Weekly Budget – Freezer Meals

An obvious solution for budget friendly meals is making big batches and freezing them for another time. This can often feel daunting to me, so I would much prefer to make a meal, eat half, and save only one containers … Continue reading

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Weekly Budget – Bread

I have been trying to budget my weekly shops a bit better this year, in order to keep the costs down and avoid getting takeaway when the cupboards appear bare. This week I thought I would share a few tips … Continue reading

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Perfect Picnics – Salads

Picnics are one of my favourite parts of spring – pack a proper lunch, grab my hiking boots and head off into the country! I love a good sandwich, but you always need some interesting salads on hand to spice … Continue reading

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Simple Seafood

Inspired by what’s in season this month, I thought I would investigate Cockles. Not everyone is a seafood person but the recipes that I’ve found have lots of other spices and herbs to help create dishes full of flavours. Pictured … Continue reading

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Leftover buns

I certainly have been enjoying this long Easter weekend off, and have already consumed enough chocolate for the rest of the year! I found this handy little recipe, if you have any leftover Hot Cross Buns hanging around this weekend … Continue reading

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Set the mood..

While summer still seems pretty far off, I have started to plan our first camping trip of the season. And when I saw these gorgeous new Miners Lanterns I knew I needed to have one! Perfect for barbecues and camping, … Continue reading

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Zesty Lime

I love the pastels that come with Easter, but I especially love a bit of lime green in my life this time of year! It brightens up my day and adds something different to my worktop. Below you can see … Continue reading

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Bright Easter Table

Despite the grey days I am excited for Easter! The perfect time to try out some spring recipes and maybe even do some spring cleaning, between all the eating. Below are some recipes that I felt particularly inspired by, especially … Continue reading

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Hearty Irish Meal

Seeing as March is not getting any warmer why not cozy up with some Irish stew, hearty soda bread, and decadent cheesecake for dessert? Perfect for St Patrick’s Day ! Above images and recipes I found at BBCFood, and they … Continue reading

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Easter Inspiration

I have always loved Easter, getting together with family for a special Sunday┬ámeal, and all the pastels and pretty painted eggs. Oh and of course the chocolate doesn’t hurt. Below I have found my current Easter favourites, some items of … Continue reading

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