thoughts and things


Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Brownies by Bella! #BookoutureXmas

   These fabulous brownies are featured heavily in ‘Bella’s Christmas Bake Off’ By Sue Watson- and the recipe is also included in the book – it was only fair that I gave the recipe a go and try them! They are so easy to make […]

Peanut Hottie Recipe – Peanut Banana Oaty Muffins [low syn slimming world]

I was asked recently if I would like to try and do something creative in the kitchen with Peanut Hottie. I have had a lot of fun trying Peanut Hottie and seeing what you can cook with it! I had never thought of cooking with […]

Egg Fried Cauliflower ‘Rice’!

I have heard a lot about cauliflower rice, but I wasn’t really sure what to do, or how to make it. However, curiosity got the better of me, and also the fact that I wanted to cut down on carbs. Cauliflower seemed the answer. I […]

Museum Selection – Tea Caddy and Tea Cup Review

When Museum selection asked me if I’d like to review their tea caddy and tea cup, I thought it sounded a great idea! Museum Selection is a website that works with many museums and galleries providing gifts for their gift shops. Their items therefore are […]

Little Miracles Organic Soft Drinks Review

When I was contacted about Little Miracles, I was intrigued. A soft drink, with tea? As a self confessed tea addict I thought it would be a great idea to review these drinks on the blog. Little Miracles are organic soft drinks, made using organic […]

Time for Tea!

I was recently sent some wonderful Pukka Tea by the Nutrition Centre to review. I love trying new tea, and love having herbal tea at work, as it keeps me focused and alert. I was also sent this really useful information about different herbal teas […]

Make Your Own Easter Eggs!

With Easter coming up it’s always nice to get in the mood and try and be a bit creative. As you may know, I am not very crafty but I do like to get involved in seasonal edible treats! Waitrose Online very nicely sent me […]

Moroccan Style Vegetables and Couscous

This is a recipe I threw together after thinking I had nothing in for dinner. As it transpired I had all the ingredients in my cupboard and the freezer. I have made this many times since and is now a firm favourite. This is a […]

Lentil Pasta Sauce – Easy Recipe

I think we are still baby led weaning. Who knows? Bubs eats what we eat most the time. It’s usually easier that I make portions of big meals and freeze smaller portions for Bubs. We tend to eat together at least once a week as […]

Slow Cooker Convert

I have had a slow cooker since about January this year. I bought it with the tokens I was given from work when I went on Maternity leave. And there it sat, gathering dust, until about a week ago. I used to love cooking my […]