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Picnicing for the disorganised

Picnicing for the disorganised

Obviously this year the sun is going to shine all the time so we are going to be geared up for picninc’s and barbies aren’t we?!!! But if the weather slips into the unpredictable British weather we know and not love the likelyhood is we won’t be doing our regular shop thinking picnic’s. So you wake up on a sunny Sunday, the day is calling for you to be outside. Forget the cleaning and list of other … Read entire article »

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Review – Pampered Chef keeping things cool

Review – Pampered Chef keeping things cool

Pampered Chef this year have bought a collection of gorgeous bags and a basket to keep things cool. They are all very stylish, fantastic quality as only you would expect from Pampered Chef and incredibly functional. I was very lucky to be sent the collapsible picnic basket, beverage cooler, lunch tote and shopper. All are insulated and foil lined to ensure with the help of an icepack or two everything is kept cool. The collapsible picnic basket … Read entire article »

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Review – milk&more

Review – milk&more

Most of us remember the Milkman of old. The distinct sound of the battery from his milk float, the gentle clang of glass as he took out  the milk bottles and replaced them with the empties. 5a.m he used to come by when I was little, and most mornings I did wake up to his noises which were comforting not annoying, well till I hit teenage age anyway! So what happened to the milkman and the … Read entire article »

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Review – What’s for dinner? Second Helpings

Review – What’s for dinner? Second Helpings

Everyone who loves to cook loves recipe books and I am no exception! I have several rows of recipe books some that I have had over half my life! ‘What’s for dinner? Second helpings’, is Romilla Arber’s second book whose first book being ‘What’s for dinner?’. It is a huge weighty number bursting at the seams with recipes that are gorgeous but will not send you out searching for ingredients you rarely buy or have never … Read entire article »

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Knorr Gravy Pots – reviewed

Knorr Gravy Pots – reviewed

There is nothing quite like a Sunday roast especially in the winter and no roast is complete without gravy unless you are my Dad, who doesn’t like gravy at all, which is weird because I am sure he used to. In fact I did learn my gravy making skills from my Mum, in the day’s of gravy browning do they still sell that? So here we do have homemade gravy, a skill I have perfected (well … Read entire article »

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Review – Valentines day at Moonpig

Review – Valentines day at Moonpig

For all you romantics out their looking for a gift for your husband, wife, partner or secret lover (!) take a look at Moonpig.com They have a great selection of Valentines gifts, beautiful roses if you are one to like to drop hints and where are the rules that say we can’t send our man roses. Well okay perhaps that would be a little unusual or not. No I have never given a man flowers, well … Read entire article »

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Rocky Road Christmas puddings

Rocky Road Christmas puddings

Life has been a bit hectic recently in a stressful sense so baking has been put rather to the side. That and we have been re-vamping our kitchen so throughout the day there has been paint & varnish drying cooking has just been left till the evening only! But on Wednesday I did get a bit done. I have been sent these rather lovely single serving stoneware pan from Pampered Chef. I love their stoneware as … Read entire article »

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Nutribox Christmas – Review

Nutribox Christmas – Review

We were sent a lovely Christmas Nutribox to review. I actually like this idea as I have said before sometimes over indulging in too much sugar or fat loaded stuff just leaves you feeling sluggish! I confess of course to liking all the lovely treats that come out at Christmas but it is nice to dip into something that feels like a treat but is actually quite good for you too! I am someone who likes this … Read entire article »

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Hotel Chocolat – Reviewed

Hotel Chocolat – Reviewed

Hotel Chocolat even the name suggests the luxury that is there waiting for you within their products. Did you know that Hotel Chocolat is one of a very few in the world that actually grow their own cocoa. They even indeed have a Hotel on their own plantation where you can stay but as most of us are not going to be heading out to Saint Lucia any time soon we will have to pamper … Read entire article »

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Parragon Books for Christmas

Parragon Books for Christmas

I love getting books for Christmas and I love giving them too! There is something quite lovely about getting a book and both Bex now 14 and Oscar 12 love books too. We have a big collection of books and many of them are from Parragon. So when Rob asked me if I would like to review some of their books, that was a yes from me as I knew already I would be impressed with … Read entire article »

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