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…

Weekend Away Essentials

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know I love short breaks away – especially staycations. There are so many great places to explore in the UK from historical sites, vast lake lands, big cities and coast land, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. [Missed a post in my staycation series? Catch up here.] To be honest I rarely go on holiday overseas and often opt for a few weekends (or long Read More…