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Food // The Best Food Delivery Apps of 2016

Long gone are the days of takeaway menus and having to ring through your order for collection. Now we have hundreds of restaurants and food options available to us, literally at the end of our fingertips. Yes, we can still get our favourite Indian, Chinese or pizza dishes, but why not see what else is on offer and try new foods? Restaurants ranging from McDonald’s to Michelin Star establishments can be found on apps, and their menu’s perused at our leisure. Here are some of the best food  ...

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Travel // Our Anniversary Weekend in the Lake District

Nick and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary at the end of September! Woohoo! It’s been quite the year, but we made it! We decided to go away for the weekend (sans children) to our favourite place: the Lake District. Some of you may remember it’s where we spent our amazing foodie Honeymoon, and although we didn’t end up at L’enclume this time (sadly), we still had a wonderful weekend away. On the Saturday we left the children and headed up to the Lakes.  ...

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Life // Treating my Husband with Debenhams

A few weeks ago the lovely folk at Debenhams got in touch and asked me whether I’d like to treat Nick to anything from their vast range of items. I replied (rather obviously) with a resounding yes! Nick completely and utterly deserves to be spoilt. Not only is he such a wonderful, supportive husband – and one that grounds my romantic, creative personality – but he has been especially amazing over this summer. I’ve found our relocation to Yorkshire very tough; most of  ...

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Family Fun Reviews, Food, Review

Family Fun // The Cadbury Owl Cake #FreetheJoy

Busby and I love baking together, so when the fabulous folk at Cadbury set us the rather delicious task of baking an owl cake (with LOTS of scrummy Cadbury chocolate), we couldn’t wait to get (egg) cracking and #FreetheJoy. We were given a yummy, basic chocolate sponge recipe to work from, which was very easy to follow. You can find the recipe over on the Huffington Post here. It gave Busby the opportunity to do lots of counting, weighing and measuring! We had fun putting the  ...

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Food // How to cook the perfect steak

I ate so much steak during H-Bear’s pregnancy, but even before creating a baby who needed tons of red meat, we were huge fans of steak at Make, Do & Push! HQ, and I must say that Nick cooks our steaks rather well. He loves his steak rare, and I love mine medium-rare (but on the rarer side!). There’s nothing quite like homemade wedges, a homemade winter slaw, and a beautiful steak (with a large glass of Malbec) to create the perfect evening in. The lovely folk at Jamie  ...

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