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”

Top 12 – October

So I thought September flew in, well October just whizzed past! I’m a bit late with my October round up, with it now being November, but hey better late then never and yeah I’ve cut it down from my top 15 to my top 10, basically because I’ve barely had any time to do anything.Continue reading “Top 12 – October”

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Director’s Cut

Last Friday’s West Coast Cooler (sponsors) Belfast Fashion Week AW18 (Autumn Winter 2018) Season 26 – Runway Edit started off with the Director’s Cut by Cathy Martin.  A selection of her favourite looks, styled by Cathy herself and chosen from a range of retailers. Director’s Cut Sophie – River Island yellow check coat £100 Joy – Stradivarius red tartan trenchContinue reading “WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Director’s Cut”

WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Jourdan

Looking for some fashion inspiration and want to shop local?  Then check out Jourdan from the catwalk at last Friday’s  West Coast Cooler (sponsors) Belfast Fashion Week AW18 (Autumn Winter 2018) Season 26 – Runway Edit. Maria – Pistachio lace dress, large gold ring Thandi -Black/white stripe dress, black crepe coat, black/white bangles Catty – Black & white evening dress with diamante/blackContinue reading “WCCFW26 – RUNWAY EDIT – Jourdan”

Outdoor weekend

I love a weekend I can get out and about, especially when it’s walks through the forest. It was also a great excuse to snap away with my new phone. I upgraded to the Huawei p20 Pro a couple of weeks ago, but this was my first real time to play with the camera. I’mContinue reading “Outdoor weekend”

WEEK 1 – Photography

Last Wednesday was the first night of the photography course my friend Vicki and I have enrolled in. It’s at our local college and one night for 12 weeks, it’s not accredited, but a recreational course, so we are still learning, but without the pressure of assessments or traditional ‘work’ and essay writing to do.Continue reading “WEEK 1 – Photography”

Top 15 – September

Wow this month flew in!  Check out my top 15 favourite obsessions for September, they range from books to beauty. 1. Book I absolutely loved this second instalment from Louise Pentland, following Robin Wilde’s life, with ups and downs and some sensitive topics covered it really was a fantastic read! 2. Savoury Recipe This beefContinue reading “Top 15 – September”

Insta Roundup

Just in case you missed it, check out this weeks insta round up. Want to follow me then click the link below. Xx @mrs_ds_lifestyle

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”

Go walking

My exercise streak is back! If any of you have seen from my instagram lately (zeejay86) I’ve been on a detox and diet since the start of June.  Initially I was good but still not really doing things properly, eating too much (even if it was all good food) and not enough exercise at all.Continue reading “Go walking”