The Healthy List // December – Healthy Snacks

It’s December – the month of mince pies, chocolate, and general overindulgence. So I figured it made absolute total sense to do another Healthy List! I’ve really not been very healthy recently, even before Christmas, and whilst I have fully embraced Christmas and all the food that brings with it, I do want to get a bit healthier and for…

A Wine Tasting With Spuntini, at Veeno Nottingham

A couple of weeks ago I went to a lovely wine tasting at Veeno in Nottingham. Veeno is an Italian wine cafe, offering quality Italian wines and Spuntini appetisers with chains across the UK. I’d never heard of it until they invited me along for a wine tasting, so I was intrigued to see what it would be like. I…

Happy Eggs Come From Happy Hens – A Day in the Life of a happy …

A couple of weeks ago, very early in the morning, I travelled down to a farm in Peterborough to spend some time on a happy egg co. farm to find out what makes the brand’s hens quite so happy, as well as discovering how an egg farm works. Farmer Tony greeted us and introduced us to his family’s farm and their business.…

Summer Entertaining with Denby

Summer is my very favourite time of year. I love warm days, spending time outdoors, enjoying more time as a family, and life just feeling more relaxed. The summer holidays are coming up really soon, and I’m looking forward to some lazy days with Ava, free from the school runs or any particular routine. I want to spend lots of…

Honest Bring their Honest Garden to London’s South Bank

Last week I went to a really lovely event in London with Honest. Honest created a lovely pop-up area on the Southbank for a few days over the weekend and I was invited to attend the launch with Julia Bradbury. Honest Teas are crafted with brewed herbal tea enhanced with a touch of natural fruit juice and sweetened with organic…

The New Prezzo La Famiglia Sharing Bowls

A couple of weeks ago we visited one of the Prezzo restaurants in Nottingham to try out their brand new La Famiglia sharing pasta bowls.  As a family we go to Prezzo quite often, as the kids menu is brilliant value and we feel comfortable taking Ava there, plus we can use our Tesco vouchers to pay and have a…