Christmas at Blenheim Palace

Last weekend we went with Lucy's family to Blenheim Palace to see their Christmas lights. This is the second year this event has been held. As I mentioned in my previous post, tickets to see the lights was our present to the family this year. We were a bit (okay, a lot) apprehensive about how … Continue reading Christmas at Blenheim Palace


Christmas Gift Guide – 2017

Yesterday after work I was determined to finish my Christmas shopping and spent two hours frantically dashing from store to store searching for gifts. It's incredibly frustrating when I have in my mind what I want, but I just can't find it! This year it was gifts for my mom and brother that I struggled … Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide – 2017

Blackberry Pear Upside-Down Cake

Lucy's parents came over for a casual dinner last weekend and we opted for quick-and-easy pizzas, salad, and garlic bread. But, I never like to forego an opportunity to bake so I began my search for an autumn dessert on Pinterest. I was leaning towards something like tarte tatin or sticky toffee pudding, but I … Continue reading Blackberry Pear Upside-Down Cake

Beauty Review – New Products and New Discoveries

It's time for another round of reviewing new beauty and skincare products! I've been testing out these items for a while, and I have some thoughts to share. As always, the products I use are budget-friendly drugstore items, and tend to be for sensitive skin (normal to dry). Some of these products have recently launched, … Continue reading Beauty Review – New Products and New Discoveries