What Happened When I Tried To Move To NYC

A.K.A the 'concrete jungle where dreams are made of'. Well that was quite literally the case for me. The first time I visited New York was one Christmas a few years ago. It had been six months in the planning; Christmas Day at Maddison Square Garden to watch Bulls v Knicks, dinner at The Four Seasons and various other restaurants plus VIP tickets for NYE at Jay Z's club. Lil Wayne had just been let out of prison and was at Times Square - it was all very exciting (ha!). It wasn't the glitz and glamour that drew me to my decision to try to move there though but the atmosphere, the people and the culture. It was then I decided, I had to move to New York alone and get a job.
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I Wrote A Quote A Day Journal & Here’s What Happened

When I first heard of the bullet journal trend (getting a notebook and essentially drawing up your own template for a diary) I must admit I was tempted. Then I saw how much work was involved and how much time you need to dedicate to it. As a self confessed time poor, occasionally disorganised under pressure person it just wasn't for me. Still, feeling inclined to do something with my copious amounts of notebooks (trust me I have a lot) I decided to use my small Smythson diary as a quote diary. Something to use to jot down a quote a day.
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The Ultimate Gift List For Champions (a.k.a. Mothers)

26th March First of all, if it’s isn’t highlighted in felt tip pen in your Smythson organiser, Mother’s Day is Sunday, 26 March (so go write that down). That means the last day to post cards (if you’re not actually seeing them) is Friday 24th! While there are lots of ways you can show your Mum just how much she means to you, (some without even spending a penny), a little gift never hurt. So…
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Luxury Valentine’s Gifts At The Top Of Everyone’s Wishlist

Ahh, it’s almost Valentine’s Day. A time to treat your partner and another chance to tell your loved one exactly how much they mean to you. In the past, I’ve always gone a bit OTT with Valentine’s Day. But as you get older and budgets increase, there’s a tendency to now buy less and buy great. For Dan and I, our anniversary also falls around the same time so it’s an extra special occasion for…
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Perfectly Pinned Office Inspiration

Having been working from home for almost three months now, it’s time that I took my work space seriously and started investing in some quality office features. Aside from the standard screen stand, mouse and notebooks, I’d love some amazing lamps, wall detail and a colour theme. We’re in the process of looking for a new home so it means more space, more creativity and increased office purchases! So thanks to Pinterest, here’s what I’m…
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A Candid Behind The Scenes Look At 2016

When I wrote a ‘reflection’ of 2015 this time last year, the blog was only 6 months old. Not much to look back on you might think. But actually, I’d already had a host of collaborations under my belt, support from readers and a social following. I really loved throwing back and picking out my best bits. On New Years Day 2017, Sassy turned 1.5 years old. That’s 18 months of blogging. It’s been a tough year…
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So What Actually Is Hanukkah?

Menorah’s, Dreidels, Latkes, “Happy Hanukkah, Monica” You’ll have seen a post I wrote before, “So What Actually Is A Jewish Wedding?“. It was so lovely hearing feedback and reading comments on how much people didn’t actually know about Jewish weddings. Now I’m obviously bias but they literally are So.Much.Fun. Chatting to a friend the other day, I enjoyed telling her how the upcoming Jewish festival of Hanukkah is not a “Jewish Christmas” but actually something much different.…
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Indulgence For The Discerning Gentleman

Forget what’s thrown to the front of shops in December – save the trivia cards and playful plastic moustaches for another time. Here are some tasteful, refined presents that any discerning gentleman would love. For slick, sharp dressers, enlightened know-it-all’s and sensitive souls, here’s what I’ve bought for my men this Christmas. Hope you love it. Fine Fragrances Isn’t it adorable when you can smell a man before you see him? Scent can truly change a mood…
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An Exciting Christmas Affair

The Sassy Advent Calendar #SITCAdvent I don’t know about you but when I was a little girl, I was completely consumed by the desire to have the perfect advent calendar. It was usually full of chocolates and featured a Wintery scene. I’m still as obsessed. So I’m creating my own Advent Calendar – online! From 1st December, I’ll be unveiling a treat each day on Instagram during the countdown to Christmas. In addition, there’s a new ‘Advent…
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How To Do The Ultimate Girls Night In, Mayfair

The Only Luxury Package To Do This Christmas Hertford St, Mayfair Almost Every Winter It’s easy to get carried away with girlie trips abroad. As a result, it can add up and become costly too. Christmas markets of Vienna, Berlin and Prague? A shop-til-you drop trip to the designer shops in Paris? Either way, a two night stay with your girls is usually on the cards in December. I mean after all, those Christmas gifts won’t buy themselves.…
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When A Ridiculous Possibility Became My Reality

For those who know me, it’s no secret that I’m a fan of TK Maxx. You’ve probably seen my Snapchat story where I donated clothes there for charity or seen me with a carrier bag walking near my home or Tottenham Court Road. Whether it’s cute baby clothes to give as gifts, new bits to fill my house or chic designer handbags, I love that not only is everything usually up to 60% off RRP but I’m always…
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Goodbye GQ, Hello Full Time Blogging

For the past six weeks, I’ve been keeping a huge secret. No I am not pregnant (I know, my shocking recent weight gain may confuse most) and no I’m not leaving the country.  I haven’t left Daniel nor have I become vegan. I haven’t learned to drive (much to Dan’s dismay) nor have I taken up kick boxing again. In fact it’s so much more than all of that. Recently in Las Vegas, I made the decision…
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