Firsts and Lasts – A fun, lighthearted post

So, as many of you know life has been a little tense for us the last few months, so I wanted to do a light hearted post. Firsts and lasts. Silliness, but lifted my mood writing it. Let me know any of your first and lasts x


My first pet when I was about 3, was a cat called Lucky. I loved her but my mum let her go to another home as I tried to stick the cat to sticky paper to draw round her. I obviously didnt mean to hurt her, (Iv always loved animals) but my Mum thought maybe I was too young to understand how an animal needs to be cared for……….

My last pet – I currently have a little cat called Purdy and and a Minature Schnauzer called Lulu. I love them.

My Minature Schnauzer Lulu

My first job when I was 14 was on a Market stall in Basildon, Essex. I loved it. I worked with two other girls (that Im still friends with) and we had such a good time, despite it being hard work and blooming cold in the winter!

My last job was/is as a Skin Therapist and Facialist.

My first home was the house I was born in, and I lived there until I was 5.

My last house is currently the house we bought to do up and sell on, (our second one we have bought as a project) we said we would live in for 5 years. We have been here 14……..

My first “designer” item I bought myself was a little black Mulberry Clutch bag. I think it was called a Daria pouch.

My last designer item I purchased was my Kate Spade bag, (which I love)


My first thing I started collecting as a child was Pippa dolls and My Little Pony horses. I was obsessed with them.

My last thing I collected was bags and shoes I suppose. Oh and make up of course!

My first car was an original 1973 white convertible beetle, it was my pride and joy.

My last/current car is a black BMW convertible.

My first place I visited abroad was Majorca when I was 11

My last trip abroad was to Turkey.

Side harbour in Turkey

My first bone I broke was my arm, falling down the stairs when I was 4

My last bone I broke was my back, (not as dramatic as it sounds) falling from my horse when I was 18.

My first boyfriend was a boy called Ritchie when I was 8. He made me a daisy chain.

My last boyfriend was of course my husband.

My first alcoholic drink I got drunk on was Tia Maria when I was 13.

My last alcoholic drink I got drunk on was Cocktails in London earlier this year. (I dont get drunk often anymore)

My first music album I ever bought was The Nolan Sisters when I was 7. The track “Im in the mood for dancing” was the soundtrack to mine and my friends life for about a week. Thats forever when your 7!

My last music album I bought was James Arthur, Back From The Edge.

My first bedroom colour that I chose was when I was 6, was pink and grey with a Polly Pocket duvet cover

My last and current bedroom colour is all white, with a little grey.

The first book that made me fall in love with reading was The Famous Five

The last book I really loved was Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

The first restaurant I ever ate in without my parents was a Beefeater called The Watermill. I felt so grown up!

The last restaurant I ate in was Prezzo last weekend when our eldest son took us out for dinner, (bless him)

My first beauty treatment I ever had was a half leg wax when I was 15. It was agony and hurt so much, I had to stop the lady literally after the first few strips. It was torture!

My last beauty treatment I had was a manicure by the lovely girls at the Next bloggers event a couple of weeks ago.


Thats it. My little fun, lighthearted post. I would love to hear some of your first and lasts????












  1. October 14, 2017 / 9:53 am

    This is such a fabulous post idea, I love it! Your dog is such a cutie as well omg šŸ˜» I absolutely love this idea, just such a fun way to talk about some memories – love it xxx

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 14, 2017 / 1:21 pm

      Ahh thank you Grace. My dog is like the third baby I never had haha! It was fun to write it, I like doing a lighthearted post sometimes. What first and lasts are you willing to tell????

  2. October 14, 2017 / 2:29 pm

    Fun post, convertible girl!

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 14, 2017 / 7:13 pm

      hahaha! It was fun to right, and yes, my hubby has the sensible car, I have the fun one. Thanks for reading xx

  3. highstreetbeauty11
    October 17, 2017 / 11:05 am

    This was such great fun to read! xx

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 17, 2017 / 2:57 pm

      Ahhh thank you xxx

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 17, 2017 / 10:30 pm

      Hey, thanks for stopping by and your compliment! I appreciate you reading and glad you enjoyed xx

  4. October 18, 2017 / 7:30 am

    Nice to see another Famous Five fan! I loved Timmy the dog! That’s an interesting post idea too – you could do so many things with it. Thanks for sharing šŸ™‚

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 10:42 am

      I was obsessed with the Famous Five. I like writing this sort of post, a short and sweet post, but with lots of info. I have a few more scheduled similar. Thanks for reading xx

  5. Prarthana Shah
    October 18, 2017 / 8:54 am

    Lulu lools adorable !! And also a beetle convertible woww !!

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 10:44 am

      Ahh thank you, I love my little puppy dog. I know, I saved up for two years for that car, I loved it xx

  6. October 18, 2017 / 10:57 am

    Thanks, I really enjoyed this, it’s a great idea šŸ˜Š.

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 11:07 am

      Thank you so much for reading Niall, glad you enjoyed it. Its nice to write a lighthearted post sometimes. I appreciate you stopping by x

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 9:45 pm

      Ohhhh really! I love that, feel free to share……….

  7. blushingrosebeauty
    October 18, 2017 / 1:41 pm

    Aww this was such a cute post! Also, I’m obsessed with your dog. So adorable. Xx

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 9:46 pm

      Thank you, Im glad you enjoyed x Lulu is the cutest isnt she, I just adore her x Thanks for reading x

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 9:51 pm

      Thank you so much Samantha, Im glad you enjoyed it. Lulu is my little buddy, the third child I never had haha

  8. A-
    October 18, 2017 / 6:47 pm

    I LOVE Kate Spade! Her two-toned bags (like the one you have) are my favorite! Hoping to feel all adult and get one of the holidays šŸ™‚ The color you chose is great!


    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 9:57 pm

      Thank you for reading x. I agree, Kate Spade has beautiful bags and I use this one all the time. I hope you get your bag, have fun choosing! xx

  9. October 18, 2017 / 6:09 pm

    Such a lovely post Kerry! Love reading all of your firsts and lasts xx

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 9:51 pm

      Thank you so much, Im glad you enjoyed it. It was nice to have a little trip down memory lane. Thanks for reading xx

  10. October 18, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    Ah such an adorable post, it really made me smile. My first drivink was bucks fizz at a new year party when I was about 11 and my last is the beer I’m currently holding.

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 9:54 pm

      Ohhh yes, a bucks fizz or an advocat, oh or a babysham! Those were the usuals wasn’t they. Not sure why I dove straight in with the Tia Maria! Im so glad it made you smile xx Cheers to that beer!

  11. October 18, 2017 / 7:12 pm

    Really enjoyed reading this, Iā€™m nosy and love finding stuff out about people!
    Lulu has the BEST expression!

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 18, 2017 / 9:59 pm

      Ahhh Im so glad you enjoyed it Gemma x. Im the same, I love to get to know the person behind the blog. Lulu is the best isnt she. Thanks for reading x

  12. dawnwairimu
    October 19, 2017 / 6:57 pm

    what a sweet little pup! aww! kate spade is kind of amazing! i need to get one of those!

    • kerrylifeandloves
      October 19, 2017 / 10:05 pm

      Hi, thanks for stopping by. She is a sweetheart for sure, we adore her. We have a Kate Spade boutique opening near us soon, I hope my will power is strong……haha

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