I'm a big lover of Bank Holidays - but who isnt?
Even though it's only one extra day, it makes all the difference.
But the best bit about it, is that I get the whole weekend with Tom.

I actually when to work on Saturday but after work I visited the opening of my friends new pub.
The Exeter Arms in Barrowden is a pub I've visited for many years since a child. Seeing my friend and her family as the new owners is just lovely.

Not only is the Exeter Arms in the most beautiful setting on the edge of the gorgeous Rutland village, opposite the green and overlooking the pond. 
It has a been nearly decorated to emphasise the original features and stunning traditional style of the bar and restaurant but with the perfect balance of modern touches from the paint, colours and lighting  completes the finished look of the gorgeous country pub.

It's so nice to have a local setting for food and drinks with an outdoor seating area as well as a large beer garden where dogs are welcome, so we can enjoy a walk on the green and around the village and finish it with a glass of wine, and bring the dog.
That's my favourite part.

The gorgeous beer garden and car park.

The first day of my Bank Holiday weekend and a day off work.
We took a trip to Corby for a quick shop and grabbed the most amazing ice cream from the towns new Dessert Parlour.
I couldn't resist a huge cone with a scoop of vanilla and a scoop of pistachio.

Tom picked up some amazing new Ray-ban's from Vision Express.
He settled on the Erika Colour Mix Glasses with Blue Lenses.
I want some.
I then spent the afternoon giving the living a spring clean - again - and had a little move around and I love the finished look.

After a lie in we got ready, and the weather was lovely, which just complete a Bank Holiday right?
I decided to wear my new shirt from Primark which was only £8.00 paired with my favourite new trend which is this adorable pink neckerchief also from Primark and was a small £1.50.

Wearing my new favourite foundation Revlon's Colorstay Normal/Dry with my current favourite highlighter from MUA.
Got to love the Drugstore!

We spent the afternoon back at the pub for it's 3rd day of reopening for a classic car meet and entertainment from the Morris Men!

With a glass of Sauvignon - obviously.

Finishing the evening and our Bank Holiday Weekend with this delicious Butternut Squash Risotto and Sweet Potato Fries in a Polenta Crumb, both from Sainsbury's.
Watching House with my dressing gown and a glass of wine.
The perfect evening in.

Let me know in the comments what you got up to on your Bank Holiday Weekend!

Thanks for reading,

Charlie xo


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