Don’t Leave Your Garden Behind This Winter

squirrel, snow, squirrel eating nut, squirrel in snow


We spend a good portion of the warmer months doing up our gardens so that we can enjoy the weather outside. However, when the temperature drops, so do our commitments to our gardens. But why should it? There are so many ways in which you can enjoy your garden in the winter, just because you can’t sunbathe in it doesn’t mean that it has lost its appeal or use. Read more

September Degustabox | Subscription Box Review

September Degustabox

As always I was looking forward to seeing what was inside the September Degustabox. There was a good mix of items; from sweet to savoury, food & drink, some brands I’d heard of and some I’d not. I don’t think there was anything in this one that I didn’t like, and the boys even enjoyed more of it than usual too.

  • Enjoy 10 to 15 surprise products, many are completely new to the market!
  • Receive your Degustabox every month filled with goodies.
  • All for much less than you would pay in the shops!

So what was inside the September Degustabox?

September Degustabox contents

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Our September favourites | Cake, crumble, and kids

September seems so far behind us now; well, in reality it is, isn’t it?! Three weeks behind us in fact. I’ve had so much happening the past few weeks that I’ve only just gotten around to writing our favourites for September. I was thinking I would just skip it this month, but then I decided to just get on with it as I haven’t missed a month since I started in May last year.

Our September favourites mostly consists of food and the boys. Well, they are two of my most favourite things in general anyway, so it’s fitting! September was back to school month, and we also have two family birthdays; The Husband and his brother, at either end of the month.
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Help the wildlife in your garden this winter

help the wildlife in your garden this winter

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, all anybody wants to do is stay inside in the warmth, but do we think about the wildlife at this time of year? How do they cope in these cold situations and how can we help? Living in the countryside between a river and open fields, we do get quite a lot of furry – and spiky – friends visiting! All four of us love to quietly watch them go about their business.

Garden specialists, Oeco Garden Rooms, are promoting awareness and sharing some handy tips on how to help and attract the wildlife in your garden this winter. These tips will allow you to give the wildlife in your garden exactly what they need with regards to food, shelter, and warmth. Read more

Dessert pizza – two ways! | Recipe

Recipe - dessert pizza two ways, sweet pizza

This is only the second week that I’ve managed to join in with the Great Bloggers Bake Off this year; the last time was for caramel week. I actually had time this week, and seeing that there was a completely new category added to the mix, I thought I’d give it a go. I’d only heard of two of the three bakes this week; pizza of course, and cannoli. I had literally no idea what sfogliatelli was though…

was surprised that pizza was the technical, but after attempting it myself I can see why! I’ve made my own pizzas before so I thought I would be fine with it, but nope. I managed like a proper Bake Off contestant though and hid my mess!
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