Slow Cooker Five Bean Vegetarian Chilli Recipe

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Being British I just have to comment upon the weather we are having here at the moment. Yes it’s wet, windy and altogether a little bit dreary. It is October after all! On the bright side it is perfect weather for us to have our spirits (and internal temperature) lifted with a simple Slow Cooker [...]

Apple, Fig and Pumpkin Cheesy Crumble Recipe

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One of the beauties of blogging is that it’s a great online journal. From time to time a particular post, or series of posts, from the past, pop up and remind me of great memories. Just such a post popped up today on one of my social media accounts. 2 years ago to the day [...]

Premier League Writing Stars Competition

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Premier League Writing Stars Competition

*this post is sponsored by Premier League Primary Stars but all words and opinions are my own* It’s the start of another school week here in the UK. With my two safely deposited at school, I’ve found time to put fingertips to keyboard to tell you all about the new competition from Premier League Primary [...]

Healthy Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne Recipe

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This #foodwastefriday please may I introduce this Healthy Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne recipe! (have you ever wondered why the Mediterranean diet is considered to be one of the healthiest on Planet Earth? This post by BBC Good Food explains…) The inspiration behind today’s #nowastetastesgreat meal began when I discovered a red pepper lurking in my Friday [...]

Naked Mud Pie Slices Recipe

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Here’s a tasty treat to top off #zerowasteweek and use up any broken biscuits you may have in the barrel! The kids’ have named these ‘Rocky-dough’ (they say they taste a little like cookie dough?) but I’d planned on: Naked Mud Pie Slices It doesn’t really matter what they’re called – they are a great [...]

What’s #foodwastefriday all about?

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In April 2010 I registered a blog with WordPress.com. It wasn’t until October 2010 I summoned up enough courage to actually post. I’d come to the virtual world looking for a simpler, and more conscious way of life. In the virtual world? Does that make any sense? Well yes it does, because the virtual world [...]

Summer or Autumn (Fall) You Decide

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From where I type I can hear the distant hum of a washing machine drum turning with the sound of the last remnants of holiday laundry being spun after another Great British adventure. Yes, The Wright’s are back from our travels, and if my eyes do not deceive me, I can see September on the [...]

Syn-Free Smoked Haddock Pasta Bake

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Smoked Haddock Pasta Bake

Just this week I discovered quark, which inspired me to rustle up a syn-free smoked haddock pasta bake for the first time. Syn-free? What’s that? Well…for those of you following the Slimming World plan no explanation is required. For those who are not then Slimming World is based around a plan which allows followers to [...]

Have You Seen My Perfect Glasses?

Filed in Conscious Spending
Aviator Sunglasses

*This post is sponsored by Perfect Glasses but words and opinion are my own* Top Gun 2 is on the cards. The iconic movie that propelled the aviator style of sunglasses to stardom in the 1980’s. I finally own a pair. A prescription pair. In the 1980’s I wouldn’t have needed assistance with my eyesight, [...]

All You Need Is Love | One Love

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  We have had our fair share of sombre day’s in the UK recently. There’s a metaphoric dark cloud hanging over our land and a heaviness in the air, weighing down on our shoulders. A hint of insecurity behind adult eye’s wondering what the world will be like when the next generation are at the age we are [...]