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3 ingredient banoffee ice-cream

3 ingredient banoffee ice-cream

This time of year the banana’s are ripening so quickly so the ones that have gone too freckly get chopped into a few pieces and put in the freezer. I know that banana’s at this stage are so much healthier but I really can not stomach them just as a banana at this stage. So with an ever-growing collection of ripe banana’s in the freezer I decided to take my regular 2 ingredient banana ice-cream and … Read entire article »

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Cooking up a spicy chicken casserole with Viking

Cooking up a spicy chicken casserole with Viking

Cooking with Viking, yes I thought exactly the same! Viking are surely only stationary, bubble wrap and office refreshments of the non-alcoholic type! But no Viking has a whole lot more from back to school (handy for this time of year), cleaning shop to their cook shop. I can remember loving flicking through the Viking catalogue before I hit my 20′s. As I read that I feel like I am implying I am still in … Read entire article »

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In need of a flower to settle on

In need of a flower to settle on

Yes I am theoretically looking for a flower to settle on! I am referring to my butterfly nature. I seem to be fluttering from place to place in all directions but finding it hard to settle anywhere. This is not to do with my home or where I live, it is to do with the direction I need to go personally. The problem is there are so many sweet-smelling flowers that attract me. I generally have … Read entire article »

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Dear Oscar 13 already!

Dear Oscar 13 already!

Dear Oscar, I just can not believe you are going to be 13! Well I can when it comes to the fact you are fast growing taller than me but in other ways where has that little Thomas fan gone? You have always been that mellow boy except on the very rare occasions you are not. You are always so kind and thoughtful especially to me! Helping me out or telling me to slow down and relax! … Read entire article »

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Monday waffles

Monday waffles

I have a list of written blog posts in my head, which as you can imagine is not particularly useful. For some reason I write epic blog posts in wakeful moments in the night. Also on dogs walks or walking anywhere. This has led me to believe we really need to discover a brain to computer connection. I have been watching Dragon’s Den on the off-chance there is something in the pipeline but so far … Read entire article »

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Why Energy Saving Lightbulbs are Essential in your Household

Why Energy Saving Lightbulbs are Essential in your Household

Why Energy Saving Lightbulbs are Essential in your Household   Most people still have incandescent lights hanging around. It’s understandable. They’re comfortable. You know how they work, and they are mostly reliable. They also have the benefit of having a solid track record. But, they waste energy and with the cost of electricity where it is, there’s a lot of good reasons to switch to energy-saving bulbs. But, how do they work and why are they better?   Types   There … Read entire article »

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Chill it is the Summer

Chill it is the Summer

Most of the children will all be broken up by now for those that have kids at school that is! Queue time to ‘chill’ which in this rather gorgeous hot weather we are experiencing, long may it continue I might add, keeping cool and chilling is top priority. Not all summers are this gorgeous; I have indeed booked the weather for the whole holiday I might add! So we have to make the most of it. … Read entire article »

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Soreen Squidgy Road recipe

Soreen Squidgy Road recipe

Soreen is one of those things I wish I could eat but can not anymore since I have been gluten-free. Soreen satisfy a sweet craving but are actually low in fat and as things go pretty healthy! Of course with this recipe I have totally cancelled out the healthy part by applying lots of chocolate, but look at it this way it is healthier than regular Rocky Road thanks to the Banana Soreen! So no … Read entire article »

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Gin & Tonic lemon Lollies

Gin & Tonic lemon Lollies

Gin and Tonic Lemon Lollies – Strictly for grown ups! These lollies are great fun at parties and barbecues, perfect to make in advance for an easy dessert. Try using your other favourite drinks such as Pimms or Mojitos. Makes 6 lollies Ready in 4 hours 35 ml gin ½ lemon, juiced and zest finely grated 45 ml (3 tbsp) sugar syrup (available in most supermarkets) 250ml tonic water  To make: Prepare the lolly moulds by first rinsing with warm water. Combine all the ingredients … Read entire article »

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Sleep like an astronaut

Sleep like an astronaut

Sleep like an astronaut Well not exactly but Tempur otherwise know as memory foam was in fact designed by NASA! Memory foam mattresses are perfect for those who want to achieve a good night’s sleep because they conform to the body and deliver the level of comfort that is necessary to relax. Tempur was designed by NASA in the 1970′s not for sleeping in mind but to improve cushioning and crash protection in aircraft’s for pilots … Read entire article »

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