Shopping Hauls: Emerging shopping trends for 2020

I recently had the pleasure of attending Exclusively Homewares 2019 showcase in London, where I got to discover the emerging interior trends for next year. But it was interesting to see that these trends – which placed a heavy focus on sustainability, eco-friendly products and reusable solutions have spread to other industries – including beauty,…

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Shopping Hauls: The psychology of shopping

Have you ever stopped to wonder the lengths that some retailers go to tempt us to buy from them? Think about when you walk past Lush and their distinctive smell fills your nostrils – or when the smell of baking bread or croissants from a bakers hits you – it’s enough to lure you inside…

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Shopping Hauls: How to be supermarket savvy

Since I resigned from my full time job last August (and decided to hire myself instead), money has been….well, on the tight side let’s say. I’m always considered myself a savvy individual; being raised by a northerner made sure of that, but when money gets really tight, you have to examine all areas of your…

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Shopping Hauls: Shopping fails – a loyalty card story

As something a little different this month (and to kick off 2019 in style!), I’m not going down the usual route of showcasing bloggers and vloggers’ posts and videos. Instead I’m going to tell you about a little shopping experience that happened to me a few years ago. I wrote about it on the blog…

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Shopping Hauls: Invest in yourself this New Years’

So Christmas is over, the decorations are coming down and we’ve got the New Year to look forward to!  I’ve seen a lot of goal-setting going on towards the end of the year, which I personally think is a good thing – as long as it’s realistic. If there’s one thing I’ve learned this year…

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