Monday, August 18

Chilling out in Champagne Valley

This blog post is coming to you live from my toasty bed in the mountains! Jon's folks invited us to spend a few days at their timeshare in the 'Berg and it has been awesummmm. We walked through a fairy forest, chilled beside a waterfall, met some baboons, visited the local bakery, cooked a potjie and watched this movie called Captain Phillips which was flippen epic. Plus, we had cell phone signal! I'm all about the nature but throw in some telly and a spot of blogging and I am one happy panda! Jon has been coming here for the last ten years so it's been lovely to be a part of their annual adventure. I gotta hit the hay now because there's talk of waffles and shopping for tomorrow! Hope Monday was good to you? Sitting in a grotto this morning on a Monday felt surreal! x


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Sunday, August 17

Calvin and Tash get hitched!

One of my bestie's couldn't be at her brother's wedding because she's just had a baby in the UK so I went as her proxy! I live whatsapped the day to her and I'm going to scribble her a lil' summin about what went down. I knew Bron would be dying to see what the day looked like so I grabbed some happy snaps while I was there. Thanks for having me Calvin and Tash. You guys are too cute and I'm so chuffed I got to be a part of this special day. Also, the mints in the ladies were a nice touch! 

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Friday, August 15

A flashback to my wedding!

Is it a bit weird to post your wedding photos seven years later when you aren't married anymore? Probably. Am I going to do it anyway. Ya, betcha! I had to dig these up for the lovely lady that did my flowers and I thought, "Ahhh, these should live on Gloss too" seeing as I've shared so many other lifey updates here. For those that don't know, I got married before I started scribbling Gloss and when Pinterest was but a twinkle in a developer's eye! Back when I was planning this thing, I made a paper scrapbook out of actual magazine clippings - how analogue! And while I wasn't destined to be hitched for long, I look back on this day and smile because it was pretty dang epic. I haven't posted the coupley shots cuz that could be a tad weird but here are some others if anyone fancies a gander. Oh, and this was a totally casual sit-wherever and eat-whatever affair, just how I like it :) PS: I asked Tall One if he minded me posting these and he replied, "No, lols, go wild." Ha.
  
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