Archive of ‘Journal’ category

November Snapshots

November is always a busy month for us, with St Martin’s Day, two birthdays, and the German Church Christmas Fair which we always help out with. St Martin’s Day lantern procession Birthday No.1 Detective Birthday Party Birthday No.2 Pirate Birthday Party Making Advent wreaths for the German Church Christmas Fair Rehearsing the puppet show for […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 5: Party Time!

In the final part of my 10th wedding anniversary blogging week. So far I’ve shared our decorations & guest book, our crowdsourced buffet, a DIY tutorial for our hand stitched notebook favours, and some favourite photos from our special day. On this last day, I wanted to share with you what we did at our […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 4: Style Notes

Thank you for all your nice messages and good wishes on our anniversary yesterday. We celebrated with a sushi take out and champagne! I’ve had a couple of people asking if I’m just going to be teasing you with pictures of our muffins and party decorations, or whether you’ll get to see some photographs of […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 2: Crowdsourced wedding buffet

In case you missed it yesterday, it’s out 10th wedding anniversary this week so I’m blogging about wedding. Today, I wanted to share how we managed the food conundrum. Some people were surprised at the schedule we had for our wedding. Like most things, we decided to do it our way. The church service was […] Read more…

Our Wedding Part 1: Our Garden Theme

I’m going to be doing something a little different on the blog this week. It’s our 10th wedding anniversary this week, so I thought I would blog about our wedding! We’d decided pretty early on that we wanted to have a fairly low key wedding, and that we wanted to do as much of it as […] Read more…

Back to School – The Big One!

Schools in Edinburgh went back today, but it wasn’t just any old ‘back to school’ day for us. It was ‘The Big One’ – the day our youngest started school for the first time. I am now officially mother to TWO school boys! As I have mentioned here on the blog before, first day of […] Read more…

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