Friday 29 March 2013

If I was a rich girl.

As much as I love going on holiday or mini breaks, I tend to use the novelty of pretty new surroundings to take a bunch of blog photographs and then mess everything up on the blog afterwards by posting things massively out of order. Which is what I'm doing right now! Hooray.

So, I've already done TWO posts about my little mini break to Norbury Manor but I haven't actually TALKED about it, or really done a proper post about it. So, basically pretend like you're watching Memento and this is the first post you are reading about my little trip? Okay? GOOD.

The wonderful Alex got together a bunch of her blogger buddies and arranged for us all to spend a long weekend at a freaking manor house! Norbury is stunning - you can hire it through the National Trust, and oh, you SHOULD. It's got gorgeous grounds and a gorgeous inside and like four thousand bathrooms and did you SEE the rolltop bath? It sleeps 12 (although I think you could squeeze more in) and would be amazing for a hen do.

The Where Are My Knees girls!
Sarah's amazing Super Slutty Brownies
I'm ridiculous. But you knew that.

It was an amazing weekend full of gossip, chickflicks, cake, fun and cake. And more cake. There was a lot of cake. I got to meet some new lovely people as well as some familiar faces and I also had a super beautiful setting for outfit posts!

Gem and I ran out into the garden to snap some pics on the Sunday as I wanted to show off this pretty dress! I got this back in December but it didn't really fit - it's quite gratifying to see how different it looks now (look!). It's all silky and pretty and fancypants and oh so very Lady of the Manor, yeah?

It's lovely but I think Gem's dress might win. Doesn't she look beautiful?

Outfit credits: Dress - Dorothy Perkins, Cardigan - Red Herring at Debenhams, Tights - Primark, Shoes - Office

Finally, my favourite moment of the weekend... blogger group shots. Best. GIF. Ever.

Thanks to Alex for organising an amazing weekend, and thanks to Rosie, Char, Maria, Sarah, Lucy, Chloe, Becks, Alice, Gemma and Sophie for being awesome manor-buddies!


  1. Thanks :) I need you to relocate and become my official photographer.
    A dog + cake + fun bloggers = the best weekend I've had in aaaages. Hope we get to do it again soon xx

  2. It was so lovely to see you!

    Maria xxx

  3. Ah this really does look like amazing fun!

  4. Looks like you had an amazing time :) xx

  5. I have only one thing to say- when can we go back? Oh and I WANT PEANUTBUTTER SQUARES.

  6. It was such an amazing weekend - Norbury Manor was SO lovely and the cake was so divine! It's not a myth...bloggers do have the best time! xxx

  7. I like both of these dresses but especially the fruit one. Gorgeous!


  8. It looks so amazingly beautiful. I love old buildings. Also your dress is lush.


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