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LuxeStyle Loves 28.08.2017

LuxeStyle Loves 28.08.2017

I feel like this week marks something of a real change. We’ve gone from a Monday full of blue skies and hot weather, to a cold drizzly Sunday. From wearing a bikini at the start of the week to having to borrow one of my Mum’s big winter coats on Friday evening so I could walk the dog without shivering! I can see why some people say that the start of September feels like the start of a new year. Not only does the weather seem to dramatically change, but I think starting a new year at school every single September for so long during our childhoods probably sticks with us.

Let’s see what I’ve been loving during this slightly weird week.

 

Bank holiday Monday

After enjoying a BBQΒ last Sunday, it was lovely for the warm weather to continue into Monday. After being extremely busy since I announced that we were going to put our house on the market, Dan and I decided to do absolutely nothing on Bank Holiday Monday. A day of sunbathing, reading a good book and sitting in the hot tub was bliss! As I mentioned in my August Luxe Letter, the day had the perfect end when the Red Arrows flew right over our heads while we were having a BBQ! This is probably going to be the last time this year we’ll be having such warm weather and enjoying a BBQ, so it was lovely to really make the most of it.

 

Having lots of interest in our house

It’s quite nerve-wracking putting your home on the market. I was really hopeful that we would get a good level of interest in our house, but you never know how well it will go until the viewings start being booked.

We’ve been so happy to get several viewings within the first week of it being on the market, and we were thrilled to receive an offer. I think we may well agree a sale this week, so we will see. I’m just really glad there’s been so much interest and everyone has been saying how lovely the house is, which is lovely to hear.

I’ve taken lots of photos for a home tour, so I’m looking forward to sharing them all with you very soon.

 

Blog posts

As someone who has pretty much given up on Instagram recently, I really enjoyed reading Things I’ve Learned About Instagram, written by the always hilarious Amber. Her posts never fail to make me giggle, and her thoughts on Instagram were completely on point.

Another post that I found myself nodding along to this week is Why Is It So Hard To Take Our Own Advice? by the lovely Sophie. As someone who often gets told I give good advice, but I struggle to take my own advice all the time, it was such a relatable and interesting read. I think it can be so easy to provide great advice when you’re looking at something logically from the outside, but when you’re personally involved in a situation, it can be so much more difficult to see things clearly.

 

I hope you’ve enjoyed this week? Let me know what you got up to for the Bank Holiday and for the rest of the week.

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8 Comments

  • Reply
    Amy-Anne
    4th September 2017 at 18:12

    Ooooh I’m super excited for a home tour! I can imagine putting your home on the market would be stressful, but it sounds like it’s going pretty okay so far. Good luck with it all πŸ™‚

    Amy;
    Little Moon Elephant

    • Reply
      LuxeStyle
      7th September 2017 at 11:10

      Yay πŸ™‚ It’s so stressful! I’m so glad it’s been going really well and we’ve accepted an offer now so hopefully it will move along really well. Thanks so much πŸ™‚ x

  • Reply
    Rach
    4th September 2017 at 21:34

    Thanks for sharing those 2 blog posts! They sound like great reads and definitely want to check out!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

    • Reply
      LuxeStyle
      7th September 2017 at 11:13

      I really enjoyed them πŸ™‚ Hope you like them too x

  • Reply
    Maggie
    4th September 2017 at 21:41

    If it helps I feel the exact same way about Instagram πŸ™‚ ! Congratulations on the interest in your lovely home and to have an offer so soon too is amazing! We had the heating on twice in August and there’s a definite chill in the air this week! xx

    • Reply
      LuxeStyle
      7th September 2017 at 11:15

      I’m so glad it’s not just me Maggie! Thank you so much lovely – we’re thrilled it’s all going so well. We accepted an offer a couple of days ago so hopefully it will be smooth sailing. It’s definitely getting cooler isn’t it! xx

  • Reply
    abbeylouisarose
    6th September 2017 at 20:37

    The weather really did turn suddenly, didn’t it?! At the start of September, I woke up the clear skies and chilly autumnal air, which was nice until the rain started haha! A barbecue with the red arrows flying overhead sounds fab to me! Very happy to hear that your house sale is progressing well too, let’s hope you get everything wrapped up soon! Much love!

    Abbey ? http://www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

    • Reply
      LuxeStyle
      10th September 2017 at 18:28

      It really did – such a change! Thanks so much Abbey – we’re so happy with the progress we’re making so far x

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