Keeping Up with the Cambridges- January 5

Keeping Up with the Cambridges- January 5

  Champagne cocktails, gym memberships, resolutions? These are just a few things that are synonymous with the new year. While we all try to better ourselves in January and the months ahead, Kate is already pretty fabulous which is why she spent this past week relaxing as a perfect mother, wife, and friend! This Week:Continue Reading

Cooking with Catherine- Strawberry Jam

Cooking with Catherine- Strawberry Jam

You’ve never tasted Strawberry Jam until you’ve tasted the homemade and in season version.  I hate to sound a bit dramatic, but it’s true. I started canning and putting up my own jams earlier this year.  It was the spring time call of fresh, seasonal berries that made me spend hours in the kitchen preppingContinue Reading

Kate’s Grocery List

Kate’s Grocery List

One of the most enduring things about The Duchess of Cambridge, at least to me, is the woman, who is to be the future Queen of England mind you, actually does her own grocery shopping!  Seriously, how cute is that?! And beyond the fact that these outings give us a chance to look at herContinue Reading

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Kate’s Year in Review

Kate’s Year in Review

This past year has been an incredible time for the royal family, but most importantly The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. 2013 brought amazing memories, fantastic events, and – oh yeah – a baby. We couldn’t end the year without a spectacular review of Kate’s best moments. There were so many wonderful things happening inContinue Reading

Keeping Up with the Cambridges-December 29

Keeping Up with the Cambridges-December 29

  The presents have been unwrapped, and the puddings digested, as another Christmas has passed. I hope that your day was filled with fun, laughter, and quality time with the ones you love just like the Cambridges’ day was! This Week: December 25- Happy Christmas! On Wednesday morning, the Royal Family bundled up to takeContinue Reading

A Very British Festive (and New Year) Season

A Very British Festive (and New Year) Season

Despite the day being done and dusted, the Christmas spirit is still well and truly alive. While the presents have been opened and the chocolates (only slightly) delved into, there’s still plenty of turkey left over in every household, even at Sandringham, and the Christmas television continues all the way through until New Year. We’veContinue Reading

Rules of EtiKate: Hostessing

Rules of EtiKate: Hostessing

Now that we have all learned how to have a flawless table setting, we can start hosting fabulous dinner parties! Whether it is a small get-together, a swanky cocktail party, or a five-course formal sit-down dinner, here are some etiquette tips on how to be a gracious and regal hostess. Send out invitations far inContinue Reading

Merry Christmas from WWKD!

Merry Christmas from WWKD!

A Royal Christmas Eve with Kate

A Royal Christmas Eve with Kate

Tis the night before Christmas, and all through the palace… Kate is at Sandringham this evening celebrating with the Royal Family. The entire royal family is expected to be at the event. Last year, Catherine was voilently ill with hypermesis gravidarum and could not attend the annual event. However, it is something of a royal requirementContinue Reading

Keeping Up with the Cambridges- December 22

Keeping Up with the Cambridges- December 22

  Oh you better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout I’m tellin you why, The Cambridges are going to Sandringham! Christmas is a mere three days away and soon William, Kate, and George will be heading up North for the annual Royal festivities. In the meantime… This Week: December 18- HoContinue Reading

Cooking with Catherine: Peppermint Creams

Cooking with Catherine: Peppermint Creams

Tis the season to be minty – fa la la la laaaa. During the holiday season, its all about peppermint. Candy canes and mint mochas mark the Christmas season. Pippa shared memories of Christmases where she, Kate and James would snack on peppermint creams and clementines. The flavors remind her of family Christmases in Bucklebury.Continue Reading

Dealing with In-laws like a Duchess

Dealing with In-laws like a Duchess

Family gatherings around the holidays can be very stressful situations and more so if you have to deal with in-laws.  Sometimes it’s hard enough dealing with your own family dynamics, but navigating the relations of another family as an outsider can be jarring. I myself have been learning the ins and outs of the in-lawContinue Reading

Wardrobe Wednesday: Amour pour Amoret

Wardrobe Wednesday: Amour pour Amoret

It was the groan heard around the world… last week, Kate stepped out in the gorgeous Temperley “Amoret” gown. There is no doubt that this gown is stunning, but royal watchers were quick to note that this was the THIRD outing in this dress. It has clearly become one of Kate’s favorite gowns, and withContinue Reading

Keeping Up with the Cambridges- December 15

Keeping Up with the Cambridges- December 15

  With just ten days left until Father Christmas wishes he had eaten less carbs so he could fit down the chimney, these days and hours have been filled with merry chaos trying the decorate, shop, and get things in order for the Holiday. No doubt Kate is doing the same- however being a Royal,Continue Reading