In today’s busy world, it’s more important than ever to make the most of our precious free time. If deciding how to spend your hours of leisure sounds like a chore to you, help is at hand. These top lifestyle bloggers have done the hard work so you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.
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So here they are: the best lifestyle blogs of 2017. Go ahead and give these guys a follow!
Susie has been blogging since 2010 and relishes the communication, connections and opportunities blogging brings. Her blog is lifestyle focused, and has strong threads of home and personal style running through it. Susie believes home is at the centre of our lives and creating a happy environment is key. Follow Susie @OldFashionedSus
Buckets & Spades is a fashion, design and lifestyle blog, written from a male’s perspective. The subjects covered are styled looks, design pieces they love and, most importantly, that make them smile. Based in Lancashire and beyond, Editor Mat heads up a team of five regular contributors. Follow Buckets & Spades on Instagram @mat_buckets which is updated daily.
The LDN Diaries is an award-winning lifestyle blog based in London. The blog covers the best of what the UK’s capital has to offer, as well as fashion, beauty, food, travel and interiors. Discover the best cocktails in London or pick up beauty tips from one of Paula’s videos. The LDN Diaries is the source of all things lifestyle. Follow Paula’s adventures in London @TheLDNDiaries
Littlegreenshed is a lifestyle and travel blog written by husband and wife team, Lou Archell and Dan Taylor. Lou’s a writer, photographer and stylist while Dan is a keen outdoors enthusiast and wood-worker. Expect features on travel and adventure, both near and far, botanical inspiration and practical advice on simple living. Follow the couple @Littlegreenshed
Kimberly Duran started her multi-award-winning blog in July 2010 to catalogue the work done to her and her partner’s 100+ year old Edwardian semi on the outskirts of Manchester. With an eye for eclectic bohemian glamour, she’s a self-described maximalist and shares everything from large-scale DIYs to crafty projects and trends that catch her eye. She’s recently expanded her blog to a full range of lifestyle topics, including fashion, beauty, travel and food. Follow Kimberly @swoonworthyblog
Girl Tweets World is a luxury travel and lifestyle blog—with a focus on affordability—by Jayne Gorman, an expat Brit based in Australia. If you’re looking for tips on boutique hotels, trendy brunch spots or even some travel blogging advice, Jayne’s your girl. Join her on her journey @janeytravels
A modern and contemporary home interior design blog, Fresh Design was established in 2009 by Rachel Newcombe and is updated regularly with fresh ideas, decor inspiration and affordable buys for your home and garden. It’s been in the Vuelio (formerly Cision) Top 10 UK Interior Design Blogs since 2011 and is currently shortlisted for the Vuelio Blog Awards 2017. If you’re looking for home styling ideas, decor inspiration or top homeware product ideas, then follow Fresh Design @FreshDesignBlog
This inspiring UK blog includes fantastic features on lifestyle, travel and parenting. It’s an essential read for parents wanting to make the most of life and to enjoy travelling with (and without) kids. Zena’s Suitcase aims to encourage its readers to be individuals and follow their passions, and you’ll find lots of ways to achieve this through Zena’s articles. Follow her @zenas_suitcase
The Design Sheppard is the online home of freelance writer and design blogger, Stacey Sheppard. She started the blog back in 2009 as a way of documenting all the inspirational and innovative projects, products, concepts and design events that she was discovering. It has since grown to become one of the UK’s top ranked interior design blogs. Follow Stacey @StaceyJSheppard
Freelance writer and award-winning blogger Emma is the brains behind Island Living 365. As well as being a mum to two girls and wife to Mr C, she’s been writing the Island Living 365 blog since January 2016 and hasn’t looked back. Emma shares her musings, travel and adventures on Jersey, in the Channel Islands. Follow Emma @islandliving365
Founded by Kyle Langan, this site is a celebration of the casual luxury lifestyle of the Hamptons and Los Angeles. The brand covers food, fashion, and events, and includes a weekly newsletter. The site also has a shop that sells curated pieces from Hamptons and LA artisans, designers and creatives in an effort to showcase their authentic and high quality work. Follow them and find out more @HamptonsHollywd
Foodie Explorers’ authors are couple, Emma and Mark. They’ve been documenting their explorations of the world’s cuisine since 2007 and their recipes, restaurants and sightseeing articles will soon have you back for another taste. Follow the Foodie Explorers @FoodieExplore
Katy’s posts are full of vibrant photos and handy tips to help make your travels easier, breezier and much more fun. From where to eat in Lille and what to see in Singapore, to how to spend two days in Copenhagen, she’s got it covered. She also writes restaurant reviews, creates easy home-made recipes and shares the little everyday things that make life joyful and interesting. Follow Katy @MissKatyEnglish