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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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Food, Travel

Travel // Our Anniversary Weekend in the Lake District

Nick and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary at the end of September! Woohoo! It’s been quite the year, but we made it! We decided to go away for the weekend (sans children) to our favourite place: the Lake District. Some of you may remember it’s where we spent our amazing foodie Honeymoon, and although we didn’t end up at L’enclume this time (sadly), we still had a wonderful weekend away. On the Saturday we left the children and headed up to the Lakes.  ...

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Life // Treating my Husband with Debenhams

A few weeks ago the lovely folk at Debenhams got in touch and asked me whether I’d like to treat Nick to anything from their vast range of items. I replied (rather obviously) with a resounding yes! Nick completely and utterly deserves to be spoilt. Not only is he such a wonderful, supportive husband – and one that grounds my romantic, creative personality – but he has been especially amazing over this summer. I’ve found our relocation to Yorkshire very tough; most of  ...

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Family Life, Wedding

Marriage // One Year on

Wow! I can’t quite believe a whole year has passed since I married my best friend and most favourite person in the world! A WHOLE YEAR?! And, wowza, what a year it has been! We’ve relocated to Yorkshire from Sussex, we’ve bought a house AND we’ve welcomed the newest member of our family into the world… I found myself looking back over our wedding photos on Friday night and feeling rather emotional – so much has happened since that wonderful day last  ...

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