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Things that I have Liked and Loved in August 2019 - RachelSwirl
After a splendid six week holiday, summer has come to a close, as has August. We’ve certainly had a super-busy, fun-filled month. Here are just a few of the highlights which I have #LikedandLoved during that time. Crete Although it wasn’t the holiday we’d expected, we made the best of a very bad situation and after hiring a car (and getting the heck out of the hotel) we enjoyed beach strolls, evenings out and hopping around Hersonissos. My Thirty-something Birthday I’ll be honest; I wasn’t entirely happy about turning another year older. I’m creeping far too close to forty for my liking. Still, I enjoyed the day and was spoilt rotten by my husband the kids. We celebrated with a trip to the cinema where we watched the latest installment of Angry Birds which was utterly hilarious. Our Super Six-Year-Old This month marked six years for our little lady, I’m not sure where the years have gone to but my word is she growing up fast! We celebrated the day with family at the local bistro followed by a weekend at Alton Towers. Family Fun At Alton Towers After traveling six and a half hours (rather than what should have been three hours), we finally arrived in Derby. Having spent a night at the Holiday Inn we then traveled to Alton Towers, where we met up with the family to spend a rather hot and sweaty day in the park. The kids had the time of their lives (as did us adults once we managed to sneak a few rides on the coasters). We had such a good time that my husband and I are now planning to return for an adults/ adrenalin junkies weekend in the autumn. Baby Days Having waited for what felt like forever, I finally got…