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Up at the O2, Inamo and Motown the Musical / Goodbye London - My Last Week Part 1

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The last couple of weeks in London has been crazy busy and I've tried to stay as busy as possible to make the most of my time living in the capital city of dreams, London. After a busy couple of weeks, I packed up my flat and headed back to Yorkshire to live with my mum.

Click here to watch the vlog or see below.

The week started by my mum coming to collect all my non-essentials from the flat and me packing everything up. She came a little earlier than I had anticipated so it was a bit of a mad rush at the end to get everything ready in time. I had planned to vlog a little bit but it was all a bit chaotic so it was over before I even had the chance to take my camera out!
I've been lucky enough to see a lot of West End shows since moving to London but I did really want to squeeze in a couple more before I left London. Given the fact, I had some money saved, I ended up getting a completely free ticket to see Motown the Musical via TodayTIX. I seriously love that site! It wasn&#…

Blogger Showcase TAG!

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I haven't done a proper traditional TAG for a while so I thought it was about time that I finally answered some more questions!

1. I am Hannah Slack. I'm assuming that is what the question is asking but it's worded very oddly. I guess I'm a 21 year old, former medic who is about to embark on yet another university course. This time, midwifery. I love making memories and taking pictures which expanded into blogging and YouTube just over 4 years ago. I love fun, challenging myself and I hate being bored. Clearly. After less than a month of a holiday, I set up my own business!

2. I've followed YouTuber's for years and especially Anna Saccone-Joly. When I first started following her channel, I quickly realised she also posted consistently on a blog. I ended up loving the written communication format as it felt more personal. By the end of the year I was following many others...

3. I wasn't really aware of it at first but I did a lot of research. When I moved to…

Change Blog Address to a Custom Domain!

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I've wanted to switch my blog from a blogspot address to a custom domain for a long time but I couldn't find how to do it easily and I didn't have the time to learn. I finally had the time to sit down and do it, and surprisingly, it's quite easy!

I thought today I would quickly share my top tips for how to do it quickly and easily.

I am describing instructions from how to change from a Blogger address to a custom domain bought through GoDaddy. Other's may be different.

Sign into your Blogger Dashboard.Click on Settings. Click on Basic. Go to Publishing. Under Publishing click on Set up a 3rd party URL for your blog.Type in your bought URL including the www. Click Save. An error will appear with two CNAMEs.Sign into your GoDaddy account.On the drop down menu, click on My Products. Go to Domains. Click on DNS next to the domain you wish to set up. Go to Records. Delete all the existing CNAME entries by clicking on the pencil then the trash can. I had 3. Enter the CNAM…

Minimalism and Mental Health

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You may have noticed over the past couple of week's I've shared a couple of posts about decluttering, minimalising and organising my house. I've actually really enjoyed doing it and I feel so much more accomplished now that everything is so much better arranged and put together. It's been a lot of hard work and time but for me at least it's been completely rewarding and satisfying.

Today, I thought I'd quickly touch upon a couple of things I have been thinking about having minimalised my bedroom and bathroom. A lot of it is to do with my new found mindset but most importantly, mental health. 
Mental health is a level of psychological well-being. It is defined as a "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment". From the perspective of positive psychology or holism, mental health may include an individual's ability to enjoy life, create a balance between life activities and efforts…

VITL: A Personalised Vitamin (Review)

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I'm defintely not the healthiest person so when I came across a free trial of VITL, I looked into and decided to give it a go. There wasn't a whole lot to loose so I figured why not.
Who is VITL? VITL is a company that offers a range of high quality, expertly formulated vitamins for all sorts of different needs and budgets. They are uniquely formulated, high quality supplements, carefully selected to ensure you have the best start to the day, every day
What is VITL?
All the vitamins are sustainably sourced, non GMO and registered with the Vegan Society. They're filler-free so they're absorbed into your system quickly and more effectively. Simply put, VITL products aren't just better for you, they're better for everyone around you and the environment. On top of that, almost all of their packaging is sourced from 100% recycled material and the majority of their products are manufactured in the UK. This keeps transport fuel costs to a minimum making the environment…

30 Blogging Ideas!

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I never seem to have nothing to say, especially here on my blog. In fact I have so many ideas I have to hold them back!

I have so many posts scheduled to go up in advance because I go through phases where I just can't stop writing.  But I've seen so many people asking, what should I write so I thought I would throw together a quick list of 30 blogging ideas.
Connection content - connection between you and another postInterview or profile ReviewHost a challengeInfluential people round up Free resources LessonsSoul baring personal post‘Ultimate Guide’ Answer a questionA ‘What if x?’ post e.g. “What if the internet was never invented?”Create and share a checklistCreate and share an infographicGiveaway freebies Live blog an eventShoutout Trending topicsShareable imagesAutobiographyAnswer questionsConfess a weaknessShowcase a product, app or tool Life hacksPhotos or videos Ask a question and start a discussionGush about role modelsReading or what’s on bookshelfListen to Ted Talks an…

MONQ: Personal Diffuser! (Review)

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OKBaby's Kyra, a vlogger that I follow on YouTube, has been loving MONQ recently and after entering a competition she shared on Instagram, I couldn't get them out of my head! I finally took the leap and bought a couple for myself and I fell in love.

MONQ is a company that offers a unique product that I've never seen anywhere else. Unlike topical oils or household diffusers, MONQ is enhanced for convenience in the modern age. They offer the most direct form of aromatherapy with their MONQ Personal Diffuser allowing you to exhale therapeutic air wherever you are. This method allows immediate access to the therapeutic air, allowing the ancient wellness art of aromatherapy.

MONQ uses 100% naturally extracted and organic essential oils, harvested from eco-friendly farms across the world. Their essential oils are the highest quality, so that every breath is effective. Safety is their top priority so out of caution they recommend only people over 18 years of age should use them.

#FabNightIn with Louise Pentland, Lindsey Kelk and Paige Toon!

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I had so much fun at a book signing event last week! Louise Pentland, Lindsey Kelk and Paige Toon united together at The Stables at Proud Camden. Thanks to Fabulous Magazine, I had an amazing night out celebrating some incredible authors in one of the most organised events I've ever been too!

Click here to watch the vlog and hear the author answering some questions, or see below.
When I arrived at the event, I was greeted by a lovely team of people who took pictures on arrival and welcomed everyone with a choice of champagne, orange juice or a fizzy cordial. It was all very glamourous with champagne flutes and even a photographer snapping pictures!

We were quickly taken into a room with the stage and red chairs, to be seated ready for the question and answer section. As we all waited, canapes were brought around the room thanks to the very attentive staff who were always on hand and offering. There was an incredible array of choices and I heard nothing but sounds of yumminess thr…

The 100 - Season 4 Review!

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After falling in love with the book trilogy, I quickly became just as addicted to the first season of The 100.
The series is set 97 years after a devastating nuclear apocalypse wiped out almost all life on Earth. It begins in space where many escaped the world and have lived on The Arc for years. After realising supplies will soon run out, the difficult decision is made to send 100 juvenile prisoners to Earth to check for safety. For the last 3 years, we've watched them survive against all odds and create a life for themselves, albeit not the easiest.

After the slightly clumsy storytelling of season 3 and my mother's suggestion that season 4 wasn't great, I was expecting the worst but I absolutely loved this season. Unlike other shows who almost play it safe after a season that didn't receive the highest praise, The 100 does the opposite.

I really thought they tied in multiple storylines and characters that were introduced in the previous seasons but in a much deeper w…

What's in my Bag?!

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I have never written a post about what's in my bag and I thought it as about time that I did!

My favourite bag that I use most days is this small navy bag from TK Maxx, the perfect cheap alternative to any high end bag. I love it because it's small and compact but it can actually fit a surprisingly amount and a large sheer volume of stuff in. I love that it has so many pockets and compartments allowing division of sections to keep items separated.
In the front third is one big pocket. Here I keep an umbrella and my sunglasses on hand at all time. I also keep a bag full of important goodies. In here, I have a hand sanitiser, a pack of chewing gum, a couple of plasters and a small nail file. I call it my emergency bag!

In the middle section, I usually have a cardigan in if I'm not already wearing one. My most loved cardigan fits in easily. I also keep a bottle of water always and my purse. If I'm going out for a long day, I tend to take some snacks or a packed lunch for …

Minimalism: Bathroom

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Following on from last week's post, I couldn't help myself but continue decluttering, cleaning and minimalising the house. Given that I live with my mother, there isn't actually that much space that is 'mine' but the bathroom is one of those areas that is partially mine.

I share the downstairs bathroom with my sister and while we are now both at university, the cupboards have barely been touched in years. We each have a shelf, a drawer and a cupboard and then I have a basket whereas my sister has an extra cupboard and a smaller basket.

Like my bedroom, I unfortunately didn't take any pictures before so click here to watch the video or see below.

I'm really pleased with how everything turned out. After emptying all the spaces and cleaning everywhere, I began by tidying up all the display products and Jessica's area.

My drawer now home two of my electricals, my epilator and my pedi-egg. On top of that, I have my toothpaste for easy access and those import…

Rough Night (Review)

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Rough Night is a film about Jess, a sharp young woman running for office, who is joined by her former college roommates for a weekend bachelorette party in Miami. It all starts out looking like a typical let’s-get-buzzed-and-bring-on-the-male-stripper raunch-fest … until that stripper dies after hitting his head hard on marble when an over-excited Alice jumps him.
It's already funny before the actual drama happened because of the split between the two parties. While Jess is having a crazy night out, her fiance is having the most sedate and mild bachelor party in history.
Click here to watch the trailer or see below.
Having not watched the trailer myself before seeing this film I was completely shocked. I saw adverts on posters and social media but not really what it was about. However, I love Scarlett and watch almost everything she's in so I thought this comedy would be a perfect relaxing watch. I came with the mindset that it was a comedy about the drunk shenanigans that go…