Beginner Crochet Series- What you need to get started

I wanted to do a Crochet series on the blog. I adore crochet but am still a beginner, I started last summer so thought I'd share what I've learned so far, incase anyone else is just starting out and needs some pointers. If you're a more experienced crocheter- feel free to chime in with any … Continue reading Beginner Crochet Series- What you need to get started


Meal Planning

I'm doing a few things to lose weight just now, including tracking calories on MyFitnessPal. Snacks are generally under 200 calories, breakfasts and lunches have been kept under 400 calories each so dinners can be up to 500 calories. Last week we planned to eat: Mushroom and Kale Quesadillas from Fearne Cotton's book. We've had … Continue reading Meal Planning

5 shows to watch on Netflix

I make no secret of the fact that at times I watch far too much t.v. Therefore, I am the perfect person to make recommendations! Here are 5 to keep you going, I'm sure I'll be back with more another day . . . Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt IMDb score: 7.9 A very cute, uplifting and … Continue reading 5 shows to watch on Netflix


January Favourites

Here are a few things that have been keeping the spring in my step while I wait for Spring. (Do you see what I did there?) Much of my month has been taken up with reading and my favourite book of the year so far has to be Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult I've not … Continue reading January Favourites


Baking with Lucy- apricot toffee bites

This is maybe my 3rd or 4th time making this recipe from Fearne Cotton's book. It's a majorly simple recipe and the bites are delicious. Especially delicious when dipped in chocolate but I'm trying to lose some weight so that didn't happen today! If you like simple, healthy recipes I would strongly recommend this book. … Continue reading Baking with Lucy- apricot toffee bites


An Introduction to me . . .

I had a blog once. I loved the community I had and the practice of writing, taking photos and posting. Then my life changed drastically, I met my husband, moved 150 miles and got a new job within the space of 4 months, and I couldn't keep up with blogging. Fast forward 6 years and I … Continue reading An Introduction to me . . .