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Lime Tree Cookies

What do we have here?! A cookie recipe from me that isn’t for choc chip cookies? Who knew that was possible?! Thanks to a glut of limes from the family tree though, it’s true…here is a recipe for LIME cookies! Not a drop of chocolate in sight (sorry…). Ingredients: 2 cups almond meal 1/4 cup […] Read more…

First Lines Friday

Happy Friday! I saw a great Friday feature post today and I want to join in. It’s a fun way to glimpse a book without the cover or blurb – it looks at the first lines instead! The opening lines of a book are so crucial and are often incredibly impactful and intriguing.  So let’s […] Read more…

Sweet and crunchy chocolates

This week I was looking to make a really quick, chocolatey sweet treat, but I wanted to keep it healthy. I’m loving dates, brazil nuts and buckinis at the moment, so I came up with this simple recipe, which took no time at all to put together (and eat). You can use any mix-ins you […] Read more…

How to Fail: Book Review

Hi all! I hope you’re staying safe and reading lots (or a little – however much makes you happy). The book I want to tell you about (and rave about) today is How to Fail: Everything I’ve Ever Learned From Things Going Wrong by Elizabeth Day. Pages: 352  Published: April 4, 2019 Genre: Non fiction, memoir, autobiography  Medium […] Read more…

Chocbanoffee Tart

Creamy banana filling, date toffee and chocolate. Sounds delicious, right?! I love banoffee, so it’s no real surprise that I’d eventually try to adapt it and make a recipe that is healthy, and dairy, gluten and egg free. Depending on your tolerance level, this can be fructose friendly too. And it’s me – I have […] Read more…

The Dream Daughter – Book Review

I’ve been so lucky with my reading recently – I have picked up yet another book that has made it onto my favourites list! This one is The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain, and it is incredible. Pages: 371 Published: October 2, 2018 Genre: Historical, science and suspense fiction Medium I consumed it in: Audiobook This novel […] Read more…

Four Mini Book Reviews

Hi everyone! Have you been enjoying some great books lately? I read 4 books this month. I know this is peanuts for some, but for me, that’s a good effort! In terms of my 2020 reading goals, I’ve accomplished one already by doing so! *You can read about my goals in my Reading Goals for […] Read more…

10 Goals For 2020

Hello! At the beginning of 2019, I wrote a post called 19 Things For 2019. I chatted about how I went with these goals in my Mid Year Goals Check In post, and in my 2019 Things For 2019 Wrap Up post. Today I’m here to set 10 Goals For 2020. Yes – I’m not doing 20 […] Read more…