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Oscar’s Third Birthday Party

I’ve been meaning to write a post about Oscar’s birthday party for a while…there’s a few posts I’ve been meaning to write lately but life has got in the way of blogging! I really should write a life lately post, I used to do them monthly but I never have the time any more. I… Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

The Jurassic Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand Hotel

One of the activities I’ve most been looking forward to with Oscar is afternoon tea. At just turned three he is happy to sit in restaurants for longer periods of time (albeit with the help of a drawing board or sticker book) and going out with him and his cousins is really fun! The Jurassic… Read more »

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Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Grosvenor House London

I was invited to experience the Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea Approximately 3 years BC (before Covid) I enjoyed the Christmas Nutcracker Afternoon Tea with my dear friend Binny in the Park Room at JW Marriott Grosvenor House London. Fast forward to now (well last week), Binny invited me to join her on a table she… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe Greece

A Family Holiday at Domes of Elounda, Crete, Greece

When we first had Oscar I thought we’d be going on little holidays all the time: summer trips, Christmas markets, city breaks. I remember excitedly writing Oscar’s bucket list on the 1st of January 2020… oh the irony. Anyway I won’t dwell on the ‘C’ word and the brakes it put on our travel for… Read more »

| Everyday London Life Interiors

6 Positive Life Changes for A Better Night’s Sleep

This post is in conjunction with TEMPURĀ® but all thoughts are my own. Life in lockdown had significant knock on effects. For many of us there was a huge desire to change things up whether that be learning a language, writing a book, getting fit or alternatively developing a new mind set or positive mental… Read more »

| Everyday Europe Latvia

A Wedding in Latvia and a Stay The Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga

There’s nothing quite like a wedding, even better… a family wedding… even better… a destination wedding! Which was why we were super excited to head to Latvia for Mr S’s brothers wedding! Starved of a social life and of travel for two years, this was going to be something very special and not only that,… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel Europe UK

A Bridgerton-style getaway in Bletchley at Horwood House

I was not paid for content but my night at Horwood House was complimentary. Every mum needs a night off once in a while… to sleep in her own bed uninterrupted by little voices at 6am wanting food, milk, a bath or Peppa Pig… which was why my invitation for a bloggers trip to Horwood… Read more »

| Everyday Luxury Travel The Netherlands

48 Hours in Amsterdam and a Stay at The Sir Adam Hotel

Stepping through the sliding doors at Heathrow, it all came back to me… the rush of arriving at the airport, the excitement of stepping on the plane…the thrill of travelling. It had been nearly two years to the day since I last stepped on a plane but finally we were bringing travel back. So it… Read more »

| Everyday London Life

The Best Private Members Clubs for Families in London – Purple Dragon and Cloud Twelve Comparison

London has many exclusive private members clubs … Annabel’s, Soho House, Home House, The Arts Club… but did you know that your child can join their own super exclusive private members club? A relatively new phenomenon these multi-functional spaces are popping up around London and they are absolutely priceless for both child and parent alike…. Read more »

| Everyday Restaurants

The Queen’s Platinum Jubliee Afternoon Tea at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate

I was invited to review The Queen’s Platinum Jubliee Afternoon Tea and our food and drink was complimentary. I was not paid to visit and was not under contractual obligation to write this blog post or create content on any platform. Can you imagine being in the same job for 70 years? I’m in absolute… Read more »