Bringing back the beige!
Due to working in an office and my nails constantly getting stuck in between the keyboard, I have decided to go for shorter nails this month.
Last weekend it was finally time … Finally time to blast the Christmas songs, eat some pigs in blankets and put the tree up. I was so excited!
After looking for a few weeks we bought a brand new 7ft tree, gold LED lights and gold and red decorations. Due to this taking place in October/ November I had too put them in to storage and wait for the first weekend in December before they were allowed to make an appearance.
We started by following the instructions and clipping each section of the tree together (which took longer than expected), this was followed by placing all 1000 led lights around each layer of the tree. It was then time for the main event – putting the decorations on. Due to my hate for anything being uneven we had to make sure all decorations were in pairs and symmetrical.
After about three hours this was finally achieved!
Every year hundreds of locals from both sides of the Runcorn bridge gather to watch the fireworks and this year was no different.
Being from Runcorn we don’t really have high expectations for things, but the fireworks are one thing we do get right, and this year was no exception. The fireworks were even better than last years and were definitely worth the wait in the cold.
Same time next year?
So, a group of us decided to rent a boat for a week and go around the Norfork Broads and we have ended up with this! I know right, cool!
After driving around for the past two days we have already learnt a few important tips.
Most importantly, make sure you have enough alcohol!
It’s that time of the month again where my nails are due to be “made all pretty”. After booking my appointment last week I started my search for new nail designs.
I always have a browse on Instagram to get inspiration, as there are thousands of pictures with different ideas. I found a few different designs I liked, but after a few vists back and to on Instagram I decided on the nails below.
You may ask why? look at them, they are perfect!
One of my monthly highlights is getting my nails done. I have bitten my nails for longer than I can remember and have tried to stop numerous times but I can’t. After trying every method possible I have given up and just accepted that I will have to pay a monthly fee and get them perfected.
A typical visit to a salon would usually consist of me spending days browsing Instagram to get ideas of what I want my nails to look like, but this month I left my appointment that late I had to pick on the day.
Luckily it was a success!
What did I learn this weekend? Not to go to Wales on a Saturday especially if it’s sunny or in the midst of the summer holidays.
After looking for another dog friendly location Llandegla seemed like the perfect place, walking trails, lovely views and a lake for the dog to swim in. Shortly after setting off we were quickly stopped by traffic heading into North Wales, which wasn’t the best start. After a quick change on the Sat Nav, we rerouted and took the long way round through the Cheshire countryside which ended up taking us over 2 hours, not the best way to complete a journey that should have taken us about an hour.
On arrival we took a look at all the routes available around Llandegla which were a mixture of walking and biking routes. Due to having no idea which way was best we attempted to follow the route that looked like it went straight to the lake, which somehow we actually managed to do without getting lost. After wandering around and taking lots of photos we eventually removed the dog from the lake and set off home to roads with no traffic.