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Thursday, 28 February 2013

Clover Seedburst Hot Cross Muffins...


Makes 9

Preparation time: 45 minutes - 1 hour rising time
Cooking time: 18 minutes
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Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop...



Welcome to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up your Wordless / not so Wordless Wednesday photo posts each week...

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013

adidas Boosts, London Marathon Training, Run Streak And British Heart Foundation...



I along with my husband and one of my sons who are also runners have been following the lead up to the launch of the new adidas boost trainer. It was only last week my husband brought home a Metro paper with the boost on the back page and said to me this is what you need for your London Marathon race.
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Monday, 25 February 2013

25/02 Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays, hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judy-H-JS Thought where you can link up all your creative post each week.
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Sunday, 24 February 2013

Orange, Avocado and Pineapple Juice Smoothie ...


I love anything with avocados in it at the minute and smoothies are so much fun to make...
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Saturday, 23 February 2013

Share Your Style Saturday : Guest Post: Style Sud-Est And Blog Hop...


This week on share your style Saturday I am very happy to share my very first fashion guest blogger post,  Ariane from Style Sud -Est.
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Peachy Yogurt Milkshake...


This is a smoothie I made when we had some bad snow and did not have fresh fruit around the house so looking for bits in the cupboard to make my milkshake.


I made this peachy yogurt milkshake which tastes sweat, sour and very moreish all rolled into one!!
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Friday, 22 February 2013

22/02 Link Up Your Favourite Posts This Week : Welcome To The Weekend Hop ...


 
Thanks for stopping by and linking up to the weekend blog hop, we are happy you are here and hope you have fun hopping around and finding new blogs to read, follow and comment on.
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Thursday, 21 February 2013

What I Wore...



Outfit-
  • Jumper - Primark
  • Dress - Matalan
  • Necklace - One from my old shop
  • Tights - Primark
  • Boot - Car boot sale
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Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Spring Is On The Way : Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.


Welcome to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up your Wordless / not so Wordless Wednesday photo posts each week..
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Monday, 18 February 2013

Click & Collect With Matalan...


Last week I received an email from Matalan telling me they had recently launched a click and collect service where you can buy your shopping online and collect in store. I was also asked if I would like to try the service out and let them know my thoughts.
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Banana S'Mores : Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays, hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judy-H-JS Thought where you can link up all your creative post each week. Been a busy weekend and will be back with features next week :) Feel free to share the blog hop... Button at the side and blog code at the bottom...

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Saturday, 16 February 2013

Share Your Style Saturday Blog Hop...

“Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you.”Ralph Lauren
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Friday, 15 February 2013

15/02 Link Up Your Favourite Posts This Week : Welcome To The Weekend Hop ...


Welcome to the weekend blog hop where you can link up some of your favourite posts of the week. Simply link up to 3 different post or just your main blog.
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Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Orange Chocolate Flapjacks...

My daughter was off school today ill :(  So with nowhere and it snowing again, I decided to do some baking :( Here is what I came up with today to finish off the mixed peel from Christmas...
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Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Happy Pancake Day : Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop....


Welcome to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up your Wordless / not so Wordless Wednesday photo posts each week...
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Strawberry Shortbread Hearts...


Spoil the one you love with this Valentine's Day recipe...


Ingredients:
  • 225g salted butter, softened
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 225g plain flour

Icing:
  • 200g icing sugar, sifted
  • 4tbsp Rachel's low fat strawberry yogurt 
  • A few drops of pink colouring, if required

Makes 12 biscuits
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins

Method:
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas Mark 2.
  2. Lightly grease a baking tray.
  3. Place the butter and the sugar in a mixing bowl and beat together until pale.
  4. Add the flour and bring the mixture together until a soft dough is formed.
  5. Tip the dough onto a floured surface and using a floured hand gently roll out to ½ cm thickness.
  6. Using a heart shaped cutter, cut out the dough and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  7. Bake until golden brown for approximately ten minutes.
  8. Leave for five minutes on the tray to cool and then transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool completely.

To make the icing:
  1. Mix the icing sugar with the strawberry yogurt and beat until smooth, add the colouring and beat again.
  2. Using a small piping bag, pipe the strawberry icing within the contours of the biscuit.
  3. Allow to set.


Recipe and photo credit by Rachel's



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Share Your Style Saturday...Starting This Week...


A new blog hop starting this Saturday, link up any posts on style and fashion...

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Monday, 11 February 2013

Run Forrest, Run...


Run, Forrest, run! Run, Forrest! -Forrest Gump quote..
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10/02 Creative Mondays Blog Hop...


Hello and welcome to Creative Mondays, hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judy-H-JS Thought where you can link up all your creative post each week.
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Sunday, 10 February 2013

Brandied Chocolate Truffles...


Chocolate truffles with a surprise raspberry center to melt even the most unromantic of hearts.

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Saturday, 9 February 2013

Valentine Love Heart cakes...


I use to love, love, love, love heart sweets when I was little. Could not eat them, fast enough.
Ripping the packaging off to see what the next one said.


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Friday, 8 February 2013

08/02 Link Up Your Favourite Posts This Week : Welcome To The Weekend Hop ...


Welcome to the weekend blog hop where you can link up some of your favourite posts of the week. Simply link up to 3 different post or just your main blog....

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Chocolate Fondue...


Made in minutes, pour this wonderfully luxurious fondue into a pretty heart shaped cup or keep hot in a mini fondue bowl with a burner.


Serves 2
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Thursday, 7 February 2013

Banana And Blueberry Smoothie ...



Time for a smoothie recipe? Not posted any smoothies for a while so here goes. Banana and blueberries. Oh so yummy ...
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Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Sunshine On A Windy Day : Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop...

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Clairejustineoxox and Judyh-jsThoughts where you can link up your Wordless / not so Wordless Wednesday photo posts each week...

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Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Not Snow Again !! & #Runstreak Still Going On...


Could not believe it when I seen the snow was back this morning!! Just planning my spring wardrobe and here it turns up uninvited haha...
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