American Pancakes

Today is officially Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday in the UK. Shrove Tuesday is always the day before the first day of Lent, which is always 40 days before Easter. It usually involves making lots of pancakes to use up everything in the house ready for giving up certain luxuries for a full 40 days. Tonight I will be making these American Style pancakes, recipe taken from…
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Only & Eve

AD – Paid Partnership Only & Eve are a small, privately-owned company in Northeast England that launched in 2017. All their scented candles are made and hand-poured in England to the highest possible standard. The choice of fragrance and design of the packaging and products is a very long process with some being over six months of work. Although they are new to…
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12 Days of Christmas – ZoellaBeauty: Snow’ella Christmas Range

Firstly, I am in love with the packaging of Zoella Beauty’s latest range. Her limited edition Christmas range, amazingly called Snow’ella, has a slight Scandinavian feel and the pale grey and pink with snippets of copper is so me. After watching Zoella’s video, where she introduced her new range, I knew I wanted to try as many products as possible. I am a…
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12 Days of Christmas – Homeware Haul

As you are all aware Barney and I moved into our first flat together last year, so we bought all new decorations for our first Christmas together in our new home then. I didn’t want to go over the top this year with new decorations as I bought so many lovely ones last year, but I couldn’t resist not buying…
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12 Days of Christmas – Terry’s Chocolate Orange Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:– 1 x Terry’s Chocolate Orange– Whole milk– Squirty Cream (optional)– Sprinkles (optional) Method:– Pop a pan on the hob and take a cup of your choice and fill it with milk.– Turn on low heat under the saucepan and slowly stir this as it heats through– Take one chocolate orange and break up the segments and add them into the…
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12 Days of Christmas – Homemade Orange & Ginger Body Scrub

This scrub exfoliates your skin and leaves it feeling soft and smelling great! The recipe for this scrub has been taken from Tanya’s Christmas by Tanya Burr. Ingredients (Makes 1x500g):– Zest of 1 orange– 5cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and thickly sliced– 4 tbsp coconut oil– 4 tbsp of olive oil– 10 drops of orange extract– 150g demerara sugar– 130g coarse…
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