Happiness shouldn’t be a goal

It really is true that you never know what people are going through, and sometimes, even just a smile can go a long way. 

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Big changes, new lessons

There has been a bit of change here at the Abelina Nine Head Quarters (I like that saying) ;-). We have taken risks, one of us has moved to a new City and we’ve had some of the biggest challenges in our personal relationships. Like everyone, there is always more to social media than meets […]

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How we get summer ready in 7 steps

Recently, people have been staring at us like ‘WTF’ …and all we can say is, “look, we’re letting our eyebrows grow naturally so we can get them shaped for our holiday”… although when you’re in an important work meeting you don’t really get the opportunity to explain that, and of course it’s not really considered […]

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16 reasons we’re looking forward to our summer holiday!

Summer Summer Summer Time. Yes Will Smith. SANG IT! Because summer is here and in full swing, and man we are looking to summer loving, cold white wine and hot hot weather. English weather – “LOL girrrl it cold out here” Okay, so here in England we don’t always get the best, hottest summers and […]

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Vamp up your style for £2.50 with our summer steals

If you’re anything like us, constantly scrolling through your phone looking at the ‘next big trend’, seeing blogger after blogger sporting the ‘it’ lip colour of the day. Or if you’re tired of cutting back on work lunches thinking ‘how can I keep up or better yet afford everything in the world!?’, then we have […]

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Weekend break – 4 spots to visit in Leeds

AGood merry Sunday to you all! I’ve just given myself a well needed week off work. It just seemed like the perfect time to re-set, re-charge and just basically eat all the food, sit on my bum all day and chill the F out. All in all, it was a super chilled week and all topped off […]

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Our festival essentials – see what we’re putting in our bags this weekend!

Finally, the sun is out and we are heading to Radio 1s Big Weekend this weekend for lots of dancing, SANGIN, screaming, cheering, HALLOUMI FRIES, churros, contour glitter, beer, frolicking and fun! We believe that one has to adequately prepare for a festival. Particularly after our experience last year where we encountered knickers on the […]

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Our fave female quotes for inspiration!

“Where there is hope there is life. It fills us with courage and makes us strong again” – Anne Frank “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style” – Maya Angelou “Some times things fall apart so […]

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