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The Weekend Reading List

It’s been a challenge to get through the week without sinking into a pit of despair, after the devastating events that took place in Manchester on Monday night. And if the distressing news has triggered your anxiety I urge you to read Teen Vogue’s wonderful report on coping with tragedy in the news. (To be honest, it’s worth reading even if you’re not feeling anxious)… read more >

The Weekend Reading List

Happy Friday everyone! Although it’s been a depressingly rainy week in the UK I’m determined to look on the bright side, and this instalment of The Weekend Reading List is packed with uplifting summer content. The Every Girl’s guide to seasonal skin and hair care is not to be missed, and the A Beautiful Mess team have shared their recipe for the perfect gin cocktail… read more >

7 Key Things to Know if You’re Trying to Get on the Property Ladder

Those of you that follow @CocosTeaParty on Instagram may have noticed I’m currently trying to get on the property ladder. After years of living with my parents and saving like a mad woman, I finally began my search in January of this year. It’s been a draining, emotional and truly terrifying process. And there’s been so much to learn along the way. So far I’ve had two offers rejected and about four nervous breakdowns. But I’m hanging in there! read more >

The Weekend Reading List

At the beginning of the year I was feeling particularly devastated about the world’s current political state, and the hate that seemed to be spreading around the globe like wildfire. Every time I looked on Twitter there was yet another headline that made me worry about the future. Things just looked so bleak. But then I read Gloria Steinem’s memoir, My Life on the Road, and it helped to restore a sense of hope. read more >