A right ol’ country affair

When I was a child my parents used to take me to the local country show and I have clear memories of those days spent in a field surrounded by livestock in boiling August temperatures. Most clearly I remember the … Continue reading

Weekend round-up #13: Eating like a king & Bournemouth Bloggers Brunch

This weekend I met up with some of Bournemouth’s loveliest bloggers for brunch so I thought I’d post a weekend round-up to tell you all about it, but to start, here’s some of the other frolics I got up to … Continue reading

My Ikea haul!

If you read my Weekend Round-up #10 earlier in the week, then you’ll know I paid a visit to Ikea in Southampton on Sunday! I brought my camera along for the ride because I wanted to take pictures of some of the room … Continue reading

Weekend round-up #10: Casa Brasil, Fashion Fair & Ikea

This weekend has been filled with an exciting mix of fashion, food and shopping – a girl’s perfect weekend right? Friday night K and I went out with my brother and his girlfriend to a new Brazilian restaurant in Bournemouth called … Continue reading

Cake decorating for my Dad’s 60th!

My Dad recently turned 60 and asked me to decorate a birthday cake for his party. He wanted a large cake and I didn’t trust myself to bake one so my Mum made a rich fruit cake and handed it … Continue reading

Weekend round-up #9: Birthday barn dancing, baking & breakfast!

It was my Dad’s 60th birthday party this weekend. He shared it with a friend and organised a barn dance in our local town hall! I spent last week decorating his birthday cake that my mum had baked for the … Continue reading

Freshly baked scones in under 30mins!

I’ve been doing a lot of spontaneous baking recently and these scones were no exception! One evening I fancied something sweet to eat and we had some clotted cream in the fridge leftover from eating bowls of strawberries. If you’re … Continue reading

Weekend round-up #7: Sun, sea and DIY

This weekend compromised of sun, DIY and the standard foodie feasts our weekends are made of. Friday we stayed in and made a big salad with steak and caught up with Game of Thrones on TV. Perfect night in don’t … Continue reading