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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Well, let me start off by saying how totally pampered and spoilt I feel. This is all down to the lovely people at Hazel Green Hampers, who very kindly sent me, not one, but two of their luxury hampers to…

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Last month for the Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge, I made Cappuccino Crème Brulées, which were very tasty indeed, for the month of July, I’m making White Chocolate Butterscotch Blondies. These scrumptious little squares are so easy to make…

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I started the new Currently Loving posts in June after reading about them on other blogs and thought they were such a great idea. Here are my current loves selections for July and don’t forget to tell me about your current loves in…

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I think it’s pretty safe to say that I have completely fallen in love with Italy and the whole Italian way of life. I love the beautiful cities (check out what I thought about Venice and the Venetian islands), I love the amazing culture and I also love…

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