Is it bread is it a scone? – No it’s Herby Wholemeal Triangles

Can I say I love this concoction, it’s not bread it’s not a scone, it needs no proving, you can whip it up in less than half an hour and put everything in it! Best eaten on their own or with a salad or soup on the same day of baking. Optional fillings: Onion, Cheese, Sundried tomatos, olives, ham, bacon, seeds the…

OPI – A bit of Spanish Flair

Okay okay we all know by now I love OPI nail varnish and whilst clearing out my make up drawers I discovered this little beauty from the ‘Coleccion de Espana’ relased by OPI in their Fall 2009 Spanish themed collection OPI: At Berries in the Canaries RRP: £5-8 per 15ml They Say: Part of the Coleccion de Espana, Ate…

From Philosophy to Possibility… A bargain of a bathtime treat

Okay so I’m eating healthily and therefore cake is off the menu, but I sure love the smell of it! I’m also a big fan of Philosophy’s bath ranges but not so much of the £14.00 a bottle price tag, so Imagine my delight when i found a look-a-like brand for only £1.25 for 525ml – Seriously…

A Perfumed Delicate Delight – Rose Petal Jam

Now I love making things using things from the garden. All the roses are slowly dropping their heads, so what better way of enjoying the last of them by making rose petal jam? Ingredients 1 litre jug full of rose petals (measured before washing, it may have been a little less). 1kg of jam sugar 1 litre…

Nuts…..about well Coconut?

Okay so we know my hair is fake… and very long and therefore gets very dry and needs a lot of conditioner so you can imagine my face when I was looking at the amount of conditioner I needed when I usually pay £35 a bottle for my shampoo and conditioner, I’m a girl on…

Anyone for Polo? – I go daily!

Okay so I love perfume and gorgeous smells so when I saw this on sale I couldn’t resist and bought it on impulse without having even smelt it. it is a Light, fresh fragrance by Beverly Hills Polo Club. Launched 2003. RRP: £8 – £24 Depending where you look They say: Polo Club Classic perfume is…

Icon or Cyberbimbo – Why I think Lara is a woman to be respected

I grew up with Lara, I’ll be honest. Not playing Tomb Raider but actually spending many hours watching Lara’s curvy backside and improbably large and at the time pyramid breasts running around the screen. She was the first ever game I can remember with a female as the protagonist and though I gave her feminist…

Devilish Chocolate Chilli Cupcakes

To me baking is a combination of meditation, chemistry and history. The methodical selection of the right flour, and the choice of which sugar to choose, golden, caster, muscavado … the list goes on! My kitchen becomes a giant chemistry set and me the mad professor in the middle debating if I really can combine…

Everyone needs a little gold in their life!

Back in 2009 Orly released a collection of metallic matte polishes called Metal Chic. These are all metallic, matte and yet still packed with glitter and shimmer. I rediscovered this gorgeous colour ‘Solid Gold’ late last night whilst watching movies in bed. Shamed at the terrible state of my nails I decided it was time…