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Am I having a girl or boy? Testing the theory!

I am currently expecting my first child and on the countdown to his/her arrival in just over 8 weeks. We decided against finding out the baby’s sex but now its arrival is nearing I’m becoming increasingly excited to find out. I’m regularly asked if I am having a girl or boy so I thought for a bit of a lighthearted post I’d turn to some good old wives’ tales to find out what they would predict I am having. I…

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Dining Events General

Thaikhun Thai Street Food Restaurant Metro Centre

Thaikhun Thai Street Food Restaurant Metro Centre Outside

On Tuesday I had the pleasure of attending the opening of Thaikhun, a new Thai street food restaurant that has opened in intu Metro Centre. The restaurant is the seventh to open in the UK and operator Thai Leisure Group’s first venture in the north east. The opening invite promised traditional Thai street food, made-to-order in an open kitchen by authentic Thai chefs. Keeping with the street food theme, the restaurant decor features traditional artefacts and decorations sourced from the…

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General Pregnancy

Radio silence – But for good reason!

Radio silence - But for good reason!

I can’t believe that it’s the end of March and this is the first post I’m writing of 2016. It’s been a hectic few months for me and time seems to have just disappeared. That said, I am now planning to get back into full swing of blogging again and have been busy lining up some exciting new posts. So, why the radio silence!? In addition to being very busy with work, buying a new home in Spain and making…

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Events General Lifestyle Travel

Edinburgh Christmas Markets 2015

Edinburgh Christmas Markets 2015

On Sunday I made a trip to the Edinburgh Christmas Markets and I would highly recommend a visit to anyone who is looking for an day or evening away. It’s been a hectic few months and I managed to talk my husband into taking a day off work so we could go  away for a night. We decided on Edinburgh as we hadn’t visited for a very long time – we certainly weren’t disappointed. We decided to get the train…

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General Lifestyle

Where to buy real Christmas trees in Newcastle 2015

Where to buy real Christmas trees in Newcastle 2015

I spent a good few hours on Friday evening trying to find out where to buy real Christmas trees in Newcastle and thought it may be beneficial to share my findings. I absolutely love this time of year and always look forward to an evening of Christmas films and Baileys whilst decorating my house. We decided to put our tree up a bit earlier this year as I am away a lot between now and Christmas, so I purchased my…

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Beauty Fashion General

Makeup by HD Brows Stockist in Newcastle

Makeup by HD Brows Stockist Newcastle

I’m extremely excited today as my bridal store, Epernay Bridal, is now an official Makeup by HD Brows stockist. I first tried this range when I did my HD Brows training and immediately fell in love with the products. I’ve always used Chanel makeup and rarely ever change my products, but after using a free sample of the foundation I was hooked. I’ve since started using the full collection. The Makeup by HD Brows collection was created by celebrity makeup…

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