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Marriage // Choosing my engagement ring

My taste in jewellery is quite particular. There is so much jewellery out there that I detest, so finding something that I do actually like is a challenge. So this is why, on 25th August 2012 (the day after my 25th birthday), Nick proposed to me with a Haribo ring. He knew that I wanted to choose my own engagement ring, and I also don’t think he would’ve wanted that task entirely on his shoulders!

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Guest Post

Guest Post: An East Coast Engagement

This week is Make, Do and Push! Mash-up week. As I’m on holiday (hopefully) relaxing, I’ve asked some lovely, talented, fellow bloggers to write guest posts with the theme “Seaside”.Today Laura from Life Love Laura has written a guest post about her engagement story. Laura’s blog is fantastic: she has such a great sense of humour, and some fabulous crafty posts that have inspired me hugely.  Take it away Laura, I love a good engagement story! (Ps I LOVE  ...

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Pregnancy

My Pregnancy: Third Trimester

28 weeks: Awkward doesn’t quite cut it… and crampsDuring my 28 week midwife appointment Grape moved around so much and kept kicking the midwife whilst she was trying to find the heartbeat. She eventually found her, but had to hold baby in place so she couldn’t move!This week Nick and I also watched Grape move from one side of my tummy to the other: magical!I also found myself eating a lot of bananas due to leg cramps!It’s also the week I started this  ...

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Pregnancy

My Pregnancy: Second Trimester

After the initial buzz of excitement telling everyone the good news things started to settle down. We waited with anticipation for the next scan, but that was weeks away! Here’s how the next few weeks panned out: 13 weeks: Hormones Ahoy! The day I hit 13 weeks I was sick that morning – having not been physically sick throughout the first trimester I was pretty annoyed as was told everything would calm down in the second trimester (“You’ll feel the best you’ve ever felt”)! I was also  ...

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Wedding

(I) Do // Our Engagement Story

I thought I’d start the wedding planning/journey part of my blog with our engagement story, because let’s face it, everyone loves an engagement story! Us, at our engagement party On 25th August last year my best friend proposed to me. We’d been together for just under 18 months, and were expecting our first baby together in December. When I first met Nick at an afternoon retirement party at work (our eyes met over the questionable cake), I knew there was something  ...

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