Saving the pennies with a packed lunch

Today – Saving the pennies with a packed lunch If you go out to work I wonder if you have ever considered your expenses? What…

My Perfect Pairing Aero Challenge

Today – an Aero Challenge I was challenged to pair Aero with another taste sensation to create a wonderful new flavour.  Aero bubbles have been…

Why I am starting to love to cook

My granny was a cookery teacher and apparently she was amazing. She could make cakes with tiny little details ont he really bought them to…

Walkers Hoops and Crosses Review

Today – Walkers Hoops and Crosses Review The lovely folk at Walkers sent us a very cute monkey and a pack of Hoops and Crosses…

Slimming for Summer

I lost 3 stone last year and I am sad to say, to those of you who followed me, I have put a bit back…

Bake Your Baby Breakfast in Bed

Guest post If you want to give your sweetie something sweet, you can go the store-bought route, like cookies or a nice gift basket, but there…

Make your own baby food

Guest post – Make your own baby food If you make your own baby food, you will find it is quite simple, efficient, and can…

Mother’s Day Baking.

I am baking for mother’s day today. For me not my mum through, She will be looking down from heaven ever so proud I am…

Chiquito Restaurant Review

Today  – Chiquito Restaurant Review Last week we went as a family to review Chiquito which is a restaurant, bar and Mexican grill. I was…

New Style Takeaway: Dominoes Pizza and a Movie

Domino’s Pizza, have  launched a new deal where you can buy a pizza and also rent a movie from Lionsgate. Sounds like the perfect movie…

Microwaves: an asset to the kitchen

Guest Post I don’t know about you, but I find the humble microwave a huge asset to the kitchen. Not only does it speed up…

Out of 100 people how fit are you?

Out of 100 people how fit are you ? I have just undertaken an online health assessment with Patient.co.uk . I know my health isn’t…

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup The lovely Nikki from the Stressy Mummy blog has popped over to share her  winter warmer recipe with us…

Sistema: Fabulous kids packed lunch boxes and bottles

The Sistema lunch cube is perfect for school packed lunches and picnics It has 3 compartments which are ideal for storing sandwiches and snacks separately…

Taylors of Harrogate, great coffee and luxury for less

Great Coffee There is not much luxury to be had in life for £3.99. It wouldn’t even buy you much of a box of chocolates,…

Easy Halloween Recipe: Cobweb Pizza

Cobweb Pizza Spooky Cobweb Pizza (Serves 2-4) Ingredients 1 Large Readymade Pizza Base 1tbsp Pizza Sauce ½ Tube Primula Original 5 or 6 Black Olives…

Review: Boursin sun-ripened tomato, onion & chive flavour

Boursin’s latest soft cheese has sun-ripened tomato, onion & chive and we were sent some to try Here is what they have to say about…

Breakfast oats on the go

Quaker Oats have recently launched new Oat So Simple Porridge Pots. and they sent me a few pots to trial. You  just add hot water, stir, wait…

Green & Black’s chocolate bars review

Green & Black’s chocolate bars review The day Green & Black’s sent me lots of chocolate bars was eagerly awaited. Chocolate – mine all mine!…

Thrifty packed lunch ideas for kids

10 thrifty packed lunch ideas for kids Pack ups only take minutes but really do save pounds. Here are some pack up tips for savvy…