'Twas the night before World Book Day, when all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse' And then you realise you need three literary-themed costumes by 8am tomorrow... Hobbycraft is closed. You're gonna have to raid the cupboards - cardboard,...read more
Today sees the launch of The Cookery School at The Grand, York. When it comes to cooking, I need all the help I can get so I jumped at the chance to try out one of the classes ahead of today's launch. The Grand is York’s landmark 5-star hotel and I love any...read more
I was delighted to be involved in a Harrogate Tribe event last week. The Harrogate Tribe’s Blogger Breakfast event was held in the scrumptious surroundings of the West Park Hotel. Timed perfectly for just after school drop off, the promise of meeting like-minded...read more
For me (and I think the whole of social media) it was a long, long, long Christmas. My husband worked away for Christmas so our celebrations began in November when he was home and during that time we ate all the food and drank all the wine. By the time my husband went...read more
With February half-term here, we've sought out the best child-friendly ice skating rinks across Yorkshire. Perfect for complete beginners or younger children, these ice rinks have dedicated family sessions and ice skating aids. We won't judge if you use them yourself...read more
So this morning I whipped these absolutely dee-lish pancakes up. It took longer than expected as I made a couple of stupid extra-curricular adjustments to the recipe, which ended in a disaster and my house nearly going up in flames. IMPORTANT NOTE: DO NOT add frozen...
Girl About Yorkshire is a personal blog written by me – Lyndsey Thomas – a thirty-something Yorkshire-born, haphazard mum of two. I blog candidly about life with a focus on my love of food, fun, family and life in Yorkshire.