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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…