My Favourite Blogs: 2015

My Favourite Blogs: 2015
Every year, I dedicate some space to my favourite blogs I’ve been reading. Here are my favourite blogs I read in 2015!

 

For Daily Consumption

So many blogs have shifted to infrequent posting, but some remain prolific, maintaining quality AND quantity!
 

💖 Forever Amber – my fellow Scottish resident and midi skirt enthusiast, Amber has super chic style, inspiring blogging advice, and seems like she’s having a lot of fun at the same time.

🐶 The College Prepster – makes me nostalgic for New England life! Plus, great recommendations for seasonal activities, books, and films [and a cute doggie too].

👑 Career Girl Daily – for getting pumped about professionalism

For Aesthetic Inspiration

Basically, I want to live in their blogs because they are pretty.

 

☕️ Me and Orla – Sara’s latest project chronicling her life with her daughter Orla is magical countryside tranquility. Her free digital Instagram retreat seriously upped my Instagram game too.

💕 Scathingly Brilliant – a true pastel princess who embodies the phrase “geek chic”. She dresses up her action figures seasonally, and regularly frequents Disney.

For Everything Else

Just useful. And awesome.

 

🌟Yes and Yes – Pretty much everything Sarah writes is exactly what I need at the time. Her latest: a free guide to meeting people and making friends.

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in a book // Giving my childhood some closure by reading the last book in the Artemis Fowl series. Holly Short has still got it.

 

on a blog // Light By Coco, aka most fashionable minimalist Slytherin on the Internet, is back from her vlogging vacation!

 

in a song // How adorable and talented are these sisters covering Beyoncé?

on netflix // As a James Franco and Ashley Benson fan, I’d been meaning to watch Spring Breakers for a while. And man it is a strange, uncomfortable film. I’m not sure if I love it or hate it, but I think I love it, and if anything there are some crazy strong heroines in it. [emphasis on the crazy].

 

on instagram // Aesthetics to a t: @designlovefest
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on a podcast // If you watch Survivor, and don’t listen to Rob Has a Podcast, you should. The lady-guests have been killing it lately: Denise, Sandra, Sophie, Kass…so great.

 

in the cinema // Go see Far From the Madding Crowd. Just do it. Carey Mulligan excels as boss lady Bathseba.
in edinburgh // I met Nell the friendly border collie when the Therapets visited my uni. Fifteen minutes of stress-relieving petting.

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P.S. I met Gossip Girl far more than a week ago, but there is always the excuse for a rerun, especially in chunky necklaces with my mama. Happy mother’s day! 🙂

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in a book // While I’m loving Haruki Murakami’s What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, I have yet to encounter heroines in it, so I’ll say I’m excited to read The Last Treasure Hunt after attending its launch in Edinburgh!

 

on a blog // I’ve rediscovered Sea of Shoes, one of my favourite blogs from high school, and one of the first fashion blogs I ever read! Still fabulous.

 

in a song // Mozart has been my favourite opera composer for a while, an organic love that started with me just happening to prefer to sing his pieces. So, I’ve been expanding my listening repertoire, and I an entranced by the Flower Duet from Lakmé, here performed by the gorgeous Anna Netrebko and Elina Garanca.

 

on netflix // The Monkey wanted to watch Zombieland on his birthday instead of going to see Cinderella. Gr. But the cast is so great: Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin as a zombie-fighting sister duo! Actually pretty good.

 

on instagram // @anniskk does the best breakfasts.

 

in the cinema // We eventually did see Cinderella and I loved it! Have courage and be kind. Life lessons and beautiful dresses.

 

in edinburgh // I attended my first blogging event in Edinburgh, and got to meet the ladies behind Edinburgh Bloggers after following them online for months! So lovely 🙂

 

in vogue // I love this gorgeous nature-inspired gallery.

 

on a podcast // Okay. I finally subscribed to Serial for our road trip and it has been an obsessive binge-listening experience. It is as good as everyone says it is. Just listen to it. My favourite heroine so far is Dierdre Enright, director of investigation at the Innocence Project Clinic and law professor at UVA. She is hard-working, straightforward, and optimistic.
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