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Monday, 31 December 2018

Why I ditched the 5 year plan

Why I ditched the 5 year plan

I have always had a 5 year plan in mind for my life and I’m sure if you are reading this you can relate. I was determined that I would be married with babies by around 27, and I’d definitely be in my dream career before 25. As I have got older, particularly in my 30's, I have started to realise that you really don't need to live your life to a certain timeline.

Sunday, 16 December 2018

Christmas Dining at Miller and Carter, Newcastle

Miller and Carter Newcastle at Christmas

My favourite thing about Christmas is how everyone has their own way of enjoying the festive buildup. I love hearing about other people's traditions! My favourite part of December has to be getting all dressed up to go out for a nice meal with my other half or friends, treating ourselves to three courses and a good range of drinks. 

Finding somewhere which is affordable but special to dine at during the Christmas period can be tricky. Miller and Carter Newcastle have a fantastic 3 course festive menu for £29.99 including a glass of fizz and we had such a nice meal there last year, we chose to dine there for the second year in a row. It's safe to say we will be back next year as it was epic, yet again!

Sunday, 9 December 2018

Affordable gifts for travel lovers under £20


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With Christmas around the corner I am totally in the spirit already. At this time of year I always seem to find things I would quite like myself whilst shopping for my friends and family, so I thought it was a great time to share all the gorgeous travel-themed gifts I am eyeing up!

Whether they are about to head off on their own amazing adventure or spend a lot of time on the road for work, I am sure there will be something in my wish list that will make the traveller in your life smile this Christmas. Every gift in this guide is under £20 and some are under £10.

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Enchanted Parks: Newcastle-Gateshead

Enchanted Parks: Saltwell Park, Gateshead: word light art

Now I am back in my home town of Newcastle I am very excited to be exploring all the different events the region has to offer. Today I'm going to be sharing something a little different. If you are looking for an after-dark adventure to please both adults and children, then this one might just be for you!

Disclosure : I was invited to the press night for this event and provided with complimentary tickets and a meal voucher, in exchange for my honest review.