Never one to turn down chocolate I was very intrigued to try the offerings from Conscious Chocolate. As a general rule I don’t go too fancy with my chocolates, I prefer a good quality dark chocolate over a milk, but it tends to just be off the shelf from the supermarket and enjoyed of an evening. Conscious Chocolate offers something a bit different, being a raw chocolate and I was intrigued to give it a go.Continue reading Conscious Chocolate – A Review
We have recently had the pleasure of trying Oxford Rye Organic Vodka, it’s a sublimely smooth drink and would make an excellent Father’s Day gift. I’ve enjoyed it over ice with a good tonic and played around with garnishes, finding that lime slices and and a few cranberries works nicely. Having thoroughly enjoyed it I’ve got some more information about this wonderful drink to share with you, so please read on.Continue reading Oxford Rye Organic Vodka
To celebrate Piccolo launching the UK’s first fully recyclable baby food pouch recently they have arranged for one of my readers to win a Yellow & Go multipack and a bundle of Piccolo goodies.
Their new mono-material ‘Yellow & Go Pouch’ is tackling the issue of pouch recyclability within the industry. It is the first ‘closed-loop’ recyclable pouch available to parents in the UK which is a massive step in the right direction!Continue reading Win with Piccolo
Just before L broke up for the Easter Holidays he trotted home telling me that you could actually eat Nettles! He was amazed. How do they not sting you? What do they taste like? Why would you want to? The timing was rather apt as I had just received my samples of Emunity, a detox health drink that contains Nettle for its healing and immunity-boosting benefits.Continue reading Emunity Detox Soft Drink Review
I’ve got a little recipe for you all today. Not by me, don’t worry, we all know that baking is not my speciality! Stannah’s baking expert, Val Stones who is well-known as a Great British Bake-Off 2016 contestant has a lovely recipe for hot cross buns that hopefully you will all enjoy.Continue reading Val’s Hot Cross Buns
I cannot believe how quickly Easter is coming round! Working in a supermarket surrounded by eggs from December I almost become immune to it, but in a few short weeks it’ll be here! With that in mind I’ve found some lovely Easter gifts, from classic chocolate treats to some more lasting gifts.Continue reading Easter Gift Guide 2021
L and I love to get in the kitchen and bake together. Neither of us are very good but we enjoy it. With Easter on the horizon we’ve both got that Spring feeling so when we saw the Craft & Crumb Easter Biscuit Making Kit we had to give it a go.Continue reading Make Your Own Easter Biscuits with Craft & Crumb
I’ve got a super refreshing competition for you all today! Soda Folk make delicious American Style drinks and I’ve got a mixed pack of 16 cans up for grabs.
The Soda Folk range of classic American-style sodas are all free from unnecessary ingredients and preservatives. The rather lovely company is founded on the basis of being authentic, honest, natural and true to their roots, bringing Good Soda, to Good Folk, who do Good Deeds.Continue reading Win with Soda Folk
Valentine’s isn’t one of the holidays we overly celebrate but it’s been tough recently, so I’m grabbing any holiday I can and making the most of it. There’s nothing else in my diary! Plus, now definitely seems like the time to let the people you love, know that you love them.
I’ve been looking for some nice gifts for L and husb, some for me too, not because I can’t trust them to do it, just it’s nice to think about myself sometimes. There’s plenty to be had but I’ve narrowed my choices down to a few favourites.Continue reading Valentine’s Day 2021
I can’t believe we’re a good chunk into November already or that we are back in lockdown. Now really is the time to start gift shopping for Christmas though, get prepared and get organised. With that in mind I’ve pulled together a bit of inspiration for you all, hopefully you’ll find it useful.Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2020