Chatsworth Country Fair welcomes Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paul Hollywood…

Something I really look forward to all year is the annual Chatsworth Country Fair: I mean what could be better than a huge selection of the finest foods to sample and chose from, top celebrity chefs gracing us with their culinary skills, demonstrations and parades to watch with a glass of your fave, an array … More Chatsworth Country Fair welcomes Jessica Ennis-Hill and Paul Hollywood…

A Christmas at Chatsworth – Tales from the River Bank

Back at Chatsworth House for Christmas First things first – Cadburys Hot Chocolate and a bit of shopping. We arrived early so it made sense to have a wander around the beautifully decorated courtyard. We bought some delicious hot chocolate and made use of the heated marquee/conservatory that Chatsworth now have in the courtyard. This … More A Christmas at Chatsworth – Tales from the River Bank

A Christmas Fair – Back at the Stunning Welbeck Estate

A few weeks ago I returned to the Welbeck Estate with my family (See my initial visit here) for their annual Christmas Fair. As we arrived on a cold November morning we could smell Christmas in the air. The mulled wine was warming, the home-made soup was steaming and the Belgium hot chocolate was flowing. We saw … More A Christmas Fair – Back at the Stunning Welbeck Estate

Giveaway Time…

Hi everyone, This post is just to let you all know that I am doing a giveaway when I reach 1000 followers on twitter. I am now not far off that so when I reach 1000 and have stayed there for a couple of days (as sometimes you loose followers because of fake accounts) I … More Giveaway Time…

A Wonderful Day Out at the Welbeck Estate…Includes Some Christmas Magic!

A Welbeck Welcome… The Welbeck Estate is a working estate consisting of a beautiful chain of lakes, Grade 2 registered historic park, ancient woodland and forestry and farmland and grazing. I have heard great things about it from various friends and family members so for the past 5 years I have been meaning to pay … More A Wonderful Day Out at the Welbeck Estate…Includes Some Christmas Magic!

“Pop” by Mackney – Hunger Games Inspired Photoshoot

Pop – a place full of character… A couple of months ago I purchased a voucher for my son to have a “Hunger Games” photoshoot at award-winning photographer Simon Mackney’s “Pop Studio” in Derby. After having to cancel about five times due to both mine and my husband’s busy schedules, we finally set a date. … More “Pop” by Mackney – Hunger Games Inspired Photoshoot