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A sunny weekend in Somerset

We couldn’t have asked for better weather for our weekend trip down to Somerset to visit my family – beautiful sunshine the whole weekend. It was quite exciting packing summer…

toddler on tree stump
Days out

Spring at The Vyne

I was raised on National Trust properties; my mum likes to remind me of the time I got told off for running and flapping my coat down the long gallery…

toddler hooray

Enjoying the spring sunshine

I think it’s fair to say April is living up to its name with the showers. Today we even had a little flurry of large snowflakes! But putting that aside…

fresh blog layout for spring

A fresh blog layout for spring

Isn’t spring great for fresh starts and new beginnings? The arrival of spring always makes me feel uplifted and encourages me to take a fresh look at things, whether that…

Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Quiches - 1

Goat’s Cheese & Red Pepper Quiches {Recipe}

With Spring comes the promise of finer weather, lighter evenings and more opportunities for alfresco dining, which we love! A lunchtime picnic perhaps (we’re big picnic fans, no surprise there!),…



I don’t know about you, but for me everything feels so much better when the sun shines. Although we haven’t had the coldest of winters, it has felt long this…