Happy Friday. How nice has the weather been this week? It’s been absolutely amazing but sadly this weekend ahead is grim. Sorry folks the sun is gone for awhile. I am glad we spend the week soaking it up and making the most of it. How about you?
We aren’t going to let the rain and gloom stop us from having fun though. We are looking for to a chilled out weekend though. It’s been a bit too busy lately and the next four weekends are packed. Having been hiking, swimming, a picnic, party, play date, and Chester Zoo all last week, I purposely didn’t plan anything this weekend. Although that never stops us from adding plans in as we go I swear we are always doing something. I am looking forward to the biggest lie in tomorrow morning though.
THIS WEEK I AM LOVING…
It’s been a week full of running errands, working, and trying to enjoy the sun here and there if I can but sadly I haven’t even opened my Boy Made of Blocks. I am just too tired lately at night to read long into the night like I normally do. I have so many books I want to read too.
But have you read, How to feel comfortable in front of the camera. I am trying to work on being in front of the camera comfortably more as much as I am my skills behind the camera.
It’s time for voting for the #Bibs2017 for Britmums Awards. It’s the only awards this year with no Mad Blog Awards sadly which makes each category that much harder to even be entered. I know so many amazing bloggers for each category I am finding it hard to even choose myself.
It’s a pathetic plea but I would love to be considered for family / lifestyle category. While I fit into other categories I feel this one feels the most relative to me, my blog, my readers and the content I share. I have never made the Brilliance in Blogging Awards so it would be a honor and pleasure to do so.
Voting is now open here, just click the badge: I thought I would make it easy with this information to copy and paste making voting easy and quick! Click Family at the top to bring up all my latest family posts to pick your favorite and copy url into that box and you are done! Thank you so much!
Blog Name: Let’s Talk Mommy
Blog URL: https://www.letstalkmommy.com
Have you watched my latest vlog? It’s our trip to Ireland with a visit to Galway on the west coast. We had such a great time. I tried not filming any of the places we did last year so that it’s different. Mostly we had so much fun chilling out in the garden and playing games with the kids outside every night. It’s all about real quality family time for me.
I finally got to catch up with Morgana. We have been friends for years before we even knew each other blogged. (Long story for another time). But even though our styles and passions are so different we get along so well. We took advantage of the sunshine and went to the park for a mini photo shoot. As part of my challenge to get more comfortable having my photo taken and to practice photographing others in manual mode it’s a win-win for both of us.
I pulled out one of my favorite floral dressed with a silver belt and a lace blazer. I am huge into blazers and anything lace and floral screams at me. While I was still fighting with my new hair style with bangs (which look awful here) I have finally figured them out now. Here’s a sneak peak at what I wore more to come soon.
As a foodie, I am failing at this section the last few weeks. One because I am on a health kick and I just like to bake naughty treats and two I haven’t had the time to edit some of the recipes I have coming up. Eeek. But I am making this weekend Mexico Taco Toasties – a twist on the modern day toastie. It will be live next week so watch out and be ready to drool.
I am thinking toastie meets burrito for British sandwich week. Did you know such a thing existed?
It’s getting bright and sunny over on #lifecloseup, my instagram hashtag community. I love getting to know more instagrammers through this lovely, support community. Lately, I have been following a lot of new feeds and being so inspired. Whether it’s from foodies, interiors, fashion, travel, to family snaps I love them all. We are growing too so come join us! At a time when instagram is changing and making it hard for us to all grow let’s get together and share our feeds and love for what instagram should be about.
Linking up to Coffee Work Sleep Repeat for #littleloves
Jess @ Catch A Single Thought says
Love your dress Jenny, perfect for the weather we’ve just had and your photo shoot sounds like a lot of fun! #littleloves
Loved hanging out with you this week and our mini photoshoot was loads of fun. I’m so sad that the sun has gone now! Fingers crossed it will be back soon.
Have a lovely weekend xx
Caro | The Twinkle Diaries says
That dress looks FAB on you hun!! Gorgeous!! I wish I lived closer — it would be so fun to have someone to go on a photowalk/shoot with!! I love my husband but he has NO idea when it comes to taking nice blog/Insta friendly pics of me. I look horrible in most of them!! LOL!!! xx
Oh I wondered about The MadBlogs, what a shame they are not taking place! Love your video of your time away! Gorgeous dress Jenny! Looks beautiful on you! Have a wonderful weekend xx
Angela Webster says
We have been treated to some gorgeous weather haven’t we, you have taken some beautiful photo’s. Mexican Taco Toasties sound delicious, I love Mexican food but nobody else does in my house so I very rarely indulge. Have a lovely weekend. #LittleLoves
Your dresses make me long for summer – you always look beautiful!! Have a wonderful weekend lovely x
We’ve had no sunshine at all her Jenny so I think you’ve been very fortunate! Ah love that you girls live so close to each other. Would be great to do something like this with another blogger. I’ve been so lazy with my photography lately. iPhone all the way! British sandwich week – whatever next?! Have a great weekend even in the rain. xxx
Sarah | Boo Roo and Tigger Too says
I adore the idea of you both meeting up for mini photo shoots in the park – a fantastic idea and you look gorgeous in your floral dress.
Floral and lace seem to scream out to me as well. You look absolutely lovely. What fun to have a blogger friend close by!
Yes it’s fab we are only an hour from each other and I have a few other blogger friends that live even closer. I didn’t know it until I started going to conferences and it’s been amazing to help support each other.
Tracey Williams says
It has been so lovely that we had a pretty sun filled week in the North West. Your dress looks lovely Jenny, and your mini photo shoot sounds fun with Morgana. Hope you manage a lovely chilled out weekend, and get that all important lie in #littleloves x
Claire @ The ladybirds adventures says
We have been fortunate with the weather. Love your dress and the photos you took of Morgana.
Mum Reinvented says
Love your dress! That flower pic is gorgeous too, the colours against that sky are beautiful! I knew you two knew each other before, how funny you were both blogging and didn’t know about each others blogs – I can imagine I’d be the same though, no one in my ‘real life’ knows I blog – only been 8 years ha ha! Hope you’re having a chilled weekend x
Seaside Sparkles says
What a lovely little vlog, your holiday looked fantastic. I spent 24 hours in Galway for a wedding and really must go back, I felt there was much more to explore. I don’t think I’ll ever be confident in front of a camera but you look so confident and natural in these pictures and that dress is perfect. Have a nice week.
Not A Frumpy Mum says
I love the pics from your photoshoot with Morgana, it must be really helpful to do it with someone who gets it! Trying to get my husband to take photos is barely worth the effort, he’s terrible!! zz