Choose kindness.. we can make a difference

I often think that I am so lucky that social media wasn’t even a ‘thing’ when I was in school. Bullying and bitchiness between girls was bad enough without cyberbullying to add to the mix. We didn’t have mobile phones or text messages, let…

Babi Pur Lucky Dip Review

I love a lucky dip box, they remind me of fetes when I was small, putting in 20p for a surprise gift. This lucky dip box was quite a bit more than 20p, but I’m so pleased with it. It’s from Babi Pur – which is…

My Sunday Photo – The Beautiful Blues

‘The blues’ can quite accurately describe the way I’ve felt the past few days. But attempting to leave my front door at the moment can’t help to bring a smile to my face. We have a Blue Satin Hibiscus and some Agapanthus growing in…

Apples or tomatoes? #LittleLoves

This week has just flown by – it has been a bit of a strange one really, but I have realised even more than I had already how lucky I am to have my wonderful little family. Read Blogs galore! I’ve joined in with some linkups on my…

Tomberry Salad

This colourful salad was the first dish I had when I finished my 5 days of juicing last week. I actually juiced for breakfast and lunch of the 6th day, and made this salad for dinner. It was so good after 5 days of liquid, even if the liquids were…

My Sunday Photo – Pen Selwood

Our Sunday walk this week took us through the ancient village of Pen Selwood. I took this picture as we entered the village. Such a beautiful place, surrounded by wonderful countryside…

5lbs in 5 days – Jason Vale’s Juice Plan

Last week I gave up my beloved marmite on toast and sweet creamy date shakes for five days, and replaced my normal diet with five days of juices. I followed Jason Vale’s ‘5lbs in 5 days’ plan. A couple of years ago I followed his &#8216…

Frey’s First Meal

I remember a conversation I had with my cousin a few years ago, about why parents feel the need to put pictures of their children online with food all over them. Why not clean them up before taking a picture of them? I just couldn’t understand it. Well…

Favourite things from July

1. Sweet Peas – this month’s favourite things is very flower focussed, which is just about right in high summer. Sweet peas are one of my very favourite flowers, and I was lucky enough to be brought bunch after bunch early in the month, making our bedroom smell…

Vegan Vegetable Slow Cooked Stew ~ the easy way

It seems a little strange to be writing a recipe for a vegetable stew at the end of July, this one is such a warming and comforting dish, perfect for chilly autumnal nights! But the nights have been a little chilly and autumnal this past week, so we have been…