Top 12 – October

So I thought September flew in, well October just whizzed past! I’m a bit late with my October round up, with it now being November, but hey better late then never and yeah I’ve cut it down from my top 15 to my top 10, basically because I’ve barely had any time to do anything.Continue reading “Top 12 – October”

Halloween Baking

So it’s half term, yup a whole week off with the kids for Halloween.  Already panicking about what to do to keep them occupied?  How about some fun, quick and easy family baking?  Here are some of my tried and tested recipes and a new one that I picked up from BBC Good Food thatContinue reading “Halloween Baking”

RECIPE: Chocolate Avocado Cake

This is a recipe I found on BBC Good Food it was actually a vegan recipe, but I chose it more for the fact I had an avocado I wanted to use up and just switched the recipe to what I had in the house, which was not dairy free/vegan ingredients.  For the buttercream icing I justContinue reading “RECIPE: Chocolate Avocado Cake”

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”

Recipe: Chocolate & Raspberry Vegan Brownies

These brownies from Lucy Watson’s recipe book Feed Me Vegan are absolutely delicious, so easy and quick to make and as an added bonus you don’t need a lot of fancy, expensive ingredients; most of these I had around the house.  I brought these into work and everyone loved them, had no idea they wereContinue reading “Recipe: Chocolate & Raspberry Vegan Brownies”

Window Shopping

Yesterday I spent my day off with Mum up in Belfast celebrating St Patrick’s Day,along side the parade I shared on my Saint Patrick’s Day  post we also hit the shops and did some window shopping.  I was looking for an outfit for my girls night out next week, and typical when you are looking youContinue reading “Window Shopping”

for him

Is it just me or is it always really hard to buy for guys for Valentine’s Day, flip even asking a guy is hard enough! “I don’t know, never think about it, it’s more of a girls thing” said Mr L when I asked for his man’s point of view for this post. So IContinue reading “for him”

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”

Savory, sweet and ghoulish treats

I’ve been hunting the shops for the last couple of weeks to bring to you some Halloween goodies, so let me show you what I have picked up. Marks and Spencer – All Butter Mini Gingerbread Mummies – £1.50 (these are on a 3 for 2 offer in store) Sainsbury’s – White Chocolate Ghost Lolly – £1.00Continue reading “Savory, sweet and ghoulish treats”

Little tourists in a big city – A little chocolate goes a long way!

As some of you may have seen from my previous post Chocolate I have developed a bit of a thing for fine chocolate, oh my word in my old age have I become a chocolate snob?!  On one of out many walking the street sessions trying to figure out where to go with goggle maps weContinue reading “Little tourists in a big city – A little chocolate goes a long way!”