The Beginning of Us Blog Series

I love reading about how people met their partners. This series started with how I met my future Husband and will be continuing until we run out of other lovely couples to feature! Here are the posts so far

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  • The Beginning of Us – A Blog Series {Our Story} - To commemorate our 5th Wedding Anniversary, I’ve decided to have a blog series talking about the ways people met, how they found the love of their life, how their story started. The first post in this series is ours. The beginning of Hubby and I. Back in 2004 I was 19, single, working full time and doing A-Levels at college in the evenings. I was studying psychology and sociology and…
  • The Beginning of Us – Lauren’s Story {Belle du Brighton} - The next post in this series is from Lauren of Belle du Brighton – She has become a really good friend of mine since finding each other online and our Daughters also share the same not common at all name! How I Met My Husband Our story is a bit of a cliché, but flip-reversed. I was Sam’s boss (well, his boss’s boss if you want to be pedantic) but…
  • The Beginning of Us – Becca’s Story {Babylove Beckha} - This week’s post is from Becca @LoveBeckha and you can find her blogging at Babylove Beckha. When Becca tweeted me her story I just had to have her included in the series – Just you read and see! How I met my Partner. I will start with a little bit of a back story, I had been with my ex for 5 years, we had the house, the cars, the…
  • The Beginning of Us – Carrie’s Story {Time To Be An Adult} - This week’s Beginning of Us story comes from Carrie who you can find over at Time To Be An Adult and on Twitter @T2BAA – Here she tells the slightly unusual story of how she met the love of her life! Lapdances & Lifts Home I have a very special relationship with my partner Sion. Despite the story of how we met being potentially very embarrassing for him, he loves the randomness…
  • The Beginning of Us – Liz’s Story {L and L’s Working Mum} - This week’s story is from Liz over at L and L’s Working Mum who shares her not so ordinary story of meeting the children’s father! How I met your father In May 2001 I was running late for a dear friend’s leaving drinks in Central London. I’d also been to a step class, something I was only driven to when I perceived standards to be in the direst straits, so…
  • The Beginning of Us – Amy’s Story {The Smallest of Things} - This week’s Beginning of Us story is from Amy over at The Smallest of Things – Go take a look at her cute bunting header, stay a while and have a read! You can find her over on Twitter @SmallThingBlog. Our Story I was only 14 when I first met my partner, James. He was my best friend’s uncle’s best friend. I would just like to clarify her uncle was…
  • The Beginning of Us – Hannah’s Story {Budding Smiles} - This week’s The Beginning of Us post is from Hannah at Budding Smiles – Her blog is gorgeous, she takes lovely photos and is a fellow redhead – What more reason do you need to go and read?! You can also find Hannah on Twitter @BuddingSmiles and here she shares her story of meeting her future husband. Here’s Hannah… Ah the internet, what a creation! Bringer of online shopping, social…
  • The Beginning of Us – Ellie’s Story {Irish Mummy 3113} - Today our Beginning of Us post comes from Ellie who you can find on Twitter @elliessence and on her lovely little blog. So over to Eleanor to tell us her story of how she met her Husband! To begin with I am originally from Co. Cork in Ireland. My mother met a guy online and in February 2010 she decided to move to Wales to make a go of things. I was…
  • The Beginning of Us – Shay’s Story {Two Tiny Terrors} - This week’s Beginning of Us blog post comes from Shay over at Two Tiny Terrors who tells us about meeting her Husband and their journey to get to be man and wife. You can also find Shay over on Twitter @Shay_Noble. My Husband and I met at school. We started off as acquaintances, a friend of a friend, and occasionally ‘hung out’ together but with me being the year above…
  • The Beginning of Us – Sarah’s Story {Toby Goes Bananas} - This week’s story comes from Sarah who blogs over at Toby Goes Bananas. I’ve been lucky enough to meet Sarah a couple of times now and class her as one of my really good blogging chums. She’s lovely, her son is gorgeous and her blog’s pretty awesome too! You can find her on Twitter too – @TobyGoesBananas. Take it away Sarah! In 2010 I was 32 years old and single…
  • The Beginning of Us – Sarah’s Story {The Knott Bump & Us} - Today’s story comes from Sarah who blogs over at The Knott Bump & Us, you can also find her over on Twitter @KnottBumpAndUs. Sarah’s blog is all about pregnancy, parenthood and everything else that comes with family life. Here’s Sarah… An Arabic meeting…in an Irish bar! Almost 5 years ago I had booked a trip out to Bahrain to visit my best friend who was living out there at the…
  • The Beginning of Us – Aby’s Story {You Baby Me Mummy} - This week’s The Beginning of Us post comes from Aby who blogs at You Baby Me Mummy. Aby is someone I class as a friend in the world of blogging and I will always love the fact that she came to say hello at BritMums! Her ‘Baby’ is also gorgeous and that is reason enough to go and check out her blog – You can find her on Twitter too…
  • The Beginning of Us – Rachel’s Story {The Melton House} - This week’s Beginning of Us post comes from Rachel over at The Melton House. I haven’t been reading her blog for very long but now that I’ve found it I’ll be reading for a long time to come – You can also find Rachel over on Twitter, @MummyMelton. Here’s Rachel… Rob and I met online, which seems to be a popular way to meet your other half now but I…
  • The Beginning of Us – Katy’s Story {What Katy Said} - Our Beginning of Us post today comes from Katy over at What Katy Said. Although I have been chatting to her on Twitter for quite some time I am a relatively new follower of her blog but I love the family posts, humour and honesty. Definitely a blog to check out if you don’t follow it already! Now, over to Katy… Mr F and I have been together for almost…
  • The Beginning of Us – Claire’s Story {A Clueless Mother} - This week’s Beginning of Us post comes from Claire over at A Clueless Mother. Claire’s blogging through her pregnancy and first time Mum-to-be experiences. She’s worth following for the newborn baby pics that will arrive in due course as well as her hilarious cat related updates. Check Claire out! Over to you Claire… The story of how Jimmy and I met is not one from a fairy-tale. It is not…
  • The Beginning of Us – Jade’s Story {Late for Reality} - Today’s Beginning of Us story is from Jade over at Late for Reality. Jade is someone I love bumping into at blogging events – such a lovely person who will talk to everyone! I’m lucky enough to class her as one of my best blogging chums and if you don’t read her blog you really should, and follow her on Twitter too – @JadePirard! Over to Jade… The story of…
  • The Beginning of Us – Louise’s Story {WeeOhana} - This week’s story comes from Louise over at WeeOhana. She has a gorgeous little girl and is expecting baby number two in the not too distant future. You can also find Louise over on Twitter @WeeOhana. Take it away Louise! How did I meet my other half? Well first of all he was one of the people in the group of friends that my older sister was hanging about with,…
  • The Beginning of Us – Hannah’s Story {Hannah Says} - This week’s Beginning of Us post comes from Hannah over at Hannah Says and you can find her on Twitter @girltaristhan. I normally do a bit of an intro but Hannah has done a great job herself in her post so without further ado, over to Hannah… Hey, I’m Hannah. I’m married to Chris. We are foster parents to our 15 year old foster son nicknamed Our Sidekick and parents…
  • The Beginning of Us (Mental Parentals) - This week’s Beginning of Us post comes from the lovely couple over at Mental Parentals who are great friends of mine and lovely people too! You can follow them on Twitter @MentalParentals but take a look at their blog – they blog about all aspects of life with a three year old – I can definitely relate! So, here is S from Mental Parentals with their story… In 2010, I…
  • The Beginning of Us – Sanna’s Story {Wave To Mummy} - This week’s story comes from Sanna over at Wave To Mummy, a fairly new blogger with a beautiful daughter and a lovely family lifestyle blog. If you’re looking for something new to read then check her out – you can find Sanna over on Twitter too @WaveToMummy. Over to Sanna… The first time we met was on a chair lift, in Chamonix, in the French Alps. Now, the first thing…
  • The Beginning of Us {Jason’s Story} - This week’s Beginning of Us post comes from one of my lovely Twitter followers Jason, @Tuckshot, who I have been chatting to online for a few months now. He says himself that his story does seem a bit cheesey, but that’s what I love about it! Here’s Jason with his story… It all began in September 2010 when I was going into my last year of university in Gloucestershire. I…
  • The Beginning of Us – Laura’s Story {My Thoughts on Things} - This week’s beginning of us comes from Laura over at My Thoughts on Things. Go and check out her blog for lots of beautiful family photos, family posts and recipes. Here’s Laura with her story… 27th April 2008. I was coming out of hibernation, after my S.A.D. kept me shut away for much of winter! I’d heard of “Alpha Chris” – named because of his involvement with the Alpha Course…
  • Beginning of Us – Leanne’s Story {A Slice of my Life…Wales} - Here’s our latest week of Beginning of Us and this week we’re hearing how Leanne from A Slice of my Life…Wales met her Husband. Here’s Leanne… Spencer and I met through friends, he was a good friend of my sister’s partner (I’ll refer to him as my brother in law even though they aren’t married because they practically are!). We knew who the other one was and would say hi but that…
  • Beginning of Us – Amber’s Story {Goblin Child} - This week’s beginning of us post comes from Amber over at Goblin Child who talks about meeting her other half – Kirsty. Here’s Amber to tell you her story that goes back a while… Falling in love with my best friend probably saved my life. I was fifteen years old. It was literally love at first sight; we had been internet friends for years and when Kirsty’s computer died, I…
  • Beginning of Us – Pam’s Story {Life With Munchers} - This week’s Beginning of Us post comes from one of my closest friends not just in the blogging world but in ‘real life’ too – although we do live hundreds of miles from each other! You can find Pam over at Life With Munchers talking about all things home as well as her pregnancy updates – although this will turn to baby updates soon as she’s now had her gorgeous…
  • The Beginning of Us – Mr and Mrs Lighty’s Story {Sugar and Spice and All Things Spliced} - This week’s story comes from Mrs Lighty who you can find over on Sugar and Spice and All Things Spliced and also on her travel blog Answers on a Postcard. I’ll leave you with Mrs Lighty to tell her story… Mr and Mrs Lighty met 13 years ago, while we were on holiday in Ibiza, although our Mums tell us that in actual fact, we’ve known each other since we were two…
  • The Beginning of Us – Clare’s Story {Maybush Studio} - This week’s Beginning of Us story comes from such a lovely person I have met through the world of blogging – Clare from Maybush Studio. Clare has a gorgeous little boy and a brand new baby girl born just yesterday! Her blog beautifully documents their life and her photos are stunning – make sure you go and take a look. Over to Clare… There probably aren’t too many people who…
  • The Beginning of Us – Harriet’s Story {A Rush of Love} - This week’s Beginning of Us comes from Harriet over at A Rush of Love. I have read her blog for quite a while now and love the beautiful photos, days out and everything Ava – Harriet’s gorgeous three year old. Today you can read how Harriet met her Husband – over to Harriet! It’s hard to say when Nath and I first met because we’ve known each other for most of our…
  • The Beginning of Us – Dave’s Story {The DADventurer} - Today’s Beginning of Us comes from Dave, otherwise known as The DADventurer. He’s pretty great – as far as Dad bloggers go 🙂 – and one of the first men to feature in my series! Dave’s got a gorgeous little girl, Toddler L, who was until recently Baby L! It’s a pleasure watching her grow on Dave’s blog and he writes all sorts of stuff so it’s definitely worth checking…
  • The Beginning of Us – Laura’s Story {Laura’s Lovely Blog} - Today’s post comes from one of my longest friends on social media – Laura from Laura’s Lovely Blog. I have known Laura on Twitter since before I had a blog, since LP was tiny – like, a tiny baby type tiny. It’s a pleasure to have her sharing her story today and make sure you go and follow her and her gorgeous children over on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! Over…
  • The Beginning of Us – Kara’s Story {Innocent Charms Chats} - This week’s Beginning of Us comes from of the nicest people I have met through blogging. Kara at Innocent Charms Chats is a complete gem! She has three beautiful kids and shares so many lovely things they have done, outfits they have worn and updates of them. Her blog is lovely to read and is a great insight into her family’s life together. Here’s Kara… I can not believe it…
  • The Beginning of Us – Kate’s Story {Family Fever} - This week’s Beginning of Us comes from a really lovely friend of mine – Kate over at Family Fever. I can’t remember when I became friends with Kate. It’s one of those friendships that just happened and I am so glad it did. hardly a day goes by where I don’t talk to her online! Here’s how Kate met Kevin… We met in December 2002, when I was 19. I…
  • The Beginning of Us – Janine’s Story {Janine’s Little World} - I love sharing other people’s love stories each week and this week’s Beginning of Us story comes from Janine over at Janine’s Little World. Janine writes about her busy life as a full time working Mum and you can find her over on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram too. Here’s Janine with her story: Some of you may or may not know that I was born in Germany and moved to…
  • The Beginning of Us – Dan’s Story {DannyUK} - This week’s Beginning of Us comes from Dan over at DannyUK – He’s the self proclaimed Bearded Blogger! He’s also one of the most helpful bloggers I’ve met – always the first to offer help and support to other bloggers. A really top guy! He writes about his life in Chelmsford as well as detailed reviews and often giveaways too. Definitely check his blog out! Over to Dan to share…
  • The Beginning of Us – Lizzie’s Story {Lizzie Somerset} - This week’s Beginning of Us story comes from Lizzie Somerset. Her blog is a really bright and happy place. She shares so much about her family life in the country and also writes a regular feature City Country Life with Becca from Keeping up with the Joneses. You can find Lizzie over on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter but for now, here’s Lizzie to share her story… I’ve never written about how me…
  • The Beginning of Us – Sam’s Story {Stressed Mum} - Today’s Beginning of Us post comes from Sam over at Stressed Mum. She writes about family life with her nearly teenage daughter and step children and you can find her over on Twitter too. Here’s Sam with her story… When Donna mentioned her ‘Beginning of Us’ series, and that she was looking for other people to join in I was a little unsure at the time, but decided after thinking…
  • The Beginning of Us – Jess’ Story {Babi a Fi} - This week’s Beginning of Us story comes from Jess over at Babi a Fi. She blogs about life with her beautiful daughter Marianna and her other half Anthony. Here is how they met… Ours was a story of opposites attract. When we met I was in the middle of campaigning as a Labour candidate in the 2012 local government elections. Anthony was campaigning too – as a Conservative candidate! Not that…
  • The Beginning of Us – Mandi’s Story {Hex Mum} - This week’s Beginning of Us story comes from Mandi over at Hex Mum. She blogs about her busy family life with seven children and here she talks about how she met Asa, her Husband of 13 years: A long time ago in the year 1996, I was working at a leisure centre in the entertainment bar, when a very lovely young man called Asa who had just finished university started working…
  • The Beginning of Us – Talya’s Story {Motherhood: The Real Deal} - Today’s Beginning of Us comes from Talya over at Motherhood: The Real Deal. Talya has been blogging for just over a year but in that time she has written many inspirational posts, created blog series’ and linkies. Her blog is a real ecclectic mix of content and although I haven’t been reading for that long I know it will be on my reading list for a long time to come!…
  • The Beginning of Us – Laura’s Story {Dear Bear and Beany} - Another week and another Beginning of Us. This instalment comes from Laura over at Dear Bear and Beany. Laura talks about all aspects of busy family life with two children and you can find her over on Facebook and Twitter too. Here’s Laura with her story… Grab yourself a cuppa and take a seat, the story of Andy and I getting together is a bit of a rollercoaster… We met…
  • The Beginning of Us – Natalie’s Story {Plutonium Sox} - This week’s Beginning of Us story comes from the very lovely Natalie over at Plutonium Sox. She’s someone I’ve got to know so well over the last couple of months and she is definitely one of the most honest and likeable people I have met through blogging. Here’s her story of how she met her Husband: In July 2007, I was in a relationship that was clearly going nowhere. Worcestershire…
  • The Beginning of Us – Jade’s Story {Raising the Rings} - This week’s Beginning of Us comes from Jade over at Raising the Rings. Jade’s is someone who I have the pleasure of getting to know better as time goes on and she is such a lovely member of the blogging community. You can find Jade over on Twitter and Facebook. She writes about all aspects of family life with her two beautiful children and today she shares how she met…
  • The Beginning of Us – Clare’s Story {Emmy’s Mummy} - Today’s Beginning of Us story comes from Clare over at Emmy’s Mummy. Clare writes a really lovely blog dedicated to all things family – as well as some of the best giveaways you will see online! If you’re looking for something new to read definitely take a look at her blog – and find her on Twitter and Facebook too! Here’s Clare with her story… When people hear that I…
  • The Beginning of Us – Kate’s Story {LesBeMums} - Today’s beginning of us comes from Kate over at LesBeMums. I remember quite clearly the first time I came across Kate’s blog – it was when she followed me on Twitter, probably quite a while ago now. I thought the blog name was just so good, so funny and so memorable. It has only been, though, over the last few months of getting to know Kate that I’ve realised how…
  • Beginning of Us – Kelly’s Story {Kelly Allen} - This week’s Beginning of Us comes from Kelly Allen, a lovely blogger who writes about all aspects of family life with her two gorgeous children. She has a dog, home educates and has a really eclectic blog that is sure to have something you would love to read about. You can find Kelly on Twitter and Facebook – and here she is to share her story: You know when life…
  • The Beginning of Us – Karen’s Story {Two Tiny Hands} - This week’s Beginning of Us comes from Karen who blogs at Two Tiny Hands. Karen writes about all aspects of family life as well as featuring recipes and running her #ABrandNewDay linky. You can also find her over on Facebook and Twitter but without further ado, here’s Karen to share her story. David is my little bit of fate! I consider the way we met to be fate even though the…

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