• Life Hacks

    48 hours in Faro: What to do?

    Faro is the gateway to the Algarve and the more I discover, the more fascinating it becomes. It’s notorious for its food, amazing beaches and the breathtaking Ria Formosa lagoon. Faro is on the coast and located in southern Portugal. It’s December time now and while London enjoys rain this week. I have the privilege of topping up my tan. The reason for my trip was family related so I didn’t have to worry about accommodation but there are many options from budget to fancy A.F (because good girls don’t swear). Personally I would of chosen Hostellicious (https://hostellicious-pt.book.direct/en-us) because I get lonely and I’m poor but for those who can’t…

  • Life Hacks

    Winter Life Hacks

    1. Knit your own scarf with your fingers 🤞 The best thing is that if you do it properly, you can save money and make scarves to use as Christmas gifts. 2. Put (clean) socks on your toilet seat 😚 There is nothing worse than sitting on a cold toilet seat after leg day. Bonus: Emergency gloves 😋 3. DIY Hand warmers There is nothing worse than sitting on a cold toilet seat after leg day. There is nothing worse than sitting on a cold toilet seat after leg day.

  • Life Hacks

    3 steps to deal with stress

    How to relieve stress The last half of 2017 were very tough and very busy because my stress levels were through the roof. I’d generally been trying to adult a little harder. Easy right? I tried to improve my life prospects by studying as well as juggling a new job.  On top of that, the usual be healthier and stay social. But why would you care? Well let me tell you, no one can say they have never been stressed. Whether it be an exam, family troubles, money worries and more. Stress will always be there, ready to strike. But don’t worry because Chelsea has some handy ways you can…

  • Finance

    How to easily create a budget?

    You’ve come to the end of the month and realise your overdrawn. Now it’s time to create a BUDGET. It will takes some effort, but it’s a great way to keep track of your money. Setting up a budget means you’re: Less likely to end up in debt Less likely to get caught out by unexpected costs Able to spot areas where you can make savings In a great position to save up for a holiday, a new car, or another treat Step 1: Get organised and collect some data  To get started on your budget, you’ll need to work out how much you spend on: Household bills e.g Electricity…

  • Finance

    Boost your income: 5 easy ways to earn money

    The Dream 🙂 During the year of 2017, I had the pleasure of enjoying several trips abroad including Portugal,Greece, Mexico,The Netherlands and South Africa. I love travelling but every year my bank balance doesn’t. With every holiday, i found i had less income to spend and after much investigation, I realised I was living wayyyyyyy out of my means. A coffee here, a cocktail there, a Dominos there. So i cut a few things out…(Maybe not the Dominos :3) but even then it wasn’t enough to keep up with my wanderlust. So i got my laptop once again and looked for 5 ways i could easily boost my income. STEP…

  • Finance

    How to save money

    Second post – How to adult – Savings*These are my own views. I’m not endorsed by anyone mentioned. This is a blog sharing my thoughts on life* One of the hardest things to do as a adult is save. “You are drawn to the life now not later.” – YOLO for short. With rising costs and stalling incomes, the current generation of humans are struggling with debt and even worse unfulfilled potential. So who has time to save let alone pause for a breath. A couple of months ago i started a journey from £1367 pounds worth of debt to £0. After much penny pinching, I reached my goal and…