Win this gorgeous Hotel Chocolat Valentines chocolate selection

Is there a better way to say “I love you” than with chocolate? Well, chocolate is certainly something I love, so maybe not! Anyway, in acknowledgment of Valentine’s Day coming up I am saying “I love you” to you, my lovely readers, by giving you the chance to win this pretty impressive box of chocolates. … Continue reading Win this gorgeous Hotel Chocolat Valentines chocolate selection

WIN! A professional 3-hour clean for your home

One thing that would definitely cheer me up mid-week is the prospect of a professional cleaner coming in to give my apartment a thorough spring clean! The idea of hiring a cleaner, even for a one-off spring clean, is becoming more and more appealing to me so when Hassle.com contacted me to offer a 3-hour … Continue reading WIN! A professional 3-hour clean for your home

Hotel Chocolat extra thick Easter egg: review and giveaway!

I've been dying to try one of the Hotel Chocolat extra thick shell Easter eggs for years, ever since I discovered that they existed. They seemed like the most luxurious and indulgent Easter eggs ever with their unbelievably thick shells and all the delicious treats that fill them, so when I got the chance to try "The … Continue reading Hotel Chocolat extra thick Easter egg: review and giveaway!

My fabulous festive photo shoot and a Christmas giveaway

I recently enjoyed a fantastic Christmas-themed photo shoot at Manchester-based studio Andrew Wood Photography, and here are some of the festive results. As you can see I’m not one to scrimp on Christmas and I went for full-on cozy Christmas knits! Once I’d booked in for my shoot and discussed my festive theme in advance, … Continue reading My fabulous festive photo shoot and a Christmas giveaway

Blogiversary Giveaway: Win vintage-style goodies!

A landmark has passed and I didn’t even notice. That’s right; English Rose from Manchester had its 3rd birthday in August! So even though it’s a bit belated I still wanted to mark the occasion and say thanks to all of you, my lovely followers and readers, with my first ever blog giveaway! Here are … Continue reading Blogiversary Giveaway: Win vintage-style goodies!