Win tickets to VegFest London

How do you fancy going to  VegfestUK which takes place in London on Sept 27th 28th at Olympia West Halls. The event is a huge…

Thorntons personalised chocolate hamper review (lucky me!)

Thorntons sell a lovely range of personalised hampers. A chocolate lovers dream. I love chocolate and Thorntons in particular. One day into the school holidays…

An easy way to make jam and clean up after!

I have never made jam. Despite always finding homemade jam to taste better I have somehow never got round to making it. It just sounded…

Do fresh produce markets save you money?

Do fresh produce markets save you money?   Do fresh produce markets save you money? The cost of food has risen dramatically over the last…

Is the food in your freezer more than 2 years old?

Today – Is the food in your freezer more than 2 years old? Recent research has shown that 62% of British shoppers throw frozen from…

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fondant Icing

How to stop fondant from cracking and various other icing questions answered here! When it comes to decorating a cake and making it look perfectly…

The benefits of Quorn

Quorn was launched in 1985 and is now sold in 16 countries worldwide – lets take a look at The benefits of Quorn We are…

Bank Holiday Shopping: Picnics, Parcels, Pack Ups and Posies

I think Bank holidays are time to kick back and relax and reconnect with family and friends. I had a poorly friend who needed some…

My Perfect Coffee Moment

Perfect coffee I am a long time coffee drinker and I do like ‘good’ coffee. It is one of life’s absolute pleasures for me. I…

Amy’s Kitchen: Great food for Vegetarians

Amy’s kitchen isn’t a new brand to me. I have been a vegetarian for 31 years (yes I know…blimey !) With Amy’s kitchen all the…

Review: Carte Noire Collection Espresso capsules

Today I am going to review Carte Noire Collection Espresso capsules First thing in the morning whilst the children sleep I sneak downstairs for a…

Supporting Stress through Nutrition

As a society of time poor individuals, we tend to use the term “stress” both fleetingly and frequently. Most of us seemingly accept that we…

Protecting Your Child’s Health

If you’re a parent, your child’s health will be of paramount importance to you. Children need to eat a balanced diet and take a certain…

What are your favourite sweets?

As a kid there was nothing I liked more than buying sweeties from the newsagents in little 10p bags. I would always choose a toffee,…

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Today – Celebrating Chinese New year My children had been learning  about Chinese New Year at school so I was delighted to host a Chinese…

Recipe on a Budget Bread Pudding

  Todat – budget bread pudding The very lovely Emma at Hertfordshire Mummy is sharing her frugal recipe with us this week over at Family…

Spiced pumpkin & coconut casserole

Pumpkin & coconut casserole – yum! Waitrose have asked me to share this wondeful recipe  for using up those pumpkins! Let me know how you…

Pumpkin Gratin with Rosemary & Goat’s Cheese

Don’t waste those pumpkins once you have done the carving, scoop out the flesh and have a go at this Pumpkin Gratin   Pumpkin Gratin…

Simple cheap desserts!

Huge thanks to the lovely Liz Burton from Me and My Shadow for sharing her simple, cheap desserts with us today. Don’t they look yummy!…

Matalan Halloween Tips Twitter Party

I am so excited to be co-hosing Matalan’s #halloweentips twitter party on Wednesday 25th September 1-2pm . I am co-hosting along with me are these…