Chocolate and Orange mousse in a glass

This recipe is one I’ve been toying with like forever and just never got round to actually making it. I’ve bought the ingredients a thousand times and used them up for different recipes so this time with Chocolate week approaching fast, oh yes there is a...
Costa Brava L’Estartit and the Pirates Festival

Costa Brava L’Estartit and the Pirates Festival

Dad has been very busy on the computer of an evening recently, he’s been scouring the northern Spanish coast for 5 star campsites dreaming up our next summer holiday on the Costa Brava. You see we recently spent a weekend on the Costa Brava thanks to Catalan...
Mediterranean Quiche – vegetarian

Mediterranean Quiche – vegetarian

I love making quiches, I find they’re really good for using up bits and bobs in the fridge and it sorts out my lunches or snacks for everyone else for the week – if I’m lucky! This one started off as I had an aubergine in the fridge that needed...
Minestrone slow cooker recipe

Minestrone slow cooker recipe

It’s autumn that means it is soup time and one of my very favourite soups is the classic Italian Minestrone. It’s full of vegetables and goodness and with the addition of pasta towards the end of the cooking it makes a real hearty comfort food option. My...
On review Nintendo 2DS – for Netmums

On review Nintendo 2DS – for Netmums

The first Nintendo to enter the house was in fact mine, I got it for Christmas from husband when the girls were about 6 months. It came with the game Brain Training and I whimsically could see myself playing a game or two whilst the girls slept. Needless to say I...

Florence – A city of art

“Florence at Sunset” by Jon Rawlinson licensed under CC BY 2.0 Florence is recognised as one of the most beautfiul cities in the world, for a reason. Teeming with art around every corner, the city is an art lover’s playground. It’s easy to understand, as the...
Top Ten Christmas gifts from The Works

Top Ten Christmas gifts from The Works

It all started when I was browsing The Works for ideas for Christmas gifts, I’ve noticed lots of people on my various timelines saying they’ve started their Christmas shopping, one or two have even finished it! I felt I ought to catch up with them. I am...
Minced beef and vegetable puff parcels

Minced beef and vegetable puff parcels

In a moment back then I was taking part in the Great Bloggers Bake Off and making cakes like they were going out of fashion. Then I ran out of time so never got this one posted in time for week 7 and then the remits got very difficult and I couldn’t see myself...

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