We are half way through October already and so it’s time for The Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge. Last month saw me making delicate, melt in the mouth Viennese Whirls, which were just heavenly, this month I am baking delicious,…

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Last weekend, my family and I decided to hop along to the rural village of Holme in Cambridgeshire to experience their Life on the Holme Front 1940’s weekend. Having never experienced a 1940’s weekend before, I wasn’t quite sure what to…

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Whilst in London recently celebrating my mum’s birthday, we just had to visit the well known street, Portobello Road in Notting Hill. Famous for its antiques market on Saturdays and for a fabulous collection of independent shops, this place is perfect if you’re looking to…

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My mum has recently celebrated a very special birthday and amongst many, many other ways of celebrating (there’s been quite a few), she wanted to take myself and my sister to London for a girly, family weekend away and enjoy even…

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With my summer holiday memories still whirling around joyfully in my head, I just had to write about another beautiful town in Tuscany that we were lucky enough to visit when we holidayed in Italy this summer. Recommended to us by the…

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As we’re three quarters of the way through the year, it’s time for September’s Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge. Last month saw me baking a Frangipane Tart, which was delicious and fruity, perfect for entertaining on summer days. This month…

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We’ve all heard of the new wave band The Police and frontman Sting in particular and what fantastic music they have produced and developed over the years, but did you know that Sting has his very own vineyard and estate in Tuscany and…

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I have wanted to visit the beautiful town of Cortona ever since I watched Under the Tuscan Sun, a film based on the memoirs of American author Frances Mayes, who bought and restored an abandoned villa in the Tuscan countryside. I…

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For our summer vacation this year, my family and I decided we would have a change from our usual holiday destination of the south of France and venture off to the beautiful area of Tuscany, to soak up some bella Italian sun. As you…

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We are in August already and that can mean only one thing, it’s time for the Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge. Last month saw me baking White Chocolate Butterscotch Blondies, which were heaven on a plate, for the month of August…

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