Author: Mary Kate

6 Reasons to Get TEFL Qualified

Hey everyone, As it has been well established, I have no idea what I am doing with my life…I’m rapidly coming to the realisation that my degree qualifies me for absolutely nothing, but all is not lost! Since earning my TEFL certificate, I’ve discovered a lot of job opportunities abroad, and combined with my degree,

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5 Things I Will Miss About Mexico…and 5 Things I Won’t

Hi everyone, It’s Monday, marking the beginning of my last week in Mexico. I fly back to the UK on Thursday and arrive early on Friday morning! It still doesn’t quite feel real to be leaving after a year and half of living and working here, living with my boyfriend and his family, and experiencing

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Springtime Perfumes

Hello everyone! Exciting things are underway at the moment and even though I kind of feel like the worst blogger ever (trying to get back into posting regularly but also half-ready to accept that inspiration comes in waves) I’m really excited to share what’s been going on. I’m going to leave it for another post,

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7 Reasons to Visit Sayulita

Hello! If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll already know that I recently went on my hols to my favourite place in the entire world. Sayulita is a tiny beach town in Nayarit, one state above Jalisco, which is where I live in Guadalajara. This year was my third visit to Sayulita and every time, the

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The Definitive Ranking of Easter Chocolate

Hello everyone! One of the things I miss about the UK around this time of year is the huge selection of Easter chocolate (which usually starts appearing in the shops several months before anyone is even thinking about Easter.) Despite Mexico being extremely Catholic and taking Easter very seriously, there seems to be surprisingly little

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Why It’s Okay Not to Stick to a Niche

Hey everyone! If you’ve been following this blog since the beginning, you’ll know I originally intended to stick to themes of beauty and fashion. Now, almost a year later, I have absolutely not done that. I sometimes feel a bit weird and almost guilty about not fitting neatly into a genre and I worry that

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50 Beauty Blog Post Ideas

Hello everyone! As you might know, I originally started this blog intending to stick to beauty-related posts. Well, that didn’t really happen and I don’t mind, in fact, I’ve enjoyed writing different kinds of posts and reaching different audiences. However, I really enjoy reading beauty blogs that actually stick to their niche and for the

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