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Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 10-4-2021

Good morning, beautiful people! 😌 How was your week? Mine was same old, same old. My mood has been all over the place lately, but I’m working through it. I’m aware I missed some Tuesday posts; I’m writing (or trying to, at least!) a post on positive things that happened during the pandemic and I […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 3-4-2021

Morning, gorgeous people! 👋🏽 Can you believe it’s the 2nd of April already?! If you are celebrating, I wish you have a Happy Easter tomorrow! 🐣 Grad your good morning Saturday inspiration from below and have an amazing bank holiday Easter weekend! 💋 Take care, M. x

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 27-03-2021

Good morning, beautiful friends!☕️ How are you this Saturday morning? Did you have a good week? Last Tuesday, the 23rd of March, marked the one year anniversary of the first UK lockdown. 🙄 I hope you all, inside and outside the UK, are holding up well and are safe and healthy -both physically and mentally. […]

What I Read This March (2021)

Hello, beautiful people! 👋🏽 In this month’s Marizé Reads I will be sharing what I read this March, and my April book recommendations! 🙌🏽 But, before we continue, I have the pleasure to invite you to join our newly created Goodreads group “The Marizé Reads“!🎉 By joining you’ll be able to easily keep track of […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 20-03-2021

Hello, beautiful friends! It’s obviously not a Saturday, but I wanted to pop in here and publish this post regardless. 🌸 I was actually a bit busy during the weekend, and, in all honesty, I completely forgot to schedule this post! 🙊 However, I really liked all the photo quotes from last week, so I […]

How Deleting My Instagram Made Me Happier

Aloha, gorgeous people! 👋🏽 Today I would like to touch on social media and their impact on our day to day lives. Specifically, I will be talking about How Deleting My Instagram Made Me Happier. I believe I mentioned in one of my previous posts -I think it was a Saturday Wellbeing Mornings one?- that […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 13-03-2021

Good morning, beautiful friends! 👋🏽Hope you’re having a nice week! I would like to start this post by addressing an event that happened recently in the UK. You might or might not have heard of the case of Sarah Everard. I feel the need to speak out about this, because it is something that could have happened to […]

Three Important Lessons from Meghan Markle’s Openness

Good morning, lovely people! 👋🏽 This is not my normal scheduled day for posting, as you will be aware. However, I feel I can not stay silent after the royal tea Oprah, Meghan and Harry spilled last night in their CBS interview. 🫖  I actually stayed up until 1am yesterday (UK time), and watched the “Oprah […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 6-3-2021

Good morning, friends! 👋🏽 Did you have a nice week? I didn’t do loads, same old same old. Day job, dog walkies and reading books. 📖 Grab your dose of positive energy from below and have a lovely weekend! 💪🏽 Ly , M. x

How To Protect Your Mental Wellbeing in 2021

Hello, friends! 👋🏽 Today we will be talking about the importance of protecting your mental wellbeing, especially in 2021. The past year was a very challenging one, and in my personal and humble opinion, Covid-19 had a massive impact on people with pre-existing mental health conditions. In this post, I want us to explore the […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 27-02-2021

Morning, beautiful friends! ☀️We’re one step closer to spring! 🌸 Today marks the day before the last day of February. Here in the UK, the situation is pretty much the same; the Prime Minister announced from 8th March we will be slowly moving out of lockdown, so fingers crossed all goes well. 🤞🏽 I cannot […]

What I Read This February (2021)

Hello friends!👋🏽 Welcome to my new book series called “The Marizé Reads“! *whoop whoop* Every last Thursday of the month I will be posting a book review and book recommendations slash new releases. 🙂 Book Review: “Talking As Fast As I Can” by Lauren Graham This week I will be covering beloved Lauren Graham‘s “Talking […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 20-02-2021

Good morning, my gorgeous friends! ☕️ How have we reached the end of February already? 🙈 This year seems to be flying by, even though every day feels the same. 🏡 I hope you lovely people had a nice week! To make sure you have a beautiful Saturday wellbeing morning, I’ve gathered here all the […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 13-02-2021

Morning, little sunshines! 🌞 I hope you had a lovely week! Here are the best positive quotes that caught my eye the past few days. 🙃 Go ahead and have a beautiful Saturday morning and an even better weekend! I hear we’re going to have higher temperatures and blue skies! 😎 Ly all, M. x […]

11 Brilliant ‘90s TV Shows You Will Love

Aloha, friends!👋🏽 If you landed on this page, Google has you all figured out for the TV show fanatic you are! 😄 A warm welcome to the 11 Brilliant ‘90s TV Shows You Will Love list. 🙌🏼 I want to start this post by putting this “disclaimer” out there: the majority of the 90s cult […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 6-2-2021

Hello, beautiful friends! 👋🏼 I know it’s been a long minute. 👀 How are you all doing this Saturday morning? Can you believe it? It’s February already! 🙉 As I’m sure you will have noticed, I haven’t been feeling much the writing a blogpost and creative vibes the last few weeks. I have touched in previous […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 9-1-2021

Good morning, beautiful people! ☀️ I’m a bit late in posting today, but, as I have touched in previous posts, I’m feeling a bit bluh these days. 😒 I’m still trying to keep positive for 2021, despite all the hell that was let loose in the first week of the new year. 🤦🏻‍♀️ How about […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 2-1-2021

Good morning, beautiful people! ☃️ Happy 2021 ! ! ! 🥳 The New Year is finally here ! Let’s pray 2021 is kinder than 2020. 🙏🏽 What did you all do for NYE? Here in the UK due to the Covid restrictions no gatherings or parties were allowed. Was it the same where you live? […]

Why Going Vegan Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

Hello beautiful people! 👋🏽 The New Year is slowly approaching and many of you will have started making your New Year resolutions. You may know that I am vegan, or at least veggie when I’m somewhere there are no vegan options and I have to eat something. Thus, I decided to make my last post […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 26-12-2020

Morning, gorgeous people! 👋🏼 Happy Boxing Day and welcome to the last weekend of 2020! 🎊 We have reached the last Saturday of this peculiar year, and only have a few days to go until 2021. 🎐 I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas! 🎄If you live in the UK, you probably are in one […]

Christmas Traditions Around The World

Good morning beautiful people and Merry Christmas to all!🎄 You might have noticed that I missed all my Tuesday, All Things Festive Friday and Saturday Wellbeing Mornings posts since the 12th of Dec. Thing is, I’ve been feeling quite low these last few days. All the faff with Tier 4 rules in the UK and […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 12-12-2020

Good morning, rays of sunshine! ☕️ Did you have a beautiful week? Is your Christmas decor up yet or will you be doing it this weekend? Any plans to bake Christmas cookies? Whatever you do, make sure you have a relaxing and fun weekend! ⭐️ I’m actually quite tired as I’ve worked quite a few […]

“Melomakarona”: The Traditional Greek Christmas Cookies Recipe

Preparation time: 15 minCooking time: 25 minServes: Makes 24 melomakarona Good afternoon, beautiful people!☕️ This Friday I am presenting you one of my favourite Christmas recipes, the “melomakarona” -pronounced meh-loh-mah-KAH-roh-nah. 🙈 You may or may not know that I’m Greek, and I lived in Greece the first 23 years of my life. That means I spent 23 years […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 5-12-2020

Morning, gorgeous friends! I hope you had a lovely week and did a bit of Christmas shopping and holiday decorating. 🎄Here in the UK most counties are on Tier 2, which means you can only meet 6 friends outside and most shops are open. We’re also getting ready for mass Covid-19 vaccinations to the most […]

Festive Reads: The Top 5 Christmas Books To Get You Ready for the Holiday Season

A big hello to my fellow bookworms! 🤓 It took me a while to discover the beauty of Christmas literature. 📖 I first saw Christmas books on Goodreads, and have been hooked ever since. Of course, festive reads are not just for the holiday season – you can enjoy your Christmas books all year long! […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 28-11-2020

Good morning, gorgeous friends! I hope you all had a great week and are enjoying your Saturday morning! ☕️ It’s only 26 days until Christmas Day and I’m so excited ! ! ! 🎄 I’ve already started buying Christmas gifts, and this year, I became one of those dog mums and got some prezzies for […]

25 Days of Christmas Classics: What to Watch This December

Hello, beautiful people! 👋🏽 We have blissfully managed to survive this year, and there’s only one month left of 2020. And what a month! The best month of them all, December! Which means, it’s time for Christmas classic movies and gingerbread lattes. 😍 I’m launching a new series for this Christmas period called “All Things […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 21-11-2020

Morning, beautiful people! Rise & shine! 🔆 I found today’s featured image on Pinterest, and apparently, it’s from an self-care app called “Fabulous”. It caught my eye because of the accuracy of the perfect morning for an INTP, which is what I am. This is exactly what I do most mornings; I take a minute […]

The Therapeutic Benefits of Healthy Shopping Habits

Have you ever felt low and decided to go on a shopping spree to boost your mood? Did you ever buy yourself a luxurious gift after getting a promotion or after a bad break-up? If your answer was yes to any of the above, then you have experienced a little something called “shopping therapy”, aka […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 14-11-2020

Good morning, beautiful people! 👋🏽 I hope you’re all well and safe. Lately, I’ve been feeling a bit blue; don’t know if it’s the winter weather or what. That’s why I missed Tuesday’s post. I have a couple of articles I’m working on, but I could not find the energy to finish them. What with […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 7-11-2020

Happy Saturday everyone! 🌤 November is here and we’re slowly approaching the end of this challenging year. In the UK we went back to lockdown until 2nd Dec and I’m sure you’ll be aware of the elections drama in the USA. ✊🏿 So, we can all agree that we need some inspirational quotes and positive […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 31-10-2020

Happy Halloween, pumpkins! 🎃 What are your plans for today? Will you be doing a horror film marathon? 👺 Or perhaps a socially distanced Halloween party, if that’s allowed where you live? (God, life these days feels like an apocalyptic film 🎥🤦🏻‍♀️) Either way, I’m sure you’ll have a great time! 👍🏽 Tell me your […]

The Ultimate Easy Pumpkin Spice Bread (Vegan + GF)

Preparation time: 15 minCooking time: 35-40 minServes: Makes 1 small loaf Hello, beautiful humans and happy almost-Halloween! 👹 If you are here you probably share my excitement for autumn, Halloween and pumpkins ! ! ! 🎃 There is nothing better than a cup of Earl Grey and a slice of pumpkin bread on a rainy autumnal afternoon. You […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 24-10-2020

Good morning gorgeous! ☔️ Bit of a stormy weekend here in the UK! It’s been a intense week, with the new Covid-19 measures and all. 😷 Have a look at this week’s best inspirational quotes and enjoy a relaxing couple days! 🥰 Ly all & stay safe! M. x

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 17-10-2020

Good morning lovelies! 🍂 How is it the middle of October already? This month is flying by! 💨 Grab your motivation below and enjoy your (apparently cloudy) weekend! Most of all, stay safe!😷 Lots of love 💋 M. x

What To Watch This Halloween

October is upon us peeps! 🍂 And what better way to spend an autumnal evening, than watching Hocus Pocus and getting in the Halloween spirit! 🧙🏻‍♀️Every year, I can’t wait until October 1st, which signals the Vampire Diaries and spooky Halloween films and TV-shows season. 🧛🏻‍♂️ Similarly to every white girl out there, my favourite season used to […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 26-9-2020

Morning beautiful people! 🌤 I know it’s been a minute since  I updated this section.  You can check out my mini update on the reasons why. I hope you’re all well and enjoying the glorious autumn weather! We could all use some extra motivation these days, esp. with the Covid19 issues arising again. So here are some inspirational quotes […]

How To Be Friends With An Introvert

Any of you beautiful people out there with introverted tendencies, will be aware of the challenges of living as an introvert in an extroverted world. For years and years, I have struggled with making friends and participating in social events; I would much rather stay at home and read a good book or go for […]

Mini Update – Why I went MIA

Hello, beautiful people! 👋🏽 Before I return to my normal content and upload my next post, I wanted to take a moment and update you on why I went MIA so soon after my blog went live. Basically, around a month ago, a series of unfortunate events started happening, with the cherry on top of the […]

When Carrie Bradshaw Wore It First: Iconic Designer Bags

Sex and the City (SATC)was undeniably an iconic and groundbreaking TV show. Many loved it and many hated it, but one thing is for sure; people were talking about Carrie Bradshaw and her group of girlfriends. The main theme of the show was obviously sex and every episode narrated the sexual adventures of Carrie, Charlotte, […]

Saturday Wellbeing Mornings 11-7-2020

This weekend, I’m introducing a new category called “Saturday Wellbeing Mornings”, where I will be posting the best inspirational quotes seen the passing week. Don’t know about you, but I always find myself browsing Pinterest and Instagram every Saturday morning, looking for motivational posts for the weekend. I hate it when it’s Sunday evening and I […]

Make Delicious Vegan Brownies in Less Than An Hour

Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 35 min Serves: Makes 11 servings Brace yourself for the most sinful vegan brownies you have ever eaten! It took me a few tries (and lots of calories!) to get the recipe right, but believe you me, this brownie is heaven! As the title suggests, this is a vegan take of the traditional recipe. […]

Four Hidden Gems in Brighton and Hove

Whether you’ve lived in Brighton your whole life or you’ve just moved in, there are 4 hidden gems you need to visit. Given the current situation with Covid-19, some of them might me off limits. However, you can bookmark this page and go exploring as soon as lockdown is over.

A Single Girl’s Stories of Online Dating

Being a single girl dating in 2020 is hard. I mean, it has always been hard, but nowadays, life has become so busy that there is not enough time to meet friends, let alone meet potential boyfriends. That’s why online dating and dating apps like Tinder and Okcupid have become so popular. I remember when […]