I realised something recently - I haven't been looking after myself properly. Late nights followed by early mornings, eating (the wrong things) on the go, running from pillar to post. We're all guilty of it sometimes, but I've developed some bad habits over the past few months and it's starting to take its toll. After … Continue reading A new mission of self care
Today has been the first day back in my office after a week and a half off work. 7 nights of that were spent in Malta enjoying the sun, cocktails and quality time with my mum which was followed by a few days with my husband and the pooch when I got home. This is … Continue reading Why taking a break saved my untidy mind
It's less than 2 weeks until I head off to Malta for a well earned break. Here's my plan for the week - relax, read, eat, drink then relax some more. Good plan if you ask me! So I've (finally) started thinking about what I'm going to take and realised that when it comes to packing … Continue reading Summer holiday must haves 2017
I know what you're thinking ... I've been a bit quiet recently. There's a very good reason for my silence - I got married! On Saturday 1st October my then fiancé and I tied the knot at The Grand Hotel in Tynemouth and we had the most perfect day. For those of you preparing to … Continue reading We did it … We got married!
So I know what you're thinking ... All I ever seem to eat when go out for meals are burgers. You're probably right, but I think there's a good reason for that. Over the past year in Newcastle we've seen an increase in American style burger restaurants - Fat Hippo, The Hop & Cleaver, Byrons … Continue reading Burger Stop
Bank holiday weekends are my favourite, especially ones filled with prosecco and afternoon tea! This weekend I spent one of my days off in Edinburgh. I LOVE Edinburgh. From the beautiful buildings to the shopping on Princes Street and the lovely bars, it's one of my favourite cities and I visit as often as I … Continue reading Review: The Balmoral, Edinburgh
If you're based in Newcastle, I doubt it will have escaped your notice that last week was #NewcastleRestaurantWeek. For those of you who aren't aware, Newcastle Restaurant Week gives local restaurants the chance to showcase their amazing food at discounted prices. I used this as an excuse (not that I need one) to sample the … Continue reading Meal of the month: Fat Hippo