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A guide to how often to water houseplants. Can come in handy when you're new to gardening!
59% of all waste is packaging. That’s a lot. The iconic black pot that houses many Lush products is a way to remedy this damaging stat.  With a simple design, easy-to-read labels, and a tempting recycling incentive, black pots are an innovative leap in cosmetics packaging. Their shape ensures customers can get to every last drop of product inside. Additionally customers can return five black pots to store in exchange for a free face mask. These returned pots go into a closed loop recycling sche

Indoor Plants

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I've been using Hairburst products for 16 weeks now. It's time for an update about my hair growth!
My first impressions of Hairburst products: http://thisbrilliantday.com/product-reviews/hairburst-shampoo-conditioner-and-elixir-my-first-impressions/    #Regram via @BtWMHE0Hnm-
My experience with Detox Foot Pads. I tried 'The Ultimate Foot Pads' by Misfit Cosmetics. Click to find out whether they worked for me!

Product Reviews

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I created this little art piece to showcase the cruelty free brands available in Superdrug right now! These are CONFIRMED cruelty free brands! 🌿🐇 | what’s your favourite CF brand from Superdrug?
This page has everything you've ever wanted to know about elastic: a video and written guide to the different types, the tools used, beginner sewing projects using elastic, and even recommended reading.

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If you need a bit of light relief, check out these short and cute poems I wrote as a child. I found them entertaining to read and I hope you will too! Did you write poetry as a child? #poetry #poems #childrenspoetry
A review of Forever Blue, a poetry book by Kelly-Marie Pollock. #bookreview
I share some poems I wrote as a child!

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Do you celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Personally, I have no Irish heritage or connection and it’s never been an occasion I’ve marked in any particular way. However, even if you are like me and don’t usually celebrate St Patrick’s Day, there’s no reason why that couldn’t change this year. Use it as an excuse to treat yourself to something special!

One of the simplest ways to mark the occasion is by entering this St Patrick’s Day giveaway. It’s completely free and you get the chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash, so really, it’s a no-brainer. Think of what you could do with that money. An Irish themed night out with all your friends, where you buy the drinks? Or if you’re feeling less like sharing, you could treat yourself to that thing you’ve been tempted to buy.
St Patrick’s Day Giveaway – Your Lucky Chance To Win $100
Do you celebrate St Patrick’s Day? Personally, I have no Irish heritage or connection and it’s never been an occasion I’ve marked in any particular way. However, even if you are like me and don’t usually celebrate St Patrick’s Day, there’s no reason why that couldn’t change this year. Use it as an excuse to treat yourself to something special! One of the simplest ways to mark the occasion is by entering this St Patrick’s Day giveaway. It’s completely free and you get the chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash, so really, it’s a no-brainer. Think of what you could do with that money. An Irish themed night out with all your friends, where you buy the drinks? Or if you’re feeling less like sharing, you could treat yourself to that thing you’ve been tempted to buy.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Life can be unpredictable, and with it comes many situations in which we need to broach difficult topics and make firm decisions to move forward. Firm decisions aren’t always negative in scope of course. Still, a decision needs to be made, and even a positive decision can be a difficult one to approach. A strong relationship is often defined by how it operates during these tougher moments. How do you interact as a couple, and how do you communicate the possibilities and agree on a final option? It’s not always easy to determine that outcome. In this post, we’ll discuss how to broach the more difficult topics as a couple, hopefully helping you develop a better approach. To Move Forward, Broach, Strong Relationship, Unpredictable, Scope, Decisions, Defined, Discuss, Agree
How To Broach The More Difficult Topics As A Couple
Life can be unpredictable, and with it comes many situations in which we need to broach difficult topics and make firm decisions to move forward. Firm decisions aren’t always negative in scope of course. Still, a decision needs to be made, and even a positive decision can be a difficult one to approach. A strong relationship is often defined by how it operates during these tougher moments. How do you interact as a couple, and how do you communicate the possibilities and agree on a final option? It’s not always easy to determine that outcome. In this post, we’ll discuss how to broach the more difficult topics as a couple, hopefully helping you develop a better approach.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to spread some love. That’s why, in collaboration with other bloggers, we’re giving away a $100 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash to one lucky winner. Why not take part in this Valentine’s Day Giveaway for the chance to win a special treat for yourself, or use the cash to buy something special for a loved one? What would you buy with $100? Wine, chocolates and bath bombs for a full-on pamper evening, for yourself or with a partner? A thoughtful gift for your partner or a family member or friend? Or would it go towards an early spring holiday or mini-break? Read on for the full details and to find out how to enter for your chance to win $100 Amazon Gift Voucher or PayPal cash. Amazon Gift Cards, Amazon Gifts, Pamper Evening, Spring Holidays, Gift Vouchers, Early Spring, Bath Bombs, Chocolates, Thoughtful Gifts
Valentine’s Day Giveaway – Win $100 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to spread some love. That’s why, in collaboration with other bloggers, we’re giving away a $100 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash to one lucky winner. Why not take part in this Valentine’s Day Giveaway for the chance to win a special treat for yourself, or use the cash to buy something special for a loved one? What would you buy with $100? Wine, chocolates and bath bombs for a full-on pamper evening, for yourself or with a partner? A thoughtful gift for your partner or a family member or friend? Or would it go towards an early spring holiday or mini-break? Read on for the full details and to find out how to enter for your chance to win $100 Amazon Gift Voucher or PayPal cash.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Now that the cooler weather is coming to an end, we can look forward to springtime rearing its beautiful head. This is the perfect time to get back into the garden to clear up any mess that winter has left behind and begin preparing for the summer. So, here are some spring gardening tips that will help you neaten up your garden and make your life easier once summer finally arrives. Cooler Weather, Spring Garden, Spring Time, Gardening Tips, Mess, Forward, Clear, Lifestyle, Winter
5 Spring Gardening Tips To Refresh and Revive Your Garden
Now that the cooler weather is coming to an end, we can look forward to springtime rearing its beautiful head. This is the perfect time to get back into the garden to clear up any mess that winter has left behind and begin preparing for the summer. So, here are some spring gardening tips that will help you neaten up your garden and make your life easier once summer finally arrives.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Plants and flowers are a great way to liven up your garden and make it feel like summer even when the weather isn’t playing ball. But it’s not just pretty flowers that can brighten your garden. Getting enough sunlight in your garden is essential for making it more fun and giving you a reason to spend time outside. So what can you do if your garden is too shaded all the time? Here are some tips to get more sunlight in your garden. Pretty Flowers, Houseplants, More Fun, Sunlight, Canning, Feelings, Garden, Brighten, Weather
How to Get More Sunlight In Your Garden
Plants and flowers are a great way to liven up your garden and make it feel like summer even when the weather isn’t playing ball. But it’s not just pretty flowers that can brighten your garden. Getting enough sunlight in your garden is essential for making it more fun and giving you a reason to spend time outside. So what can you do if your garden is too shaded all the time? Here are some tips to get more sunlight in your garden.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
A new build home can be seen as a blank canvas. It’s a clean slate that has never been lived in by anyone else and will feel like your home as soon as you move in. You may have a say in things such as the tiles and kitchen design if you’ve registered and been approved prior to its construction commencing, or maybe you’re moving in as is. Either way, once you’ve had your snagging survey come back clear and all looks good, you’ve got a new build home you’re going to want to make the most of it. In this article, we take a look at how you can really enjoy your new house. Kindel, Clean Slate, Ottoman Bed, Basket Shelves, Space Savers, New Builds, Kitchen Design, Tiles, New Homes
How To Make The Most Of Your New Build Home
A new build home can be seen as a blank canvas. It’s a clean slate that has never been lived in by anyone else and will feel like your home as soon as you move in. You may have a say in things such as the tiles and kitchen design if you’ve registered and been approved prior to its construction commencing, or maybe you’re moving in as is. Either way, once you’ve had your snagging survey come back clear and all looks good, you’ve got a new build home you’re going to want to make the most of it. In this article, we take a look at how you can really enjoy your new house.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
What are weeds? Most gardening experts will say that a weed is any type of unwanted plant growth in your garden area. Weeds will grow anywhere and can disrupt plant life while making your garden look a little messy. You spent a long time livening up your garden with gorgeous plants and flowers, so you want to keep it this way! Removing pesky weeds is a tough task that takes ages – but preventing them is very easy. Want to know how to prevent weeds from growing around your garden? Gather around as we reveal four ever-so-simple ways to stop weed growth in and around your garden space. What Are Weeds, Agricultural Tools, Grass Weeds, Types Of Mulch, Garden Hoe, Organic Mulch, Weed Seeds, Weed Killer, Dry Leaf
How To Prevent Weeds From Growing Around Your Garden: 4 Simple Tactics
What are weeds? Most gardening experts will say that a weed is any type of unwanted plant growth in your garden area. Weeds will grow anywhere and can disrupt plant life while making your garden look a little messy. You spent a long time livening up your garden with gorgeous plants and flowers, so you want to keep it this way! Removing pesky weeds is a tough task that takes ages – but preventing them is very easy. Want to know how to prevent weeds from growing around your garden? Gather around as we reveal four ever-so-simple ways to stop weed growth in and around your garden space.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Is your house looking a little run down? Nobody wants to live in a run down house – we all want to live in homes that look great and reflect our unique tastes. We want our homes to be comfy and welcoming; places we can be proud of when we have guests over, right? Here are a few things you can do to turn things back around for your run down house. Outdoor Fairy Lights, Smart Home Technology, Knobs And Handles, Curtains With Blinds, Feature Wall, Decorating Your Home, Reflection, Color Pop
24 Aesthetic Improvements For Your Run Down House
Is your house looking a little run down? Nobody wants to live in a run down house – we all want to live in homes that look great and reflect our unique tastes. We want our homes to be comfy and welcoming; places we can be proud of when we have guests over, right? Here are a few things you can do to turn things back around for your run down house.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Given the current economic climate, finding ways to make your money work harder through smart investments is vital. While the landscape is unpredictable in many sectors, real estate investments pose great opportunities. However, you will only unlock the desired results if you set out with a winning strategy. Here are five simple steps that can lead you to greater success as an investor in 2024 and beyond. Investing Money, Real Estate Investing, Work On Yourself, Opportunity, Strategies, Success, Work Harder, Unlock
5 Ways To Make Real Estate Investments Work For You In 2024
Given the current economic climate, finding ways to make your money work harder through smart investments is vital. While the landscape is unpredictable in many sectors, real estate investments pose great opportunities. However, you will only unlock the desired results if you set out with a winning strategy. Here are five simple steps that can lead you to greater success as an investor in 2024 and beyond.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Moving into your own home is such an exciting time. Whether you’re buying or renting, whether it’s your first property or you’ve already had previous homes- it’s always full of joy. And there’s no better way to revel in that than to invite family and friends over and entertain them so you can enjoy the space with them! If you’ve just moved and are wondering how to entertain friends and loved ones, consider these 5 fun ideas. Diy Pizza, Pizza Party, Popcorn Station, Tiered Cake Stands, Fun Birthday Party, Spa Day At Home, Formal Dinner, Homemade Soup, Adult Party
How To Entertain Friends In Your New Home – 5 Fun Ideas
Moving into your own home is such an exciting time. Whether you’re buying or renting, whether it’s your first property or you’ve already had previous homes- it’s always full of joy. And there’s no better way to revel in that than to invite family and friends over and entertain them so you can enjoy the space with them! If you’ve just moved and are wondering how to entertain friends and loved ones, consider these 5 fun ideas.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
The outside of your home is just as important as the inside. We said what we said and we stand by that. You can’t just take care of the inside of your home and leave the outside to suffer and deteriorate over time! It’s still a massive part of your home, and not one that you should be ignoring simply because you can’t be bothered. You need to take care of the exterior of your property with the same amount of care as the inside, and we’re going to be looking at how you can do that. Peeling Paint, Garden Photos, Say What, Home Look, You Can Do, Ignore, The Outsiders, Things To Come, Exterior
How Does The Outside Of Your Home Look Right Now?
The outside of your home is just as important as the inside. We said what we said and we stand by that. You can’t just take care of the inside of your home and leave the outside to suffer and deteriorate over time! It’s still a massive part of your home, and not one that you should be ignoring simply because you can’t be bothered. You need to take care of the exterior of your property with the same amount of care as the inside, and we’re going to be looking at how you can do that.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Most people who build a conservatory, or are lucky enough to have one come with the house, are excited by the prospect of having a space where they can truly sit and relax, watching the birds and bees go about their business while getting a bit of sun. With a few simple additions to the space, you can transform your conservatory into the best room in your home. Let’s take a look at 7 stylish conservatory design ideas that will take your conservatory to the next level. Phantom Screens, Conservatory Design, The Uninvited, Hanging Egg Chair, Jungle Vibes, Lots Of Windows, British Weather, Uninspired, Simple Addition
7 Stylish Conservatory Design Ideas To Level Up Your Space
Most people who build a conservatory, or are lucky enough to have one come with the house, are excited by the prospect of having a space where they can truly sit and relax, watching the birds and bees go about their business while getting a bit of sun. With a few simple additions to the space, you can transform your conservatory into the best room in your home. Let’s take a look at 7 stylish conservatory design ideas that will take your conservatory to the next level.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
It’s said that everyone should have at least one hobby. It helps you relax and gives you something to do when you’re bored. Of course, not everyone finds the same hobbies interesting or enjoyable, but thankfully, there are so many different hobbies out there to choose from. Are you looking for a new hobby? Let’s dive into three great hobbies that you might love. Finding A Hobby, How To Make Clay, Great Hobbies, Simple Designs, Something To Do, Relax, Finding Yourself, Greats, Let It Be
3 Great Hobbies To Start Today
It’s said that everyone should have at least one hobby. It helps you relax and gives you something to do when you’re bored. Of course, not everyone finds the same hobbies interesting or enjoyable, but thankfully, there are so many different hobbies out there to choose from. Are you looking for a new hobby? Let’s dive into three great hobbies that you might love.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
Are you approaching a change of season? Your home is going to need adapting depending on what season you are currently in, or heading into. Things that are necessary in certain seasons aren’t going to be necessary in others, and that means that you have got to be willing to make seasonal adaptations as needed. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the things that you should be doing to adapt your home depending on the season. Summer Bug, Changing Seasons, Adaptations, Meant To Be, Change
Important Seasonal Adaptations You Need To Make In Your Home
Are you approaching a change of season? Your home is going to need adapting depending on what season you are currently in, or heading into. Things that are necessary in certain seasons aren’t going to be necessary in others, and that means that you have got to be willing to make seasonal adaptations as needed. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the things that you should be doing to adapt your home depending on the season.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
You’re standing in the middle of your home, taking in the surroundings that you see every day. Ah, home sweet home. You know, that place where you kick off your shoes, dance in your pyjamas, and make a million memories? Yeah, that magical space. Today, we’re not just glancing around; we’re seeing it through a fresh lens. Let’s consider some cool ways to make your home not just a place but your special place, and also add more space. Cosy Reading Corner, Tiny Balcony, Bouncing Light, Mini Makeover, Clearing Clutter, Smart Storage, Warm Hug, Under Bed, Tidy Up
Home Sweet Home: Making Every Inch Count
You’re standing in the middle of your home, taking in the surroundings that you see every day. Ah, home sweet home. You know, that place where you kick off your shoes, dance in your pyjamas, and make a million memories? Yeah, that magical space. Today, we’re not just glancing around; we’re seeing it through a fresh lens. Let’s consider some cool ways to make your home not just a place but your special place, and also add more space.
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog
This Brilliant Day | Lifestyle and Personal Development Blog