Edible teacups with a Christmas twist

Edible teacups with a Christmas twist

As you might have guessed I do love a good pudding and Gü Puds are up there with my favourite take home desserts from the supermarket.  They make some amazing puddings and have recently branched out with a new Hot Chocolate line. To celebrate this, they asked me to create… Continue reading »

Toasting Christmas with Waitrose Cellar

Toasting Christmas with Waitrose Cellar

You may remember that we’ve recently planned our Christmas Day dinner.  Well we’ll also be toasting Christmas with Waitrose Cellar as we recently received the pre-mixed Christmas Favourites wine case. A case packed with our Buyer’s festive favourites – the wines that they love to drink at Christmas.  The perfect gift… Continue reading »

Feeling festive with Jules Destrooper biscuits

Feeling festive with Jules Destrooper biscuits

Monkey normally loves helping me out in the kitchen, whether it’s making pizza or baking cakes or biscuits.  I’d hoped that he would help me with our latest challenge, but he really is worn out at the moment.  This first full term at school has been really hard on him, the… Continue reading »

Searching the Globe with Find me a Gift

Searching the Globe with Find me a Gift

With family in Spain, France and Switzerland and with love of travel, I’ve been keen for Monkey to learn about the world we live in and wider world geography.  Our special friend Sheba bought Monkey a brilliant pop up World Atlas for his birthday last week.  But I knew that there was… Continue reading »

Rewarding Monkey with School Stickers – review and giveaway

Rewarding Monkey with School Stickers

We’ve been having a few issues with Monkey at school this term in the toilet department.  I know it’s a phase a lot of children go through, but it’s such a shame as he is so good at home and when we’re off on our adventures.  I thought a little… Continue reading »

Festive Menu at Brewers Fayre

Festive Menu at Brewers Fayre

I discovered Brewers Fayre when Monkey was quite small, and the Wobbly Wheel, near Banbury, has been a regular haunt for the last four years.  They run a loyalty card scheme and we always seem to rack up our points really quickly, to make a reasonable meal even cheaper.  When… Continue reading »