Festive Drinks Round Up
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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 …
Trying out Begu Teas + Win all 6 packs!
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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 …
Appy Nickelodeon Character Drinks
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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 …
Grey February Giveaway – Win a limited Edition Horlicks Set
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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 …
Delicious Wine Cocktails for a Great Christmas Party
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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
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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! …
Are you Having a Dry January?
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In January after the festive period and all those booze filled celebrations, most people tend to lay of the alcohol in January in what is termed ‘a dry January’. I’m not a big alcohol drinker and only really drink on special occasions or when I have a night out, which is very rare for me now. But a lot of …
#WaterMadeExciting Challenge
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Me and my kids where asked to take the SodaStream Water Made Exciting Challenge. It’s aims was to get children to drink more water at meal times. Below are a few fact’s found from a recent study on the amount of water children drink :   WATER TURNED EXCITING BY SODASTREAM A recent study revealed that 45 per cent of UK parents don’t …
A New Flavour of Peanut Hottie
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I love Peanut Hottie! A few month’s ago I got to try some of the yummy peanut flavour hot drink and it was delicious. And they have just released a new flavour – Peanut Butter & Chocolate. I think I like the new flavour better as it is a little bit less sickly, so you can drink more of it. …
Bowmore Whisky Salted Caramel Crust Recipe
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SALTED CARAMEL CRUST INGREDIENTS 75g unsalted butter 50g soft light brown sugar 50g caster sugar 50g golden syrup 125ml double cream 1tsp sea salt 1 tbsp Bowmore METHOD Melt the butter, sugars and syrup in a small heavy based pan and simmer for 3 minutes. Add the cream, whisky and sea salt then simmer for another minute or 2 until …
Celebrating National Milk Day with Daioni
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Celebrate National Milk Day With the first flavoured organic milk! National milk day is on 15th January 2015 and Daioni are celebrating by releasing some new flavored milk. The come in strawberry, chocolate and banana and I got to try all three. And I must say they are really delicious. And best of all these are organic and prefect for lunchboxes. “Daioni, the Welsh organic milk …
Nomadic Lassi Drink
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Nomadic have brought out a lovely Lassi yogurt drink. You can get this Nomadic lassi drink in two flavours, Mango or Passionfruit. I tried out the mango one, which was really nice and lovely and not too overly sweet. You can find this in Tesco and Ocado and it is RRP £1.49 You can also find Nomadic on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram …
Stur – Liquid Water Enhancer Review
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I recently received this box through the post from Stur. It contained 6 different flavour Stur drinks. Stur is a water enhancer for those who don’t like drinking plain water or fancy something different and best of all it contains no sugar, no calories and no artificial sweeteners, colours or flavours. Here is what the creator of Stur has to …
Nurture – Healthy Kids Drinks
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We was sent out 2 boxes of the new Imune Nurture drinks for kids. Each one comes in a 200ml spill proof pouch. They are 100% natural fruity water, we tried the strawberry and cherry flavour one.  Here’s a little blurb from the makers of Nurture Drink from their website “Hello! We are Lucie and Derek Sanders, the founders of I …
Say No to Warm Beers with the Chillsner
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I received the Chillsner from corkcicle.co.uk to review.  It’s a metal rod that attaches to your beer bottle to keep your beer nice and cool It came in lovely packaging. A round tub that you can keep your Chillsner in when you are not using it. You get a two Chillners in a tub and all you do is place them in …
Peanut Hottie Drink
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I received 5 sample packs of a new drink called Peanut Hottie.Yep, a new peanut butter flavoured hot drink Me, and my eldest two tried it out. When I poured it into my mug I got a big whiff of peanut butter. And to my surprise when I tasted it, It was really like drinking the real thing. At first …
Starbucks Valencia Orange Refresher [guest post]
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I’m from Sunglasses And Starbucks – Currently I post mainly about DIY Starbucks Drinks, but I’m thinking about posting about some other topics. Today I’m going to make one of my favourite drinks from Starbucks and it is a Valencia Orange Refresher. Let’s Start Making!      You Will Need: Orange Juice Lemon Iced Tea Ice Sugar Spoon Cup Step One: Pour in ONE cup …
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
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  Spring may just be around the corner but it’s still quite nippy outside where I live in Derbyshire, England.And what better way to warm up with a nice mug of hot chocolate. And to make it a bit more special, I have a peppermint hot chocolate. to make my yummy peppermint hot chocolate is simple. I just warm a …
Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie
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To finish off our summer holidays me and my eldest Ryan, made a yummy scrummy Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie Ingredients: Milk strawberries strawberry cheesecake ice cream To make simpley halve some strawberries and place in a blender with some milk then add some strawberry cheesecake ice cream. We used Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Add a little bit of sugar if …
6 Smashing Smoothie Recipes for Kids
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Nutritious, delicious and packed full of colour and fun, smoothies are a great way for kids to get their daily five-a-day dose of fruit and vegetables. The beauty of smoothies is how easy they are – simply throw the ingredients into a blender and whizz together. The options are endless, with possible ingredients including fruit, vegetables, nuts, milk, cream, …