Merry Christmas (2019)

Merry Christmas to all my readers that celebrate it and Happy Holidays to any that don’t. I hope Santa stopped by last night to drop off wonderful gifts for you all. I spent Christmas Eve evening with family and friends for a nice meal in our local, before coming home to bed, of course we had the Norad Santa Tracker on all evening. A little tradition in our house. This morning we’ll be tucking into Read More…

Bet You Didn’t Know Tag

Lauren of Bournemouth Girl kindly nominated me for the ‘Bet you Didn’t Know tag‘, where bloggers are sharing 7 things about them, that don’t appear anywhere else on their blog. I think it’s a great idea to get to know others and find other people who have the same interests as you. The tag was created by a blogger called Jenni who runs her blog House Wife Hustle. The rules for this tag: Share 7 Read More…

Date Ideas in Gloucestershire*

AD| When thinking of locations to visit in the UK, Gloucestershire may not be high up on your wish list. But with our picturesque countryside, historic sights and beautiful architecture, it’s the ideal place for a weekend break or a date night with your SO. Even if you’re single or planning to visit with friends or family, there are plenty of activities to choose from. And if you are looking for someone special to spend Read More…

Party planning for any occassion*

AD | At my 9-5 job I’m part of an associate engagement team, and one of our main responsibilities is planning social events for our staff. But to be honest, that’s not where my love of party planning first began. Credit has to go to my dad here for all the Halloween party planning we did when I was little. Along with many themed movie nights (like Star Wars day). With a decades worth of Read More…

My Pressed Penny Collection

Last time I spoke about my magnet and indoor plant collections, having been tagged in a collections thread on Twitter. This week I’m covering my pressed penny collection. For those that aren’t aware pressed pennies are simply elongated coins which are flattened into an oval shape and impressed with a design. This is usually done through a penny mangle. I’ve loved penny mangles ever since I was little, popping the coins into the slot, spinning Read More…