buying my first anti-aging product – an introduction to retinol

In the last six months, I’ve really started to notice some changes. At first, I wondered what it was that was causing it – my skin was changing, as was…

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48 hours in the peak district

Earlier this year I voiced my upset that (as an adult), I’d never been away on a birthday trip. Soon after, Sam had taken my not so subtle hint and…

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a living room makeover, part 1

Living room or lounge? Either way, ours is changing and I wanted to document it here. We moved into our house in 2015, pretty much exactly two years ago. I…

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dealing with self doubt

It’s 9.28pm, I’m still in my sweaty workout gear and I should really be thinking about going to bed. But there’s a light inside me that’s been switched on today,…

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7 beauty favourites of 2017 so far

You know when you just really want to share some good pieces, and there’s no ‘How-To’ or ‘My Tips’ about it? Today’s post is a good old fashioned beauty favourites.…

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my first foray into gardening

It would seem I’ve started myself a little series here. Back in January, I wrote about My First Foray Into Podcasts, which you can read here. And today, I wanted…

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Tell me more about Katherine-Louise

If you’ve landed here, you’re probably looking to find out more about Katherine-Louise. Run by me, Kat - put simply I'm a 30 year old who is decidedly normal. My blog is a destination for women just like me - the same interests and aspirations, working our way through the same twists and turns of life. Katherine-Louise is designed to inspire and inform; to give you a break from the norm as well identify with the beauty of routine. A fifteen minute recoup, or an hours vacation, it’s the go-to for Everyday-Joe’s, just like me, who want a few minutes off the radar.