Putting up our Christmas tree in our house. We had all the little lights on and a nice Christmas candle and it feels so festive right now.
Getting to use my Kate Spade festive thermos. I got this from Macy’s while we were in New York and I have been waiting for 1 December to crack it out!
Hot bubble baths. Before this week I cannot remember the last time I had a bath, but I’ve had two this week and they were lovely. I’ve since topped up on Epsom salts and more bubble bath so I can have one at least once a week.
My Christmas wreath. Yesterday Megan and I went foraging for wreath leaves and then made our wreaths with several glasses of mulled wine and some Christmas music. I’m really pleased with how it turned out, it was pretty easy to do.
Yoga. I’ve been going to a few yoga classes since we got back from New York and I’ve been really enjoying them. I’ve chosen different types of classes from dynamic yoga through to yin yoga and after a busy few weeks they’ve been just what I needed to chill out and get a good stretch.
Aside from running the marathon, we managed to fit in loads of other sights and things to do during our few days in New York. Here’s some highlights and a rundown of what we got up to! (Warning, there’s lots... Continue reading →
A week after finishing the New York Marathon I’m still on an absolute high from what was the best race and one of the best days! Leading up to the race I was pretty nervous and not feeling very... Continue reading →
My poor little blog has been pretty neglected for a few months, so I thought I’d do a fun little update on life lately. After a pretty busy few months I’m hoping life will start slowing down a little soon,... Continue reading →
It feels like a long time since I’ve written on here, and I thought I’d give you all a bit of an update on what I’ve been up to, which may also explain my absence! August was an incredibly busy... Continue reading →
The final part of my Italian holiday recap! If you’ve missed them, you can catch up on parts one, two and three! After having another relaxing and slow start to the morning we decided to head to the fourth fishing... Continue reading →
After the excitement of the Palio James and I (well, mainly me) decided to head to another part of Italy for a few days to get a feel for another region. I decided we would spend a few nights in... Continue reading →
Last week of marathon training was not that great. It had the potential to be good, but it was not! Monday 8 August. After work I headed out and completed 8 x 800m reps as part of a Yasso 800... Continue reading →
If you’ve read my blog for a while, or know me in real life you’ll know I used to live in Siena, Italy. As I explained in this post, Siena is famous for it’s horse race that is held twice... Continue reading →
As I mentioned in part one, the main motive for our family trip to Italy was to watch Il Palio. The day of Palio the city is buzzing with excitement for the evening race, with the local Sienese having a... Continue reading →