REVIEWED: Go Desserts, Basildon

A few months ago I saw a waffle maker on offer in Tesco and said to myself “that bad boy is coming home with me”. I was so excited I even got my best friend one. Showing my new purchase off to my Mum, I thought to myself, “wow I’ll be eating waffles all of the time”. I made waffles […]

DoubleTree Hilton London Victoria Review

*This post contains affiliate links.  There are some fantastic money bloggers out there (my two favourites are Neesha Rees and Lotty Earns). I am not a money blogger. I am the worst influence you will ever find in your life when it comes to spending your money. I don’t have a husband to save with, or a child to pay for, so once […]

UK Supermarkets Rated Worst to Best

Before we get into this, I would just like to clarify that I don’t class myself as some sort of “supermarket expert”. However, due to the fact they were the only thing open for quite some time during 2020 for essential items, I do feel like I have a little bit of authority to rate them, seeing as I visited so […]

Kushi reopens in Essex with weekly specials

*This post is a sponsored post 15,000 free meals donated during pandemic The award-winning family-owned chain of Kushi restaurants and takeaways in Essex, is set to reopen to dine-in customers on Monday 17th May, with some exciting new Indian and Bangladeshi dishes with a weekly-changing specials board. Known for their exceptional dining experience, distinctive décor and mouth-watering food, the six-strong group, has venues […]

DUSK launches Molecular Gastronomy Tasting Menu – with unique ‘tea flight’

*This post is sponsored The award-winning DUSK Restaurant in Brentwood, Essex, is to reopen following the pandemic lockdown, with a tasting menu of spectacular molecular gastronomy. DUSK’s Executive Head Chef Stephen Gomes made his name winning numerous awards at his former Moksh is Cardiff, for visually stunning creations, with exquisite flavour fusions. When not preparing free takeaway meals for thousands […]

What Does Kismet Mean to You?

*AD – This post was sponsored by Sparkling Jewellery kismet /ˈkɪzmɛt/ noun 1.destiny; fate:“what chance did I stand against kismet?” When I was younger, I was never a particularly spiritual person. But when I was devastated by a break-up, I went to the Philippines for 3 months, came back, started a blog, used it as my CV and worked my way […]

Project Garden: Update (May)

*This post contains sponsored links. As you may know from my recent post about it, we are giving my garden a huge overhaul this year. During the last burst of good weather we had, we actually went full steam ahead on some of the plans that I outlined in my previous post. But then, unfortunately, this run of absolutely horrible […]

What I Learned From Eating More Mindfully

*This post contains a sponsored link. A couple of weeks ago, I reached a breaking point with my health. I suffer from an underlying health condition that makes me severely anaemic a lot of the time, and although I am taking iron for it, it doesn’t work particularly well. I’ve never been one of those “my body is a temple” […]

10 Random Facts About me

*This post contains affiliate links. As I have been running some Facebook advertising recently, I’ve started to gain some new followers here and there from various platforms. Over the next few months, I will be sharing my garden renovation with you on both my blog and my YouTube Channel. But before I start letting you in my garden to nose around my herb patch (which the kitten […]

My Garden Goals for This Summer

*This post contains affiliate links. If you follow me on social media, you’ll be aware that last summer I treated myself to one of those huge pools for the back garden. Because we were in lockdown I thought “you know what, great, I’ll be in my pool all summer”. But the Great British weather meant that it could not be. […]

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