Fitness Update: June

Maybe it’s the odd flashes of sunshine we’re getting amongst all the rain or maybe it’s the fact that I dragged out my summer clothes during these flashes (not mine) and a lot of them didn’t quite fit (I thought I’d only put on a few pounds during winter!), but I’ve been feeling very motivated to start exercising again during…

Wedding planning: The Venue {We found the one!}

A couple of months ago we went to see a wedding venue for the first time and we fell in love. It’s perfect for us. The Carriage Hall is a restored and converted station goods shed which makes a really unique and beautiful setting for a wedding. I love love love the big open space of the main hall with…

Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand 2007 – Throwback Thursday

Here I am sitting looking at the mountains in the Marlborough Sounds, enjoying a nice cold glass of Sauvignon Blanc from the very same region. It was gorgeously hot and we were staying at one of the most beautiful places, where there were only two self-contained purpose-built quaint and lovely lodges in the grounds of the owners house, and we…

Save the Date! {Paper Themes Bespoke Wedding Stationery Review}

After four or five years of being engaged (we can’t remember!) we have finally decided to start properly organising our wedding for next summer. We have found our venue, which we love and have started to look at dates. We have decided on July 2015 and begun looking at Save the Date cards to send out to all of our…

My Little Talker, and Language

Every day Ava comes out with new words or a phrase that surprise me, that I have no idea where she picked them up from. She talks non-stop when we are at home; chatting to me or her toys and I love listening to her ramblings and trying to work out what she is saying. She has started saying ‘Give…