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Twenty (20) self-care ideas for spring

Hello everyone! Spring is finally here, and so are the warm, sunny days (at least here in Malta). The days are getting longer, and the cold, dark Winter is over. Spring can be the perfect season to rejuvenate body and mind. Try these twenty ( 20) self-care ideas for spring  to revise your typical self-care routine. Here are 20 self-care ideas for spring to nourish your body, mind and spirit. Go for a walk  - Enjoy the sunshine and fresh air.  Declutter your home  - Decluttering is an excellent form of self-care.  Spring-clean your home  - A thorough cleaning will make your home feel and look nicer.  Declutter your wardrobe  - Go through your clothes. Wash and store your cold-weather clothes. Re-visit your beauty routine  - Take a moment to declutter any make-up or beauty products that are past their best . Start a new book  - In this busy world, a good book is a calm and refreshing place to retreat. Re-visit your daily routine  - Think about your daily routine and what you could do to

Weekly recap 12 - 19 February

Hello everyone, happy Sunday! How is your weekend going so far? I had some problems with my previous blog template, so I changed it. What do you think of this new look? I like it; It's simple but not too plain. If you have been too occupied this week, now is the time to catch up! Let me summarise this past week's post on Cosette's Beauty Pantry... Since this was  Valentine's Day week , I posted two V-Day-related blog posts! Last Sunday, I shared a few  self-care ideas to help you be  your   own  Valentine . Then, on Tuesday, I wrote about the uncertain  history of Valentine's Day . And finally, on Friday, I published a  DIY recipe for a nail soak  for stronger nails!  Links below: DIY: Nail soak for stronger nails The history of Valentine's Day ❤️ Single? Be your own Valentine this year 💝 If you have suggestions for future posts, let me know in the comment section below. Talk soon,

The history of Valentine's Day ❤️

Hello everyone! Valentine's Day , also called  Saint Valentine's Day  or the  Feast of Saint Valentine , is celebrated annually on the 14th of February. Valentine’s Day is synonymous with romance, flowers and gifts. Whether you see it as the commercialisation of romance at its best or a celebration of love, there’s no avoiding Valentine’s Day. While the origins of Valentine's Day are uncertain, it has gone on to be associated with love and romance. Lovers all around the world often celebrate Valentine’s Day without knowing about its origin. So keep reading to find out more about the day's origins. In modern times, Valentine’s Day is observed as a celebration of love; typically for one’s partner, but can also be for family and friends. This love may be expressed through cards, gifts, flowers, chocolate, romantic dates, or other forms of affection. What are the origins of Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day can be traced back to the Pagan celebration of  Lupercalia , a ritua

Single? Be your own Valentine this year 💝

Hello everyone! Valentine’s Day is upon us again! Whether you're single or getting over a recent breakup, there's nothing weird about not having a romantic partner on Valentine's Day (or any other day). If you are among those who are thinking about being your own Valentine, keep reading this post!  Valentine's Day is just a made-up holiday, but for many people, it is a reminder of their singleness. It doesn't have to though, this year you could be your own Valentine. The 14th of February is a day for celebrating love, not just romantic love. No partner? No problem. In fact, what better holiday than Valentine’s Day to focus on showing a little extra love to yourself? The stores are filled with chocolate and heart-shaped jewellery, but there are ways to treat yourself and give yourself some much-needed self-care. Here are some ideas: Buy your own chocolate and flowers. Who says you have to wait for someone else to do it for you? Pick up some fresh flowers and buy your

Weekly recap 1 - 8 January

Hello everyone, happy Sunday! The holiday season is officially over. I hope you had splendid end-of-year holidays, whatever holidays you celebrate.  It's time for the first weekly recap of 2023!  A week ago, my  Maltipoo Rascal  turned four. Obviously, I had to post about his  birthday ! On Monday, I posted about my  curly hair journey  and how my curl pattern is changing and becoming looser. Then, on Wednesday, I published a post explaining why you should  stop using terrycloth towels  to dry your hair and what you should use instead. And last but certainly not least, on Friday, I wrote an article about the  feast of the Epiphany  and  the legend of  La Befana   (aka The Christmas Witch). (LINKS BELOW) Read... It's my dog's fourth (4th) birthday! 🎂 My curl pattern is changing... Why you should stop using regular hair towels Epiphany and the legend of "La Befana" Are you subscribed to my  YouTube  channels?