I’m a (very) overweight 40s mum to four… here’s why I now run, hike & kickbox. And model swimsuits…
Jul29

I’m a (very) overweight 40s mum to four… here’s why I now run, hike & kickbox. And model swimsuits…

Okay, so here’s the thing. I’ve hesitated to talk about my weight and body shape for a while – because I’m definitely ‘body positive’, so how can I talk about my desire and need to lose weight?But of course I can do both. Because dieting and weight-loss-motivated exercise are a very different thing to the subject of health and well-being. This winter I was the biggest and heaviest I have ever been...

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Sandwiches for Afternoon Tea? Brilliantly simple, stress-free entertaining!
Jul20

Sandwiches for Afternoon Tea? Brilliantly simple, stress-free entertaining!

Remember, there are no rules on sandwiches for Afternoon Tea. Actually, there are no rules on Afternoon Tea in general. The generally accepted Afternoon Tea goes something like a pretty table, set with a plate of sandwiches, a plate of cakes and a pot of tea. Preferably with the food served in tiers on a cake stand. But forget the notion that afternoon tea sandwiches are all slivers of soft bread with cucumber and salmon. You can...

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5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom
Jul16

5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom

Redecorating your teen’s bedroom slowly becomes a priority as they move from 12 to 14. We know – we’ve just re-done our 15yr old’s. It wasn’t that long ago that he was thrilled at a floor-to-ceiling Marvel Avengers mural. Now? Not so much.And you know how it is – while you’re decorating, you always have an eye to the fact that they’re going to change tastes again pretty quickly in the...

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We’ve nabbed you a FREE 3 Month Trial with tastecard code
Jul15

We’ve nabbed you a FREE 3 Month Trial with tastecard code

With our exclusive tastecard code link, you’re about to make absolute best friends with tastecard, even if you’ve never tried them before.A tastecard membership gives you 50% OFF the total food bill at thousands of participating restaurants, plus up to 40% off cinema tickets & 50% off days out. Perfect for celebrating the easing of lockdown!And if you’re staying in, you’ll also get 50% off pizza delivery, 2...

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DELICIOUS – easy sausage rolls recipe. Just TWO ingredients!
Jul12

DELICIOUS – easy sausage rolls recipe. Just TWO ingredients!

Because you can’t rely on cheap supermarket sausage rolls. ugh. Just no. We all know that when you get that craving you’re looking for the warm, crispy, flaky, meaty goodness of a fresh-baked sausage roll. A pasty, soggy pale thing that’s been in a wrapper for a day just doesn’t come close, does it? The plate is part of Tesco’s Summer range, and is the Batik range giant charger, available in stores for a...

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Hamilton Gifts – Our Top 20 for the Musical Superfan
Jul02

Hamilton Gifts – Our Top 20 for the Musical Superfan

Love Hamilton or know someone near and dear who does? Did you know that tomorrow the 3rd July 2020 is official Hamilton Launch day on Disney? Oh yes it is, if you are a fan you are in for a real treat because Disney are releasing the original Broadway production and streaming exclusively on Disney+ check out the official trailer here – So have you seen the musical, hearted the soundtrack on Spoitify, know all the words off by...

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