One of my websites – the Pamper Hamper Company has these gorgeous Mini Wine Advent Calendars available now. I think these are a lovely way to countdown for Christmas while trying out new wines that you may not have seen before. Each door conceals a new bottle so you can enjoy a small drink each day.
Recently there has been a massive wave of bloggers and instagrammers all taking beautiful pictures of clean, healthy food, by this I mean food that hasn’t been overly processed and is as close to it’s natural state as possible.
I know Easter is over but I could quite happily eat hot cross buns all year round. I watched Mary Berry making these delicious treats a few weeks ago and never got round to baking them until today. I was delighted to find them in her Mary Berry Foolproof Cooking book, I grabbed a few things from my larder cupboard and got baking!
A few weeks ago during the Easter holidays we took a trip to Budleigh Salterton in Devon, a sweet seaside village with a lovely expanse of pebble beach and a view of the horizon that went on for miles. Even though it was chilly we were very lucky to have a few rain free days and it was lovely to get some fresh sea air.
There are a lot of females in my house, as a mother to two girls who are beginning to enter in a new phase of their lives I have noticed certain – dare I say it – mood swings and emotional outpourings.
Watching the sunrise is such a wonderful experience, make the effort to rise early and just sit wrapped in a warm quilt or blanket. Pour yourself a hot drink and take a deep breath as you see nature in all it’s glory.