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Baking Christmas Recipes

Brioche Treacle Tart | Christmas Recipe

Last week was my turn at the work bake club, to embrace the festive season I decided to add a twist to the humble treacle tart. So today I’m sharing my Brioche Treacle Tart Recipe. Treacle Tarts aren’t scary to make at all. When I…

December 8, 2016
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Life

5 Happy Things #16

This week’s 5 Happy Things may as well be renamed to 5 times I ate what I wanted and bloody well enjoyed it. I must admit I’m tiring of this slim down for Christmas BS everywhere at the moment. Slimming down over Christmas just…

December 7, 2016
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Birmingham Tips & Reviews

Chi Kitchen Christmas Menu Review | Birmingham

Last weekend Mr W and I were invited back to Chi Kitchen to check out their Christmas Menu. Chi Kitchen is a Pan Asian restaurant based in Debenhams, with 2014 Masterchef winner Ping Coombes appointed Executive Chef for the group. There are two restaurants,…

December 2, 2016
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Christmas

Embracing Christmas with Festive Books and Snacks!

So it’s the last day of November, and I’m on the count down to Christmas holidays. Although admittedly I’ve already had a festive couple of days this weekend… We had a very busy Saturday in Birmingham. Whilst we had an awesome pre Christmas dinner…

November 30, 2016
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Birmingham

Exploring the Magic Lantern Festival | Birmingham

Last week I was invited down to the Magic Lantern Festival switch on at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This was rather exciting as Christmas is just around the corner, plus the event gave me a chance to see my sister!  The Magic Lantern Festival is a…

November 28, 2016
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Main Meals Recipes

The Alternative Sunday Dinner: Ham, Egg and Chips

Last weekend it was my task to cook the Sunday Dinner. I wanted to do something different to usual as we’d had so many typical roast dinners lately. It was kinda perfect when Market Porter UK and Gran Luchito approached me about making a Smoked…

November 25, 2016
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Tips & Reviews

Treat Yourself with Pud in a Mug

Sometimes it’s easy to be plain lazy right? Recently on a night in with Mummy Pond we tried out the new Pud in a Mug from Dr Oetker. Instead of playing around with finding the right recipe for your microwave or trial and error…

November 24, 2016
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Fashion Life

See the Stars with Matalan | OOTD

We’re getting to that time of year where Christmas is happening all around us. And you know what? I’m embracing it… Slowly. I started with my brand new Matalan Christmas jumper. The Matalan Star Print Christmas jumper isn’t that Christmassy and that’s the beauty of…

November 23, 2016
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Life

5 Happy Things #15

How has another fortnight passed by? Here I am with another of my 5 Happy Things, which seems quite important lately given the news and world events of late. I must admit I love Katy’s Happy Monday posts and these are part of the inspiration for…

November 22, 2016