food · Writing

Food: American style gooey cookies

Source: http://www.BBC.co.uk/goodfoods. Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature85g light muscovado sugar85g golden caster sugar1 egg225g self-raising flour50g plain chocolate, 50-70% cocoa, roughly chopped50g white chocolate, roughly chopped85g natural colour glacé cherry, roughly chopped Method: Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Beat the butter, sugars and egg until smooth, then mix in the flour, chocolates… Continue reading Food: American style gooey cookies

Motivation and Looking After You · Writing

Mental Health: positivity and motivation for the week ahead

PS. For all my friends who aren't particularly artistic but want to start a bullet journal download the app Zinnia and create your own online bullet journal using templates, stickers et cetera. If you have an Apple Pencil you can even add your own drawings or write down your thoughts. You can even change the… Continue reading Mental Health: positivity and motivation for the week ahead

Entertainment · Writing

Entertainment: My playlist for the week

Melanie Martinez - Play dateSavage love - Jason DeruloWatermelon sugar - Harry StylesHoliday - Little mixBreak my heart Dua LipaKings and queens - Ava Max Stuck with U - Ariana GrandeI love me - Demi LovatoThank you next - Ariana grandeSenorita - Camilla Cabello and Shawn Mendez Me - Taylor swift and Brandon Urie Cardigan… Continue reading Entertainment: My playlist for the week

Reading · Writing

Book Review: The time of our lives by Lynda Page

Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: When Rhonda Fleming runs away from home the last place she expects to end up is at a Jolly's holiday camp. But a chance encounter with a chalet maid at the train station leads Rhonnie to Mablethorpe on a cold winter's day and her life changes for ever. Thrown… Continue reading Book Review: The time of our lives by Lynda Page

Hair · nails · Writing

Fashion: A simple summer dress and a day at the beach

Hey guys and dolls, I feel like if I haven’t done a fashion post in ages and I thought it only appropriate to follow the trends and do a simple dress look and a day at the beach outfit. So the first one is a simple pink modern lady look, you could easily wear this… Continue reading Fashion: A simple summer dress and a day at the beach

Reading · Writing

Book Review: The beauty of your face Shara Mustafah

Genre: Multicultural interest Rating: 5/5 Plot: A uniquely American story told in powerful, evocative prose, The Beauty of Your Face navigates a country growing ever more divided. Afaf Rahman, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, is the principal of Nurrideen School for Girls, a Muslim school in the Chicago suburbs. One morning, a shooter--radicalized by the online alt-right--attacks… Continue reading Book Review: The beauty of your face Shara Mustafah

Reading · Writing

Book Review: Differently Normal by Tammy Robinson

Genre: Teen/ Ya Rating: 5/5 Plot: For Maddy, life is all about routine. It has to be, to keep her autistic sister happy and healthy. With just Maddy and her mother as Bee's full-time carers, there's no time in Maddy's life for complications like friends, let alone a boyfriend. So when Maddy meets Albert, the… Continue reading Book Review: Differently Normal by Tammy Robinson

Reading · Writing

Buy a copy of my novel Carefree and Consequences on Amazon

Click the link below the video to be taken to amazon to buy your copy.https://www.amazon.co.uk/Carefree-Consequences-Rachel-Marie-ebook/dp/B07MF1XV2N/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=carefree+and+consequences&qid=1595247706&sr=8-1 Dear readers, I haven’t done any book promotion in a while so I’ve decided to post a link to my amazon page where you can buy my Historical Romance novel, Carefree and Consequences where you will have the opportunity to… Continue reading Buy a copy of my novel Carefree and Consequences on Amazon

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Book Review: Brave enough by Kati Gardner

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Teen/YA Plot: Teenager Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory. She never really had a choice of whether she learned to dance or not. Her mother, the conservatory's artistic director, has made all the decisions in Cason's life. But that's about to change. Cason has been hiding an… Continue reading Book Review: Brave enough by Kati Gardner

Reading · Writing

Book Review: Never stop walking by Christina Rick Ardsson

Rating: 4/5 Genre: Memoir Plot: An extraordinary memoir of one woman’s fight to find her true self between the life into which she was born and the one she was given. Christiana Mara Coelho was born into extreme poverty in Brazil. After spending the first seven years of her life with her loving mother in… Continue reading Book Review: Never stop walking by Christina Rick Ardsson