5 Things I’m Looking Forward to This Autumn

You may have noticed by now that I have been more than a little excited about autumn over the past few weeks. Autumn is a strange one for me. It is one of my favourite seasons, with the beautiful colours of nature, the fun events (Halloween and Bonfire night personal favourites), the cosy knits and excuse to wear boots with everything and the promise of Christmas just around the corner....

5 Things I Want to Achieve By 2019

I always put together resolutions at the start of the year. I feel like it grounds me, and reminds me of what I would like to achieve. I know that most people forget about their resolutions as the months go by, I know I did, but you don’t need to wait until the next new year to complete the goals you set for the year. With just under six months...

5 Things to See and Do at The Shire Hall Museum in Dorchester

On Sunday I headed over to the Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum with Ed and the kids, arranged by the lovely people over at Jelly Rock PR, a local PR company. The museum, which is situated in the High Street of Dorchester, is open daily between 10am and 5pm and provides a fun and educational day out for adults and children alike. We really enjoyed our time at the museum,...

5 Things – Summer Date Ideas

With the three kids, finding time for a date night isn’t always our top priority. Ed and I used to ensure we made an effort to have a dedicated night just for us once a month, but we have fallen into bad habits and, with the Bourmemouth Bloggers network having more events lately, I have had a busy diary and we just haven’t gone on as many dates lately. As...

5 Things – I Vlogged my Daily Life for a Week and This is What I Discovered

Last week I did something I hadn’t done in a long time. I videoed my daily life with the plan of creating a weekly vlog. Unfortunately, my laptop got a virus and I didn’t get round to uploading it… but anyway, I learnt a few things about myself during my week in front of the lens… I Struggle to Talk in Public I have anxiety and, although I can just...

5 Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Newcastle

When I was around twenty, my brother moved up to Newcastle to attend the university there and, since meeting a girl there who is now his wife, he hasn’t moved back down.The couple have since moved a little further out, into County Durham, with their gorgeous daughter Isla, but we try and visit as often as possible, and tend to still head into Newcastle when we are up there as...

5 Things I Loved about the Secrets Playa Mujeres Hotel in Cancun, Mexico

A couple of weeks ago, Ed and I headed off on the very long journey to Cancun in Mexico for our honeymoon. We flew with Thomas Cook and stayed at the absolutely incredible adults only Secrets resort in Playa Mujeres. Our week long stay was simply amazing, and if it wasn’t for my intense fear of long haul flights and the anxiety attack I experienced on our flight back home,...

5 Things I Have Planned to Celebrate My Birthday

I turn 29 in just under a month’s time on May 2nd. This birthday seems quite significant as it marks the last year of my twenties, and I am feeling a little apprehensive. For this reason, and the fact that I always love to spread my birthday out for as long as physically possible, I am celebrating across two weeks. There is another reason. Ed has a martial arts course...

5 Things I’ve been Doing to Mentally Prepare Myself for Our Long Haul Flight

Ok, so you may have heard me saying that I’m more than a little nervous for our trip to Mexico next week, as I am claustrophobic and the idea of being stuck on a plane that I can’t get off of for 11 hours each way fills me with dread. You may ask why on earth, if I feel so strongly about this, would we decide to go to Mexico...