40 by 40, Travel

Our romantic weekend away without the kids

Image may contain: 2 people, selfie, close-up and indoorIn September 2016 I managed to tick off number 31 from my 40 by 40 list, which was to go on a luxury romantic weekend away with DJ. 

Image may contain: house, sky and outdoorGroupon and similar websites are so useful for things like this when you are on a low budget. We chose September as that is the month of our wedding anniversary. Of course, the term luxury is subjective, as it means different things to different people, but we were more than happy with our weekend away!
Image may contain: 1 personWe decided to go for a lodge style cabin in Derby and our main objective was that we would have time alone together without all of the normal distractions and it was absolutely lovely! We spent time talking, watching movies, chilling in the hot tub, playing board games and eating and drinking far too much! 


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The lounge area
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Dining area
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Shower room
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It was so relaxing and really nice to have quality time together. I think it is important to be able to have some time alone together, even if it is just for a few hours rather than a whole weekend away. In the past, we would sometimes be guilty of letting other things get in the way of that quality time but as we have gotten older we have learned to prioritise each other and it has made our relationship so much stronger. 
Do you get to spend much quality time with your partner? Have you any favourite locations for a night away without the children? I would love to hear your thoughts.

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  1. says:
    This has reminded me to sort something out for our anniversary! Hubby and I haven't been away for ages. Your break looks amazing. Love the tub. Thanks for sharing with #bloggersbest x
  2. says:
    It looks and sounds like you had a great time. Well done for ticking off so many things from your bucket list #bloggersbest

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