Cake, Cake and more Cake!

For those of us with a sweet tooth the best part of a meal is often when dessert is served, be it a moreish profiterole stack, sumptuous Eton mess or dark, decadent black forest gateaux. It’s also no secret that most restaurants try to entice our taste buds with a tempting tasting boards, composed of three mini puddings or offer…

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How to Revive a Stale Blog With the Help of Original Content

Blogging can be tough. Unless you have a topic that is giving you an infinite amount of content to write about, you’re probably going to run out of ideas sooner or later and you might start running into a creative wall. I know this has happened to me! It can spell the death of an otherwise informative and interesting blog,…

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Top Trends and Must Haves for your Wardrobe this Spring 2017

Now that the weather is starting to warm up, and the clocks go forward on Sunday morning, Spring is well and truly on its way. It’s time to have a refresh of your wardrobe and find out the trends and must haves for this Spring. Put away your thick Winter coats and head out to see whats on offer this…

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The John Dyer Gallery Vintage Style Art Review & Giveaway

I have a great appreciation of art, especially local art down here in Cornwall. I remember years ago doing GCSE art at school and taking trips to places like St Michael’s Mount down at Marazion, and St Ives where we gathered inspiration for our projects. When an opportunity arose to review a gorgeous vintage style art poster from The John…

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Book Review: Reaper’s Rival by Simone Elise

Reaper’s Rival is a little different to my ‘normal read’ but I thought why not give it a go? Before you head on down to see what I thought, let’s hear a little bit about Reaper’s Rival by Simone Elise. Book Description The steamy and dramatic sequel to the Best Selling Reaper’s Claim by Simone Elise. After the events of…

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How to work out if you are saving enough for your child’s future

Before I became a parent I was always fairly money-savvy, but knew nothing about children’s savings and what you need to save for their future. To be honest it’s hard enough nowadays to live month to month for a lot of people, so things like savings and pensions get put on the back burner. You do need to stop and…

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Choosing a care home for a loved one

As you get older you don’t like to think that your parents are getting older as well, and maybe starting to need extra help. These are tricky times and a hard subject to approach with loved ones. If you and your partner are unable to care for them you may need to find other options. One of the better options…

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5 Kitchen Essentials For Every Budding Chef

They say a bad workman always blames his (or her) tools, but there is some truth in the matter. Talent can only carry you so far – you need the right tools for the job in order to push the boundaries into something exceptional. The kitchen is no different – you might be the best at distinguishing thyme from rosemary,…

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#LuckyLinky Week 2

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 2. Thank you so much to all of you that linked up last week! We had 24 link ups which is fantastic for the first week! As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So we want to…

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Book Review & Giveaway: Laura Lake and the Hipster Weddings

You know sometimes you just need to read a light hearted book to bring a smile to your face. Well Laura Lake and the Hipster Weddings by Wendy Holden is just that. Witty, fun and down right full of entertainment! I was lucky enough to be sent a beautiful hardback copy to read and review from Head of Zeus, plus…

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Lee Stafford Straight & Juicy Irons Review and Giveaway

It been a few years since the last time I straightened my hair, I used to have the time to do it each morning! So when I was offered the chance to try out Lee Stafford’s Straight & Juicy Irons, I thought now that baby girl is older I need to make a little time for myself, so why not…

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Essential Top Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

Now baby girl is a toddler, yes she is walking, falling, toddling about, I thought it was about time I looked into travel tips for toddlers. These can be tips for travelling an hour to see family and friends, or even travelling abroad on holiday. Last year we travelled up country – from Cornwall to Derbyshire to see family. It…

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Bring The Outdoors Inside This Spring!

Now that spring has arrived, we need to ensure our home reflects this. After all, springtime is all about blossoming flowers and longer days,  it’s also one of the best times for your kids as they get to play outdoors. But while there are lots of updates you can do to your garden at this time of the year, you…

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