Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Jo

This week I have been talking with Jo from Cup of Toast about her wonderful wedding. First of all, congratulations on your marriage, Jo! When was the big day? Thanks! We got married in November 2008, so are well on our way to organising a 10thwedding anniversary celebration for next year! Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? We met at...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Jenna

This week I have been chatting to Jenna from Then There were Three about her wedding. Hi Jenna! First of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day?  The big day was on the 23rd of October 2015. Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? A friend messaged me in 2013 asking if I was seeing anyone which I...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Laura

Today’s bride for the Behind the Bride series is Laura, from Autumn’s Mummy. Hi Laura, first of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? Thanks! We got married two and a half years ago, on 26th June 2015. Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? My husband and I met during GCSE study leave in 2008 when we...

Finding my Inner Beauty

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you that I’m a very ‘girly’ girl. I love makeup and skincare. I enjoy dressing up and making myself look nice, but I’ve been feeling insecure lately, I’ve been comparing myself to others and I have felt rubbish about myself and my appearance because of this. I love the beauty industry, and this post isn’t about turning my back on it, but...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Emma

This week’s Behind the Bride is with Emma from Emma Reed. Hi Emma! First of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? Thank you. We were married 19th May 2012 Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? We actually went to the same secondary school but didn’t know one another because he was in the year below me....

Christmas Gift Guide for The Girl Boss

Christmas is just five weeks away, and if you are anything like me you’ll be all shopped out, itching to get the tree up, and already thinking about those pigs in blankets and tubs of Christmas chocolates! If, however, you aren’t like me and haven’t yet started your Christmas gift shopping, here are some gift ideas for those girls who work from home (or y’know, women in general really). If...

Mummy Mondays – The Kingdom of Carly – Another Wonderbly Birthday!

Last Thursday my not so little girl turned five! She’s always felt like my baby, even when I went on to have Benjamin last year, so it has been strange adjusting to her starting school recently. In the past couple of months she’s really grown up and I was so proud when her teacher told me she was a pleasure to have in the class, and that Carly is really...

Foodie Friday – A Carnival Christmas at Las Iguanas

So last night Ed and I were invited down to our local Las Iguanas in Bournemouth to sample their festive menu, and I was so excited – South American food & Christmas are two of my favourite things! This year Las Iguanas is open throughout the entire festive season, including Christmas Day itself, meaning if you fancy something a little different from turkey this year, you can head on over...

Beauty – My Autumnal Bridal Makeup Look with Blushing Brides of Bournemouth

I posted yesterday about our UK wedding blessing and reception and how amazing our suppliers were. Today I wanted to focus this post on one in particular, my lovely friend Sally who runs Blushing Brides in Bournemouth. Sally did both my hair and makeup for the reception, and I wanted to share with you today the products she used to create my makeup look. Estee lauder smoothing Primer Estee Lauder...