At the weekend, one of my best friends and I visited the beautiful old English town of Stratford Upon Avon. We had booked an afternoon tea lunch at the Best Western Grosvenor Hotel, and the weather was so beautiful; we were very lucky! I did a post in November about when I visited the same hotel with my parents, we had such a great time so it was so nice to go back again. We had our afternoon tea in the Drawing Room of the hotel, and we were in there all alone and cosy. We started off the traditional…

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Last weekend, I had the best time up north for Gabriella‘s 21st birthday! It was a feast of fun and especially food! Her Dad made us some amazing meals, and I was lucky enough to be taken out to dinner with her family. Her Mum took some fab photo’s which I just had to share with you! Gabriellas deliciously prepared Italian style birthday lunch! Mmmm nomalisious antipasti platter – Olives, mozerella balls, salami, Parma ham, and sun dried tomatoes! Mmm cheese board! Chocs and strawbs The birthday girl in her pink throne! She got some ultra fab Topshop and Thomas…

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If you’ve heard me rambling on about TOWIB and have no clue what I’m on about, it’s a blogger event that is held quarterly. I had never been to one before but went to my first yesterday. It was held in central London in a lovely hotel near to Russel Square. Gabriella and myself met at Euston station and got the tube to Tottenham Court Road where we then walked to the hotel. We were greeted by organisers of the event who took our names. The girl that took my name reads my blog and I felt a big blog-famous!…

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So today I went for afternoon tea in Stratford-upon-Avon with my parents. We walked around the lovely old town, and peeked in all the shops which are now full of Christmas bits and bobs. We went for tea at the Grosvenor Hotel. The package included a selection of sandwiches (salmon, cheese, ham etc), a bunch of little cakes, scones with jam and cream, and then a chocolate fondue with fruit and marshmallows! Yum yum! As it was ‘tea for two’ I let my parents have that, and I had the most delicious steak baguette ever! It had thick pieces of…

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