Monthly Loves – July 2016

This month has been a crazy busy one! The end of school term is always busy with school concerts, getting gifts for people together and saying goodbye to everyone before the summer break. The last couple of weeks have been busy too as we try to cram lots of fun into our summer holidays!

So it’s that time again to share with you what I have been loving over the last month. There is a linky at the end if you want to share any of your posts that have a monthly theme.

What I’ve been reading…

Reading has been a little slow this month with everything going on. I’ve managed to finish one book…A Year of Being Single by Fiona Collins.

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I loved this as it was a nice easy read and although it was very predicatble it did get me feeling nostalgic for those ‘best friend’ relationships I feel have fallen a little by the wayside recently. It has definitely made me think more about getting together with some of my best friends and having a good catch up.

I’ve been reading a few magazines…

Screen Shot 2016-07-30 at 13.57.44Healthy (May edition – that’s how behind on reading I am!!) and a few house magazines I have downloaded onto the iPad from the library app. Free magazines – hooray!!

This month I have fallen in love with vlogging a little more. I invested in a new vlogging camera as my old one was driving me a little mad. I stumped up for the Canon GX 7 as I have heard so many good things about it.

Screen Shot 2016-07-30 at 13.59.25I went for the older version to save some money and it was still expensive but definitely worth it so far. It works really well in low light conditions and I don’t have any of the autofocus problems I had on my old one. I just need to take the time to sit down and read the manual properly so I know how to work it!!

As a family we have been loving visiting the beach.


We have spent a lot of time here since the summer started, and I know I say it all the time but we are really lucky to live so close. They are also putting on some great free ‘weekenders’ where we have seen the Island turned into a fire display and there will be live music, theatre and the outdoor cinema to look forward to in the coming weeks.

We’ve also just really loved visiting the many places in our local area lately. We’ve picked fruit at Hendrewennol, enjoyed walks in the park, been swimming and visited the cinema.



I’ve also been loving treating the kiddies to some new clothes. Little Boy was treated to some Fred and Noah clothes for his birthday and he looks so cute in them!


I bought the girls a big lot of stuff in the Next sale which they were really pleased with. I think they look adorable and I love a good Next sale shop!


What have you been enjoying lately? Feel free to link up below with any posts you have with a monthly theme, it could be a bucket list, a monthly favourites list or just showcasing your month on Instagram, I’d love to read them. I promise to comment and share all linked up posts too!

The link will be open until the end of the month and another open on the 1st of September so plenty of time to get those posts linked up!

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34 thoughts on “Monthly Loves – July 2016

  1. Loving that Fred & Noah outfit, and the girls are definitely great models, I am dreadful at taking them to the beach, we live so near but just never seem to have the time!

  2. Aw such lovely photos of your little ones! I love your camera, especially that it has a flip screen so you can watch yourself film, always handy! Have fun learning to use it xx

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