Skincare Favourites: September 2021 Update

I think I just need to accept that skincare update posts will roll around as quickly as the change in seasons. Number one I really enjoy skincare. Trying new products, sticking to a routine and love seeing results when a product or set of products works well. And two, I really enjoy writing these posts….

September steps ~ 10k challenge

I’m a big fan of September and how it signals a fresh start. With my partner going back to school after the summer off, the house is quieter and I’m always ready to try something new. And this month, my self-imposed challenge is September Steps! Whilst I must admit, I did start this two days…

30 Instagram hashtags for food bloggers

Understanding Instagram’s algorithm feels like a never-ending struggle. Once you think you’ve got your head around it, the game changes again and your photos/IGTV’s/reels are bringing in less likes that you’d…like and engagement is low again.  Since I began a new Instagram page last year dedicated to two of my great loves – food and…

New build kitchen makeover

This post is overdue but a few months ago we finally tackled our kitchen. When we first moved in back in 2018, we had all black utensils. A few months later we switched to red and we stayed red till earlier this year. But that got old, quickly and we decided to switch it up….

Four Summer Walks Around Merseyside

I love discovering new dog walks in and around where we live, is one of my favourite things to do and walks in summer are a firm fave! So I thought I’d share a roundup of recent walks that we’ve loved lately. West Kirby beach and marine lake Beach days are the best days! We…

Four easy meals to try this week

Life has been pretty quiet lately, dog walks and cooking take up my time and tbh, that makes me pretty happy. So here’s four easy meals that I’ve made lately that I reccomend you try your hand at! Turkey mince koftas Taken from the recipe book Hob by Amy Shepherd, this kofta kebab recipe is…

The Dark Kitchen, Allerton Road review

The Dark Kitchen, sounds mysterious, right? Well, it’s the new kid on the Allerton Road block, serving up sushi and plant-based burgers. I can’t lie, the menu excited me greatly! You’ll find The Dark Kitchen where Little White Lies once stood and it’s been transformed into a cool new eatery.   Sushi x Bae  The menu is split into two halves –…

Tempest on Tithebarn review

Another new kid on the block, let’s welcome Tempest on Tithebarn to the Liverpool foodie scene. You may remember this as Hus, but a rebrand has brought Tempest to the business district. Noon menu I arrived at Tempest to try the Noon menu, which has a little bit of everything! I learnt that Tempest now…

& company, Mann Island review

Spending a sunny Saturday in town hits different after spending most of last summer at home and if you throw good food into the mix you’re on to a winner! & company, Mann Island & company is the latest kid on the block. The Mann Island block that is. Neighbouring Brasco Lounge the eatery is…

The top 10 Instagram accounts for food and recipe inspiration

I love cooking, that’s no secret. And I love me a recipe book or seven. But Instagram is an untapped source of inspo, ready to help you transform whatever you’ve got left in your fridge into something utterly delicious for tea. I love to use the Save feature on Instagram, saving recipe posts and meal inspo for later to…

Six of the best dog friendly stays in the Lake District

With the thought of travel outside of the UK looking less and less likely with each week and the ‘green travel list’ having zero new additions, staycations and UK breaks are the way to go this year. And where better to visit for a truly British week (or weekend) away than the Lake District! It’s such a wonderful part of the country to…

The Coniston Inn, Lake District review

Last week we spent half term up in the Lake District in Coniston. It was the break we needed and this was our second stay at The Coniston Inn. It’s a dog friendly B&B with a pub attached. This meant we didn’t need to get back into the car till we left as we had…

Gousto Recipe Box Review

Its been a hot minute since I’ve tried Gousto. I actually worked with them back in 2017, when they gifted me a one off box to try and review. You can read that review here but I wasn’t hugely impressed, in comparison to Hello Fresh but that has now changed! Whilst we’ve eaten predominantly vegetarian…

Ma Boyles Alehouse & Eatery Review

AD gifted meal When an email landed to visit Ma Boyles Alehouse and Eatery along with three of my best gal pals, it was a sure thing. Tucked away off The Strand and just behind Water Street, Ma Boyles is a great spot to visit whether you want food or just drinks. Veggie options The…

Mamasan cocktail kit & spring walks

The last few weeks since the latest lockdown restrictions have been lifted, its been lovely to dip my toe back into the real world. Here’s a roundup of whats been going on! Mamasan at-home cocktail box To celebrate the owning of Mamasan in Liverpool on Monday 17 May, I was very kindly sent their Mamasan…