• Dealing with the Instagram pressure

    Over Summer I found myself taking a step back from social media… of course, I didn’t completely forgo my online life, but I found that posting to Instagram which use to be my favourite SM site becoming a bit of a chore. I was desperate to have a really cool Instagram layout that looked curated but still managed to be organic and authentic. I use to really enjoy taking photos, I use to think I was quite alright at it. People would compliment me on them it was something I really enjoyed. However, I soon found that I wasn’t happy with my photos like I was used too.  I would ask myself…

  • Scottish Blogger, Next, Matalan

    A Little Polka Dot Number

    Welcome back to PennyxxLane, I have been so rubbish with writing posts this year, I need to get back into a proper routine – I miss the continuity and the weeks passing without any new content is super frustrating. I have quite a few makeup posts planned but I’d like to break them up with other things and those other things just haven’t been happening. I’m gonna try harder. During May I put myself on a bit of a clothes and makeup ban… However, I did find a really cute dress from Matalan. Matalan was a shop my Mum loved shopping in when I was younger, I begrudgingly spent so much time while…

  • 5 Instagrams to follow for style inspiration

    Instagram isn’t getting much love from people as of late, the algorithm has disheartened many and with hashtags not working as they should many people (mostly bloggers?) are not loving it as much as we did. I love creating content for my Instagram but I too have not really enjoyed posting photos as much… However, what I have loved this year so far is others Instagram photos. I am a huge Pinterest fan and I found some really amazing Instagram accounts that give me so much fashion inspiration. so today I am gonna share 5 of my favourite Instagram accounts that give me all the style inspo that a girl…

  • Edinburgh blogger

    Staying Cosy

    My name is Louise and I’m addicted to blankets – no matter the weather but particularly during the autumn and winter months. Also living in Scotland, it is cold most of the time, so I have blankets draped everywhere to keep me warm and comforted. Something I’m not usually a fan of is robes (nightgowns whatever you call them) they’re usually a popular item to be gifted at Christmas and many people I know live in them and adore them but for me, I was just more of a blanket girl.   Enter the cosiest robe ever…. Yep, I’ve been converted, I came across this beautiful gown and I fell…