RECIPE: Chocolate Bark

Definitely one of my quickest and easiest Halloween baking recipes and absolutely perfect for the kids.  The only real adult involvement is the melting of chocolate, then let the kids go wild with the rest.  You can also decide on what ever chocolate or toppings you want, there is no right or wrong, but IContinue reading “RECIPE: Chocolate Bark”

Belfast on a budget

It’s not often Phil and I get a day off together, with me working and him doing shifts and normal day to day life things it’s nice to get out and just have some fun together. I can’t remember the last time we headed ‘out-out’ never mind during the day. On Friday we had aContinue reading “Belfast on a budget”

for her

Looking for the perfect gift this Valentine’s for your other half?  I’ve selected a few of my favourite gifts that have caught my eye and range in prices.  And for any of you girls out there, this is the perfect post to share with your other half to drop some not so subtle hints!   HOTELContinue reading “for her”

The Dainty Bow Bakery

The Dainty Bow Bakery is a home-run business, based in Bangor County Down, owned by Baker and Cake Designer Ruth McKibben. Ruth has recently turned her dream into a reality by taking the plunge and opening up her business. I decided to ask Ruth a few questions about her business.  THE INTERVIEW Where did yourContinue reading “The Dainty Bow Bakery”

boomf!

Last week was Valentine’s day and this year I spoilt my wifey and bestie Sarah.  I bought the card and then I decided that I would get her something personal, so when I seen boomf magic mallows I knew for sure that was what I wanted to get her! WHAT IS BOOMF? Turn your memories intoContinue reading “boomf!”

The Wedding Fair No2 – Clandeboye Lodge

Sunday was wedding fair No2 for myself and my trusty side kick Sarah.  This time it was a bigger fair than last week and was hosted by The Wedding Box at the Clandeboye Lodge.  At the moment I have a few friends planning their wedding and a couple of other who are newly engaged and I haveContinue reading “The Wedding Fair No2 – Clandeboye Lodge”

The best way to a man’s heart is through thier stomach . . .

Fancy making these easy little beauties for Valentine’s day?! Über easy, kids can make them, people who can’t bake can make them! Men take note that special lady in your life will love them!  Last year these went down a treat, the kids loved making them, even on Monday in work the kids loved themContinue reading “The best way to a man’s heart is through thier stomach . . .”

Newtownards Wedding Show & Bridal Catwalk

My second event in less than a week. This afternoon I attended the Newtownards Wedding Show & Bridal Catwalk. I met some lovely people and spotted so many gorgeous things, let me show you  . . . ALL ABOUT THE DRESS These stunning dresses being strutted down the catwalk were from LA BRIDAL HOUSE. LA BRIDALContinue reading “Newtownards Wedding Show & Bridal Catwalk”

Just a personal touch

Saturday night was one to celebrate! The engagement party for my lovely friend Charmaine and her fiancé Tom.  When I got the invite to the party I was like ah what do you buy someone as an engagement present? I had no idea, they had their own house so didn’t need something for there andContinue reading “Just a personal touch”

My MUSTHAVES

My latest inspiration board!  From time to time I go through my different trends, ok OBSESSIONS! A few on my inspiration board above I have had for a while and a few are new, let me share . . . THE TARTAN SCARF For ages I hunted for my ideal tartan scarf and finally beforeContinue reading “My MUSTHAVES”