August – things I’m looking forward to

Ice cream cone

August has always been one of my favourite months – it brings back memories of being a child and knowing that you had ‘a whole month off school’. For me, summer isn’t really here until August and some people will hate me for saying that I secretly […]

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How much cash do you really spend?

Purse with cash and cards

Recently I read in The Guardian that in 2017 card payments had overtaken cash for the first time. I was surprised that it had taken until 2017 to be the more popular option – even more so that it was reported to have happened a year earlier than expected. The […]

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We’re engaged!

These last six weeks have been a whirlwind – so much has happened and it’s only now that I’ve had the chance to sit down and write about it on this little blog of mine. I am engaged! It still feels so strange to write that, but yep, this girl’s […]

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SophieSoSells Launch

I’ve been working on a little something…which is why it has been a little quiet around here!  After lots of planning, hard-work and organisation, I am very excited to unveil my new blog shop to you all! ‘SophieSoSells’ is now live and will […]

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Heartfelt Vintage, Bristol

Vintage afternoon tea

Champagne and hot dogs. Cocktails and comic books. Vintage wedding dresses and afternoon tea. These all exist as business ventures. The concept of combining two very different but current ideas is becoming increasingly popular, the latter of which I was […]

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Things to look forward to in March

March goals

I am pretty late to the March blog post party as we are four days in…but I am going to roll with it anyway! It definitely doesn’t feel like March…like most of the country we have been snowed in the past couple of days, and I am very much looking […]

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20 things I am doing to self-improve


One of my new year goals was to work on self-improvement, and I have been making baby steps in my attempt to be a more mindful, organised, better person. There are a few things that I do already to look after myself, but other things have been […]

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Accutane – your questions answered


January marks one year since I decided to take the leap and go on Accutane. Up until last year, I had suffered from acne for 10 years. It wasn’t just an odd blemish or a bad couple of weeks – it was permanent spots covering my back, my face and my […]

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10 ways to reduce your plastic waste

Reduce plastic waste

We live in a plastic world. When doing my research for this post, I found many articles detailing how to live a plastic-free life. It shocked me how bad plastic is for the environment. The clean-up costs are astronomical, it takes thousands of years […]

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5 misconceptions about being an introvert


Until recently, I’d never given much thought about whether I was an introvert or an extrovert. This was until, last year I was faced with a solo trip to Boston, MA for HubSpot’s INBOUND conference, and I knew that ‘networking’ with strangers […]

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