The Best Farm Shops in the Midlands

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The return of Autumn sees an increase in typically ‘cute’ activities. Drive in cinemas, pumpkin picking and visiting farm shops. Buying produce from local farm shops not only ensures you get fresh, locally sourced ingredients and meat, but it also supports local farmers, sellers and businesses. There are some great ones all over the UK [Read more…]

Ever since we were little, we’ve known the importance of balloons. There’s balloons at birthday parties, there’s the total necessity to buy a balloon filled with beads on an elastic band to play with at fairs, there’s the heartbreak when you accidentally let your balloon go after a pizza hut trip and there’s the intense [Read more…]

Whatever your cup of choice is, coffee is something that we’re all loving right now.  From the standard americano to the outrageously hipster turmeric latte, we each have our favourite brew. But buying coffee everyday from cafes and coffee shops can quickly become expensive. And while you may think that at-home coffee never tastes as [Read more…]

Now that we’ve all gone into food-related hibernation for the winter (ain’t nobody going to be seeing those summer bodies now), it’s time to stock up on the comfort foods and big tins of chocolates that get passed around all Christmas. But no matter which brand of chocolates it is, there’s always the sad, left [Read more…]

Hats that add Style to Everyone’s Look!

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The right hat can totally transform your outfit into awesome. They are a fun, eccentric accessory that completes your look. September 15 is “Make a Hat Day”, the perfect time to bring out your creative flair and create a unique beautiful hat. Unless of course, you’re a little like me, lacking in creative flair and [Read more…]

A Moment with T.M.Lewin

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Back in the bustling time of 1898 in London, Mr. Thomas Mayes Lewin found himself amongst the finest tailors. Innovative and aware of the magnetic pull of tailors to Jermyn Street, he opened the first T.M.Lewin store. Back then (over a hundred years ago), shirts didn’t have buttons down the front. So Mr Lewin invented [Read more…]

Retail therapy, We all love it! And coming to Belvoir Estate is a 2.5 million pound luxury retail village to fill all your leisure needs at the newly refurbished Engine Yard; built within a 19th century set of buildings which have now been converted into 12,000 square feet of contemporary social space, including a large [Read more…]

Leicesters very own chocolatier, Cocoa Amore

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Smooth milk chocolate is one of the finest man-made pleasures. From the cocoa bean discovery to the introduction of drinking chocolate, from bars on corner shop shelves to the eggs at Easter. The sugary sweet confectionary has come a long way! Now, we have toffees and honeycomb, and truffles and caramels, along with all the [Read more…]