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Wedding bits and bobs

I was planning to post a lot more about all the wedding planning, but what I didn’t realise was that how much time it all actually takes. And how it’s really not all that interesting. A lot of it is just sending e-mails and delegating assignments to friends and family (thank you for your help!!). I did put together the cocktail menu the other day though that I can show you.

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Most of the stuff is actually sorted now. We got my Mr’s suit and everything the weekend before last, the final decoration deliveries have arrived, cake is pretty much sorted, the music is sorted… Just some little bits to do still. Choosing the music was actually a lot more fun than I thought it would be. I have some really good ones there but some that are just really silly. I love it!

I was planning to get a lot done yesterday but instead of being productive I was being sick. I think it was food poisoning or something of the sort so I pretty much spent the day in bed feeling as rotten as they come. I caught up with Pretty Little Liars though. I must say, I loved the ending. I don’t know whether it was the fact that I watched in almost one go whilst only half awake, but I really liked it. I know I’m in the minority there though as most people felt really disappointed by it. Well, not me. For once.

Here’s my new Groot shopping bag by the way. I love it a lot.

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Anyway, I’ll get to bed now. Still not feeling 100% and need to actually start being productive again tomorrow.

Can’t believe the wedding is next week!!!

G.

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Tenerife day 2 – Soooooo Relaxed

As promised, here’s what happened on day 2. Also, believe it or not I’ve been writing this post for 3 days now. So I hadn’t forgotten, just struggling to find the energy and time to write. 

Friday 9th of June

The day started with me and my sister still finding it hard to believe where we were. It felt too good to be true. Once we’d established that we haven’t gone collectively mad and that we are indeed on a holiday, we went out to get breakfast. We found this cute little pub next to where we were staying and we both had full English breakfasts with fresh orange juice. Yes, we were in Tenerife having a full English. How boring! (It was lovely though so no regrets)

After breakfast we took a stroll down to the beach – it was only a few minute walk and it was soooooo beautiful. We both went for a dip in the ocean. I’d forgotten how salty ocean water is compared to the sea water! (I know it depends on the sea and stuff but I grew up near the Baltic sea which is nowhere near as salty)

Then I decided I wanted more pictures from this holiday. If you know me then you know I absolutely haaaaaaate having my picture taken, but recently with everything that’s been going on I think I’ve lost my mind a little and it’s like I’ve got at least a couple of personalities in me, giving me different thoughts and feelings. (I’m not crazy though, honest!) The part of me that said ‘You’re going to want to remember this!’ won that time and we had a little photo shoot by the hill. The wall I’m sat on was very knobbly and painful but you’d never guess that from the picture would you?

When we got back to our apartment we thought that we may as well make the most of the sunshine and spent a good few hours by the pool and in it. There was nobody else there so we felt like we owned the place and I can definitely see the perks of having a ton of money and a big house with a pool now. I think I’ll do that soon. I mean, if you set yourself a goal and then make every decision about getting closer to that goal – that’s how it works, right? Making dreams come true and all that? 

Afterwards we went for a meal at this little restaurant near our apartment. I think it was called El Botijo? I’m sorry if that’s not what it’s called and I wrote something rude there instead. They had the nicest cocktails and gorgeous food. I got a couple of cocktail ideas for my wedding and it was just so nice and relaxed.

When we got back to the apartment I realised (to my horror) that I’d missed a few spots when putting sun cream on. As a result I had burnt patches. Like… even now I have tanned spots and pale areas around them. My sister actually said that my back looks like world map. Exactly the look I was going for! My sister was a lovely cooked lobster shade herself though so she couldn’t really laugh at me too much.

After that it was late so we just chilled on the balcony, enjoying the view and the weather before calling it a day.

To be continued

G.