Holiday Entertaining Without Stress

This is the time of year we all love to entertain, but with mile long to do lists and lots of pressures, it’s also the time we get most worked up about it. So how to enjoy holiday entertaining without stress? It’s easy when you know how. My husband and I love to entertain. We have given loads Read More…

What is Stir Up Sunday?

What is Stir Up Sunday? Stir Up Sunday is the last Sunday before Advent in the Christian calendar, which this year falls on November 26th. It’s also traditionally the day that Brits make their Christmas pudding, an integral part of our Christmas celebrations. Stir Up Sunday History ‘’Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the Read More…

How To Lose Weight and Keep It Off

This is a sponsored post brought to you by Lean Greens. The opinions herein are completely my own and are based on my own experience. This post also contains affiliate links to products I use and am happy to endorse.  Want to know how to lose weight and keep it off? Here are some easy hints, Read More…

Top Five Air Travel Tips To Make Flying Less Stressful

There are people who love to fly, and people who really, really do not. I’m definitely one of the former, and I believe that flying really doesn’t have to be stressful. It just takes a little planning ahead. My family and friends are spread all over the world, we love to holiday in far flung Read More…

Burghley House – an Elizabethan Castle Like No Other

My eyes struggled to adjust to the dim light as I walked into the cool of Burghley House, a beautiful home in the countryside at Stamford in Lincolnshire, on a summer evening. Corks popped and a glass of champagne was pressed into my hand. I followed the rest of the guests as we walked from Read More…