Haptik

After a crazy busy week, and an eye appointment this morning it was finally time to catch up and spend some time with dad.  We decided to  go for lunch, stay local and go small business. We went to Haptik; 29 Frances St, Newtownards BT23 7DW With a wide range on the menu we wereContinue reading “Haptik”

When the weather brings you storms, find yourself a tea cup

After a crazy and busy week, I finally had a Friday off, as did Mr L . . . YAY!!! We had planned we would head up to the Gruffalo Trail at Colin Glen, pick up a sandwich on the way from the Sunflower Sandwich Bar and then head on to a random road trip of ‘goContinue reading “When the weather brings you storms, find yourself a tea cup”

Date night

Sometimes a mid-week (ok nearly mid-week) date night is all you need to get you through the week.  A reason to make sure I left work on time (yes I’ve become a work-a-holic!) we met up and headed for a coffee and to decide what we were actually doing. Little cinema session first – Daddy’sContinue reading “Date night”

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 – Say ‘CHEESE’

Everywhere you turn in Amsterdam you will come across a cheese shop or factory, I’m not exaggerating here people, they are everywhere!  This year I only went into a few of the cheese shops, last time I was in them all the time, helped food wise when you are doing Amsterdam on a budget! WhyContinue reading “Little tourists in a big city – Say ‘CHEESE’”

Little tourists in a big city – Eating out and about in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of my favourite places in the world for food! The food tastes delicious, not once have I had one bad meal and I made sure to eat about in lots of different places to test out my theory! Here are a few of the places we visited and I would 100% recommend!Continue reading “Little tourists in a big city – Eating out and about in Amsterdam”

What’s for dinner?

The Thursday before last was date night with the only man in my life, my Daddy!  For ages (actually since it opened) I have wanted to try out Hickory’s Smokehouse Grill in Newtownards.  I’ve heard recommendations from friend’s who had been, salivated over pictures on their Facebook Page. Hickory’s Smokehouse grill is based on Frances Street inContinue reading “What’s for dinner?”

Are you quizzing me?

So it’s the summer hols and alongside eating healthy and exercising I’m spending loads of time with my besties and getting out and about! We headed to our favourite bar in Belfast Horiato Todds for their monthly pub quiz. Last time I can’t remember where we ranked but we did win top prize in theContinue reading “Are you quizzing me?”

Who fancies a picnic?

Last week I shared with you pictures from my birthday weekend, some of those pictures were of my birthday dinner/picnic with Dad and I promised to tell you more about it. There are a lot of restaurants on my Places to Eat list and Teddy’s was one I really wanted to try for their quirkyContinue reading “Who fancies a picnic?”