Foodie Friday: Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

so I have spent the last few days at my gdad's.  I visited my Alzheimers grandma in her home, and she spoke her first word to me in five years - bearing in mind that I visit her every month.  Our conversation went a little like this: "Are you alright, grandma?" "no." And then she … Continue reading Foodie Friday: Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Chic Antiquing – yes, it can be done! 

   So today I spent my time wandering round the junk shops of Horncastle, Lincolnshire, with my family.  I find it really relaxing in a way, just trawling through the stuff to see what you can find.  Some of the things we stumbled upon today included  A WWII helmet  A Met officer's uniform from the … Continue reading Chic Antiquing – yes, it can be done! 

Monday 24th August

Honestly these weeks are going by far too quickly.  I start my MA in less than a month!! *Ina Garten voice* how crazy is that???????? It's terrifying actually.  I wish I had the ability to slow down time and just get my head on straight before I go.  This weekend wasn't particularly fun for me … Continue reading Monday 24th August

Foodie Fridays: Turkey Mince Stew

Honestly, how is it Friday again already?   This week has passed in a blur of sleepless nights and wine, so I made some good old-fashioned comfort food for tea last night that I thought you might enjoy en lieu of cupcakes (which will return, don't worry).   So without further ado, I present to … Continue reading Foodie Fridays: Turkey Mince Stew

Making The Choice Monday

which is on a Tuesday night because I am awful and got stuck into a new book series.  All 5 of whose books I read back to back in 24 hours with breaks for 4 hours sleep and Parks and Rec.  Whoops...  I might review it soon!  Anyway:    Today's conundrum is WOULD YOU RATHER: … Continue reading Making The Choice Monday

Foodie Fridays: White Chocolate and Raspberry Cupcakes

Friday? Already? Whaaaaat? Today I did my second favourite form of therapy: bag and shoe shopping with an Italian meal thrown in 🙂 plus I went with my mum and aunties so they paid for some of it! This week's recipe is for some absolutely scrumptious white chocolate and raspberry cupcakes 🙂      You … Continue reading Foodie Fridays: White Chocolate and Raspberry Cupcakes

When You Wish Upon A Star⭐️

so tomorrow is A-Level results day, which means that 18 year-olds up and down the country are currently lying awake biting their nails. It's an awful time, waiting to find out your future, and it was a similar situation for me a few weeks ago when I was awaiting my degree results.  These are big … Continue reading When You Wish Upon A Star⭐️

Making the choice Monday

It is a truth universally acknowledged that life will fuck you up along the way.  There will come choices that you will have to make even though they are the hardest thing in the world - and I'm not just talking about a round of 'fuck marry kill'.  I'm talking uni or not? Break up … Continue reading Making the choice Monday

Foodie Friday! Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

How has it got to Friday again already? Last week's cakes went down well, so this week I'm going to share my recipe for chocolate orange cupcakes!     They were a firm favourite amongst my housemates, and not to brag but:    So anyway, here we go... You will need these to make them: 110g … Continue reading Foodie Friday! Chocolate Orange Cupcakes