Over the past few months I’ve noticed my body having a bad reaction to something… Now, I keep a careful eye on my diet because of my existing intolerances, but something new was causing a very painful, not-so-nice reaction. So, doing what any person with a lot of food intolerances does: I did an elimination … Continue reading Farewell, beloved friend
Who has never suffered from buyer’s remorse? Anyone? Exactly. Everyone at some point has regretted a purchase, or perhaps regretted how much they spent on a purchase. See, every single person has in their minds an intangible limit on how much they will or won’t spend on any particular expense, whether it’s groceries, utilities, fashion, … Continue reading Scrimp or Spend? The things I will drop the dosh on, and the things I won’t.
Ben and I never had a first date. Well, not technically. We met as friends after having spent a couple of weeks chatting via Reddit every day, and met up for a pint and pizza after my plans for the day had fallen through. We both wanted to get out of our respective flats and … Continue reading 50 Great Dates: ideas and inspiration for your next date!
That was the best Easter weekend I have had for as long as I can remember! The holidays are all about spending time with friends and family, and that’s exactly what Ben and I did. It was a weekend with a lot of food, a cooking mishap or two (i.e. buying the wrong ingredient for … Continue reading Easy Coronation Chicken – Perfect for Sandwiches!
Happy Easter everyone! And if you don’t celebrate Easter, then Happy Chocolate Egg Day! Because I can’t send you all chocolate right now, I’ve made these Easter Wreaths just for you! There’s four to choose from, and if you like them you should join my newsletter – I send four free printables to my subscribers … Continue reading Happy Easter Weekend!
The other day whilst in H&M looking at accessories, I noticed something strange about my fingers, I noticed that they looked like short, fat little sausages – the type you cook up for kids at barbecues that only taste nice if they’re covered in sauce. Chipolatas. I had chipolata fingers. Now, needless to say realising … Continue reading I Got Fat and It Was My (Bad) Choice
My favourite breakfast, for as long as I can remember (after being banned from eating Nutrigrain) has always been eggs – scrambled, fried, baked, boiled, poached. I have spent years perfecting the cooking of eggs and I look forward to each and every Saturday having my eggs for breakfast. Oddly enough, despite loving eggs I … Continue reading Cheats Hollandaise (How to Make Hollandaise in a Blender!)
Ben and I found the perfect flat last week, a 2 bedroom flat with views out over the hills and out towards forever, and sent through our applications almost immediately. We've been sitting biting our thumbs waiting to be approved for the past week, as the reason for the move is because I was offered … Continue reading How to Apply for a Rental Property (and get approved quickly!)
I am going to be honest with you right now – I put zero effort into styling these photos. By the time the pie was ready, and "styling" could be considered, I had lost all natural lighting in my flat and we all know artificial lighting and food don’t go hand in hand. Now, this … Continue reading Curry Mince Pie
April is upon us! Where the hell did January, February and March go? Has any one else noticed that time seems to be travelling faster these days? No? Just me? Anyway, as this year proceeds to, uh, march on I’ve already started planning content for the months ahead. Apart from my weekly recipes, there’s lots … Continue reading April Update & Newsletter