Hands up who can relate? We are quite an organised house and we try to plan our meals for the week in advance and write them on a big blackboard we have in the kitchen. However, we are a bit stuck in a rut. Apparently, on average households eat the same 7-8 meals on rotation.… Read More Mixing Up Weekly Meals with Simply Cook
Some may call them New Years Resolutions, other aims or goals. I am just going to call them pledges to myself. Oh yey! I hear you cry another: New Year, New Me post. But why not! Why not use the new year as a time to take stock, reflect and make an improvement. If it… Read More My 2018 Pledges to Myself – Do MORE.
I am always looking for new and different places to go to in Edinburgh as sometimes I feel a little stuck in a rut. Last Friday Night my husband and I went to Veeno situated in the Quartermile in Edinburgh. Firstly I didn’t really know how big Quartermile really was, I have walked past the… Read More A Wine Tasting Experience at Veeno, Quartermile Edinburgh
Edinburgh is buzzing at the moment! I love it! Yes, the increased traffic, people, crowds and bar prices are slightly annoying but also the influx of culture, cheap entertainment and pop up bars compensates for that! Locals to Edinburgh may have noticed the ‘pop up’ Irish Bar on top of Princes Mall. In fact, every… Read More Edinburgh Festival Village – The Place to Be!
I have lost my reading mojo at the moment. I just cannot get into books or I am too tired to read. I think it is because I am not giving myself time to read. Does anyone else feel like that? I, therefore, have forced myself into having some me time and had a… Read More My Date with a Book – Crafting Kates Etsy Shop Review
The Circle by Dave Eggers April’s Book of the Month is The Circle by Dave Eggers. This book is being made into a film and so I thought I’d better read it before the film comes out. This means we can discuss it as a Movie too! The book centers around Mae Holland, a new employee… Read More April’s Book of the Month – The Circle by Dave Eggers – Book Review
On a recent sunny day in Edinburgh, my husband and I tried out a relatively new restaurant – The Whistle Stop Barber Shop. The WSBS is located on South Bridge in the Old Town, near the National Museum. We got an excellent deal through 5pm.co.uk – 15% off our bill and a free cocktail on… Read More The Whistle Stop Barber Shop, Edinburgh
The Story McQueen is distilled in Callander near Stirling. The McQueen distillery is unique in that it has some wonderfully original flavors and infusions. I had the pleasure of tasting their latest offering a Spiced Chocolate Orange Gin but they have Mocha, Chilli amongst others. McQueen is a family business run by a husband and… Read More McQueen Spiced Chocolate Orange Gin
Beauty and the Beast This film feels like it has been years in the making! I was so excited to go see it! I have been singing Be Our Guest all day. Here are my thoughts on Beauty and the Beast I’ll try to keep it spoiler free but I feel we all know the… Read More Beauty and the Beast Movie Review
A few weeks ago, I took my Odeon Limitless card along to the Odeon and went to try out Screen Unseen. This is a chance to see a film that is yet to come out at the cinema yet and you get to watch it ages before it comes out. The only catch is, you… Read More Hidden Figures – Movie Review