Christmas, Entertaining, Lifestyle

A Table Set For Christmas

When it comes to entertaining, there is nothing which will impress guests more than a beautifully set table.  I was recently gifted some festive table items by the lovely people at Sophie Allport and I thought this would be a good opportunity to give you some ideas about setting your own table for a meal… Continue reading A Table Set For Christmas

Baking, Dessert

The Best Ever Sticky Toffee Pudding (in my opinion!)

I'm a huge fan of Sticky Toffee Pudding and if I see it on the Menu when eating out, it's the one dessert I'm most likely to go for!  However, I am fussy about what I want in my perfect pudding - above all it must not be a dry sponge! I don't like it… Continue reading The Best Ever Sticky Toffee Pudding (in my opinion!)

Garden, Lifestyle

Autumn Perennials

One thing Gardeners strive for in their gardens is year round interest, and not just during those heady Spring and Summer months when growth is rampant! Just because October has arrived, it doesn't mean the garden 'closes down'!  As an amateur gardener, I am learning as I go, and this year feel I have that… Continue reading Autumn Perennials

Lifestyle, Things I Love

My Favourite Candles

Now that Summer is coming to an end, I find myself thinking about the longer evenings of Autumn which always just seem to sneak up on you without you knowing!  This is my favourite season of the year and there is nothing I love more than just as the light starts to fade of getting… Continue reading My Favourite Candles

Breakfast, Family Food

Lemon & Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Sweetened Yogurt

My favourite weekend breakfast has got to be homemade fluffy pancakes!!   While I have a few different recipes and toppings that I like, these are one of my favourites. They are not overly sweet but if you prefer, you could increase the sugar by another ounce.  The sweetened yogurt and a drizzle of maple… Continue reading Lemon & Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Sweetened Yogurt