Sometimes, it's just the little things.

Sometimes, it's just the little things that can make you the happiest.

Last Thursday evening, I packed my bags and headed down south for a long weekend in Brighton with one of my best friends. It was a girly staycation that was so badly needed, that pretty much consisted of life chats and catch up's over coffee, walks along the beach, getting lost in The Lanes and hunting out the colourful streets & beach huts for future Instagram posts (okay, so that last bit was just me, but still...).

I lost count how many times both Em and I shouted 'I can see the sea!', how many times Em told me she was 'content' with the biggest smile on her face, or how many times that I too, realised I was just completely relaxed and feeling happy.

It's weekends like this that you realise how much the little things really do matter. Whether it was just getting a little more sleep than normal, cosy-ing up on the comfiest sofa with a cup of tea, blankets and Saturday night TV, eating whatever I wanted without feeling guilty, or laughing out loud for the first time in a few weeks.


It was also the first time in a few weeks that I felt like I had the time and the motivation to sit and catch up on all of my favourite blogging ladies, and there was something about Brighton that seems to have brought my inspiration right back from wherever it's been hiding. 

This weekend, I vowed to make sure that I didn't worry about anything, that I focused solely on enjoying myself, on spending time with my best friend and exploring somewhere new. Because taking time for yourself and appreciating these little things is really necessary every once in a while, right?



  1. nicely written:) I agree, small things matters.
    Great photos:)

  2. This was lovely to read! Taking time to enjoy yourself is so important! Sophie x

  3. I totally agree! It's always the small things in life that do make you the happiest <3

  4. Your photos are amazing! Do you take them on your iPhone? x

  5. The little moments make life! :)

  6. I have been feeling exactly the same the last couple of weeks and i finally have a week of and it is hands down amazing!

  7. Sounds like you had such a lovely weekend! :) it really is the little things that can make such a difference whether it's putting you in a good mood or inspiring you x


  8. This sounds so lovely! I'm dying to visit Brighton. When I recently went on vacation with my family and finally took the time to enjoy myself, it helped me get super motivated with my blog again too.
    Steph x. Hello, Steph Blog

  9. I absolutely adore Brighton, one of my favourite places - you're totally right, sometimes the little things aren't so little!

    Lucy | Forever September

  10. Ahhhhh it sounds like you had a wonderful time xxx
    Sophie Cliff

  11. such a lovely little post, sometimes you just need to get away for a weekend to be able to see how much you appreciate the little things