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Mr and Mrs Valentine | Year Two

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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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Why We Decided To Elope

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I’ve talked quite a bit on the blog about the fact that Adam and I eloped to NYC in 2016 to get wed but realised that I never really touched upon why. With our second wedding anniversary just around the corner, I thought I’d share our reasons with you.

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A Whirlwind Weekend in Amsterdam *NSFW

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I‘ll be completely honest; I first went to Amsterdam with Adam in 2015 and, upon landing back in England a few days later, we both vowed never to go back again! We found the whole experience to be less than pleasant for a variety of reasons. The May weather was also shockingly bad – and coming from a girl who was raised in North Manchester, that’s quite a statement.

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A Romantic Getaway | Chicheley Hall

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*Our accommodation, food and drinks at Chicheley Hall were provided FOC for the purpose of this review, however, all opinions are my own 

I often talk about the importance of mini-breaks and share our various UK adventures on here, however, I’ll let you in on a little secret – I rarely venture ‘Down South’. I was recently invited to Chicheley Hall in Buckinghamshire but when I realised that this would involve a seven-hour round trip, I began to wonder if it would be worth the journey for a one night stay. Spoiler alert: it absolutely was!

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