This year has been one full of change, full of stepping out of my comfort zone and full of saying 'wow, where did the time go?' I thought I would take a look back at 2018 and see just where that time went!! Blogging The first quarter of the year was super busy for me, … Continue reading 2018 – A year in Review
In the months leading up to my birthday (November), my husband had been attempting to wind me up by saying he had organised something, I would be doing something on my birthday with a friend and after that we would be going away for a few days. He was super pleased with himself and kept … Continue reading My Birthday Surprise!
Although my blog is predominantly beauty and dance, every so often I like to add a few other things in as I did when I went to New York! On my husband's birthday this year I decided to book a Cocktail Making Masterclass at the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery! Not that we are gin drinkers … Continue reading Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery
In June, I will have been married for 16, yes 16 years yet I remember the planning like it was yesterday! Deciding on the date, the ceremony venue, the reception venue, the menu, the disco, the DJ, the dress, hair, makeup, bridesmaids, cars...the list was endless! The Church wedding and hotel reception were fantastic and … Continue reading The Barn at Avington
After seeing a post on Caroline Hirons Instagram about #getlippy and The Eve Appeal, I had to find out more. I have previously posted on here about raising awareness for Breast Cancer and Breast cancer care and I've posted about hosting a jewellery event in aid of Macmillan so when I saw this I wanted … Continue reading The Eve Appeal #GETLIPPY
We were extremely grateful for a slightly later lay-in on day 3. An early flight on day 1 from the UK through to a late Northern Lights night followed by the Golden Circle tour and Blue Lagoon trip on day 2...we needed sleep! Day 3 started with hotel breakfast and wrapping up warm for a … Continue reading Iceland Day 3 – Snow and the City!
Day two in Iceland was going to be one very long day! Getting up at 6am for breakfast and ready for an 8.30am pick up for the 'Golden Circle Tour'. The Golden Circle is a route around Southern Iceland starting and ending in Reykjavik and includes stops at three iconic landmarks. Daylight hours in … Continue reading Iceland Day 2 – Golden Circle Tour & Blue Lagoon
I am rubbish when it comes to surprises and keeping them a secret! This one though, I have to say, I was rather chuffed with myself over. My husband has always wanted to see the Northern Lights, so for his 40th Birthday, I booked a trip to Iceland! On his birthday I had wrapped … Continue reading Iceland Day 1 – chasing the Northern Lights
Last year I was mentioning in quite a few posts that I had some exciting changes coming up with my career. Having run a cleaning company for almost 13 years, I had made the decision in the mid-part of 2017 to do something for me! I've always loved makeup and hair (despite not being very … Continue reading Mode Makeup – Bridal Hair Up Course
What a year! 2017 seems to have flown by! As we are nearing the end of December, I thought I would take a look back at the year from a few different perspectives and see what has happened as the year has gone by. Blogging This has been my first full year of blogging as … Continue reading 2017 in review!