Your Guide to Planning a Wedding

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, especially if you have a large family and lots of guests. There are so many details that go into planning the perfect wedding that there are bound to be a few hiccups along the way. Whether it’s the cake being the wrong flavour or …

BrewDog Punk AGM 2017

In 2016, I bought a couple of shares in BrewDog. Alongside the usual perks of being part of such a fantastic company and discounted beer, you also get an invite to the Annual General Meeting (or in BrewDog’s case, Annual General Mayhem!) up in Aberdeen. As soon as BrewDog announced …

Coffee around the world

Over here at Whisky & Milkshakes both of us absolutely love coffee. Purchasing a Tassimo machine last year has been a game changer – now we can have tasty coffee every day, and our Costa bill has dramatically reduced (thankfully as we try to save for a wedding!). When we …

Review: Bridea Box

Have you noticed that subscription and sample boxes continue to be more and more popular? One that kept popping up on my Facebook news feed caught my eye; the Bridea Box. This is a one off box of various wedding related samples, that at the moment is 20% off! This …

Adult Colouring

A few years ago a friend introduced me to the calming powers of adult colouring books. Back then they were quite hard to find, but fast forward to 2016 and suddenly they are everywhere! This has been great, as there is now a wide variety of interesting books on the market. …

My Favourite Books

It was recently World Book Day, and it got us talking at work about our all time favourite books. Since I was a child I have been an avid reader. I remember trips out to Stratford-Upon-Avon with my parents would always mean a new Goosebumps or similar book from The …

Homemade Petal Confetti

For our upcoming wedding we are making our own confetti. We really wanted naturally dried flower petals, and instead of paying potentially over £100 to buy these in bulk, we had a better idea. We have asked our close family and friends to save their petals from flowers they have …

Wedding Car – meet Carmen

One of the first decisions we made about our wedding was our wedding car. Just before Simon proposed we were discussing how we would want our “hypothetical” wedding to look (little did I know very soon it would be less “hypothetical”…). We knew we wanted a boho wedding, think lots …

What’s in my make up bag?

I have a confession – I am addicted to make up. Some people splurge on shoes, handbags or new clothes – for me it is make up. My make up collection at home is a little out of hand, spreading over a drawer, a box and a large vanity case. …