A Taste of England: Afternoon Tea at the World of Wedgwood
Picture this: Savoury sandwiches, fluffy scones with jam and cream, mini sweet treats that pack a tiny but mighty punch of cheer, served on a pretty three-tiered tray… getting hungry? I’m salivating just writing that. And let’s not forget the pretty pots of piping hot tea, to be enjoyed from delicate porcelain cups in a comfortable, yet elegant, setting. This is afternoon tea, a much-loved British custom, and one of my favourite activities to enjoy in good…
11 Books I’m Reading in 2023
What’s on your reading list this year? With a mix of fiction and inspiration and everything in between, I’m particularly enthusiastic about my 2023 book list. Here’s the list for the first half of the year.
The Best Views in Edinburgh: A Guide to the City’s Must-See Lookout Points
Edinburgh is my happy place for many reasons, one of which is all the ways to take in the views of the city. We recently took a road trip up to Scotland, with a 48 hour stop in the Scottish capital. Join me for the best views in Edinburgh.
Christmas Party Outfit Staples (Already in your wardrobe!)
I have some amazing news for you and your budget: you already own your Christmas party outfit(s). No joke. So put your wallet away and open your closet. It’s time to #GetThrifty and have your existing wardrobe work for you this holiday season.
A Cute Countryside Walk with Alpacas
A few weeks ago, I celebrated my 39th birthday, thus kicking off my 40th year. As one of my gifts, the Brit surprised me with an alpaca walk in the Peak District. Read on for a cuteness overload and to learn about these delightful fluffy animals.
Ode to the Black Turtleneck
It's officially autumn, which means sweater weather! Specifically, turtlenecks, and I love turtlenecks — a black turtleneck in particular. Cozy yet chic, it's the ultimate clothing multitasker, but doesn't have to be expensive. Super versatile, it's essential for any woman's wardrobe, This is my ode to the black turtleneck
Trek Like a Princess: My review of royally approved hiking boots
Fun fact: I lived in Vancouver my entire life and never owned a pair of hiking boots. Trail runners, yes. But it wasn't until moving to the UK that I finally bought proper boots. And who better to look to than the Duchess of Cambridge for some outdoor shoe inspiration? This is my review of the Berghaus Supalite II GTX hiking boots.
A Picturesque Getaway: 24 Hours in the Cotswolds
Everything you may have imagined England to look like outside of London, The Cotswolds is a delightful day trip or weekend city break at any time of year. This is our 24-hour winter experience in one of the most picturesque parts of England.