Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley

It's been a few years since our family enjoyed the legendary afternoon tea at The Berkeley Knightsbridge. Unlike any other afternoon tea we've ever had, Prêt-à-Portea features a new collection of  fashion designer-inspired cakes each year. I recently saw the 2018 line up and am blinking my eyes, tapping my heels thinking I might just reappear…

Have an Eggy Easter

As many of you know, I HEART EGGS, so it should come to no surprise these egg cups are on my Easter list (if there is such a thing). Aren't these darling? Just add toasted soldiers! See more British-made gift ideas by Hop & Peck.

Getting Around Britain Through the Eyes of LEGO

From the London Eye to capturing a beach sunset in a seaside town, everything is awesome through the lens of LEGOgrapher, Andrew Whyte (and his trusted mini figure). I LOVE this series! Enjoy more of his work here.

The $6000 Proposition

Have you heard? There's a new bold-priced smartphone in town... but is it worth it? The British-designed Vertu Constellation is encased in titanium with a sapphire screen, autographed by its craftsman, and its "users can make secure calls and send encrypted text messages, emails and photos." (Just in case you need to secretly move funds to…

English Countryside Hotels & Cottages

After reading a feature by Tablet on English country-style hotels, I reminisced about our family holiday in England. I am partial to the Cumbria area as that is where my husband is from and where some of his family still resides. It was on the Lindeth Bray estate, of Auntie Enid and Uncle Arthur, where…