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Dream Christmas with Betty’s*

For me, Christmas is about stylish decor, seeing the family and a whole lot of vino. Betty’s completely captures that vibe for me, so spending the afternoon drinking champagne and sampling treats in the Imperial Suite at Betty’s Harrogate, surrounded by Christmas decor was high on my to-do list. I was joined by some of […]

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Date night spots that aren’t totally uncool; Leeds

Whether it’s your first date or you’ve been together since before Tinder was a thing, date night is essential. Yeah, there’s nothing like getting home after work, getting into your PJs, ordering take out and bingeing on Netflix. Buuutttt as it turns out, the outside world ain’t too bad (hear me out a sec). There […]

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The Porto Photo Diary*

When it comes to city breaks, I’m often a meticulous planner. Before we go, I know exactly where we’re going to visit, have reservations at the restaurants I want to try and I am completely clued up on how to get around. With a long weekend in Porto coming up, I ditched the stress of planning […]

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A taste of the Cocktail Experience

Got plans this weekend? Cancel them, like immediately. I’m being serious… you don’t want to miss this. The Cocktail Experience is launching in Leeds and it’s gonna be a bloomin’ good two nights. With all your fave bars and restaurants in Leeds creating signature cocktails for you to fall in love with and get a […]

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Not fat enough for Plus Size?

If you’ve read my post about why I started blogging and my thoughts on body confidence, you’ll know I’m a total fan girl when it comes to gals embracing their shape and sharing the love. I’m a huge believer in being each others cheerleaders and have made amazing friends through blogging, but unfortunately it ain’t all […]

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Authentic Mexican street food at Cielo Blanco, Leeds

When it comes to Mexican food, I’m a self confessed addict. Nachos are my holy grail and I feel like every food ever could benefit from added Guacamole! It took longer than I would like to admit for me to visit Cielo Blanco but once I’d tried it, I’d pretty much decided to set up […]

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A gal’s guide to Father’s Day*

This is a public service announcement: Put down the sad socks/shirt/sweater/other equally rubbish gift. Ocean Finance asked this gal to put together a Father’s day gift guide, so for all you last-minute panic purchasers… don’t panic! I’ve found some fab gifts that will leave your pops pleased as punch this Father’s Day!

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Press for Champagne at Bob Bob Ricard

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my twenties, it’s that I absolutely, unequivocally NEED a press for champagne button. So I went in search of one and discovered my spiritual home. Oh, and the foods pretty good too…

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Winter in Paris, part 4

On our final day in Paris (check part one, two and three here) we decided to tick the final major tourist destination off the list and visit Notre Dame. We popped into a cafe to grab an espresso to go before heading to St Michel. After a stroll around the cathedral, we bumped into a […]

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The Decanter Leeds Wine Bar Review

Is there a better way to spend an afternoon than surrounded by fine wine and wonderful company? I’ll be more than impressed if you can come up with something. In the mean time let me tell you about a little gem that fits the bill. The Decanter is a wine bar on Park Row in […]

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