Why I’ll Never Ascribe to Clean Eating

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Since A Life Loved launched, I’ve known I’ve wanted to write this article but shied away from it so many times. Not because I don’t believe 100% in the words I’m about to write, but because…

4 min

How to Make Your Own Lavender Balm

Get creative and save money

One of the many reasons I was drawn to aromatherapy was to play and experiment with making my own products so as to avoid using synthetic chemicals where possible.  A simple example I wanted to share…

2 min

The Eyes Have It

Creams, gels, masks and make-up for putting the pep back into your peepers!

Wether you consider them a window to your soul or a window to how many times your kid woke up last night, there’s no denying that our eyes are one of the most visual indicators of…

3 min

Taking A Leap

Why one career doesn’t have to be for life

Hello a life loved readers! If you have read any of my previous posts (lessons learned whilst renovating and how to refresh your home) you will already know that I am interiors obsessed! I can’t pinpoint exactly…

5 min

It’s Vintage, Darling

Building your sustainable wardrobe

If you read my last post which was an introduction to sustainable fashion then you may have been considering how sustainable your own wardrobe is right now. You may have thought about how you can switch…

6 min

How Much Is Happy? 

Decluttering my life and stopping buying things I don’t need

It’s midnight and my husband is snoring next to me. I, on the other hand, am wide awake. It’s 19 hours since we touched down at Heathrow from our honeymoon and I’ve just woken up from six hours…

7 min

What Do I Do Now?

When someone you love has dementia

She looked up at me innocently, her soft blue eyes with their flecks of grey widening like a small child’s. She looked so mystified and innocent that I could hardly bear it. ‘One, two, three, seventeen,…

8 min

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

A Life Loved Book Club

Hello and welcome to the second instalment of our book club! I hope you enjoyed the first book, and that Margaret Atwood took you on a journey of distopian discovery with her popular novel, The Handmaid’s Tale….

2 min

The Best Carrot Cake You Will Ever Make*

*Disclaimer: I haven’t tried ALL the carrot cakes in the world. Yet.

Confession, my sister must have made this cake half a dozen times before I actually tried it. She’d tell me it was the best carrot cake ever, I’d nod and smile and make agreeable noises, but…

2 min