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Long weekends and Birthday picnics

Hello everyone, how are you all? It's been a busy few months for me so last weekend was a welcome break from the craziness of day to day life as we tootled off in our VW Beetle to celebrate my 29th birthday. This year we took a visit to the beautiful Ettington Park Hotel near… Continue reading Long weekends and Birthday picnics

Countryside

Elderflower Champagne

My recipe for elderflower champagne is a simple and easy one for any and all to follow - though I do warn you, it won’t last long once it’s ready to drink and you’ll be wishing you made more! For the recipe you will need... 6 Elderflower heads1TBSP of Apple Cider Vinegar1 pint hot water… Continue reading Elderflower Champagne

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Wiltshire Wildlife – An Instagram takeover

The countryside is a beautiful and unique place and we’re extremely fortunate here in the UK to have some of the most diverse and beautiful wildlife habitats on earth! Regardless of where we live or what we do there is always time to explore a nearby nature reserve, be it an early morning stroll before… Continue reading Wiltshire Wildlife – An Instagram takeover

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A new decade

Hello friends and Happy New Decade! I can hardly believe we're already well into the swing of January and Christmas seems like years away, when in actual fact it was three weeks! I have to say, given where Jon and I were a few years ago we are so pleased to be looking forward and… Continue reading A new decade

Travels Abroad

Travelling Iceland…

Iceland has been on my top place to visit list for as long as I can remember. I always imagined the country to be a snow covered fairy tale landscape full of pretty trees and mountains and perhaps, just perhaps... the odd elf and troll! As it is, the country is actually a glistening snow… Continue reading Travelling Iceland…

Health

Her Countryside Glow!

I wish I could thank the countryside and general 'improved' eating habits for my recent weight loss and clear healthy skin, and whilst the extra steps in wildlife has certainly done wonders for my waist line, the same can't be said for my skin! Unfortunately, being outside too much can play havoc on our skin,… Continue reading Her Countryside Glow!