The Wedding Edit – Liverpool Hen

For my third and final Hen Party I headed over to Liverpool to meet up with some of my fabulous friends!  From day dot, even before I was engaged or had a boyfriend even, I knew I would always have my hen in Liverpool.  I love the city and I have THE most amazing friendsContinue reading “The Wedding Edit – Liverpool Hen”

Belfast on a budget

It’s not often Phil and I get a day off together, with me working and him doing shifts and normal day to day life things it’s nice to get out and just have some fun together. I can’t remember the last time we headed ‘out-out’ never mind during the day. On Friday we had aContinue reading “Belfast on a budget”

AVA Bistro, Bangor

Last weekend I spent Saturday out with the girls for my birthday.  We headed to the newly revamped AVA Bistro, in Bangor, Main Street; yup we are still going with the theme of new, local businesses. The AVA Bistro opened it’s doors on 1st March, an extension of The AVA Winebar.  The newly opened Bistro ‘promises to deliver aContinue reading “AVA Bistro, Bangor”

In the Highlands 

Last weekend I had the most fantastic time in the Highlands of Scotland for a wedding and long weekend. My first time in Inverness and my first authentic Scottish wedding. My long weekend started off with me getting my hair cut and coloured by the fabulous Hayley in Headrush in Bangor.  Loving my grey hair,Continue reading “In the Highlands “

fabulous at fifty

Yesterday was the birthday of one of my really good friends, and Saturday night was her party and oh my word was my head sore today, but I had such a good time! A night filled with cocktails, laughter and cake.  With her son Theo (a trained Mixologist) on cocktail duty, the drinks were most definitely flowingContinue reading “fabulous at fifty”

Little tourists in a big city – Ice, ice baby!

When I remembered there was an icebar in Amsterdam I just had to go and luckily Sarah was up for it too! Neither of us had ever been before but wanted to try it out, we met a few people at different spots around Amsterdam who recommended it too so we were busting to tryContinue reading “Little tourists in a big city – Ice, ice baby!”

Little tourists in a big city – Eating out and about in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of my favourite places in the world for food! The food tastes delicious, not once have I had one bad meal and I made sure to eat about in lots of different places to test out my theory! Here are a few of the places we visited and I would 100% recommend!Continue reading “Little tourists in a big city – Eating out and about in Amsterdam”

Are you quizzing me?

So it’s the summer hols and alongside eating healthy and exercising I’m spending loads of time with my besties and getting out and about! We headed to our favourite bar in Belfast Horiato Todds for their monthly pub quiz. Last time I can’t remember where we ranked but we did win top prize in theContinue reading “Are you quizzing me?”

⚓ Ahoy there! ⚓

This weekend the Tall Ships where in the city.  Planning on going down on both Saturday and Sunday, it ended up just being Saturday night.  That’s my excuse for the lack of photos, but hey there’s always next year. The time I did spend down by the waters edge was great. There was a fantasticContinue reading “⚓ Ahoy there! ⚓”

Afternoon Tea by the sea

Everyone loves the treat and experience of Afternoon Tea and I’m always keeping my eyes open for new places to try. Last week as the final part of my birthday treat and birthday weekend Mum and I went to The Salty Dog in Bangor. For £10 per person with tea and coffee you get aContinue reading “Afternoon Tea by the sea”