Life update || I got a first!

Inspired by the lovely Em who did a little life update the other day on her blog, I thought I’d do the same! For those of you who don’t know, today is my 23rd birthday – *cries* because I’m officially in my early 20s (21 & 22 are clearly late teens!!). So, I thought I’d take a moment to update you all on what’s been happening!

Angus and I are spending today FINALLY finishing our flat! We moved in just over 2 weeks ago but we didn’t have any furniture until last Monday and then Angus went on holiday that evening!! It’s safe to say it’s been a hectic couple of weeks, and I am definitely sick of living out of boxes. To some, it might sound a little strange that I am spending my birthday unpacking and building Ikea furniture, but honestly, the best birthday present I could have right now is a finished flat!


In other news, I got a FIRST in my degree! I am so so proud of myself for not only getting through my course, but for absolutely SMASHING it as well! To think that 4 years ago, I started Uni and left after 6 weeks because I wasn’t well enough to carry on and now, I’m graduating with a First Class Honours!

Not only that, but, I am starting a PGCE course in September! I’m going to be working towards my dream of becoming an English teacher and I can’t wait! Over the past few years it’s been so hit and miss as to whether I’d actually be able to pursue this career due to the PGCE course being so intense, but luckily, I’ve managed to find a part time course in York! And of course, you know what that means…

New flat, new office & new course = NEW STATIONARY!!

It’s weird to say this, but I actually kind of miss studying… since finishing my degree, I’ve definitely enjoyed not being stressed 24/7 about assignments but I’ve missed having that focus and drive to achieve something. Is that just me?


If you haven’t heard already, I am starting a Blogging in Bed guest post series. This will be on the last Friday of every month, beginning on Friday 31st August. If you want to get involved please email and I will send you all the information you need!

I’ve also set up an Instagram for Blogging in Bed so please make sure to tag @BloggingBed in any photos of yourselves that you want reposted!

Once my desk is finished (hopefully today!) I am really going to focus on my blog before I start college so watch this space because I have a few different things coming!

Anyway, that’s it from me today. I’m going to go off and enjoy my birthday building furniture and unpacking with Angus!

I hope you all enjoyed this little update post, and if you did please subscribe to my blog or follow me on my social media if you want to see more!

What’s happening in your life at the moment? Let me know in the comments!


  1. August 22, 2018 / 11:09 am

    Huge HAPPY BIRTHDAY lovely! You should be so proud of everything you’re achieving, and it’s so exciting about the flat too – fingers crossed it all goes smoothly and it gets finished soon so you can relax and enjoy it! 🙂
    Caz xxxx

    • Amy Saunders
      August 22, 2018 / 3:52 pm

      Thank you so much Caz!! I really appreciate it!! Xxxx

    • Amy Saunders
      August 31, 2018 / 4:14 pm

      Thank you so much Caz!! That means so much to me, and the flat is nearly there!! Xxxx

  2. August 22, 2018 / 11:39 am

    AHH HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! I hope you have a fab day lovely! And sooo proud of you for getting a degree anddd getting a FIRST! You’re smashing it🙌🏼 Xx

    Em //

    • Amy Saunders
      August 22, 2018 / 3:53 pm

      Aww thank you lovely!!! That means so much to me ❤️❤️❤️

    • Amy Saunders
      August 31, 2018 / 4:14 pm

      THANK YOU babe!!! 💛

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