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What is this all about I hear you ask? Well, this blog is about stuff and things mostly.  Things like recipes for great quick and healthy eats, crafting with felt particularly making felt flowers, my cats, my love of coffee and hopefully things that will make you smile in this messy thing we call life. Also…

Happy St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Felt Tutorial

As we celebrate the irish, why not make some shamrock or four leaf clover for luck? I have made these for my wedding bouquets and button holes to add some wedding day luck and thought they were an appropriate felty thing to share on this Irish of Irish days! To make them you need: 4…

Quick and Healthy Warm Tuna Nicoise

I’m not a major fish fan. There. I’ve said it. But I have recently discovered that I have a severe Vitamin D deficiency and along with massive prescribed supplements I have researched how to increase my intake via Vitamin D rich foods. Turns out there aren’t many of them and even worse, most are fish!!…

My Burlesque Journey

In 2012 I made a rash decision in the middle of the night. I signed up for a Burlesque course. That year Miss Gigi Jolie was born and five years on I have emerged from her as a body confidence revolutionary! More than its definition Burlesuqe is more than its definition: ‘an absurd or comically exaggerated…

Warming Overnight Oats

Breakfast is meant to be the most important meal of the day. It is the break of the overnight fast and for this reason should always have slow releasing carbs in order to provide energy for the first half of your busy day! When you work in an office like I do, grabbing breakfast on…

7 Reasons Why International Women’s Day is Important

Let me start by saying that I do not consider myself to be a feminist. This may be controversial but let me explain. I feel strongly that equality does what it says on the tin. Equal rights between genders. In other words in order for women to be equal to men we must treat them…

Wedding Planning

All the things you need to remember and think about when planning a wedding in one place. I searched high and low for this list, and I came to realise it is a bit like a unicorn, I’m convinced it’s out there but I have yet to find it!  So I had to create my…

Smoothies

A smoothie is a wonderful thing.  As well as kidding yourself you are being healthy (well you are having fruit and veg and things!), it can be a yummy replacement for dessert, for those of you who struggle without something sweet at the end of a meal.  I cannot take responsibility for the recipes below. …

Quick and Easy Yoghurt Bowls

Whenever I fancy something a bit more substantial than a smoothie after dinner, my go to is yoghurt.  But not that sugary artificial yoghurt you can buy in multi-packs with dubious claims of no added sugar (why would you add sugar in the first place!), or low fat (in other words added sugar!)… It is…