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Pecan & hazelnut granola

In Other, Snacks On April 15, 2014 4 Comments

I want my husband to eat more nuts. I am slightly obsessed with his diet, though sssh, he’s not aware of this. I haven’t verbalised this concern about… Read More »

cropped lemon biscuits

I’ve written a recipe book!

In Other On April 8, 2014 25 Comments

I have had to become pretty good at keeping secrets of late. It was about this time last year I received an email that changed just about everything…. Read More »


Giveaway #7 & review – Degustabox

In Giveaways, Other On March 7, 2014 346 Comments

I have now tried two Degustabox lots of goodies. I have to say I did think (before it arrived) that this was a way to spend money on… Read More »

ape and bird bar

The Ape & Bird review

In Other On February 27, 2014 0 Comments

I’m a big of a fan of The Restaurant Man. Like many a greedy girl or boy I have not so secret dreams of one day opening my… Read More »

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Good for you almond & fig granola

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Snacks On February 19, 2014 5 Comments

It’s half term. In fact, it’s half time of half term. Meaning either you’re staring into a large glass of wine and wondering how little babies turned into… Read More »

moulin de la vierge

A 40th birthday Parisian adventure

In Other On February 3, 2014 8 Comments

With my husband’s 40th looming I wanted something more than a wet weekend in a British spa town. I wanted glamour, good food, a little bit of language… Read More »


Coconut & blueberry mini pavlovas

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Puddings On January 8, 2014 5 Comments

This is my attempt at a low fat dessert for all those folk who harass me with requests for low fat puddings of one sort or another. I’m… Read More »

gourmet soc

Giveaway #1 – Wine tasting & yearly membership plus a free month’s trial for ALL with The Gourmet Society

In Giveaways, Other On December 31, 2013 177 Comments

This is a double whammy to see the New Year in with. I’ve been saving this for a couple of months to really get everyone off to a… Read More »

All I want for Christmas…

In Other On December 7, 2013 1 Comment

…is a cleaner and an ironing lady. But really, I know that isn’t going to happen. Failing that here are a few things I think are rather nice…. Read More »

more to life than cupcakes

Giveaway #34 – ‘There’s more to life than cupcakes’ book giveaway

In Giveaways, Other On December 1, 2013 97 Comments

I must hold my hands up and admit I was due to review this book, There’s more to life than cupcakes, but things are busy for more reasons… Read More »