October was a pretty nice chilled month for me as I didn’t have too much on so it meant I could relax for a change! November and December will no doubt be much busier so it was good to get some time to myself before the Christmas schedule begins. Winter is on its way now and I’ve been loving these fresh autumn days and cosy evenings! Although I must admit I am not loving the dark mornings! So here’s what I…

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At the end of September we enjoyed a short holiday to the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta! I visited Malta a lot as a child as my Mum is Maltese, so we used to go every couple of years to visit family and soak up a bit of Mums culture. I hadn’t been for almost 10 years so I was very excited to revisit the island again, but independently as an adult this time! As a kid I wasn’t really interested…

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Following on from my pumpkin picking blog post I thought I’d show you what I did with my pumpkins! I wanted to decorate them but not in the usual spooky Halloween way. I wanted them to be pretty and sparkly! I had an idea in my mind that I wanted them to be inspired by Peggy Porschen’s pretty pastel style, so that was what I aimed to achieve, and this is the outcome! Read on to find out how to paint…

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Last weekend we decided to make the most of the gorgeous autumnal day and took a little day trip to St Albans, which is about a 45 minute drive from Milton Keynes. St Albans is a small English Cathedral city in Hertfordshire with a nice high street full of upmarket shops and restaurants plus some beautiful parklands. It’s the kind of place you can go for a nice day out as there’s plenty of good restaurants to enjoy, things to see,…

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Sometimes when you’re feeling a little bit down, or the dread of winter leaves you feeling blue, you need a little pick me up. There are loads of little things that cheer me up instantly; a new lipstick, a cuddle with my cat, a catch up with a girlfriend, and I think it’s important to make the most of these little things. If you need a few quick fixes to cheer yourself up, here are a few ideas that I hope…

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During our recent trip to London we decided to try Flat Iron; a popular steak restaurant known for selling their signature steaks for only £11. Gav and I love ordering steak whenever we go out for dinner so we were excited to visit Flat Iron and see what all the fuss was about! Their website is a bit mysterious as there’s no menu, and they don’t take table reservations. I hear that they’re usually pretty busy and you might have to…

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