November Eco-Friendly Challenge: Food for Thought

I’ve tried many fun, interesting eco-friendly challenges this year, and some of my favourites have been food-related ones. Of course, that might just be because food is just amazing. However, I struggled to think of a food-related sustainability challenge that I hadn’t done in some way before, so to spice up the challenge, I thought, why not combine some of them into one big one? 

Adulting – is it as hard as it sounds?

Being an adult supposedly means doing annoying things like taxes and not having time to do what you love, but that isn’t usually the case. Being an adult, at least how I define it, is being able to look after yourself. It means you can live independently without worrying that things will fall to pieces and doing that isn’t too much hard work. Doing that just involves learning a few skills that can help you be an adult while still maintaining all the fun-loving things that you did when you didn’t have to worry about things like budgets and dishes. Today I share 10 adulting tips – skills that are essential to helping you cope in the big scary world!

University Advice – Taking a Gap Year before starting university

This year, not only am I working as an ambassador for my university, but I also signed up to be a college parent, which means helping to mentor a few first years in the same college I’m in. One of the questions I’ve gotten a lot of over the last few months is around gap years and honestly I can understand why. These are not normal times, and for many the idea of starting university during a pandemic isn’t awesome, so a lot of people are considering gap years. So today, because I was serious about wanting to do lots of university-advice related posts, I thought I’d chat about why I took a gap year, and how it connected and impacted my experience going back to university so I hope you find this post helpful!

The Sustainable Living Challenge #2: The Zero Waste Challenge Ft. Happy Panda

Moksha was one of my first blogging friends and I have always admired her for her commitment to not only really fun, relatable posts, but also being as environmentally conscious and eco-friendly as possible. Eco-friendly living is in fact what started our chat about collabs, and our sustainable living challenge was born. Last month, we challenged each other to each go vegetarian/vegan for a week and blogged about how the challenge went, you can read about the challenge she set me here and the challenge I set her here. This month, as I said, we thought we’d do something different and tackle waste as that is a big problem when it comes to living ‘green’, so here is our challenge, and how it went. How we’re sharing this post is I will share Moksha’s diary and tips on my blog, and my experience will be shared on her blog so be sure to give both a read! I hope y

Starting second year feeling like a first year

With second year though, brings a whole new chance to actually experience uni like they show in the movies, or talk about in books (or post about on social media … just so I don’t sound like a complete grandma). Now that the world seems to be creating a new normal, where we can somewhat do normal things just with a few covid-safety rules, I can actually be a real uni student … it’s just super sad that I’m saying that after already being at uni for a year! Honestly, in many ways I still feel like a first year student…