Bolognese with Gluten free pasta

At the end of last month (March) I won a competition on Twitter with Rizopia. The prize was a case of Rizopia gluten-free brown rice pasta, It is free from wheat, egg, milk, corn, nut as well as gluten-free. As a fantastic bonus all the brown pasta rice is also organic.

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New Book Arrivals and My Goodreads Challenge

Last year I won some great books through Twitter and Goodreads and here are some of them. They will keep me busy for a while!. I have so many books on my To-Read list that I think I am going to have to up my Goodreads book challenge. It’s currently set at 30 books which I thought was about right…

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Looking Back Over 2015

2015 has been a very up and down year for me but there are a few things that have turned the year around. It was back in March that I started my little blog up. I had a very trying January and February so decided to take my mind off things by starting blogging. I wasn’t quite sure where my…

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Book Review: Don’t Call Me Ugly by Alicia Douvall

I haven’t read an autobiography in a while and I was lucky enough to to win this book from a competition by the publisher Austin Macauley on Twitter.                        Book Description A cautionary tale from the woman who spent over a million pounds on surgical procedures… In this remarkable book…

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Granola, Stretch Cream and a Picture….

As all compers know, there can be times when you go through a very quiet spell with no wins at all. This has happened to me through most of July. August started off better though with a couple of Twitter wins, a facebook win and a WEM (winning email – these are very rare and when you receive one you…

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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 won from Twitter with Redbush, it’s perfect for that relaxing afternoon cuppa.       I was pleasantly surprised to…

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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 my blogging every day in May challenge #BEDM, taking up more time than usual. I am as always very grateful…

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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 Disappeared by Lucy Robinson is a cross between a romance novel and a mystery psychological thriller type of book. The…

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7 Hints and Tips On What To Do With Asparagus

I won these beautiful boxes of asparagus with @GrownWithLove on Twitter last week. It might sound strange to some of you, but I have never tried asparagus before so this is an ideal chance for me to discover what it’s all about.  Also find out what to do with asparagus. They look very beautiful and fresh.            …

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Midweek Book Arrivals

The postman and comping fairy have been very kind to me over the past week and delivered these wonderful books and goodies. I always get so excited to receive books! It’s Not Me It’s you by Mhairi McFarlane came from a Twitter win with AvonBooksUK. It’s a modern romantic fiction novel perfect for summer reading. I love the cute little…

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#MySundayPhoto 26/04/15

The are the gorgeous flowers I won this week over on Twitter with InterfloraUK on Wednesday. They are simply stunning! I had them delivered for my mum. Rachel xx If you enjoyed this post, why not follow me on Bloglovin and Facebook to keep up to date with new posts. 

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My Word of the Week 23/04/15

Reflection Last week I loved joining up with thereadingresidence fantastic Word of the Week linky for the first time so I have decided to join in again. I love the idea of summing up your week with just one word, its like a little diary of your week! So my word of the week is Reflection. I have decided to use this…

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A Recipe Holder, The Pointless Book and a bottle of Pepsi!

While I was off work last week I had more time to comp and therefore won a few more bits than usual. I do believe in putting in lots of effort entering comps will eventually bring rewards. My little belief is that comping is 90% effort and 10% luck! I say it all to my friends who think I’m lucky,…

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