Hurrah for Skinny Pancakes!

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If you’re anything like me, when it comes to that most special of holidays, Shrove Tuesday Pancake day, you just can’t help yourself. Seriously. Pancakes are bloody amazing; I could eat my body weight in these. Given that I am barely still holding firm to my New Year’s Resolutions concerning all things food, clearly I needed an alternative for this most sacred of days. Continue reading

Distressing furniture for (utter) dummies: a guest blog article

My lovely friend Elena gave me the chance to write something for her fab lifestyle blog Spanishmummy.co.uk . I took the opportunity to have a little ramble about my experience tarting up some old furniture in the oh-so-trendy “shabby chic” (cough, cough) style; a good sort of hobby for me, largely because you don’t need to be particularly good at it.

You can read the article here.

(Forgive the dodgy pics, won’t you? First attempt and all that)

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Jamie Oliver’s (Ultra Virtuous) Sweet Potato Muffins Review

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This year, I’ve been all about the healthy eating. It’s now 34 days in to 2016, which means that this resolution has lasted approximately 33 days longer than any of its predecessors. It seems the entire population of 25-40’s are currently jumping on the nutritional bandwagon, and I’m no different. Yet I find the likes of Amelia Freer or Ella (as lovely as they seem) a little intimidating, and have limited my venture into healthy eating to stay within the boundaries of good old faithful Jamie Oliver. Yes, he gets a little carried away with olive oil sometimes, and he’s been known to abuse his balsamic vinegar privileges, but you always know where you are with Jamie. He generally doesn’t mess you about.

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Hello world indeed!

Hello World Indeed!

Welcome to my blog. Borne from the sort of clarity which is only achieved via Dry January deep reflection, I intend to use this space to bring back some creativity to my life. Continue reading