The Wedding Edit – Wedding Night

On our wedding night we stayed in a local, new 5* Boutique Hotel in Donaghadee; One Shore Street.  The hotel was stunning, I absolutely loved our room (the boy did good!), the staff were amazing, so welcoming and friendly, but gave you your own space.  We had the most delicious breakfast there.  This is definitelyContinue reading “The Wedding Edit – Wedding Night”

The Wedding Edit – Home Hen

This was hen number one, my home hen with friends and family and we headed up to Belfast.  This was my more ‘classy’ and sensible hen party; we all headed out to dinner and a Murder Mystery.  I have always wanted to do a Murder Mystery, I love crime series on TV and for someContinue reading “The Wedding Edit – Home Hen”

The Wedding Edit – The Dress

Today’s episode of The Wedding Edit is all about my wedding dress, where I bought it, how I chose it and how you go from trying on samples in a bridal shop to walking down the aisle in the dress of your dreams. I will be honest I had quite a bit of anxiety whenContinue reading “The Wedding Edit – The Dress”

The Wedding Edit – Small & Local

One of the main things I wanted to do when planning our wedding was to use as many small and local businesses as possible and it was something I succeeded in doing. In no particular order take a peak at who we used, I’ll later go into more detail about them as my ‘The WeddingContinue reading “The Wedding Edit – Small & Local”

Open your senses

Last weekend I headed back ‘home’ to Bangor for a long overdue catch up with my best friend and to finally get out for our Christmas dinner, not per-say the traditional Christmas dinner of turkey and stuffing; but as a Christmas present to each other a dinner together for Christmas rather than an unneeded present.Continue reading “Open your senses”

So long 2018

I’m going to be honest with you, right now 2018 is a bit of a blur, perhaps I’ve been walking about with blinkers on all year.  I wouldn’t say nothing eventful happened, because it did; instead it is maybe that the year went by so fast.  Yes there have been ups and downs, stress andContinue reading “So long 2018”

Shop local and small this Christmas

Today I headed to a local small business on my way home from work today and finished off my Christmas shopping. This fabulous little shop is in Broughshane, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland and is The Nest. Just look at the video for a sneak peak at some of their amazing pieces. The shop isContinue reading “Shop local and small this Christmas”

Culture Night Belfast 18

Friday night Mum and I headed into the city aka Belfast to enjoy Culture Night 2018. Culture Night has been going on in the city for 10 years now, this year ‘Our tenth incarnation features some fine artwork by the hugely talented Holly Pereira. Holly’s re-imagining of ’60s psychedelia for for Culture Night chimes perfectlyContinue reading “Culture Night Belfast 18”

Gin Tour & Tasting

A couple of Saturday’s ago I spent my afternoon tasting local gin and touring the distillery with my best friend, what better way to spend a Saturday?! We are both gin fans and had never been to a gin distillery before. I have to say we had an absolute ball, one of the best toursContinue reading “Gin Tour & Tasting”

Engaged Life – Wedding Prep

Last Wednesday was 1 year since we got engaged and I became a fiancee. It is seriously crazy how quickly this year has flown in and mad that it’s now only 10 months until we get married and I become a Mrs! I thought I’d write this post as an update on our wedding plansContinue reading “Engaged Life – Wedding Prep”