20 Facts About Me

20 Facts About Me

Some of my favourite blog posts to read are the personal ones. The ones where you get to learn more about the person behind the blog. Whether it's through sharing raw, personal stories, or little comical anecdotes, I love being able to connect with and relate to fellow bloggers. I've done a few blog posts [...]

2019 Goals

2019 Goals

"The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals." - Melody BeattieHappy New Year! 2018 is behind us and I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the fresh start that is 2019. Christmas and the holiday season [...]

December.

December.

Hello December! I thought with it being December, the start of Australian summer (god help us 😂), I would do another update type post. I did one three months ago for the start of September/Spring and I actually really enjoyed writing it, so here I am again. FestivitiesFor many of us, December means the holiday [...]

My Unpopular Opinions

My Unpopular Opinions

I recently saw a video on YouTube from Brittney Lee Saunders, sharing her unpopular opinions, as well as a few unpopular opinion threads floating around on twitter. This got me thinking about my own opinions that could be considered "unpopular". So here I am today exploring some opinions of mine that may not be shared [...]

One Year Blogging Anniversary | 5 Things I’ve Learned During My First Year Of Blogging

One Year Blogging Anniversary | 5 Things I’ve Learned During My First Year Of Blogging

It's March 31st, 2018. One whole year since I first hit publish and posted my very first blog post. 365 days, and 70 blog posts later, I'm still blogging and loving it more and more every day. A lot of things happened during my first year of blogging. I started blogging during a dark time [...]

I Changed My Name | Goodbye The Lifestyle Love | Update

I Changed My Name | Goodbye The Lifestyle Love | Update

Hello there! It's been a little while, hasn't it? You may remember me by the blog name "The Lifestyle Love". Well, that is no more. But "Keeping it Karen" has launched and is here to stay! You may be wondering why the name change? Here's a quick explanation - I am terrible at technology. Seriously. [...]

My 2018 goals

My 2018 goals

Welcome to 2018! This is my first blog post for the year and what better way to kick it off with my 2018 goals. A new year has started and whilst I'm not really one for traditional "resolutions", I definitely think it's worthwhile to set yourself some goals, both long and short term to achieve [...]

Goodbye 2017

Goodbye 2017

2017. It's been an interesting year to say the least. Highs, lows, happiness, sadness, coming from all walks of life worldwide. We've witnessed strange trends and viral videos we'd rather forget. We've seen countless amounts of unimaginable tragedy. Australia finally got their act together and realised that everyone is equal to legally marry the person [...]