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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! How did the first month of 2020 go for you all? Have you been enjoying some great books? In January, I read 4 books. 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 […] 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…

Reading Goals For 2020

Hello! I hope you’ve enjoyed some time relaxing and reading lately. Today I want to talk about reading goals for 2020. I love reading. I love setting goals. So, setting my reading goals is embarrassingly enjoyable! I talked about how I went with last year’s goals in my 2019 Reading Goals Wrap Up post. I’m […] Read more…

The Huntress – Book Review

Where do I start? This book is amazing. Absolutely stunning. The Huntress, by Kate Quinn, moved quickly and surely up my list of favourites, even before I’d finished it, and now sits in the company of the likes of The Book Thief. Pages:  560 Published: Feb 26, 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Medium I consumed it in: Physical […] Read more…