Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #10

Brr, where's the sun gone, eh!? It's absolutely freezing here today. I'm psyching myself up to go for a run, but I know how chilly and windy it is - I just got back from Wilko - and I'm struggling to find the motivation. I'll go, because I know I have to, but I know… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #10

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Life, wedding

Planning a Wedding in Under a Year

I'm writing this on the anniversary of our engagement. Yep, Pete proposed in the middle of Central Park this day last year, under a beautiful cherry blossom tree, next to one of those old-style street lamps. I cried, he almost cried, and then we went to the zoo. It was truly magical. Now, we're married!… Continue reading Planning a Wedding in Under a Year

Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #9

Afternoon! We've just got back from a 14km walk... My little legs are so sore! But it was a really lovely walk and we had so much fun. Now, I'm going to cook a cracking roast and devour that, whilst we watch Captain America: Civil War, in preparation for the new Avengers film. Eeeek! Before… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #9

Home, Life

How to make your rental property feel more like a home

The number of people renting property today seems to be higher than ever before. More and more of us are renting our flats and houses, which comes with both positives and negatives. On the plus side, if anything goes wrong you get to ring up the landlord/management company and ask them to come and fix… Continue reading How to make your rental property feel more like a home

Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #8

Phew... Thank goodness this week is over. It's been a really busy week, which has meant I'm down on a blog post, but I can't miss out on a Sunday catch up, can I? Did everyone see the brief period of sunshine yesterday too? I viewed it from bed, which I'll elaborate on below, but… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #8

Life

Your Tribe – Having a good group of friends

It was a dreary Saturday in March, but inside a gorgeous house in West Sussex, the atmosphere was bright and full of laughter. As we left late that afternoon, getting into the car after waving our goodbyes, giving hugs out, and making promises to arrange something again ASAP, I turned to Pete and said, “I… Continue reading Your Tribe – Having a good group of friends

Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #7

What a week! I feel like having a four day week after a long weekend makes the week so much more exhausting! I've been knackered these last few days and whilst I admit this could be period related, I'm also adamant it's because of the four day week... And still recovering from the clocks going… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #7

Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #6

Happy Easter! I hope you're enjoying this wonderful long weekend, filling it with many chocolate eggs, friends and family, and yummy roasts. What a dreamy Sunday. We've got homemade brunch with my parents and then maybe a nice long walk this afternoon! I love a good long weekend! Anyway, let's crack on with the Sunday… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #6

wedding

Advice for Wedding Planning: The Initial Stages

Let me set the scene: you've just become engaged, you're incredibly happy, you've got big plans... But there's one little issue. You've no idea how to execute said plans. Maybe you've always known the kind of wedding you want, or perhaps you've literally never given a thought to it. All of sudden, once the excitement… Continue reading Advice for Wedding Planning: The Initial Stages

Life

Living Your Childhood Dreams (no matter how small)

It was nothing more, or less, than a Friday night dinner with friends. They had come to ours before Christmas, where we'd shared a bottle of wine between my best friend and I. I'd cooked my go to dish of chicken in a creamy red wine sauce, before whacking out the Aldi bought desserts, because I really do fail when… Continue reading Living Your Childhood Dreams (no matter how small)