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…
Hello wonderful readers, Welcome back to my blog, I am back and ready for the exciting summer break! So much to look forward too. Today I am going to be offering you the chance to win not one, but two tickets to the most amazing country event of the year – Chatsworth Country Fair which … More The Ultimate Country Fair Giveaway
Hello fellow readers, You probably weren’t aware but it was my birthday on Saturday. Lucky me, I made it to the grand old age of 33! Yippeee. Funnily enough my birthday happened to be on the same date as another event that was taking place at one of my all time my favourite haunts “Chatsworth … More Grand Birthday Celebrations
A while ago I was approached by a lovely girl called Laura who was doing a degree level course at the same college as me but she was studying hair. She asked if I would collaborate with her and do the makeup for a photo-shoot that she had coming up; of course I said yes. … More Photo-shoots, Manes and Makeup…
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 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
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…
I absolutely love Halloween and I happen to also love Chatsworth House so when the opportunity arose for me to attend what’s called the “Halloween Hoot” at the Chatsworth Estate, I of course jumped at the chance. This post is going to be a little bit different to the others that I have done. I … More Spooky Day Out at Chatsworth!
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 – 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