40 RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ME

I did this a year ago and now I’m doing 40 facts to add to it. I hope you find this at least mildly entertaining. I am the eldest of four children; I have two younger sisters and one younger brother. I have a pet dog called Rolfie. He is 9 months old and we’ve had…

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Outfit: Peplum is the way

Quick fashion post day. Peplum. Wikipedia describes peplum as a 'short overskirt that is usually attached to a fitted jacket, blouse or dress'. Couldn't have said it better myself, to be perfectly honest. Peplum is the type of fashion item that never gets out of fashion, and can be worn in nearly any weather condition. As…

Team healthy living

People say I always have phases in life when I'm obsessed with a particular thing, activity, music, artist etc for a while, then I get bored of it and move on. As sad and childish as that makes me sound, it is so true. I'm laughing because on the 25th of September 2012, I wrote…

Nail tips

One thing that nearly everyone knows about me is that I love doing my nails. I'm not usually what you might define as 'girly' but when it comes to nails, it's an exception. I like to change my nails as regularly as possible (every 3-4 days, sometimes even sooner when I have the time) and…

Who do you think influences you more – your family or your friends?

So, I’d like to discuss the idea that nowadays friends and peers influence teenagers more than their families do. Is that true? And if so, why is that? I mean, surely the people who birthed you, looked after you and everything in that nature should be the people you look up to the most. I…

Party like it’s my birthday

WOW, the title is quite misleading, because I am not partying but yes, it's's my birthday. Yay! I'm grateful to God for adding another year to my life. Another year older, wiser, stronger etc.. In this past year, 2013, I've learnt so much. I've been through so much and I'm grateful for every minute of…

Christmas Gift Ideas for Her

So, the countdown towards Christmas has already begun. Everyone is scrambling to get the right gifts for their loved ones – preferably on sale, of course. Here are a few ideas for Her, whether Her is your mum, sister, girlfriend, wife or even next door neighbour, she is guaranteed to love you. The first item…

How to Deal with Stress in 3 Simple Steps

I’d like to think I’m a relatively calm person. I’m as calm as a teenage student can be in life, really. But, I know a lot of people who are the opposite of me and completely fall under the pressure of stress. I really know how to handle stress because I used to stress out…

Strut in Studded Collars

If you want a versatile accessory that you can wear for a night out, as well as to college, then studded collars are for you. They make a real statement, whether worn under a jumper or with a girly dress. The actual studded collar fashion trend started back in 2009 by fashion giants, Prada, but…

Writing Opportunities

I am extremely excited as I write this post because, I get to do something that I’ve always loved doing - Writing. I am extremely excited to officially announce that I will be writing for my college’s online magazine. I’ll write two articles a week (hopefully) about a variety of topics. My articles will be…

Paula’s Idiolect

If you thought idiolect and idiot meant the same thing, you're completely wrong, but you are not alone. I first thought something along those lines. A person's idiolect is their own personal way of speaking. It consists of the words and type of language they choose to speak. There are specific words and phrases that…

God’s Not Dead – the movie

I am SO excited to write this post, because I am so excited for this movie. As everyone knows, I am a Christian. So it's only fair that I get excited at these kinds of films. God's Not Dead is an American drama film which is based on a book written by Rice Brooks also…

BACK TO SCHOOL/ COLLEGE

SO, it's September, which means summer is over and school is back in session. Now, I know I'll be missing summer like crazy but I am beyond excited for the new journey I'm embarking on, College life. More posts are coming up on that soon. I wrote a post like this, this time last year.…