Our Christmas Picks 2020

** Post contains affiliate links** Put your tree up or don’t put your tree up that is the BIG question of 2020!? We say, do what makes you happy, and if that is dressing the home from top to bottom in tinsel in September then DO IT! Life is way…

Our Sticky Ginger Parkin

Hands up if you’ve heard of Parkin!? Well, if you haven’t, then like me you are probably from the better half of England (aka the South) and if you’re from up North and you’ve never heard of Parkin.. are you even northern as Ian would say?! When Ian’s family come…

Our ‘One Pan’ Pepperoni Pizza

When we were searching for cast iron recipes to try out, pizza was probably at the top of the list. We were a little sceptical if it would have the same flavour and taste like a ‘normal’ pizza but to our surprise… it tasted even BETTER! It doesn’t seem possible…

Our Salmon With Creamy Garlic, Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Salmon for me is one of those understated dishes that I associate with trying to be healthy, I mean, let’s face it, if there’s a choice between steak or salmon in a restaurant, I’m going with the rib-eye steak every time! I don’t know why, as Salmon is full of…

Our Garlic Butter Meatballs with Spaghetti and Courgetti Noodles.

AD – This is a sponsored post in collaboration with STAUB UK Since using STAUB cast iron cookware, we did not realise what a difference a STAUB cast iron pan could do to your recipes! The additional flavour and moisture – using their special Chistera drop structure on the underside…

Our Smokey Chicken Quesadillas with Homemade Salsa and Guacamole

AD – This is a sponsored post in collaboration with STAUB UK This is a great recipe (and one of Ross’ favourites) that can be made quickly from scratch or by using leftover chicken from a BBQ/Sunday Roast. We tend to make these tasty Quesadilla’s for friends and family when…

Our American Fluffy Pancakes

This is an advertisement feature for STAUB UK. OK, so we might be a bit late to the party for Pancake Day (or a bit early depending on which way you look at it) but in our opinion, there can never be a bad day to make pancakes – either…

Our Living Room Alcoves Project with Wickes

(This is a paid collaboration with Wickes and the post contains affiliate links) Since the day we moved into our home, we have always spoken about having built-in cabinets and shelves in our Living Room alcoves, however, we’ve never actually got round to implementing them. They were originally on the…

Our Garden Basics – Pruning

I want to try and keep this as simple and easy as possible for those of you that are not regular gardeners or who are scared of killing plants just by looking at them (you don’t kill plants just by looking at them by the way, despite what you may…

Your Recommendations – The Best Places to Eat & Drink in New York

We asked for your advice on where the best places to eat and drink are in New York and OMG you lot came up with the goods. Literally, hundreds of recommendations and you would probably need to live in New York for 10 years, and you still wouldn’t get to…

Your Recommendations – Must-Watch TV Shows Autumn 2019 Edition

We recently asked you what you were all watching on TV currently and to share your top picks via our stories – so here are all the top TV recommendations you sent in! We have broken it down into where you can watch these shows (Netflix, Sky, BBC, ITV and…

Sausage and Sweet Pepper Bolognese Pasta Bake

Here is the recipe I shared on our Stories on Saturday afternoon. This meal is perfect if you have friends coming over in the evening and want to pre-make something that you can just put in the oven and re-heat when everyone gets hungry (drinking lots of cocktails will do…