Food & Drink

Expanding My Horizons With 31 Dover {AD-GIFTED}

17th August 2017

Earlier in the year we went to Lake Garda in Italy for our friends’ wedding. It was a brilliant holiday full of laughter, food and drink, and the area itself is absolutely stunning (dedicated post about it to follow).   While we were out there, as well as making the most of the incredible local pizza’s […]

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Royal Hotel Southend, Blogger Meet Up {AD-REVIEW}

15th May 2017

I make no secret of my love for The Royal Hotel Southend; from the first time I visited it got well and truly under my skin and I’m always looking forward to the next time I get to return.   Being my favourite restaurant and bar in Essex, I’m constantly recommending it to people for family […]

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Lower Barn Farm, Rayleigh Essex {AD-REVIEW}

10th December 2016

If I was told I could only eat one more meal for the rest of my life there is no question which one I would opt for – a roast dinner. Meat, vegetables, Yorkshire puddings and roast potatoes. Oh boy, roast potatoes…   During the colder months of the year, a roast dinner is my […]

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Royal Hotel Southend-on-Sea {AD-REVIEW}

3rd December 2016

A few weeks ago, Ben and I enjoyed one of the best ‘date days’ we’ve had for a while when we were invited along to sample the delights of the newly refurbished Royal Hotel Southend-on-Sea.   The Royal Hotel is a building I’m fairly familiar with having gone to college for 3-years in Southend and often […]

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Blogtober #3: Recipe – Healthy Dog Treats

3rd October 2016

If you’ve read a few of my previous posts you’ll know that over the past couple of months I’ve been struggling a little bit; feeling stuck in a little rut of misery and unable to dig my way out. After moping about and, quite frankly, boring myself with my mardiness, I decided it was high […]

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Learning To Love Gin with Warner Edwards {AD-GIFTED}

26th November 2015

I’m a creature of habit. I always order the same curry (chicken tikka masala from my local nut-free Indian restaurant), the same pizza (chicken feast with olives, peppers and sweetcorn) and the same drinks – either a Southern Comfort and Coke or a Sauvignon Blanc (Chilean preferably, but New Zealand comes a very close second). […]

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Recipe: Baileys Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart

15th October 2015

We all love a recipe post, right? Well, you’re in for a treat; I’ve got a right good’un for you today!   A few weeks ago we went round my best bud Carly’s house for dinner. I never like to turn up empty handed so usually arrive at her doorstep carrying a bottle or two […]

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Rhythm Kitchen at Intu Lakeside {AD-REVIEW}

19th September 2015

A few weeks ago I told you about intu Lakeside’s Personal Stylist service which was a complete revelation to me, although it has been available for years. Whilst visiting on that occasion, Ben and I decided to grab a bite to eat so headed to the top floor where the food court is located.   And what a […]

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