Wedding Fair

So having got engaged between Christmas and New year I saw this as a perfect opportunity to have a girls day out with my mum! She came up to London and we went to the Wedding Fair in the Excel!

It was interesting to say the least, we went along on the Saturday, hoping to have our minds filled with inspiration and new ideas. The morning was so busy we found the show very un inspiring and chaotic, not what we expected at all. Slightly disappointed, we decided to grab some lunch, and then go back into the show with fresh eyes and head to the catwalk. The afternoon was so much more interesting mainly, because the show itself had quietened down and we were able to walk around the show properly. The catwalk was great fun and we got some good Wedding Dress inspiration.

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A few things I am going to look into next time is, what stall holders will be at the exhibition ( the wedding fair seemed to have lots of teeth whitening, facial products and skin care), and what do I need to get out of going to the Exhibition. All in all we had a good day out, but think we will re-think what wedding fairs we go to before heading to one again.

So my top tip is: Do your research!

Hello January

Well Christmas and New year Flew by didn’t it just? As most of you probably know from my Social Media Sites I was lucky enough to have got engaged! So January for me so far has been pedal to the metal organising and planning, who knew you had to book a venue and service like 2 years in advance? Crazy! but so Exciting
So much for my quiet January this year…

So as you do in January January, I have set myself a few blogging goals this year, which I wanted to share with you all to get me started!

Goal 1: Blog fortnightly! – no more hit and miss blog posts once every 2 Months! I am aiming for consistency.. (lets face it I am going to need a break from all this planning)

Goal 2: Be more socially active. This means “hello…I’ll be popping up in blogger chats on twitter”

Goal 3: Grow my online following by 10% – I’m hoping this will come from more consistent blog posts and increasing my engagement going to blogger chats. (fingers crossed)

So that’s me! What are your goals this year?

Treat your taste buds

treat your taste budsLast week I was lucky enough to visit Gordon Ramsay’s 3 Michelin Star restaurant in Chelsea! It was by far the most flavoursome experience I have had to date! The food was simply divine, out of this world tasty. It is an expensive place to eat however  ‘you get what you pay for’ really is what you have to remember here, the service was flawlessly do food unexplainabley good. All I can say is that this is somewhere you have to go to really understand what it’s like. So for now I hope you enjoy the photos! If you’ve been to a Michelin star restaurant I’d love yo know your experiences and recommendations too! So my thought for the day is go and Treat those taste buds, they deserve it.

The delicous courses

The delicious courses

The new kid on the block

bus card copySo Monday was my first time attending a blogger event, and it was just so much fun. Being so new to blogging I was lucky enough to be a plus one for  Khrissieloves. It was a great way for myself as a newbie to get to meet lots of different food brands and create some great connections.
If you are new to blogging and off to your first blogging event one necessity to take along is a business card with email, blog address and twitter handle, you can see mine on the left.

Everyone at the event was so friendly, So make sure you’re ready to chat until your heart is content!

Something I would like to remember to do next time is take lots of photo’s, I don’t feel like I took enough this time!
I can’t wait for my next event to make some more new friends and try some more new products. Watch out for my first ever product review this week, any hints and tips from fellow bloggers please drop me a comment!

few snaps

RUNNING BUG

It’s been a while since I last blogged anything I’ve had lots on but I am back. I have also signed myself up for the Bournemouth Marathon in October so running is about to start taking over my life and I will be sharing my journey with you all as I have also entered for the ballot in London 2016 **fingers and toes crossed I get to run that too**

I know what you’re thinking yes I must be crazy, but with time on my hands, I am starting my training early and building into my 16week marathon training plan. I plan to blog the highs lows, products and other activities I am testing on my journey so that hopefully this might be able to help you if you sign up.


(Photo taken by basil check out some of his other stuff here at facebook.com/basil.Thornton )

So this is me around 3weeks ago running my first proper 10k in 2 years and with increased amount of training and now joined to a running club in those 2 years I have shaved 10mins off my time.. And for me that was a big achievement as really a beginner runner. The key thing I want to do is enjoy it, so I hope you enjoy my posts and journey and any recommendations you have will be appreciated! But for now I’m doing up my laces ready to get out running again