Healthy treats

Tried out a couple of recipes from this month’s Sainsbury’s magazine last night. Some cashew-date energy balls and maple peanut butter raw ‘fudge’.  I hold my hands up, some of the ingredients I just substituted for what I had in the house.  I can be a weirdo with textures and tastes of foods so didn’t … More Healthy treats

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 I … More for him

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 were … More Haptik

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’s … More Date night

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! … More 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 in … More What’s for dinner?