A Day at Dalton Park

It’s not very often I get to go for a full day shopping. It’s one of my first loves. Being a big fan of a bargain outlet shopping is perfect for me so when I was invited along to Dalton Park I couldn’t wait to check out what they had to offer. I dragged the hubby and Alice along for a day out shopping and the sun was shining – what a great start. Dalton Park is located in Murton, Durham and is the biggest outlet shopping centre in the North East with over 50 stores, eateries and cinema. With…

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Bar+Block Newcastle

Thursday night ended up being date night for Mr Lisle and I as we headed to the new steakhouse on the block – Bar+Block (see what I did there?). We don’t get the opportunity to go out as a two that often so we were really excited to try some food and drinks at this new restaurant located on Newgate Street. The decor was stylish but understated with a mix of areas including a bar area, restaurant area and intimate booths. We were greeted by a host named James; who was really welcoming and friendly. He showed us to our…

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My 2020 Goals

It’s only taken me a whole month but I’ve finally got my 2020 goals down on paper. I started the year writing a huge list of things I wanted to do and achieve this year but woah!! that was a big list and maybe a little too much pressure! Fast forward three weeks and I think I’ve cracked it. 1. Family Time If you follow me on Instagram you’ll have seen me banging on about a caravan. I’m desperate to own one! I’m thinking little adventures with my family and a bonus renovation project on the side. But until we…

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My Style Code – Stage 1

For a while I followed Helenlee (@helenleeloves) and was always amazed at the transformations she created with her Style Code sessions and when she got in touch and asked if I’d like to try one – that was simply an offer I couldn’t refuse. To give you a really good overview of my style and why I was in such desperate need I thought it be best to start at the beginning. A little bit about me Before having Alice I was pretty confident and I was in pretty good shape too. I loved shopping and would frequently be spotted…

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My Year in Review – 2019

I’ve neglected this blog over the last couple of months and whilst I’ve had loads of ideas I’ve lacked the motivation to get anything done! So I thought it would be a good starting point to get myself back into the swing of it by reflecting on the year that has been. It’s crazy to think that tomorrow we will enter not only a new year but a new decade and to look back over the past 10 years it’s amazing to see the things I’ve achieved over that time. From meeting my now husband, buying our first home, getting…

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