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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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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Garden Picnic? Lunch al Fresco? We’ve the plates for you…
Jun27

Garden Picnic? Lunch al Fresco? We’ve the plates for you…

Have you been feeling it? That urge to eat outdoors? With all that glorious sunshine we’ve been having, we’ve barely been eating a meal in the house. Breakfast is never a family affair in our house – we all get up at different times – but in the summer we all seem to drift outside. I’ll be honest, I treasure those quiet early mornings – that first half an hour of a fresh new day, nursing my coffee...

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Gorgeous Al Fresco Dining – Melamine Bargains From The Supermarket. YES, Really.
Jun25

Gorgeous Al Fresco Dining – Melamine Bargains From The Supermarket. YES, Really.

Sometimes the need for style can battle with the need for practicailty. And even more often, the need for something deliciously pretty can battle with the need to keep within a tight budget. Honestly – LOOK at the gloriousness. This is the Aztec range – it’s fresh, it’s modern, it’s chic, stylish and oozing charm. It’s also £3 a plate. THREE POUNDS A PLATE!! This is the Grey Diamond Tumbler. Pretty,...

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How to create an outdoor cinema in your back garden
May19

How to create an outdoor cinema in your back garden

We’ve been looking at how to ‘create an outdoor cinema in your back garden’ – with no cinemas open for what would seem the rest of the summer, this is a perfect project for anyone with some outside space. We tend to do it in the back garden, but I love Kirstie from The Adventure Project’s idea of a pop up cinema in a wild location. easy peasy – an outdoor cinema in your back garden Tesco have compensated...

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From Christmas Decorations to Home Decor The Practical & The Indulgent
Dec05

From Christmas Decorations to Home Decor The Practical & The Indulgent

Christmas is a time of year where we take a look at our homes in a competely different way. From beautiful Christmas decorations to adorn our Christmas tree, sit upon the table or mantlepiece and even to light up the outside of our houses and lawns. To home decor to suit the winter seasons mood of warm colours to lift the gloomy days and nights. Christmas bedding, or perhaps a new throw or two to snuggle under on the settee and not...

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