Queen Elizabeth and the British Royal Family attend the Epsom Races, Surrey, UK

It’s Time to Start Thinking about the Run for the Roses…

I am from Louisville, Kentucky and as such there is one thing that I know just like I know Christmas is 25th December or Halloween is 31st October.  Come the first Saturday in May all eyes will be on Churchill Downs for the running of the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby is known as "the…

Writing to Royalty…It’s not just for Christmas

Kate-EnvelopeAfter the successes I had writing to the British Royal Family at Christmas, I decided to write them at appropriate times this year and the first of those was for the birthday of the Duchess of Cambridge. I used this address : Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge Kensington Palace London W8 4PU England…

Catherine’s Day of Engagements in Kensington`

The Duchess of Cambridge attends a coffee morning at Family Friends in Kensington, LondonCatherine started off her day at a  coffee morning at Family Friends, a voluntary organisation providing befriending and mentoring services to families in deprived areas of the borough.  She met with many of the staff and volunteers and was greeted by schoolchildren on her arrival.  One thing that made most Kate fashion reporters cheer happened at…

Catherine Celebrates Foster Care Workers in Islington

10565259_10153051629491103_192430374166666889_nToday The Fostering Network welcomed The Duchess of Cambridge to a roundtable discussion and special tea party reception to celebrate foster care across the UK. The event, held at Islington Council children’s services, saw The Duchess meet foster carers and care experienced young people for a private discussion about the issues that they feel are most…

Catherine Officially Names the Clore Art Room on Visit to Barlby Primary School

IMG_0259The Duchess of Cambridge carried out her first engagement of 2015 today, officially naming The Clore Art Room at Barlby School in London. The Duchess has been patron of The Art Room since 2012. Her patronage reflects her interest in the arts and in particular her interest in using the creativity of art to enrich…

Kensington Palace (& therefore William, Catherine, and Harry) is now on Twitter

Kensington-Palace-1389With this simple tweet Hello from Kensington Palace! Welcome to our new Twitter account.— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) January 14, 2015 Kensington Palace officially joined Twitter in the same capacity as @ClarenceHouse provides information and a social media presence for The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. @KensingtonRoyal will provide information about the engagements…

Warmest Birthday Wishes to Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge

BpxT4KvCEAAzeODToday, Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge is celebrating her 33rd birthday privately with family. We here at A Petite Princess would like to extend our warmest wishes for a happy and blessed day for the Duchess.