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Family // A Frosty Stroll around Nostell Priory

The sun was shining on a rather frosty West Yorkshire on Sunday morning, so we decided to head to our local National Trust property, Nostell Priory, for a wander about, and to burn off some of the festive fare we’ve consumed over the past few weeks! Busby had lots of fun gallivanting about; exploring the icy grass, challenging us to races, and finding sticks to weald as wands. We even found an entrance to a fairy house in a tree, which she was completely awed by.

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Busby, National Trust, Photos, Play

Busby // Exploring Nymans

Busby and I headed to Nymans, a gorgeous and local National Trust property, on Friday (Halloween) with Busby’s bestie “co-conspirator H” and her Mama. The girls spent a lovely morning exploring and burning off energy in the glorious Autumnal sunshine… and we had fun laughing at them copying each other and generally being adorable together. We also attempted to complete the pumpkin trail, but the girls had other ideas, and I think we would have been there until  ...

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National Trust, Photos, The Week That Was: Captured

The Week That Was: Captured #70

Hey there! Welcome to The Week That Was: Captured! Have you had a fabulous week? The rules for #TWTWC are simple; link up one post about your week! It can be photographed, Instagrammed, written, videoed… basically in any format you wish! This linky is about capturing memories and I treat it a bit like an online diary. Please only link up relevant posts. Also, if you fancy commenting on other people’s posts that would be super too – everyone loves a comment! Last week I loved reading about  ...

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Family Life, National Trust

Family // Apples, Nuts and Muddy Puddles

Autumn is well and truly here! As I sit down to write this, I’ve just made a big ol’ pot of chilli and am sat on the sofa underneath a blanket drinking tea. I love Autumn. It’s definitely my favourite season; the smells, the sounds, the clothes! This year I might even try a spiced pumpkin latte from a well-known coffee retailer that rhymes with ar-clucks… Cosy! Busby is also enjoying Autumn; we spent the last part of our Honeymoon staying at Nick’s parents  ...

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Adventures, National Trust

Our visit to Wray Castle, Hawkshead

Hurrah! I’ve finally found time to write about our visit to Wray Castle! We visited the beautiful Wray Castle while we were in the Lakes on holiday earlier this month. It’s such a gorgeous National Trust property, with spectacular views. Nick and his Dad had a great time building castles inside, whilst Busby, Nick’s Mum and I explored the bluebells outside. If you love Busby’s pug jumper as much as I do, you can buy it here!  Wray Castle is definitely worth a visit,  ...

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