My most recent Galvin dining experience was courtesy of La Chapelle, offering gourmet French cooking in a grade II listed former Victorian chapel, right in the heart of central London. The restaurant received it’s Michelin star back in 2011 and has held hold if it ever since.
Opening it’s doors in 2014, the luxurious 5* Aphrodite Hills Hotel cleverly combines classic with contemporary, something you’ll notice as soon as you walk into the impressive lobby. It’s the perfect getaway for those wanting to relax as well as sports enthusiasts looking to perfect their swing or backhand.
As the months have gone by I’ve found the contents of our baby changing bag differ to what they once were. I no longer need to carry 50 dribble bibs, 10 muslin cloths, reflux medication and enough formula to feed an army of babies.
There are various ways people go about creating more space, such as converting their loft space into an extra bedroom or extending their kitchen out into the garden. We’re currently considering adding an en-suite to our bedroom as our family bathroom is on the small side.
We’ve just arrived back from our latest family holiday, 2 week’s in Paphos, Cyprus. This was Max’s third overseas holiday, having already ticked Florida and Dubai off the list, and judging by his non stop laughter I’d say he had just as good a time as we did.
Overnight Oats – unless you’ve been living under a rock these past few months you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. They’re the latest breakfast craze that’s taken over many peoples lives, including my own. They’ve actually been around for a quite a while now but they’ve suddenly soared in popularity and anyone who’s anyone is giving them a try.
Originating in America, cake smash photoshoots have been taking the UK by storm as parents look for a fun and memorable way to mark their child’s first birthday. The craze involves letting your one year old loose with a giant cake while being pictured by a photographer, creating some cheeky, adorable and messy shots that you can treasure forever.
Every home should have at least one feature wall, maybe even two – just not in the same room. A feature wall draws the eye, and adds personality to any room. You can create a feature wall with a simple pot of paint or wallpaper – it’s totally down to you.
Set in the heart of the Essex countryside, surrounded by an impressive 1.5 acres of land, Galvin Green Man is situated in one of the oldest pubs in Essex, having originally been built in 1314. The famous Galvin brothers put their name to the pub and doors opened on the fully restored venue in November 2016.
About six months ago we started thinking ahead to how we should celebrate Max’s 1st birthday. As most of you will know by now, he’s our miracle baby, so when it came to picking the theme for his party there was one obvious choice – it had to be a rainbow birthday party!