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The Best Shopping Tips For London!

The Best Shopping Tips For London!

Last week, we posted our Super Shopping Bargains blog and had a record response! There has never been a better time in history to come to London: the world-famous sights, the food, the history, and especially, the bargain shopping! To tempt you even more, we’ve created a London Shopping Guide of some of the major shopping streets you should be visiting on your next trip! ... Read More

Breaking News – Super Shopping Bargains in London – Plan Your Trip Now!

Breaking News – Super Shopping Bargains in London – Plan Your Trip Now!

There’s never been a better time in history for bargain shopping in London! As the US dollar hit a 31 year high against the pound, your shopping trip across the pond will go that much further. Read on to find out the latest savings on several of the leading brands, and as you will see, the bargains can be huge! ... Read More

Book Review | Mysterious London in “Dark Fire” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review | Mysterious London in “Dark Fire” by C.J. Sansom

If you enjoy reading about London, then C.J. Sansom book “Dark Fire” is a must read. From the history of London to present day discoveries in the City, we cover it all in our review of Sansom’s mystery. ... Read More

Christmas Extravaganza at Liberty of London

Christmas Extravaganza at Liberty of London

Liberty transforms a section of their iconic store into a grand Christmas extravaganza each year. We visited recently and couldn’t resist taking some photos of the Christmas decorations on display this year. Take a look and see what might be the perfect addition to your Christmas tree! ... Read More

Spooky Scary – The Best Monster Supplies and Treats in London!

Spooky Scary – The Best Monster Supplies and Treats in London!

‘Thickest Human Snot’ is absolutely delicious Lemon Curd! Brain jam is delicious raspberry jam with as many raspberries as the best gourmet jams. These are wonderful ideas of London souvenirs for friends at home.. ... Read More

The Amazing Things You can Do With LED Lighting

The Amazing Things You can Do With LED Lighting

We discovered some gorgeous LED uplights from John Cullen Lighting in London – a brilliant lighting consultancy and store on the Kings Road in Chelsea. Take a look at how we used them in our home along with more inspirational design ideas. ... Read More

Listen Shoppers: One Stop You Must Make is TK Maxx!

Listen Shoppers: One Stop You Must Make is TK Maxx!

I discovered TK Maxx a few years ago in London, the sister company to the US discount chain TJ Maxx. The US store is great for deals, but TK Maxx in London is even better! ... Read More

My Favourite Gingerbread Recipe!

My Favourite Gingerbread Recipe!

It’s holiday baking time and we’ve been busy making … and eating … lots of gingerbread! Making a gingerbread house has been a family tradition, and here’s the best gingerbread recipe we’ve ever found for making cookies and house. Enjoy! ... Read More

The Best Christmas Store Ever: Fortnum and Mason in London!

The Best Christmas Store Ever: Fortnum and Mason in London!

It’s the perfect time of year to come to London! You’ll find Dickens Christmas spirit is everywhere … especially when you’re out shopping. London is one of the most festive cities for holiday shopping, and we’re taking you to one of our favourite London department stores – Fortnum & Mason! ... Read More

A Stroll Through Shepherd Market in Mayfair

A Stroll Through Shepherd Market in Mayfair

Called “London’s Best Kept Secret,” come along with us on a walk through the history and present day charm of Shepherd Market in Mayfair. This pedestrian only zone is home to gorgeous fashion boutiques, jewellery shops, art galleries and trendy dining spots. Perhaps you’ll even run into the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge or Pippa Middleton! ... Read More

Bonkers for Conkers in Kensington Gardens!

Bonkers for Conkers in Kensington Gardens!

Autumn has arrived in London and we’ve been enjoying the little joys of the change of seasons while out walking in Kensington Gardens. Recently we found some conkers, or horse chestnuts, and couldn’t resist bringing them home to enjoy the rich and warm hues. Check out our Autumn table setting that they inspired! ... Read More

Best Places to Shop in London – I Love Primark!

Best Places to Shop in London – I Love Primark!

After walking past the Primark store on Oxford Street for five years, Robin ventured in earlier this spring for a retail adventure at one of London’s most popular shopping spots. Come along and find out just why Primark attracts shoppers from around the world! ... Read More

Attending the London Olympics – The Men’s Individual Gymnastics Finals!

Attending the London Olympics – The Men’s Individual Gymnastics Finals!

We were thrilled to attend our first Olympic event last week in London. Watching the Men’s Individual Gymnastics Finals in person was an incredible experience – one we’ll never forget! ... Read More

Mail Ordering in England … What’s Your Title?

Mail Ordering in England … What’s Your Title?

We had one of those “purely British” moments recently when ordering linens online in London and noticed the list of British noble titles to choose from on the order form. How fun! ... Read More

Guide to Visiting the Chelsea Flower Show

Guide to Visiting the Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show in London is just over a month from opening day! This year the celebrated flower show runs from May 22-26 at London’s Royal Hospital in Chelsea. Here are our tips and hints for a memorable visit to the world’s most famous flower show! ... Read More

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