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Anniversary Dinner at Manchester House

To mark our fifth wedding anniversary and to make the most of the opportunity to have some quality time as a couple, before the arrival of baby number two, we went for a date night and dinner at Manchester House recently. We’ve been before, when Aidan Byrne was the Head Chef and he was going for his Michelin star and so we were intrigued to see how the food was shaping-up under new Head Chef Nathaniel Tofan…

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in Couples Getaways, Travel

Babymoon at Swinton Estate, Yorkshire

If you’ve followed me on here or on my social media for a little while, you’ll know I’m due to give birth to our second child any day now. You’ll also know that I run my own business and have found juggling the work-life balance, whilst pregnant, quite tough. It’s been hard to let go, stop working and rest-up when my body has been telling me I need to! So it took me until I was 37 weeks pregnant to arrange a babymoon at Swinton Estate, Yorkshire…long overdue!Continue reading

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My 90 Day Goals April to June

If you caught-up with my last post about my 90 day goals, you’ll know that I feel strongly about checking-in with myself, reviewing where I’m up to and re-setting my goals if necessary. As we’re over 3 months into the year and I’m about to embark on some sort of “maternity leave”, I thought there’s no better time to reassess my goals for the next 90 days, April to June.

Now, I’ve got quite a large life event happening in this quarter…I’m having baby number 2! Eek! And this time, I’m self-employed, with no formal maternity leave and so will be working-out how to be a working mum, grow a small business and also have some quality time with my children. Not a lot then?!

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