Monday, 25 July 2016

Summer Bucket List 2016

I know I've been away for quite some time due to exams and then a holiday to Tenerife with my boyfriend & best friends (blog post to come!) but I am now well and truly back for the summer, and what better way to start it off than with a Summer Bucket List of all the fun things I'm hoping to do over the next few weeks until I go off to University in September (eeeek!)

    Summer Bucket List 2016
  1.  Build a pillow fort
  2. Have a movie marathon
  3. Take a boat out on a lake
  4. Go to an arcade
  5. Watch the sunset at the beach
  6. Stargaze
  7. Make a fire & toast marshmallows
  8. Go for a night-time walk to find Pokemon
  9. Have a picnic at the park
  10. Cook a 3 course meal
  11. Go to a theme park
  12. Hike to the top of a mountain
  13. Play mini golf
  14. Have a water fight
  15. Host a BBQ
  16. Have a girls' night in
  17. Play board games
  18. Go camping
  19. Play hide & seek
  20. Make a scrapbook
  21. Write a letter to my future self
  22. Read books in French
  23. Go for afternoon tea
  24. Start & finish a TV series
  25. Clear out & redecorate my room
Let me know what's on your summer bucket list! Also, if you have any suggestions for future blog posts then please do let me know, as I need to get back into the swing of things in terms of producing content after taking such a long break!
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Saturday, 14 May 2016

My 18th Birthday

Last Saturday (7th May) was my 18th birthday. It was an absolutely magical day, made special by my amazing family and wonderful boyfriend, and was finished off by a big, sparkle themed party with all of my friends before heading into town. The photographs by Tess Semour Photography were so amazing that I just had to share them with you all! 

My friend Amber (on the right) bought me a "Birthday Princess" sash and a tiara so I felt like a real princess! 

I requested "Let It Go" kareoke and got all the girls up to belt it out at the top of their voices!

We had lots of lovely heart-to-hearts about everything under the sun. Nia (second from the right) looked amazing with her pink hair and went all out with the sparkles!

My night was filled with smiles, hugs from people I love the most, lots of dancing and being attacked with even more sparkles!
I couldn't have asked for a better 18th birthday, and I'd just like to thank everyone who made it so special: my family, Ethan my boyfriend, my friends and of course Tess for capturing the whole night so beautifully!

I'd also like to apologise for my huge absence on my blog recently - I'm in the middle of revising for my A2 exams and am finding it really difficult to balance this blog among everything else I have to do! I promise I'll be back for good over the summer (and I have lots of holidays and fun things planned which I will share with you), but please bear with me for the next few weeks!
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Saturday, 16 April 2016

Fitness: 6 Tips on How to Get Started

As summer edges closer, a thought on a lot of our minds is how we're going to get that "beach body" we've been dreaming of. Although this can act as good motivation, you should never think of fitness and exercise as solely a means to the end of this "perfect" body. The fact is, the perfect body does not exist. However, this is only because we can continuously improve forever, which is even more motivational for me. Below are just a few tips I have found to work for me whilst getting more into my fitness which I hope can benefit you too!