A Day In London

On Saturday we decided to take a day trip to London. We live about a 2 hour drive from the center of London. We can get a train however, last minute train tickets are so expensive, so it works out cheaper for us to drive and pay to park. We don’t use the underground we…

Spaghetti With Simple Tomato And Basil Sauce

I tried this recipe for the first time last night, and it was a hit. We had this this with chicken milanese, however I think it would be a great simple dinner on it’s own. Ingredients 3 cloves of garlic Bunch of basil Chilli Tin plum tomatoes Salt and Pepper Spaghetti Method Begin by removing…

Making The Perfect Foundation Shade

I touched on this topic in a previous post, but I wanted to elaborate. Its only been in the last year I’ve been enjoying playing with make up, I used to get really frustrated when I was younger, and didn’t have much money, that I could never find the right foundation shade for my skin tone….

Asian Chicken With Broccoli

This is one of my favourite Asian recipes, it has both Chinese and Thai ingredients in there and it is so easy to make. If you can try and marinate your chicken for at least 20 minutes, it will make the dish so much tastier. Ingredients Chicken thighs, chopped into bite sized pieces 2 tbsp Soy…

How We Teach Young Girls To Be Successful

So, this morning I was at a track day. Martin got to drive round a track in five different super cars. While I was stood spectating, there was a man stood next to me, with his young daughter sat on his shoulders. I would have said she was six years old. She was asking him…

Why I Decided To Do My Own Make Up On My Wedding Day

Whenever I tell someone I did my own make up on my wedding day most people are shocked. To most, getting your make up done professionally on your wedding day is such a huge part of the process, you get to sit back and relax, and not worry about different products and colours, and what…

Homesense Haul

Homesense is my favorite home decor shop. I could walk in and take one of everything, they have such unique pieces, and most are at insanely good prices. I wanted to do a blog about the pieces I bought today so hopefully you can get some ideas for your own homes. I have been looking…

Leftover Lunch… Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

I wrote a blog yesterday about my pulled pork and BBQ sauce so today I thought I’d add a leftover recipe. I always find there is loads left over, so I decided to make a grilled cheese for lunch… Ingredients Leftover pulled pork BBQ sauce Grated vintage cheddar 2 slices of bread (I like seeded, wholemeal…

Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce

Pulled pork is such a good lazy weekend dinner. Its great to put in a slow cooker, potter around the house or go out for the day, come back and your house smells amazing. Its all in the preparation. I like to serve this with some home made potato wedges and coleslaw. Ingredients Pulled Pork Shoulder…

Copycat Starbucks Peach Green Tea Lemonade Part 2…

So, yesterday I posted a blog about making my own peach green tea lemonade, and today we finally perfected our recipe!!!!! This makes  enough for 4 large glasses. Ingredients 1 green tea bag 1,300ml boiling water 500ml cloudy, still lemonade 5 pumps of peach iced tea flavour syrup (I used Sweetbird, which came with a…

Starbucks Copycat Peach Green Tea Lemonade

Whilst we were on our honeymoon in Florida in 2014 we went to a Starbucks to order our usual skinny caramel latte, when we were stood in the queue I noticed on the board a new cold drink called a peach green tea lemonade. Feeling adventurous we ordered one each. After one sip both of us…

Pasta With Chorizo And Rosemary

This is one of my favorite after work dinners. It’s so quick, simple and delicious. It’s also so versatile, you could add chili if you want to, or less garlic, or add some vegetables to bulk it up. Ingredients Wholewheat penne pasta Spicy Chorizo, chopped into 1cm half round, 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped Sprig…