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Kate Middleton: What Does She Do All Day?

Celebrity News Jun. 26, 2012 AT 8:00AM
Prince William and Kate Middleton enjoy a walk in Holyrood Park on August 1st, 2011. Prince William and Kate Middleton enjoy a walk in Holyrood Park on August 1st, 2011. Credit: Fame Pictures

What's a day in the life of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, anyway?

While she may indulge in thrice-weekly blowouts -- and he is sometimes called away for 24-hour shifts as an operational captain in the Royal Air Force Search and Rescue Force -- Kate Middleton and Prince William, both 30, live a relatively calm and private life at home in Anglesey, North Wales.

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"Kate is a military wife, supporting her husband whenever possible," says a press officer. When they do get to spend time together, William "believes romance is important," another source says. "He's not cheesy, but he does like to make romantic gestures," like picking up a treat for his gal on the way home from shifts.

Here, Us Weekly breaks down the daily routines of Kate and William during a typical week.

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Kate's Typical Day in London

Morning

Go for 7 a.m. run on grounds of Kensington Palace or Kensington Park with pup Lupo (accompanied by a protection officer). Have a healthy breakfast (porridge is a favorite); meet with Household Office; read latest reports from charities.

Afternoon

Take meetings with representatives from various charities. Attend any public engagements, such as the Freud exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Squeeze in lunchtime hair appointment!

Evening

Have dinner at home with Will. "If William is not in London, she'll spend time with Pippa [Middleton], who comes for a visit when they're both free," says a source.

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Will's Typical Anglesey Day

Morning

Report to Royal Air Force base at 7 a.m.; have breakfast at the officers' mess. Evaluate weather for the day's flight training and begin answering any search-and-rescue calls. Must be in the air within 15 minutes of call receipt.

Afternoon

Short lunch at RAF canteen if time permits. Write reports and perform other duties to help with running of the squadron. Talk to the Household Office at St. James' Palace.

Evening

Continue responding to any rescue calls. Sleep at RAF base. Return home to Kate at 6 a.m. the following morning.

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