Birthday Celebrations part 2 – Presents and crystallised rose petal cake!

As if a day in Bath wasn’t wonderful enough, my birthday cake and presents made me feel even luckier. I woke up to beautifully wrapped presents, a bouquet of roses and a hamper of treats that I couldn’t wait to rummage through.  What would a grown up treasure trove contain I wonder? Perhaps chocolate truffles, macaroons, edible glitter and the most darling…
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My 22nd birthday – Exploring the Roman Baths and afternoon tea at the …

With my birthday fast approaching, I suddenly realised I never got round to blogging about last years birthday celebrations. It was such a lovely day and despite the fact a year has lapsed, it is definitely worth sharing. I woke up on the 12th of April to a champagne breakfast, blooming roses and beautifully wrapped presents in pastel blue and…
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Ahoy Sailor! A weekend in Plymouth!

Firstly, apologies about my disappearance, the past month has seen everything else in my life take a back seat whilst I’ve been running the final stretch of the dissertation marathon. On Friday I finally handed it in. It’s been all the things that I expected it to be: hard work, laborious, intense, draining and terrifying. But, to my complete surprise,…
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AUTUMN ESSENTIALS

My Christmas themed afternoon tea!

At Christmas I decided to host a Christmas themed afternoon tea party for my family. I thoroughly enjoyed putting together a menu, searching for unique recipes and creating my own. I also learnt some valuable lessons when it comes to hosting, time keeping and preparation.  Despite buying in ingredients weeks before and being incredibly organised, luck it seems, was not…
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Christmas in London!

Christmas in London is always magical, and the Christmas just gone was no different. My Mum and sister joined me in London for a few days to make the most of the sparkling lights, festive shopping and stunning exhibitions. Zoe arrived in London the day before my mum and we headed to the British museum before slipping on our glittering…
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