Festive Drinks Round Up
christmas
A Little Drink at Christmas I am not normally a big drinker but I do like to have a drink now and again, and I always have a few at Christmas. It’s a little tradition for me and my husband to have a drink of Baileys or some Irish Cream on Christmas Eve while waiting for Santa. And I also …
Opening and Reviewing November’s Degustabox
Food
Last week I received November’s Degustabox. There where loads of yummy items in the one and here is a video of me opening it and having a sneaky taste of a few of the items       And here is everything I got in this month’s box.     Butterkist Choc Mallow Popcorn This was really delicious and best …
Come and See What I Got in October’s Degustabox
Food
I am a little bit late showing what was in October’s Degustabox, otherwise know as the Autumn box. But here everything is.     See me unboxing the box and my first thoughts on each product.     And here is a little photo of everything all together     On to the Products     Broiche Pasquier Pitch I …
Hocus Pocus Pea Soup
halloween
With Halloween only a few days away, I am really getting in the mood for all things spooky. I shared my Halloween 2016 Must Haves the other day and today I will be sharing with you a disgusting looking (yet very tasty) Halloween Hocus Pocus Pea Soup! The recipe come from Discount Supplements who have put together a few healthy …
Septemeber 2016 Degustabox Review
Food
It’s that time of the month again when I share with you what we got in our Degustabox. In September’s box there was some really nice things that I loved and also some things that I didn’t like so much, so I am calling this my 50/50 box . Here’s the video of me opening the box and finding out …
EasiYo Yogurt Maker Review
breakfast
Hi my lovelies, I am happy to announce that I am now a brand ambassador for EasiYo. EasiYo was developed over 20 years ago in New Zealand with the desire to make yogurt full with homemade goodness. This is actually the first time I have heard of EasiYo, but I am so glad that I have, has I have fallen …
After Eight White Chocolate Mousse
sweet treats & desserts
I love my desserts and sweet treats. If they had no calories in, I would eat them all day long. I was asked by After Eight if I would like to take part in their#AfterEightBakes challenge. Now, I love my mint chocolate, I have always been a big fan since I was little, and After Eights are one of my …
Trying out Begu Teas + Win all 6 packs!
drinks
Everyone must know by now how much a love a nice cup of tea. I come from a family of tea drinkers. My grandma and grandad used to have around 10 cups a day when I was younger, and still do in fact. But I was never a fan at all back then. The only time I had a cup …
August 2016 Degustabox Review
Food
It’s that time of the month again when I share with you what I got inside my Degustabox. I have really been enjoying receiving these and can never wait to open them to see what’s inside. Love a nice surprise. Check out the video below of me opening the box with my youngest, Aaron.     And here is what …
Back to School Lunches with Hartley’s Jelly
kids lunches
It’s back to school this week for my kids, and unlike some mums, I am really happy and excited about this. My house as been a right mess through the summer holidays and I am delighted to have the kids back at school and back into a routine again. Our school provides free hot dinners for the infants, so my …
Cadbury’s Button Owl Cake Recipe
sweet treats & desserts
I was recently asked if I would like to try to make a Cadbury’s button owl cake with my kids. I thought it would be fun and I love cake, so I agreed. I was sent out all the ingredients I need to make the cake along with an apron with ‘Serenity You’ on it. The picture of the cake …
Unboxing and Reviewing July 2016 Degustabox
Food
July went so fast. I still cant believe we are in August already. A few weeks ago I received my July’s Degustabox. I thought there were quite a lot of drinks in this one, but I didn’t mind, as it was so hot out the week I got this box. But would have been nice to have one alcoholic one …
Attainable Healthy Cooking for the Beginner Cook
Food
Attainable Healthy Cooking for the Beginner Cook     Let’s face it: not everyone likes to cook. While some see cooking as a creative process and gain a sense of fulfillment after whipping up a dish, others see the cooking as cruel and unusual punishment. For people with a fear of cooking, making a meal from scratch makes them worried …
March 2016 Degustabox Review and Unboxing
Food
I received March 2016 Degustabox to review. This isn’t the first box I have received from them, in fact it’s the fifth and each one seems to get better! You can see my past degustabox reviews here. This box seems to be really filled to the brim and I think it maybe the best one I have received, so far. …
Appy Nickelodeon Character Drinks
drinks
A few weeks ago we were sent out these Appy Nickelodeon character drinks for the kids to try out. There has been a lot in the media about giving children juices because of their high sugar content and worries about rotting the children’s teeth. But these juice are healthier and are back by Change 4 Life campaign. The juices have …
Valentine Chocolate Hearts
sweet treats & desserts
Even though me and my husband don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day (has he is at work) I am really starting to get in he Valentines mood. I have already started making treats for my kids starting with some yummy Marshmallow Valentine Pops. I couldn’t eat these as I am a vegetarian and marshmallows have gelatin in, so yesterday I made something …
Grey February Giveaway – Win a limited Edition Horlicks Set
drinks
With the weather absolutely horrible at the moment, all rainy and cold what better way to cheer yourself up by cuddling on the sofa with either a good book or film and a nice warm drink. Horlicks have a light chocolate drink malt drink with is just perfect. I hate going out when the weather is like this and it’s …
Marshmallow Snowmen
Featured
It’s freezing outside today and what better way to cheer myself by making some Marshmallow Snowmen. We have only had one day of snow so far this winter and it was only a little bit, not even for the kids to make a real snowman. So I thought I would make these cute marshmallow snowmen for them. I won’t be …
Marshmallow Valentine Pops
sweet treats & desserts
      With Valentines day just 2 weeks away, I thought I would try to make some yummy Valentines treats for the kids. I have seen loads of cake pops on pinterest but I was recently sent some Mega Marshmallows and I thought these would be a great alternative. Me and my husband don’t really celebrate Valentines day, as …
Ladybird Appetizers – A Great Party food Idea
party food
How cute are these little Ladybird Appetizers? These would be perfect for a kids party, a healthier option than just crisps and biscuits. You could even maybe have a ladybird party them or maybe a bug or garden party. I know my kids would love these, and even though some kids aren’t keen on olives or basil leaves, I know …
Baked Bean Chilli Recipe
mains
As the days get darker and colder I love nothing more than to eat some yummy comfort food. You know the sort of thing, Macaroni & Cheese, Mash & Sausages and of course Cottage Pie. I love a nice vegetarian chilli con carne, but the kids don’t like it as it’s too spicy fo them and they all hate kidney beans. So …
Hotel Chocolat – The Patisserie Sleekster Review
food - reviews
I just love chocolate, and I mean LOVE it! I could sit there and eat it all day if I knew I wouldn’t put any weight on. I was asked to try a box from Hotel Chocolat. I have heard of them for many years but never brought any. I choose their Pastisserie Sleekster box. It contains 27 chocolates and …
Delicious Wine Cocktails for a Great Christmas Party
christmas
With Christmas only 6 weeks away, the party season is nearly upon us. This is the best time of year to let your hair down and have a Christmas party. So get prepared to celebrate in style with these delicious wine cocktails . From Classic Spanish Sangria to Ruby on the Rails, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So …
My Beanies Coffee Review + giveaway
drinks
I was asked a while ago if I would like to try out a My Beanies Stash Box. Basically it’s a box with 9 different flavoured coffees. Now I am normally a tea drinker, but I do have a coffee around once a week. But because these are flavoured I thought I would like them more. And i was right! …
Tyrrells Butter & Mint Crisps
food - reviews
  For 5 months only Tyrrell’s are bringing out some yummy Butter & Mint flavoured crisps. These limited edition crisps are available from May to October from Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and independent retailers with a RRP of £2.19 for a 150g sharing bag. These crisps really capture the flavour of the British summer with their Butter & Mint flavour. These are cooked …
Mash Direct Yummy Vegetable Burgers
Food
I received some new vegetable Burgers from Mash Direct to try out. Has it’s now BBQ weather and everyone is outside enjoying the sunshine and having get togethers in the garden with family and friends Mash Direct have made something for all those vegetarians out there so that they don’t have to miss out. I like to just have fried …