Our engagement story & trip to Mexico!

Before I begin, let me apologise for the food/sun/present moment envy that these photos are certain to evoke. Even now, looking back at these photos I am overcome with how much I miss this place. It was the most incredible adventure and the furthest we’ve been from the UK yet. I spent the whole uncomfortable 11 hour plane journey thinking this better be worth it!! and it goes without saying, it absolutely was. Now, let me…

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Let’s have a catch up! & I’ve renamed the blog!

Hello hello and happy 2019 to you! God, it’s been so long since I’ve written that I also owe you a Merry Christmas! I hope you had a fabulous break eating, drinking and seeing loved ones. Quite seriously I am now 98% mince pie, fruit cake and prosecco!!! It has been such a mental month for us that I feel like the whole thing passed in a blink and I…

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A gratitude list – things I’m grateful for today

Though we don’t celebrate it here in the UK, what better day to reflect on what we’re thankful for than Thanksgiving? I used to write a gratitude list every night before I went to bed and it gave me such a sense of calm before drifting off. Lately though, my mind seems to be running 100 mph with Mexico, Christmas and so many upcoming things to prepare for. I haven’t been very good at slowing down, so today seemed like a good day to do just that and do some reflecting. I have my reservations when writing posts like this. Not only are they incredibly intimate but……

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Christmas Gifts that’ll get you serious brownie points

I won’t lie, one of my favourite things about Christmas is the presents. Not the receiving of them though, the buying!!!! I adore buying things for the people I love and anticipating the smile it’ll leave on their face. However, not everyone is a Christmas elf like me and the idea of Christmas shopping leaves some in a sweat. Well, if that’s you – never fear! Here’s a collection of amazing (well, I…

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My month in photos – October

*Puts on Bublé Christmas album…gets fresh batch of Mince Pies out the oven…puts Love Actually on* Happy November everyone!! I am trying so hard to tone down my excitement but my Christmas cheer meter hits the roof earlier every year…As a result, October was so much fun and with all the excitement, I’ve found new energy. Here’s some of the things I got up to in the wonderful month of October:…

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