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…

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…

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…

Home update: Three years after completion

Follow my blog with Bloglovin How have we lived in our home for three years? Its flown over so quickly and whilst we’re yet to paint a single wall, the house has turned into a home and it feels like us. Lounge – Then & Now I can’t believe how much this room has changed….

Weekday Dinners: April

Over the month of April, I’ve reignited my love for cooking and so I’m back sharing a couple of recipes we’ve enjoyed. I’m not reinventing the wheel with these recipes and these are tried and tested meals that are perfect weekday dinners. Sundried tomato & red pepper pasta This was a ‘throw everything into a…

Easter Roast Sandwiches, The Romans, Otterspool Prom

I think we can all agree this is another Easter weekend that’s slightly different to our usual. With family time being spent outdoors and the weather being delightful but not as hot as we anticipated, al fresco dining needs rethinking. Luckily, the guys down at The Romans have done that for us! The Romans is…

Five cook-at-home/foodie brands I’ve loved during lockdown

I do believe one of the best ‘perks’ if you will, to come out of the last 12 months has been how many restaurants, bars and foodie brands have pivoted to allow and enable home delivery. With cafes, restaurants and bars closed, being able to enjoy the restaurant/coffee shop experience at home has been wonderful.  …

My WFH Evening Routine

I’ve mentioned before how pivotal my evening and after work routine is to unwinding after work and separating working from home and relaxing after work. Five evening habits to make 1. As soon as I close my laptop, every reminder of work goes away into a drawer. Putting my laptop, notebook and work phone away…