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12 Nov 2019 Lifestyle 5 comments

My Goals For The Rest Of The Year.

It probably goes without saying that this year hasn’t been an easy one for me, and I can’t imagine there’s much that will change in the coming weeks! Despite that I’m going to do my best to finish the year ...

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7 Nov 2019 Lifestyle 65 comments

For My Mum.

Even when you know someone you love is reaching the end of their life, no matter how prepared you try to be, you will still never feel like you had enough time with them. I look back on my final years with my mum and I have endles...

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29 Sep 2019 Beauty Favourites 18 comments

My Holiday Beauty Edit.

You would think that after so much travelling in my 20s, I would be an expert packer, right? Wrong. Oh so wrong! There’s often items I think I won’t need, that I end up repurchasing when I’m there out of desperat...

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27 Sep 2019 Cocktails Lifestyle 16 comments

The Frozen Aperol Spritz.

A frozen take on an Italian classic… Let’s face it guys, Aperol Spritz is having a moment. The light, crisp Italian drink transports me into holiday mode after one sip and the effervescent red-orange colour is the perfect ...

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25 Sep 2019 Inspiration Lifestyle 14 comments

Five Good Things.

It’s been a very long time since I hit you with a little positive roundup! I used to do these posts all the time, a sort-of update on what’s making me very happy right now. I always find that when you make a point of a...

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23 Sep 2019 Travel 5 comments

A Few Days In Mallorca.

A summer for me is just not complete without a cheapy trip to Europe for a proper beach holiday. I live for the short flights, temperatures above 25ºC, crisp linen sundresses and afternoon beers at the beach! Jordie and I have ex...

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15 Sep 2019 Interiors 6 comments

A Tour Of Our New Shelving.

There’s no doubt I adore shelving; when I think of what makes a house feel like home, it’s personal details out on display! I think it’s so charming to have your books and keepsakes on show, especially when it...

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About Kate

Hi, I’m Kate – writer of katelavie.com! I set this blog up in late 2009 and it’s been going ever since – follow me as I share everything from my daily life, tours around my home and my favourite beauty finds…

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