Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Celebrating Valentines at The Groes Inn

Valentines is soon approaching, and with two weeks left, it might be time to start looking for gift idea for your other half. It’s true that perhaps we should show we care throughout the whole year, but with so many great offers on chocolates, gifts and hotels during February – it would be rude not to take advantage of them.

The Groes Inn is no exception to great valentine’s offers. Situated close to the Snowdonia National Park, this hotel in Conwy offers it’s every one of its guest’s great food, stunning views and most importunately of all – exceptional comfort.

Next month, The Groes Inn is offering a very special Valentine’s package which is between the dates of Monday the 13th of February up to Thursday the 16th.

Their classic standard rooms are priced at only £180 for the three nights, and the package also includes dinner from their exclusive Valentine's Day menu. But that’s not all – you’ll also receive a breakfast every morning from the award-winning restaurant, as well as a free bottle of prosecco.

 If you feel like indulging a little further, there’s also a chance for an upgrade. Their ground floor and balcony rooms are available for only £240, which includes all of the same indulgent additions from the original package.

Each of the twelve rooms in The Groes Inn has been decorated individually and elegantly.
You’ll find all the modern luxuries we all love inside each room – flat screen televisions, Temple Spa toiletries and luxurious goliath-sized beds.

You’ll experience fantastic views of the Snowdonia National Park from your window, a tranquil and picturesque setting which is perfect for a cosy romantic break away.

If you’ve been intrigued by the special Valentine’s menu, here’s a sneak peek of what to expect from the menu. The tasty starters will include a home-made leek and potato soup and a chef’s chicken liver with brandy and herb pate accompanied with fruit chutney and toasted brioche – amongst a few others.

Moving onto the mains, why not treat yourself to a rack of Welsh Lamb with a rich red wine sauce, Lemon sole with a prawn and tarragon cream or perhaps a creamy Pappardelle pasta topped with chestnuts, grilled goats cheese and an accompaniment of garlic bruschetta?

The special Valentines menu is also available to non-residents of the hotel, and is priced at £30 per person.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Wine; The Ideal Party Gift


It’s a favourite gift for many at a party, as well as gesture of good will. Many use this opportunity to offer up a firm favourite of their own in the hope that they might serve this. Others might like to see it as a reflection of their personal taste. But what about giving natural wine as a gift? Many artisan wine producers are going back to their roots and are producing wine the old fashioned way. And we’ve got five reasons why your next wine purchase should be a natural product:

It’s different – This shouldn’t be your only reason but it’s certainly a reason to give it a try. Like any drink product without the unnecessary additives and chemicals it’s going to taste a little different to what you’re used to. Now might be the right time to give it a try…

It’s better for you – Regular wine will go through a rigorous chemical process and although producers claim that in small quantities these chemicals cause no harm – not taking them in at all will always be better for you. A more natural wine is much better for your health and will help you avoid those horrible hangovers you so often get from cheaper wines.

It takes more skill to make – Unlike ordinary wine, natural wine takes a great deal of skill and patience to harvest the best grapes suitable to make a quality final product. That being said, the amount of physical labour that goes natural wine also increases, due to needing more grapes to create the same amount of wine.

Value for money – Although some natural wines can be a pricier than your regular wine, you will most likely be getting better value from your natural wine. This is because most natural wine producers operate outside of the appellation system which is so often used as a reason to mark-up wine. You’re also getting more natural grape product for your buck in comparison to any other ordinary wine.

It’s better for the environment – if you care about the environment, then this will be the wine for you.  Without the use of pesticides, the land, surrounding water and animals will stay healthy. In some parts of the world, where grapes grow easily, you might think that pesticides are unnecessary. But buy going natural you are choosing to support those who work to protect the environment as well as make a better quality product.   

Monday, January 23, 2017

Thinking of a new bathroom?


There’s nothing worse than the feeling that parts of your home are dated. The bathroom is unquestionably the worst part of your home to feel past it’s prime. For lots of us, the bathroom provides a place to relax and unwind – soothing the pressures of the day away with a good, hot bath (or a shower, if you’d prefer!) – and should be enjoyed. Your thoughts immediately going toward a certain suite you can’t stand the look of isn’t exactly relaxing, and as such, using the bathroom instead of being a nice experience can just make you consider everything else that needs to be done in order to make your house a home.

But where to start?

No doubt you’ve seen countless advertised DIY shops that offer reasonable prices on a load of suites, but where do you go to make sure that your bathroom is very much your own, designed for your specifications, rather than looking like a generic pre-installed set? RN Williams is a Plumbers merchant in St Asaph North Wales, and can offer you exactly what you want at a very competitive price.

Furthermore, RN Williams offer a full bathroom design service with absolutely no obligation. It’s easy to get confused when you’re in the act of looking for a new bathroom. There’s so much to think about, you can often find yourself overwhelmed by choice – as well as pushy salespeople. Let RN Williams deal with the hassle of design, and you can focus on what you want the end product to be.

For bathrooms in Conwy or beyond, they're simply the best.

With a selection of absolutely fantastic bathrooms, shower cubicles and wetrooms, fitted vanity furniture, whirlpool baths and steamrooms, as well as everything else you’d ever need to make your bathroom unique such as taps, tiles, and of course accessories such as mirrors, cabinets, shower curtains and toothbrush holders, you’ll be very well served by popping in for a quick visit.

RN Williams is located within Chester Street in the city of St Asaph, in North Wales. Whether you’re coming locally or from further afield, you can’t miss them as they’re very close to the A55.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Unwind From Stress In Snowdonia


Tyn Rhos Country House in Snowdonia is a superb place to holiday and unwind from stress in the lovely North Wales region. If you are looking to stay in North Wales for the first time then you cannot go wrong by checking out the unparalleled luxury offered by this beautiful Country House Hotel which is a stone's throw away from Caernarfon.

Tyn Rhos Country House Hotel is situated in Caernarfon’s countryside, ad is a fantastic stay for families, couples and individuals. There is a wide assortment of great rooms and some seriously fine dining from their restaurants Caernarfon. If you have a taste for individually designed rooms, special service and the finest of dining, then this beautiful country house is certainly for you.

The Hotel offers you breath-taking views of the famous Caernarfon coastline which is just a short journey away, and on a fine day you can also view the Menai Strait to the Isle of Anglesey. You are surrounded by rolling countryside and not far from woodland and the expansive forests of Snowdonia right on your doorstep to the east.

This beautiful country house hotel in Caernarfon affords you a taste of a wonderful lifestyle as well.

You will find top quality facilities including truly expansive gardens, wonderful dining (which can be taken al fresco when weather permits on their beautiful sun terrace) and their absolutely excellent conservatory which is large, expansive, and in true Tyn Rhos fashion, outfitted superbly. It’s a great stay even in the winter months thanks to a series of events to mark Christmas and New Year’s parties.

Furthermore, the countryside surroundings and proximity to both the coast and Snowdonia makes this park a great option for those who enjoy outdoor sports. Climbing, biking, horse riding, walking, kayaking and gorge walking are all on offer in Snowdonia as well as sailing, snorkelling and much more offshore as well.

At Tyn Rhos Country House Hotel, you will always be assured of a friendly and welcoming environment.

If you are looking to shop during your stay then you are in luck because you will only be a few minutes from Caernarfon town with its many excellent shops, restaurants and of course,the famous Caernarfon castle.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Rules for a Perfect Fitting, Big Men’s Outfit


It can be extremely difficult to find the perfect fitting outfit as a bigger man. And big mens clothes doesn’t usually come in a wide variety either…so our only option is to buy online. With this in mind, finding the perfect fit is a challenge. But by following a few simple rules, you’re easily going to find the something that works for you and keep you feeling confident for the day ahead.

Wear clothes that fit – many larger men will choose an item that they know will fit them and go a size or two larger. And with many cheaper shirts being rather ill fitting in shape, they can make you look larger than you actually are. Try looking for fitted shirts which are more likely to flatter. The same applies to jeans – look for a closer fit which isn’t going to add more weight. It’s always best to show off some shape rather than have ill-fitting clothes that

Before you buy, check the sizing charts which vary from company to company so you can make sure you’re getting the best fit.

Light weight fabrics- Heavier knit fabrics add bulk to your upper body so avoid using these. If you do want to wear a jumper, go for a thinner fabric. Mix it up depending on the season

Layer your outfit - Break up the colour and style by layering with a casual shirt or cardigan. This little trick works in the same way as vertical lines does - giving you a slimmer look. It gives you more to look at without being overwhelmed by one colour.

Accessories- These are about more than adding style. They can be used to draw attention to other areas of the body and highlight your best features. Sunglasses for example, can help shape your face, giving you a bolder look. A hat will give the impression of a more thought through look – Ideal for those days when you want to give a great impression.




Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Coping With A Divorce

Divorce is so unbelievably difficult. Widely (and rightly) called the most stressful period people can go through, it’s hard all around. Both sides may feel that the other is an instigator and divorce can often take absolutely forever for the sake of emotions being frayed and additional arguments occurring over a variety of subjects. Furthermore, financial strain during these times can be absolutely terrible for everyone – you, your ex-partner, your families, and of course your children.

The reasons for divorce, who is right and who is wrong – as well as all manner of hurts and problems that led to a divorce are secondary when you know that things have to change. As such, delays can be so frustrating.

The worst of all of it has to be how children can take divorce as it happens, and the services of a good family solicitor in North Wales which knows how to protect your interests – but to do so delicately is absolutely imperative in order for both sides to close a marriage and start the rest of their lives.

A hamfisted approach to a divorce is absolutely not appropriate, and a good divorce solicitor in North Wales knows how to handle the situation delicately enough to not create additional anguish and expense.

Swayne Johnson solicitors for example are based in Llandudno and have offices throughout North Wales which can assist you, no matter where you live. With offices in Denbigh, St Asaph, Llandudno, Ruthin, Bangor and even Tattenhall in England, you can be reassured by the fact that you’ll always deal with local, friendly service which is absolutely non-judgemental to the hows, whens, or whys. They’re here to help you – not to judge.

Swayne Johnson solicitors have a very talented team of solicitors within their Family Department which will assist you every step of the way with a manner of things – be it appropriate legal advice, your divorce petition, the statement of arrangements for any dependents, court fees – as well as Legal Aid, if you need it.