Sampling The Finest Food In The North - Taste of the North East, Rockliffe Hall*

If there's one thing that you guys know for certain about me is that I'm a mega foodie. I love trying out new spots to eat, putting my fussin…
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Three Months Pill-Free - Major Mood Swings & Period Update

If you've been here for a good few months, you'll know that towards the end of last year, I decided to quit taking the pill. There were a few…
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Why Do I Love Enamel Pins & Punky Pins?*

On this blog, you guys know that I'm all about sharing the love for local spots, which are usually food-related. Ya girl just loves to eat! But i…
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Fabulous Food In A Family Owned Restaurant - The Peppermill Bistro, Billingham

If you caught my last Teesside Restaurant Week review about The Herd & Herb in Sedgefield, you'll know that as part of this event, I was real…
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Bistro Dining At The Herd & Herb, Sedgefield

Living in a town like Middlesbrough, I don't have to look too far to find somewhere to eat. However, after the announcement about Teesside Restau…
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January 2020 Gratitude List - Pitching & Paper Cutting

Finally, we've made it past the 99th of January and we're smooth sailing into February. I'm always hit by how long January goes on for an…
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An Anxious Girl's Guide To Your First Smear Test - Tackling The Day Of The Test

Congratulations, you've reach the final frontier - the day of your smear test! There are two camps of people when this day rolls around. You'…
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An Anxious Girl's Guide To Your First Smear Test - Preparing For The Screening

I'm definitely not finished with my suggestive fruit stock images yet, friends! Welcome back to another instalment of my anxious girl's guide…
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Fabulous Food In Little Stonegate - Kennedy's Bar, York

It's a bit of a rarity that I post a review of a restaurant that's outside of Teesside, but today, I'm bucking the trend! A couple of wee…
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Teesside Restaurant Week Returns For 2020

Usually, Restaurant Weeks are reserved for the big cities, like Newcastle or Manchester. It's not something that I ever expected to have in our l…
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An Anxious Girl's Guide To Your First Smear Test - Booking The Test

Sound the klaxons, I've had my first smear test! If you cast your mind back to the end of December, I wrote quite a personal post about why I had…
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Our First Dining Experience At Persian Cottage, Middlesbrough

Usually, if I want to find a restaurant review, I take to the likes of Google and TripAdvisor. A newspaper isn't somewhere that I tend to look, b…
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9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Orange Pip Market

I've been really feeling the Boro love lately. I'm not sure what it is, but there's something in the air that makes me want to shout abou…
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First Impressions Of The Love Island All Heart Loveburst Palette - Is It A Gimmick?

In 2020, us Love Island fans are being completely and utterly spoiled by not one, but two seasons of the sun-drenched dating show. I was beyond excit…
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Celebrate Veganuary With Turtle Bay*

In years gone by, the word 'vegan' has had the power to make many people recoil, almost in horror at the thought of ever cutting out meat, da…
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4 Years Of The Northernist - How Have I Changed?

The turning of the new year is always lovely, not only because you get those infectious 'new year, new me' vibes, but for me, it also symboli…
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