Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award

Awards are a wonderful way for the blogging community to recognise and show support for each other’s hard work and for people to find new and exciting blogs that they can follow and read. I am honoured to have recently been awarded the Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award by the super strong and inspiring…

The Sunshine Blogger Award

Thank you so much to my lovely blogger friend Lauren (Bournemouth Girl) for giving this award to me. ❤ It really means the world. Lauren has a real passion and talent for writing – give her blog a follow 🙂 The Rules As with all blogging awards, there are rules we have to follow. Thank the blogger…

Chocolate Superfood Overnight Bircher Muesli

Tad windy out there today isn’t it UK peeps? Marley, our cat, is running around the house like a possessed thing, it feels like it’s been raining for a whole month and I honestly can’t remember the last time the sun was out. This is the very definition of #Januaryfeels!!! Anyway, on bleak January days…

Wearing Colours – Make Winter a Brighter Season

I love all the seasons, by the time one is coming to an end, i’m looking forward to the next one. I wouldn’t say I have a favourite season really, I like them all for the different things nature brings us. Each season can be so beautiful if we remember to look up from our…

Peanut Butter, Banana & Honey Crumpet Stack

Crumpets are a favourite in most houses 🙂 Stack them with peanut butter, banana and a drizzle of honey and you’ve got a winning breakfast or brunch combo 😀 Ingredients – per person 2 crumpets – these were Warburton crumpets 1 banana 3 tbsp peanut butter 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp freeze dried strawberries Directions…

The Fruit Bowl Ritual  

I feel like I’ve really got my shit together when I have a perfectly full and colourful fruit bowl 😉🍋🍊🍎🥝 I feel as though I am on top of my healthy eating game 👌 and after the festive season and being a little more relaxed with the amount of chocolates, cookies, crisps and dips I’ve eaten 😋…

10 Achievable New Year Goals

  Happy New Year! So, if you’re anything like me… you’ve had a lovely Christmas, spent time with family and friends and overindulged in rich, processed, sugary foods and hit January feeling like a very bloated and lethargic version of your normal sprightly-selves. 1st January is also the beginning of the onslaught of weight loss…

Whitening Toothpaste

There are so many whitening toothpastes out there to choose from, it’s hard to know which one to go for. My absolute favourite is Macleans white & shine toothpaste. It really works guys!! I get comments on how white my teeth are after I’ve been using it for a few days and my teeth just…

Finding Time to Workout – it’s HARD! But so important!

We all know the struggle; we want to workout but once we’ve finished our 9-5pm jobs (that more and more often these days turns into the break of dawn through to evening jobs), done the food shopping, cooked a meal, bathed the kids, put the kids to bed, loaded and unloaded the dishwasher, had some…

Guilt & the Negative Effect on Mental Health

I am a very emotional person. I will cry my heart out watching a movie (the characters literally take me on their journey, I feel every emotion they feel), hearing a story about something sad, watching something people innocently share on Facebook about some kind of cruelty that I can’t take my eyes off despite…

Avocado & Feta Sweet Potato Toast

All my favourite things in one dish 😀 Just be careful when cutting the sweet potato to make the toast slices, I nearly lost a digit 😉 Ingredients – 1 person 1/2 sweet potato 1/2 avocado Handful feta Few cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper to taste (I always use…

The Caversham Rose Pub – A Review & Recommendation

The Caversham Rose is a newly refurbished pub in the heart of Caversham Heights, Reading. It has a huge capacity and has been renovated to an impeccable standard adding a contemporary twist to a traditional pub within a very beautiful building. The vibe is relaxed and there are so many different areas in the pub…

Peanut Butter, Honey & Granola Banana Boat

If ever there was a time for the #hashtag #FOODPORN it is now!! Heaven on earth is the only way to describe this banana boat breakfast perfection 😀 Let’s face it, peanut butter is delicious no matter what you put it with but this combination is simply divine. The freshness of the banana, the stickiness…

My Favourite Eye Cream

As we all know, one area of the face that ages the quickest is the eye area 😦 If using an eye cream is not part of your daily routine, I would recommend adding it in now – you can’t use a normal face cream on your delicate eye area and eye creams are developed…