Our Favourite Five – September

 September just seemed to pass so quick so as Summer.  Isn’t it sooner than we imagined?  Hope everyone is all prepped up for the start of cold season, Autumn and then Winter, brrrrrrrrrr!

Anyhow, as it’s last Friday of the month already, which means it’s link up time again with our September’s favourites with Maria over at Suburban-mum.

Here’s Our Favourite Five:

 1.   The first week of September went with a bang.   I’ve got my very first review opportunity from Bakerdays.   When I started blogging, I had never thought of getting this sort of perks as I was just doing it as a hobby.  Having a blog for only 3 months, that was definitely a great achievement for me.  Being trusted by certain companies to work with them means the world to me.  Honestly, it encourages me more to continue what I enjoy doing.

Personalised Letterbox Cake by Bakerdays

2.   With the last few days of Summer breeze, we managed to have an unplanned visit to Cruachan – The Hollow Mountain which was a lovely family day out.  Despite the trip being spontaneous, it went really well as we discovered a remarkable invention secretly hidden under the mountain.  The impromptu trip turned out to be the best outing we had for this month.

Cruachan – The Hollow Mountain

3.   My husband went away in France for 6 day for a work related trip, that was the longest time that me and the kids had been at home without him.  Don’t get me wrong, we missed him while he’s away but I also enjoyed the 6 days of peace and space,  lol.  There were certainly some pros and cons when Daddy is away.  Reimer even made a card for his Daddy coming back.


4.   Last Tuesday, I got a lovely surprise from the post… It was my £50 Voucher from Debenhams.  I made a post last August entitled When mummy was a student to join in the Debenhams back-to-school competition which was hosted by the lovely blogger Dean of Little Steps.  My blog post was chosen as one of the Top 10.  Yippee!  This made me so looking forward for the weekend now as I will be going shopping.

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5.   Lastly but never the least, last Saturday afternoon I received a hamper from Serenata Flowers for the purpose of the Review and Giveaway which is still on going if you want to check it out.  The hamper was so stunning, it consist of an orchid plant, rose wine and 2 boxes of Belgium Chocolates.  All of us were pleased and so over the moon about it because there’s something for everyone inside the hamper.

Hamper from
Hamper from Serenata Flowers

Well, that’s how September went with me and my wee family.

How about you, what are your favourites for this month?

This post is linked up with:

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22 thoughts on “Our Favourite Five – September

  • Sounds like a lovely month!.
    We have tried Baker Days too, their cakes are yummy.
    And I love Reimer’s picture for Daddy, how sweet 🙂 #TheList

  • I’m glad the vouchers arrived. Yay! And looks like you’ve been a busy blogger. I was meaning to join the flowers give-away and then completely forgot! Duh. Next time! Xx

    • ReimerandRuby

      Thanks again Dean… have not used it though, didn’t have time to go shopping, probably next week.

  • Aw what a lovely 5! Very jealous of the £50 Debenhams I love shopping there 🙂

    Stevie x #JustAnotherLinky

    • ReimerandRuby

      £50 doesn’t go a long way though if you shop in Debenhams, but it’s still something towards something, isn’t it? Thanks for dropping by!

  • You have had a great month! Lots of luck for similar successes in October.
    Thanks for linking up to #SundayStars

  • I love the card that Reimer made – sooo cute! I think I’d be like you though and be relieved to be able to watch what I wanted on the TV whilst hubby was away without having to share! hehehe

    We have also tried Baker Days cakes and they are delicious!

    Thanks again for linking up to #OurFaveFive I hope to see you back again next month! x

    • ReimerandRuby

      Exactly, we got the freedom when hubby’s not around, we got to choose TV programs that we want, lol. Thanks for the lovely comment!

  • What a brilliant month you had. Enjoy spending your voucher! Thanks for linking up to #TheList x

  • A nice mix of things – the letter is my fav (so cute)

  • What a great surprise to receive in the mail. It looks like it was a busy September for you. I am visiting from #lovelythings.

    • ReimerandRuby

      There’s nothing more nicer than a shopping vouucher, isn’t it?! Thanks fro dropping by!

  • this is a great idea for a post, I need to get on board with these reflective blogs, capturing what we have been up to and embracing the positives! Congrats on the first review! Could be the start of big things 🙂 xxx MMT #lovelythings

    • ReimerandRuby

      It’s nice to recall and summarize the good things that happened in every month. Fingerscrossed for that! Thanks for your lovely comment!

  • It sounds as thought you have had a lovely month 🙂 I reviewed Baker Days too – it’s yummy cake is it not? My husband travels a lot with work too it’s a mixed thing them being away is it not? #lovelythings

    • ReimerandRuby

      I’ve got the chocolate one and they’re yummy… there’s always pros and cons when they’re away, isn’t it?

  • Looks like you had a great september! Sorry for the late commenting – been a bit hectic in our household! I love the welcome back card that Reimer made – how sweet! Very jealous of your Debenhams gift card – what did you spend it on in the end? Thanks so much for linking up to #OurFaveFive and I would love to see you back at the end of this month xxx

    • ReimerandRuby

      Funny you ask about what I bought with my gift card, I haven’t managed to used it yet, was so busy with work and every time I go to the Centre, we’re always rushing. But I’ll definitely use it before Christmas!

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