Sun, Sea and The Simple Life

It’s been a little quiet on the blog front recently and I thought I’d give a little update on what’s been happening and how my blog has some small changes.  It’s like anything in life, nothing ever stays the same and you have to ride the wave and develop as you go along.

I’ve been blogging for a whole year now and time has really flown by, in the past few months I’ve moved house to a lovely place about a minute from the beach and I’ve started my #Fit430 challenge.  Life is good and I’m feeling far healthier and happier than I have been in a while.  In 4 months I’m going to be hitting my 30th birthday and as I’ve been far less than healthy in the past few years I decided to challenge myself to get Fit for 30.  This challenge for me isn’t about losing loads of weight but purely taking regular exercise, changing my portion sizes and how I’m eating. It’s been so much easier than watching the weighing scales constantly.

So far, so good!  I’ve comfortably dropped a dress size on my bottom half and all the walking on the beach at 5am has definitely done wonders for my energy and motivation levels.  I’ll be updating my progress on the blog over the next few months so if you want to keep posted just follow me on Twitter and my #fit430 for regular updates.

Now to my blog changes, most things are staying the same but I’m adding a little lifestyle inspiration into the mix and hopefully some events around the UK too.  I couldn’t resist sharing the area I’m now living in as it’s such a lovely place to so have a look at these snaps.  The last picture has been taken on my new Nokia Lumia 1020.  The camera is fabulous and perfect for bloggers as you can take it everywhere with you and it produces lots of great quality pictures, this phone also came with 64GB storage so has tons of space for your pictures.  My other photos I used my Canon EOS 600d another great camera that I absolutely love.

north devon, beach, summer, boats
north devon, beach, summer, sailing
north devon, sailing, windsurfing, summer
north devon, sea, beach, summer

I also have a fashion webzine too and there are lots of industry updates at The Style Society so take a look at new designers, collections and lots of other fashion news.  Elsie Delilah also has a new blog header, I’ve had it for a few weeks now and decided it needed a small personal touch so would love to know what you think.

Next weekend I’m going to Devon Dub Fest and this time I may be vlogging about this festival.  It’ll be my first proper vlog and it’ll feature everything from getting our VW ready for the show to what I’m wearing and what’s happening at the festival.  So keep your eyes out for that in the next few weeks.

So hope that’s given a little insight into what’s been happening over the past few weeks and there is lots to come.  Don’t forget to enter my Big Beauty Giveaway and win loads of lovely goodies, it’s perfect for you beauty bloggers out there to try some products and give us some great reviews.

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4 Comments

  1. August 6, 2014 / 23:15

    Lovely photos, close to my heart the beach and I’ve just recently relocated to my coastal home town after 3 years of city life…o_O.
    I am planning a drastic change in diet and fitness after our move to the new house at the end of the month as I’ve been so sluggish and ‘meh’, this is a great little unintentional push for me! 😛

    Best wishes, Danielle x
    http://underlandtowonderland.blogspot.co.uk/

    • August 7, 2014 / 09:32

      Hey, I know exactly what you mean. Its been so nice especially as the weather has been lovely. I feel like I’m on holiday all the time lol 🙂

  2. July 20, 2014 / 19:25

    Thanks for your lovely comment Emerald, hope the weather stays good for Dub Fest and I’m able to vlog it all 🙂

  3. July 19, 2014 / 22:45

    Lovely post! Hope you have a great time at the Dub Fest and the pics of the beach are so nice. 🙂
    theemeralddove21.blogspot.co.uk

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