#MySundayPhoto 12/07/2015

Well this is the last Canadian #MySundayPhoto in my series of photo’s, I hope you have enjoyed looking at them.  The moment when we were on The Lady of the Mist boat heading close to Niagara Fall’s is a very…

Happy Chocolate Day!

Well I have just discovered that today is Chocolate Day! One of my new favourite days, I think. This is a picture of some gorgeous chocolate cupcakes that I made yesterday. I can’t wait to tuck into them!  I have…

Happy Canada Day!

5 years ago, my husband, sister and I were in Peterborough, Ontario celebrating Canada Day. It was an amazing experience to be involved with their celebrations. The whole town got together and put on various displays, with a carnival feel…

#MySundayPhoto 28/06/2015

Over the past few Sunday’s I have really enjoyed going back over our Canadian Holiday photo’s and picking out ones to share with you. I cannot believe it was five years ago today we drove from Cornwall up to Gatwick…

Latest Competition Wins

I know it’s been a while since I posted any of my competition wins, but it has been a very slow month. Sometimes this happens, but it makes me even more determined to enter lots more. This lovely tea I…

#MySundayPhoto 21/06/2015

Carrying on with my Canadian themed #MySundayPhoto from the previous few weeks, I wanted to show you this beautiful lift lock in Peterborough, Ontario. Peterborough is situated on the Otonabee river in cental Ontario.  We were lucky enough to travel…

#MySundayPhoto 14/06/2015

While we were in Canada nearly 5 years ago, we came across a little pioneer village, that was free to enter. It made a lovely day out for us as there was lots of things to do and demonstrations to…

My Word of the Week 12/06/2015

 This Is My Word of the Week – Weather Weather, a noun – the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture and pressure                       I would just…

#MySundayPhoto 07/06/2015

Carrying on the Canada theme from last Sunday’s my photo here is another. This photo was taken as we were on the way to Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario. The sky was very dark, heavy and threatening, but we were lucky to escape the…

Book Review: Too Many Cooks by Dana Bate

The lovely people at Netgalley and The Little Brown Book Group UK have let me read a proof ebook copy of Too Many Cooks by Dana Bate. It combines two of my favourite things, reading and cooking. Prepare to never look…

Monthly Wins: May

Well that time has come around again to give you my list of competition wins from last month. May has been one of my quietest months for a while, but then I haven’t entered as many as normal due to…

#MySundayPhoto 31/05/2015

Over the next few weeks for #MySundayPhoto I would like to share with you some pictures from our amazing holiday of a lifetime to Canada 5 years ago. I took this picture of a railway bridge as it reminded me…

My Word of The Week 29/05/2015

This is My Word of the Week – Tired Tired, an adjective – in need of sleep, or rest; weary I am linking up with thereadingresidence once again with their fabulous Word of the Week linky. I have linked up quite a…

Book Review: Asylum by Isobel Blackthorn

I was given the chance to read and review Asylum by Isobel Blackthorn by Net Galley. My initial thoughts were that the cover seemed a little bland, but I always go by the saying, ‘Never judge a book by it’s…

My Word Of The Week 22/05/2015

This is My Word Of The Week – Opportunity.  Opportunity, a noun – ‘a time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something’ This week has been full of opportunities for me. I was asked at work…

#MySundayPhoto 17/05/215

I have done quite a few scenery photos for #MySundayPhoto recently so I thought this week I would try something thing different and go with food. This is a lovely fresh but really hot madras curry. It was amazing! Rachel…

Book Review: The Day We Disappeared

Last month I won this book with @joythestore on Twitter. It is a book I heard about before and so really wanted to read it. My luck was in when I was announced as one of their competition winners. The Day We…

My Essential Blogging Stationery

I am a huge stationery addict, and have been since I was very little. I was over the moon when I won this mug during national stationery week on Facebook. Its perfect. I cannot pass up the aisle’s with all…