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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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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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12 drinks of Christmas

12 drinks of Christmas

Christmas comes but once a year so let’s make it special by those little extra’s. I wrote yesterday the things I remember about Christmas as a child that stuck in my mind,  they mostly revolved around foods associated with Christmas and the whole feel of it. I struggled to remember any presents so for me it one of my things to have different goodies to enjoy and share at Christmas that the rest of the … Read entire article »

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New things tried & tasted review

New things tried & tasted review

Here we like to find and  try new things so last month we have been lucky enough to review a few new goodies and here is what we thought. New York Bagels Red onion and chive. We already love New York bagels here and they are often found in our bread bin or freezer. So it was great to try one their new flavours. It was no surprise that they were really loved. Oscar particularly is a … Read entire article »

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Bruno Tonioli Autumn Cookware at QVC

Bruno Tonioli Autumn Cookware at QVC

Bruno Tonioli most of us know as a judge from Strictly Come Dancing, but growing up in Italy Bruno is also passionate about cooking and most importantly cooking then eating together with his family and friends. So it is no surprise that his Autumn range designed for QVC has a fantastic sharing and eating together feel to it. The range starting price at just £17 for the pepper mill. I love the pair of  gorgeous rectangle … Read entire article »

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Kenco Millicano Caff Free – Reviewed

Kenco Millicano Caff Free – Reviewed

Kenco Millicano Caff Free When Anya asked if I would like to try some Kenco Millicano Caff free, of course I said yes. After just this year starting drinking coffee after over 13 years of not touching it at all, I was finding I was loving the taste but more than one cup did give me a headache. After the getting the taste back I was a bit miffed about it. So when my Kenco Millicano … Read entire article »

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Making Pancake Day a little bit special

Making Pancake Day a little bit special

When I was little pancakes were only ever eaten on Shrove Tuesday. Nowadays’ certainly in our houses and looking at my twitter feed on a Saturday morning pancakes are served quite regularly. Here it is an after sleepover breakfast (apparently I make the best pancakes according to my children’s friends!) and often served on a weekend morning when a busy day lays ahead. So I went in search of a few idea’s to make ‘Pancake Day’ a … Read entire article »

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Good Natured Fruit and Veg

Good Natured Fruit and Veg

Being a ‘Good natured’ person (!) I was quite sure I would love this company. Good natured is a company growing fruit, salad and veg in a good natured way. This means working with Mother nature and using natures pesticides one being one of my favourites ladybirds, to take control of the pests then eradicating the need for harmful pesticides. They were in fact the first U.K company to produce pesticide residue free fruit. Like lots of … Read entire article »

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Baking with Mermaid and OXO products

Baking with Mermaid and OXO products

Baking has swept the U.K by storm this year. Baking products has seen a huge increase in sales and you can see why. Lovely home-baked goodies wafting through the house and the joys of eating and sharing your beautiful and delicious bakes with your friends and family I certainly seem to have done more baking in the last year. Spurred on by ‘The Great British Bake Off’ as you can see my two were inspired to … Read entire article »

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Lego Creationary.

We had loads of fun reviewing Lego Creationary so will be adding it to my ‘Bringing the Family Together’ category. We reviewed it as a family and also a ‘grown up boys’ version. So to see what we created and if you recognise any of them! Also to find out what we thought of Lego Creationary click here. … Read entire article »

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