As I mentioned in my NY resolutions catch up, Feb was not my favourite month. Little things seemed to go wrong, big things got me down and I just was not feeling the cold and dark. I left it till right until the very end of the month to make exciting plans and that is always a mistake. But there have definitely been little happy moments so here are a few…
1.My new baby cousin
A new baby cousin of mine was born this February and she is the cutest little thing ever. I just love spending time with her whole family for cuddles and that new baby smell. Perfection.
2. My new Topshop Leigh jeans
I’ve already got a few pairs of these and they are just my favourite jeans in the world, they fit so well and they’re so comfy too. This time I invested in some mid-blue jeans as I tend to stick to black and that can get so boring. These teamed with my cashmere M&S jumper equals Sunday outfit dreams.
3. Throwing an afternoon tea
Randomly last Saturday I decided to throw an impromptu afternoon tea for some of my favourite people and it was surprisingly easy. We popped to Tesco, baked scones and teamed them with bacon and egg mayo mini sandwiches, jam, cream and a selection of mini cakes. It didn’t cost too much and lifted everyone’s spirits. I’m going to do it more often.
Since I went wine tasting, I’ve been slowly experimenting a little more with wine. I still don’t love it but I can definitely tolerate it a lot better now and I have learnt you do have to go for the slightly more expensive one if you want to enjoy it. Hopefully my journey to liking wine is on its way.
5. Heart shaped puddles
Bit of a weird one, but I just love this pic I took on a winter walk a few weekends ago. Little things like natural heart shaped puddles are so good for lifting up my spirits.
6. Dressing up
I feel like I left my dressing up days behind me back at University all those years ago. But right at the beginning of Feb I went to a 1920s themed night for my best friend’s birthday and I had the best time. It was so fun raiding the fancy dress shop and you felt swept away by the night when in the venue with all the other dressed up people.
7. My Davina McCall DVD
I mentioned this in my NY resolutions catch up, for two weeks now I’ve done a session every single day and I am beginning to notice a difference to my fitness. I like this DVD because it’s so easy to fit into your routine, everyone has a spare 15 minutes every day so I feel like I can’t make excuses. And it’s a good all round one with a bit of everything from Hiit to Abs and Legs.
8. Going out for dinner
I’ve been out for dinner SO many times this month and yes, it’s bad for the bank balance and the waist line, but I can’t lie I’ve loved it. I’ve been to Carluccio’s, Nando’s twice (I know, so naughty!), Pizza Express, Rabot 1745, various pubs, all sorts of places. But it has been the perfect way to catch up with lots of my favourite people.