Featured, Giveaways, Review

Getting a head start on my Christmas baking with Vremi | REVIEW and GIVEAWAY

I do love a bit of baking – it’s my go-to de-stress activity, which probably goes some way to explaining my waistline. Christmas is a stressful time, so I’m always on the lookout for things that are going to make my to-do list of baking jobs quicker and easier. That’s why I jumped at the… Read More Getting a head start on my Christmas baking with Vremi | REVIEW and GIVEAWAY

Featured, Review

Testing Out Toby Carvery’s New Yorkie Wraps

We’ve been testing out Toby Carvery’s new Menu for Winter 2017, including their brand new Yorkie Wraps. Who doesn’t love a Yorkshire Pudding? No, seriously, is there anyone? Toby Carvery have a brand new menu across their venues, and it includes some amazing new Yorkie Wraps – giant Yorkshire Puddings filled with your Sunday roast… Read More Testing Out Toby Carvery’s New Yorkie Wraps

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This Month I Loved… | September

So September is over already – where has the year gone?! This is what we’ve been loving this month…   Reading –  Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett I’ve finally got around to reading Good Omens! I’ve dipped in and out of Terry Pratchett’s works over the years (with the Death Trilogy probably… Read More This Month I Loved… | September

Review

Turtle Bay Northampton VIP Preview Evening

A few weeks back, we were sent an email with the exciting news that a brand new Turtle Bay was opening here in Northampton, and inviting us along to a VIP Preview evening to sample their famous cocktails and Jerk Chicken! Back in Birmingham, I used to work very near the Turtle Bay restaurant they… Read More Turtle Bay Northampton VIP Preview Evening

Family LIfe, Featured, Health

Yummy Pasta Bolognese with #HealthyRedMeat

In our busy lives, it can be really tricky to find the time to cook healthy and interesting meals that everyone will eat. My “go-to” easy meal that is guarenteed to be demolished is this tasty Pasta Bolognese I’m a habitual Slimming World restarter, but the one thing I have taken away from my brief… Read More Yummy Pasta Bolognese with #HealthyRedMeat

Family LIfe, Featured, Parenting

What If My Son Wants Pink Sparkly Shoes?

Sparkles and Stretchmarks’ blog post this week about Disney’s confusion over allowing a boy to attend their Princess day experience has got me thinking. I’d consider myself a feminist. I try to educate myself about the issues facing LGBT+ people, and I hope I’d be considered an ally! I am anti gendered toys (I write,… Read More What If My Son Wants Pink Sparkly Shoes?