A Sunny Sunday Afternoon At RHS Harlow Carr

I wanted to show Mr C the raised bed area as well as the allotment plot at Harlow Carr. Today was a perfect day for a visit… flowers and vegetables galore… Brass Band music… Ice Cream… Betty’s and a Fat Rascal! Yorkshire at its best! If you’re in the area RHS Harlow Carr is a…

DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine

I am loving my new kitchen gadget that I bought this week. I was sick of drinking bland coffee in my own home so meet my new Dolce Gusto coffee pod machine.  I bought mine for £39 from Tesco Direct and there was a £10 voucher code to buy direct from the Dolce Gusto website.  My…

#IsItOk

Written a couple of days ago when I had no internet signal! I really enjoyed the Rio Summer Olympics 2016. I’ve always loved the Olympics since being little, winter and summer games. It’s when I discovered how exciting sport, different kinds of sports, could be. I’m British and have always been very proud to cheer…

The Kelpies, Falkirk, Scotland

I’d been told about these stunning sculptures last year but hadn’t been able to fit them into any of our post box trips north of the border.  Following a recent trip to Fort William I decided to take a slight detour south en route to Glasgow.   It’s well worth taking a detour! The Kelpies…

Little Kitchen BIG IDEAS with Wren Kitchens

The lovely people at Wren Kitchens have sent me their book Little Kitchen BIG IDEAS that’s been compiled by Linda Barker with lots of great recipe ideas from Bloggers.   They asked me if I’d like a copy of this recipe book to try with my family, I had to admit I didn’t have any little…

Pudsey Show – Saturday 3 September 2016

It’s Pudsey Show day… trugs and cakes at the ready. At 9am the hall was filling quickly with home grown produce and the smell of flowers was wonderful. Doors open this afternoon from 2-5pm. The Hall, Pudsey United Reformed Church, School Street, LS28 8PN Adults £2 Children 50p Some of our entries: Fingers crossed for…

Why There Won’t Be 2016 Gold Post Boxes

As your resident post box geeks… Why there won’t be Gold Post Boxes in the UK for the Olympic 2016 gold medal winners… Quite simply because it’s not London 2012!! Statement from The Royal Mail: “London 2012 was a unique occasion for the UK. We hosted the Games and our athletes performed extraordinarily well. Because…

Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil

Ooh I do love test driving make-up samples. Yesterday I received this Goof Proof Brow Pencil from Benefit. Before One eyebrow filled in  Ta dar… ready for the world! Wow… great results and a lovely soft pencil. I sometimes find brow pencils are too hard and cause damage to my eyebrows. Loving this one and…

Jamberry Manicure & Pedicure

My Jamberry Pack has arrived… How exciting!   Any excuse to put some different wraps on. The set I’ve used only come with the Jamberry starter pack.     This is the half sheet of Jamberry nail wraps that I’m going to use for a manicure and pedicure.    This is how the nail wraps are designed… Manicure wraps…

Vale of Mowbray Pork Pies

The lovely people at Vale of Mowbray Pork Pies in North Yorkshire asked if we’d like to try some of their pork pies…  ‘Pies?!’ said the boys, ‘We love pies!’ Mr C and the Curly One both had huge smiles when they saw what arrived. In fact Mr C wanted to share his comments and…