Monthly Loves – August 2016

Monthly Loves August

For the last couple of months I have been really enjoying writing these posts all about things that I have been loving this month. It’s been great to see people starting to join the linky too and I’d love to make it a bigger thing over the next few months.

So here we are…what I have been loving this August…

The weather

Who can fault the weather this August. We have had some lovely days and it has been so lovely and warm. I’ve actually managed to pick up some colour too despite not going abroad! We have spent lots of time on the beach and having picnics outside which is great because we’ve had no kitchen!


The Holidays!

I’ve loved having lots of time with the girls and while I’ll admit it has been hard work (I’m exhausted this week) we’ve had a great time together and it as been wonderful for Little Boy to have his sisters around. I think he’ll really miss them next month.



This month it’s been really hard fitting blogging around looking after the children, especially as Little Boy has missed two weeks of nursery. I’ve been really tired and struggling to keep up at times but it has been so worth it. Blogging has brought us some wonderful opportunities this summer and I’m so grateful that I’ve been able to find a job that I love and can work around the children.

What I’ve been reading

 I’ve managed to read one book this holidays – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. I was so into this I read it in one night!!

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Magazine wise, I haven’t had much time but I have started to read Martha Stewart Living again. I love her seasonal ideas and I wanted to get some Autumn/Winter inspiration.

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Beauty wise I’ve been enjoying using my new Neutrogena Hydroboost gel. It’s really light and perfect for summer as it doesn’t clog my pores.

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I’ve also found a great concealer from Soap and Glory which is soft and creamy and blends and covers well. It was a bit of a fluke find in Boots one day and it works a treat on my under eye bags!

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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 October so plenty of time to get those posts linked up!

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  1. September 1, 2016 / 9:02 am

    Aw, it’s so nice blogging has helped you during the summer with opportunities and fun as a family. Looks as though the children really loved it. I like Soap and Glory’s eyebrow pencil, good dupe for ABH Brow Wiz.

  2. September 1, 2016 / 9:28 am

    Aw this is such a lovely post. This has inspired me to create my own monthly loves post and I will be back to join in with the link up!

  3. September 1, 2016 / 9:56 am

    What a lovely, busy month! I love a good round up post.

  4. September 1, 2016 / 10:09 am

    I love monthly love posts! It’s so great seeing so much positivity. What a lovely month, too!

  5. September 1, 2016 / 8:08 pm

    Everyone loves the holidays and noone more than me although I was working most of the time. Still its a great laugh.

  6. September 1, 2016 / 9:36 pm

    I read the Harry Potter book as well, it’s really good. I agree the weather has been very nice x

  7. September 1, 2016 / 10:10 pm

    It’s great that you’ve been able to spend some time outside. I’m glad blogging has been so great for you this summer too!

  8. September 2, 2016 / 12:12 pm

    The weather has been incredible hasn’t it! I’ve loved being able to enjoy the summer properly with my little one. x

  9. Hannah
    September 2, 2016 / 4:11 pm

    We have had such great weather haven’t we! I’m so ready for Autumn now though

  10. September 2, 2016 / 8:43 pm

    I am a huge Harry Potter fan but I just dont know whether or not I want to read The Cursed Child, do I need to read it?

  11. September 2, 2016 / 10:27 pm

    Like the sound of this moisturiser, looks like you’ve had a lovely month x

  12. September 2, 2016 / 10:58 pm

    I’ve been loving he weather but unfortunately I’ve not managed to actually go out much in it because I’ve been at work! I read that HP book so fast too, I really enjoyed it!

  13. September 4, 2016 / 12:12 am

    ooooo I like this post, the holidays is one thing I sure have loved!

  14. September 4, 2016 / 10:01 am

    August flew by for me but yes we were lucky to have good weather during the month. Although I think some days were a little too hot!

  15. September 4, 2016 / 3:25 pm

    The weather has been awesome! Looks like you have had a lovely summer.

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