me off. Don’t…

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Two weeks of living in Edinburgh | 7 things I’ve learned

Today marks two weeks since we moved up to Edinburgh and it still doesn’t feel entirely real; it feels like we’re on the laziest holiday ever and might return to our “old lives” at some point. It’s been just over…

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How to survive your third year of university

Before I started my third year of university, I heard from two former students who had just finished the same course. They had two completely different opinions about the final year; “it’s really easy if you keep on top of…

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Girl In Awe Blog Refresh & Tips for refreshing your blog

Like every other blog (or so it seems) at the moment, the time has come for Girl In Awe to have a little refresh and update. There aren’t any major changes here, just a shiny new theme and I’m refocusing…

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DIY mid-century hairpin nightstand – for those who cannot DIY

My forte is not DIY or building furniture. My forte is eating cake, stroking cats and dogs, and crying about not living in Canada, it is not building furniture; and yet I somehow built two hairpin nightstands. Honestly, my DIY…

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Living healthily & ethically should not be a privilege

Since the start of 2017, I have been making a conscious effort to live more consciously and ethically. The two biggest things I have discovered since then are; 1) it feels overwhelming a.f, 2) it’s expensive. The first one is…

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Share the love – July 2017

I really missed not writing a Share The Love post at the end of June, but I was jetlagged and unhappy about being back in England so, I’m sure you can forgive me. July seems to have whizzed by and…

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