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A Little Life Update


Evening! How are you? You may have noticed (or not) that I’ve been a little lacking on the old blog and social media front recently. I’ve had a few people ask what’s going on and if I’ve given up blogging altogether. I haven’t. I mean, how could I?

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The Importance Of Downtime

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A little while ago, I was looking at the online HR system that we use at work and realised that I still had some annual leave to take before the new year. I had no plans (nor the funds) to book a last minute getaway yet didn’t want to lose my paid holiday allowance once January rolled around.

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Overspending at Christmas

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When it comes to Christmas shopping, I’m a bit rubbish. Every single year, I end up leaving it until mid-December then doing a frantic online shop without even checking how much I’m spending. The result is predictably rather stressful and ends with January being fulled by beans on toast and regret.

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Mr and Mrs Valentine | Year Two

Mr and Mrs Valentine Year Two Chester Zoo That-British-Betty-Blog

Last month, Adam and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. There’s no denying that it’s all been a bit of a rollercoaster since we said ‘I Do’ but on the whole, I think we’ve done alright so far. Year Two brought along a house move, plenty of ups and downs and pretty much everything in between, however, we developed a much stronger relationship as we began to really settle into married life.

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