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Good as New: Safe and Easy Ways to Clean your Sofa

Good as New: Safe and Easy Ways to Clean your Sofa

Good as New: Safe and Easy Ways to Clean your Sofa Any house that has a family living in it is going to take its toll on your furniture after a while, especially if you add pets into the equation. No matter how house-proud you are, there are times when you need an extra helping hand to get your furniture looking as good as new and smelling clean and fresh again. A steam cleaner like the ones you … Read entire article »

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Always look for the sunshine in your life

Always look for the sunshine in your life

Like many of life’s lessons I think it is good to observe others than ourselves be it other people or a different species! Yes, dogs are great to watch and observe. They go through life with a different outlook than us humans, after all they are dogs! They don’t have our worries, hang ups, pressures and fears, though don’t be fooled dogs can always have their own issues, I know mine do! But despite that, they live … Read entire article »

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World baking Day & Dr Oetker

World baking Day & Dr Oetker

Today is world baking day, the day the oven gets switched on to make lovely goodies, except I am typing this and it is gorgeously sunny! I have had an early morning dog walk, blissfully quiet and perfect temperature for both dogs and red heads like myself! But right now baking may not be my top choice, warming up the already warm kitchen I may just wait till this evening. So in Blue Peter style here … Read entire article »

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What is Dukkah from Olives Et Al

What is Dukkah from Olives Et Al

Dukkah! Have you ever heard of it? Well I had not until Tedi got in touch with me. I have enjoyed olives and olive oil by Olives Et Al before they are gorgeous and transport me back to holiday’s in Greece. I love food that can take you back on holiday without the expense, don’t you? But anyway back to the Dukkah. Well Dukkah was actually discovered in Egypt by the inspiring Annie & Giles Henschel … Read entire article »

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My dream cooker would be a range cooker

My dream cooker would be a range cooker

As you may know we are selling our house, or put it another way trying to. But of course like anyone who is selling you can’t help but look at your next move possibilities online. The joys of the internet means I have rather a lot of properties saved to tease and tempt me, and wish even more that our house would sell a bit quicker! One of my biggest shudders is a house I like … Read entire article »

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Wishing you all a happy Christmas

Wishing you all a happy Christmas

Wishing all of my readers a very happy Christmas and thank you for stopping by this year x This year if there is someone you are thinking about, someone you love and care about make sure you tell them. Unless you do all those thoughts, love and care are wasted and that would be a shame. Have yourselves and your family a lovely time this Christmas x … Read entire article »

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Twinings for Christmas gifts

Twinings for Christmas gifts

Who remembers their Grandparents having lovely tea caddies. My Grandparents did, it was black with a Chinese theme to it. It stored loose tea which one of my Granny’s always used. She had another tea caddy which always housed, no not tea but digestive biscuits, never any other biscuit were ever in there. Which is why I particularly like the gorgeous tea caddies filled with Twinings Christmas tea. Not only do who ever is lucky enough … Read entire article »

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Morphy Richards Breeze Iron

Morphy Richards Breeze Iron

When Janelle ask if I would like to review the Breeze iron it was tempting to just say can I pass. But obviously as I knew when I was lucky enough to be chosen to be a ‘Morphy Richards Innovator’ that an iron would come up. After all an iron was one of the items that inspired Morphy Richards to start out with back in 1935 and 1937 brought their first electric iron. Those who have … Read entire article »

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Back from camping and….

Back from camping and….

It was great, everything was relaxed and easy. The gas behaved itself, not sure why I was worried about that but most of all Oz and I had loads of fun. The tent went up with no swearing (!), the campsite was lovely. We camped in the open field so only a few tents there (perfect), the loo’s were clean and I only queued the once!!! The shower was slightly less than powerful and I … Read entire article »

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Meal Planning Monday

Meal Planning Monday

Well the week whizzed past last week and I can’t believe we are here on Monday again. I stuck to the meal plan except yesterday we swapped roast for homemade asparagus and tomato Quiche. Gluten free and very tasty, I actually baked it blind first which I never usually do as it seems a bit of a faff but it really made a difference. As it is half term and the run up to Bex’s birthday … Read entire article »

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