There's No Place Like London The last day of Blogmas fell on Saturday the 5th of January... The first Saturday of the year and for me...another date in the diary to welcome my favourite Northerner to Essex, jump on the train and tick off even more of what London has to offer! I couldn't believe how quickly … Continue reading Blogmas Day 12: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE LONDON


Using up the Christmas Leftovers Unless you're from or know someone from the Northeast, you've probably never heard of panacalty before... EVERY time I mention it to someone, it always ends the same way... with the same old blank stare and me left partying alone. The word panacalty itself just transports me to a happy place and … Continue reading Blogmas Day 10: PANACALTY RECIPE

Pimp Your Yoghurt

7 Yoghurt Bowl Ideas Following on from my post- 5 GREEK YOGHURT HACKS, I thought I'd provide you with some yoghurt pimping inspo- ideal for breakfast, a snack or even as dessert! Now, I could easily have some blog-tastic fun with this and design 7 fancy yogurt bowls, go shopping especially for it and produce some instagrammable show stopping content... BUT...I'm not. Because let's … Continue reading Pimp Your Yoghurt

Scary Smartie Spider Cookies

Halloween Cookies The super simple recipe we followed was... -220g of butter -100g of caster sugar -270g of plain flour & that's it! Basically I stole a recipe form BBC Good Food and roughly followed it- adding a bag of "Scary Smarties" (but I'd add some extra chocolate chips next time) THEN, we... -Softened the butter … Continue reading Scary Smartie Spider Cookies

Halloweeny Weekend

We've been planning and gathering lots of little bits in order to throw together a Halloween weekend packed with seasonal fun so I was glad when we finally kicked it all off! The Halloween weekend (of course) started at Audley End Miniature Railway for some Halloween crafts, Just Dance, story time, face paint and a spooky train ride! (Miya loves the … Continue reading Halloweeny Weekend