Life On Lockdown

For the last 8 weeks, like pretty much everyone else in the UK, we’ve been doing our bit to prevent the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus/The Corona/The Rona/whatever you want to call it. Allan is an essential worker, I am not, so I’ve been at home with the girls pretty much 24/7 which I actually don’t mind…

A Family Day Out At Crombie Country Park

Trying not to waste a lovely sunny day off together, we became tourists in our own area and searched out something new to do, somewhere we hadn’t been before.  We moved to Angus over 4 years ago but haven’t fully explored because babies, work, life and all the other excuses! We wanted to find somewhere…

Family Day Out: St Andrews Aquarium

It’s a horribly grey, miserable day here today so, in a bid to do something fun indoors, we headed to St Andrews Aquarium. Granny & Granda were down to visit and there’s a fab Itison family ticket deal just now, which is cheaper than two adult tickets, so off we went! Now fish aren’t really…

The Giant Lanterns Of China At Edinburgh Zoo

Allan and I don’t usually give Valentine’s Day much thought, but this year it just so happened that Edinburgh Zoo was hosting a Giant Lanterns Of China event and one of the few remaining dates with tickets still available landed right on the 14th February. I had seen some pictures on Instagram and I’m a…

Our First Year In The Country

I can’t believe it’s only been a year since we moved from our flat in Aberdeen to our forever home in rural Angus! It feels like home and that we’ve been here forever, although it didn’t always feel that way. After the excitement of selling one place, buying another, packing and unpacking, Allan had to…

Wedding On A Budget: Tips And Tricks

As we’ve only just started our “wedding on a budget” journey, I thought I’d ask fellow bloggers to share posts which they had written to help us all out! Planning a wedding on a budget means taking things back to basics and working out what’s important to you. Samantha at Coco Butter Blog has written…

Wedding On A Budget: How To Get Your Rings For Free!

Hi everyone! I recently mentioned that Allan and I are getting married in August 2018 and we’re on a very tight budget so I plan to share some money saving tips on here! The first one that I want to share with you is about wedding rings, because this one actually involves getting started early,…

We’re Getting Married!

In less than two year’s time, Allan and I are getting married! We got engaged two years ago when I was pregnant with Sorsha. We were on holiday in Tenerife, our first (and only!) holiday abroad together, and the pregnancy was still a secret. We had been together for less than a year but Allan…