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We’ve moved….

Well the day has finally dawned, after lots of work behind the scenes my blog has moved. You can now find a new and improved version of Feeding Boys and a Firefighter over at… drop over when you can, … Continue reading

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Spend Vouchers, Get Rewards!

Sponsored Post Living on a budget means you have to get creative with what you have, so when buying presents for Valentines Day or birthdays crop up I will often make my own edible gifts – giving things like jams or … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and spinach lasagne

Lasagne is such a family favourite, that when our family became part-vegetarian the search was on for the ultimate non-meat recipe. After much trial and error I found a fabulous version in Lucy’s Food – one of my favourite cookbooks … Continue reading

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Book review and chance to win Aldo Zilli’s Fresh and Green

I’ve already written about one of the frankly divine recipes from Aldo’s latest book, and since then i’ve had a chance to make another of his creations and have a good read of the rest of the tome. So the … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to relax with a cuppa this Christmas

Sponsored post It all gets so crazy at this time of year – presents to buy, presents to wrap, last minute cards to write, the kids to entertain. There really isn’t anything as reviving as a hot cup of tea … Continue reading

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Delicious warm salad recipe

Those who know me, understand my passion for Leiths cookery school. It’s where I first got bitten by the bug to shift my career from news to food after doing a summer holiday course back in 2008. Leiths are sticklers … Continue reading

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Girly gift inspiration

If you’re pressed for time, but want to impress a really good female friend or relative with a stunning gift, then Interflora flowers direct is a great place to start. Whether someone’s been really kind to you, perhaps they’ve been … Continue reading

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Learn to love your freezer

Growing up I was always in awe of my mum’s freezing obsession. She had two ginormous chest freezers that she kept in the garage, full to the brim with trays of fruit, bread, meat, vegetables, milk, cakes… you name it, … Continue reading

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Winner: Morphy Richards Breadmaker

The lucky winner of the Morphy Richards Breadmaker is: Sheila Reavy Congratulations! And a BIG thank you to everyone who entered 🙂

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Ice cream Fridays at Domino’s Pizza

Be honest, hands up if you can be bothered to cook on a Friday night?! How many of us reach for the takeaway menus come the end of the week instead of seeing what’s left in the cupboards. I’m all … Continue reading

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