A new business venture – event planning

I must apologise for my lack of posts since 2017 began. The first few months have been so busy but also super fun and exciting! You may not know this but my career for the last 10 years has been mainly focused on planning a variety of events both in the UK and overseas. I…

LancΓ΄me foundation, primer and a sponge that works miracles

For a long time the journey to find the perfect foundation for my combination skin was an endless challenge.Β That was until I came across the LancΓ΄me counter in Debenhams. Last summer I decided to try a few samples from various brands (YSL, Urban Decay, LancΓ΄me to name a few). This was mainly to find the…

Our USA West Coast Road Trip… including Vegas!

It feels good to finally have the time to write about our USA trip! On Tuesday 4 October 2016 we jetted off on a trip of a lifetime, a trip that could only happen thanks to our amazing family and friends. Las Vegas Our first stop for three nights was Las Vegas. When looking at…

Our Rustic Barn Wedding

I did it… I got married! It seems so long ago but it was just over one month since our big day and I loved every minute of it. Decoration I spent the majority of my planning time thinking about decorations; I loved the idea of having pastel colours from the beginning so I purchased…

The Final Countdown…

I write this post at 5.45am. Today I will be decorating my wedding venue, checking into my hotel and hopefully enjoying a relaxed evening. The day of all days is nearly here – I’m getting married tomorrow! The feeling is something I can’t really describe. If I had to describe it in one word though…

The four week wedding countdown

So it’s just under four weeks until I get married…. I honestly have absolutely no idea where the time has gone, it is terrifying if I’m honest. It only seems like five minutes ago that I was enjoying my engagement and having a think about venues etc. So with four weeks to go I thought…

A hen spa day to remember

Usually on a Monday morning I would be waking up early to go to work – today I am enjoying a relaxing lie in with a huge smile on my face after spending the most beautiful Sunday with lovely family and friends. With seven weeks to go until I get married, it was time to…

10 ways to live a healthier lifestyle

Over the past year or so I have really changed my eating habits and generally improved my overall lifestyle. I know I could be doing more but for me it is all about balance. I thought it would be useful for others to see the ways in which I have improved my lifestyle, perhaps it…

Preloved and Handmade Wedding Fair

With only 10 weeks to go until my wedding (where has the time gone!), I am busy purchasing and making decorations ready for the big day. Luckily I have a lot of creative friends to help but going to wedding fairs is still very useful, especially when there are newlyweds selling their items – perfect…

My Invisalign Journey

After 18 months my journey to straight teeth is complete, all thanks to Invisalign and King Lane Dental Care in Leeds. For a long time I felt very self-conscious with how my teeth looked, to make matters worse I saw them change massively over a short space of time. I had severe overcrowding on the…

My Little Farm Spa: A wonderful unique spa experience

I first came across this lovely spa about three years ago when a close friend invited me along to enjoy one of their week night packages. I was instantly impressed and had such a wonderful night enjoying the treatments, tea and cake and the amazing surroundings. My Little Farm Spa is tucked away on Low…

Review: Zaap Thai Street Food

This is my second visit to Zaap Thai in Leeds and I love it! As soon I walk in, the familiar smells from when we went travelling come flooding back. The restaurant has a great atmosphere with lots of thai themed items hanging from the ceiling and on the walls. If you’re lucky enough you…