Monthly Favourites: August


As if I’m writing August’s favourites post already! August to me is the last Summer month before September comes around and everyone goes back to school. At least that’s how the memory is. In reality, I work full time with no 6 week holiday and I have no children so nothing really changes for me […]

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Happy Healthy Travelling


Fairly soon I am flying to Orlando to say Hi to my old pals Minnie and Micky and I am so frigging excited! I’d be lying though if I said I was’t a little worried about what I’m going to eat over there. Isn’t that sad?! But seriously if I go more than a day […]

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The Hide Out


I love a cheeky bargain me. I saw a deal on Groupon months ago for a two course meal plus a glass of wine for two people for just £19 and I had to buy it. Except that was back in June and it’s taken us until now to use it. I kept wanting to […]

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Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

Sun-dried tomato hummus

When your hummus says something funny and you just think, ‘classic hummus’… I love hummus, I like to use it instead of butter on toast, dolloped on top of a wholesome salad, and as a dip for crudités, you name it. And as a recipe it’s so versatile, you can add one or two other […]

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How to Start Running


I used to absolutely hate running. My PE teacher made me do the 1500m every sporting event because no-one else wanted to do it and I couldn’t say no. I was sporty in every other way but my running ability was poor. One of my older PE teachers actually said if I put more effort […]

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