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Fairmont St Andrew’s Hotel Review

One of the lovely things about being a blogger is being asked to pack a bag for the weekend and head off for a grown up break; somewhere without the kids, somewhere to relax and enjoy and take in somewhere new.  Well that’s what I did recently when I headed north of the border and up to Bonnie Scotland to sample the delights of the famous Fairmont St Andrew’s hotel.

Now I must stress I don’t play golf, know little about golf, my dad plays it and I watch the important stuff like The Masters and The Ryder Cup but that’s about it.  However, I do know that the Fairmont St Andrew’s hotel and golf course is somewhat of a legend in the golfing stakes and is one of THE courses to play if you go to Scotland. The hotel has a prestigious history and the website is clearly proud of this describing the hotel as ‘ a truly unique and special venue that makes your visit one to remember, with its lavish and stunning surroundings, peaceful setting and stunning cliff top views of St Andrews and the North Sea.’

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Yankee Candle Cafe Culture Competition

Yesterday the postman bought goodies….really lovely goodies, the new Yankee Candle Cafe Culture collection.  I love Yankee Candles and this new collection has three amazing new fragrances which have been created to delight the senses and are packed with the aromas you’d expect in a really good upmarket Parisienne coffee house.

The three new flavours are Pain au Raisin, Tarte Tatin and Cappuccino Truffle all in the signature Yankee Candle jars.


My favourite out of the three is Pain au Raisin and Addy is loving Tarte Tatin, instantly recognising it as apple tart when I closed her eyes and made her smell the candles.  I cannot wait for Sunday morning and a big pot of coffee on and to light one of the candles and read the Sunday paper and pretend I am sitting in a street cafe somewhere in Paris watching the world go by.

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