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A big announcement

Before you ask, the answer is no, I am not pregnant. I do however, have, a new baby. This month has seen the launch of Eden Celebration – an event hire and supplies company conceived and owned by yours truly. It’s a one stop shop for all you party and event needs First of all we provide […]

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Summer adventures start here…
Country walk

On Sunday evening me, my husband and the nippers went for a little walk to explore our local area. Seeing the girls enjoy the surroundings made me reminisce about when I was a child… …insisting on wearing fancy dresses to traipse through mud… …gazing at flowers… …peeking over walls to look at sheep… …and of course, […]

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Le Tour de Yorkshire
two girls waving a flag

Sunday was one of those days that as a family we will remember for a very long time. The Tour de France was passing through our town and so we decided that we would do our bit and cheer on a few of the riders. The weather on Sunday was perfect. Due to road closures, […]

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I love Yorkshire #3: Le Grand Depart
Sunflowers at le Phun, huddersfield

Unless you’ve been living in a hole for the past few months, you will know that the Tour De France is starting this year in good old Blighty. Not only that, but the Grand Depart was going to be in my home county of Yorkshire and will be passing through my town. On Wednesday Twitter was […]

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fruit picking

June is my favourite month of the year. Not only does the sun shine (sometimes) and it’s my birthday (yes, I’m still going on about that), but the end of the month always means one thing: strawberries. I’ve made it a family tradition to go strawberry picking every year and the place we always visit […]

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Oil Can Café

Last week there were double celebrations in the Cookson household. On the Sunday it was Father’s Day and on Wednesday it was my birthday, so to celebrate, I took Mr C on a lunch date to the Oil Can Café at The Carding Shed in Hepworth. The Oil Can Café is not your average tea […]

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Trinity Kitchen, Leeds

I make no secret of the fact that I love fast food. In fact, the faster it gets to me the better (cue canned laughter). This weekend me, Mr C and the girls made the trip over to Leeds city centre to get the full Trinity Kitchen experience. Trinity Leeds is your normal big brand […]

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I love Yorkshire #2: Wentbridge House

I’ve talked about my love for Yorkshire before. No, the climate isn’t perfect – winter coats are necessary right through till Easter – but there are reasons why it’s often referred to as, ‘God’s own county’. Earlier this month me and a *clutch of other bloggers from the North West were invited to the very lovely […]

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summer lovin’

Please excuse the cheesy title, but WOW, what a glorious summer it has been! First the Golden Jubilee celebrations and then the spectacle that was the 2012 Olympics. I can’t believe that summer is over. But over it is and now the nights are rolling in there seems no good excuse not to flex those […]

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I love Yorkshire #1

Even though I grew up in the South, I love living in Yorkshire. here are some reasons why… No wonder they call it God’s own country… Over and out Michelle x

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