What i’m reading: July.

I love reading, ever since I was little, i’ve been fascinated by stories and how easily I get sucked into these other worlds. Its my love of reading that spurred me on to write. One of my life goals is to one day be a published author. A very long way off, but until then, … [Read more…]

North west bloggers event.

  As many of you who follow me on my social media pages will know, on Sunday I attended my very first blogging event. I wasn’t at all sure it was something I wanted to do, but a chance to meet many fellow bloggers just pushed me to buy my ticket. Finally this weekend it … [Read more…]

Best of both Lasagne.

    It may be the middle of summer, but after our little heatwave last week, its gotten rather cold and wet. Kate has the perfect recipe if your stuck for dinner ideas tonight.   Hi guys, Kate here.  Today I have ‘The Best of Both Worlds Lasagne’. A lasagne with rich bolognese and roasted butternut … [Read more…]

So much to do, so little time.

  You’ll have to excuse me if i’m slightly less focused on the blog over these next few weeks, i’m (attempting) to write a novel & i’m doing some freelance work for my husbands business – to fund my fabric addiction- so its pretty hectic around here. We will still have the #supportsmall this weekend … [Read more…]

Powerballs!

  I decided to cut down on the sugar a few months ago, I’m having a little bit of a gradual lifestyle change and its going well, really well.. I no longer have sugar in my tea, instead switching to a delicious natural honey. The same for most things, if I can find a way … [Read more…]

Banana-Chocolate Oat muffins.

  I’ve gone a bit muffin mad as of late. Last weeks Almost healthy Chocolate muffins were such a hit, so i’ve been on the look out for other healthy alternatives of my favourite snacks. I managed to find this fantastic recipe from Running with spoons. They are so delicious and is also another flour … [Read more…]

(Almost) Healthy chocolate muffins.

I’ve been on a real health kick recently. I started P90x3 four weeks ago & with (tough) daily workouts I’m getting more reluctant to ruin my hard work with junk food. But as motivated as I am to be strong & healthy, I do still also have a major sweet tooth, once the girls are in … [Read more…]

5 ways to beat a creative slump.

    We’ve all been there. You’re just about to start or are already in the middle of doing something crafty and all of a sudden it just feels like a chore,  before you know it your absent mindedly muddling through, making silly mistakes and practically ruining what should be something great. Well here are … [Read more…]

Sticky lemon drizzle cake.

  It’s May bank holiday weekend, there really isn’t a better time to bake a cake. And nothing says summer like this delicious sticky lemon drizzle cake. Its my all time favourite. I like it the day after its been made when the lemon sugar syrup has stuck with the icing sugar topping, a sweet … [Read more…]