Losing my way and feeling meh

Since returning from our summer holiday I seem to have lost my way a little. I’ve been eating far too much rubbish, haven’t been running as much and as a result I’ve been grumpy, full of spots and just generally a bit low. I always tend to suffer pretty bad…

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Celebrating 11 years of marriage with a weekend …

At the weekend, Simon and I celebrated our 11 year wedding anniversary. For the past few years we have taken advantage of the offer of childcare from our parents to allow us to go away, just the two of us. For this anniversary we decided to visit Manchester for two…

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Capturing our moments – July

Whenever I sit down to write this monthly roundup, I always look through the photo’s on my phone to remind me of what we’ve been up to. It’s really lovely to reflect at the end of each month. Looking back on what we got up to in July, it is clear…

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Capturing our moments – June

I’m a little late writing this post, but better late then never I suppose! I thought this month had been pretty quiet, but flicking back through photo’s in preparation for writing this post, it’s clear that it’s actually been quite busy. At the beginning of the month we had an…

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A bit of a catch up

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that at the end of every month I normally do a post about what we’ve been up to that month – a bit of a round up really. However, with my recent marathon training and the generally business of life…

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Capturing our moments – Jan

We’ve just been away for a lovely week in a cottage in Norfolk, so it’s been very quiet on here! I’m so late with this, but as the point of it is to capture our memories I still wanted to post. I’m not really a huge January fan. It’s cold,…

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Things I’m loving lately – January

January has felt like a very long month and if I’m honest I’m so glad it’s over. Here are some of the things I’ve been using to help get me through January. Beauty A friend of mine is a Nu Skin distributor and I recently tried their Curling Mascara and…

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My goals for 2016

I know some people scoff at new years resolutions, but I think they’re really useful. I love how January is a time of reflection and thinking about how we can do things in the future to make ourselves even better. Before starting to write this post, I thought a good…

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Things I’m loving lately

I haven’t done this in a few months and I’m actually very late with this one but thought I’d post it anyway. Beauty  I have to be honest and admit that when I go to bed I’m often so tired that I really can’t be bothered to do my whole…

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Capturing our moments – December

A little bit later than usual with this, but we’ve only just returned from a lovely week in Orlando, so catching up with work, washing and removing the Christmas decs and getting over jet lag has meant I’ve been a bit short of time! As it is for most people,…

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Christmas 2016 – The things I’m looking forward …

It’s almost here, only two more sleeps to go! This year it feels like the run up to Christmas has lasted forever. I think this is probably due to the retailers promoting it so early.  I like Christmas but find the run up a bit intense and tiring! Christmas burnout…

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