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The perfect diet for healthy hearing

The perfect diet for healthy hearing

I have never thought about food that is good for your hearing so this is a really good article especially as I am a little bit deaf since a teenager! Lots of my favourite foods there and dark chocolate too, now there is an excuse to eat it!    The perfect diet for healthy hearing Over time all of our hearing reduces in quality; it is just a factor of life. What many of us don’t realise is … Read entire article »

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New and old, Spring to Summer

New and old, Spring to Summer

I can not believe it is Thursday. This week has whizzed by and yet again I have hardly been here. My laptop has pretty much remained firmly closed whilst we busy ourselves with different things. We finally took the plunge to re-do the kitchen. Our repainted cupboards were just not well doing it anymore. Despite being painted with a glossy finish they were so hard to keep clean, a priority when you have a water … Read entire article »

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Food and recipe inspiration

Food and recipe inspiration

Everywhere you look there is eye candy for our tummies to drool at. My mouth is so often left watering after a visit to Instagram or a peruse around Pinterest. So why is it I am so often stumped to what to cook or create. I am often slightly overwhelmed by recipes and when I look out there I think how can I think of something new? Then something pops into my head that new to … Read entire article »

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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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