feminism, LGBT, politics, Uncategorized

Happy International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day is about celebrating ALL women. If you don’t include trans women, disabled women, BAME women, sex workers, immigrant women and any intersection of self-identifying women/non-binary or fluid folx in your celebrations, that is NOT celebrating women. https://twitter.com/laurbethany/status/971691991905067008?s=21 Today, I want to thank ALL the women in my life. Whether they’ve given… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day

lifestyle, personal, Uncategorized

To the future

Exciting times are ahead of us. Today something huge has changed on this blog I perceive as my pride and joy.... Here at Stories Can Make Us Fly, we are no longer a .wordpress site!!! Though I have kept my site on wordpress as I personally do love the layout and find it extremely easy… Continue reading To the future

beauty, Uncategorized

Lush Valentine’s Launch 2018

So, yesterdaaaay. Yesterday the Lush Valentines Day range launched. With 14 seasonal products being released and a significant amount of those being brand new, I believe it is the biggest range to date. Mourning the loss of an old friend Before we go into the fabulous fineties of this year’s launch, I want to talk… Continue reading Lush Valentine’s Launch 2018

disability, mental health, Uncategorized

Things I want to do more of in 2018

So. 2017 was a pretty rough year, come to think of it. I did in fact gain a lot and overcome some hurdles, but in the grand retrospect that is my life, many, many events totally changed my plans, future, and I found myself feeling very lost a lot of the time. A few days… Continue reading Things I want to do more of in 2018

mental health, Uncategorized

Self Affirmations for the New Year

A wonderfully huge hello to you and Happy New Year! How was your 2017? Quite frankly, mine wasn't great, but I did have some amazing opportunities (I didn't do a reflection post as I did that for my 19th birthday in just November- so not at all long ago). I want 2018 to be okay.… Continue reading Self Affirmations for the New Year

beauty, Christmas, Foodie, mental health, Uncategorized

Christmas 2017 for me: everything from veganism to working in retail

Gosh. Christmas is over. It's been a chaotic blur of working, sleeping, many cups of coffee and spending unrealistic amounts on my loved ones. But so what? It's Christmas! The New Year is heading our way and it won't be long until retailers stock up on their next occasion's merchandise (Valentines comes to mind). Time… Continue reading Christmas 2017 for me: everything from veganism to working in retail

beauty, fashion, mental health, Uncategorized

Sparkles & Self Care: A Very ‘Extra’ haul

I... am stressed. I am a retail supervisor at Christmas. Do I need to repeat, I am stressed? Heck, I love my job but anyone who's worked in retail, and especially anyone who's been a member of management in retail at Christmas time, will know... it is not easy. Hell yes, I signed up for… Continue reading Sparkles & Self Care: A Very ‘Extra’ haul

beauty, Uncategorized

Eyeconic brows (review)

I'm no brow pro, but I have realised that if I'm going to wear as much eye make up as I do, I can't really leave my awkwardly coloured, undefined brows untouched. Last year, I became totally obsessed with a brow Pomade by Anastasia Beverly Hills. As seen here. As you can clearly see here,… Continue reading Eyeconic brows (review)

beauty, Christmas, Uncategorized

“Does that sleepy stuff really work?” – Lush review and Christmas present tips

As you may already know, I work for a pretty goddamn amazing company. That company, who fight against animal testing, and for sustainable living, to name just a few wonderful attributes, is called Lush. There's a lot you may have seen about the company recently, but the one I'm homing in on today is the… Continue reading “Does that sleepy stuff really work?” – Lush review and Christmas present tips

Foodie, Uncategorized

Vegan treats review.

Have your self a very treat-ful christmas... Let the Yule.... log be eaten.... apart from the fact it's probably not vegan so I'll just watch people eat the cake.. Anyway.Hello and welcome to the wonderful world of Stories Can Make Us Fly. Today is day 9 of blogmas and I'm feeling pretty good! That probably… Continue reading Vegan treats review.