It’s All About The Shoes…….recreating the look without breaking the bank.

What is going on with the shoe department at M&S?? They've gone seriously high fashion with their Christmas range this year and now they're on sale at really great prices. I indulged in a feeding frenzy there yesterday and now I'm deciding which ones are the keepers. The blue and pink Manolo-esque ones (£16) are … Continue reading It’s All About The Shoes…….recreating the look without breaking the bank.

Breathtakingly beautiful Skye…………and Loch Ness.

We fancied a bit of the highlands and islands for our October break this year. We duly booked return flights to Inverness and then set about researching where to stay. The Telegraph ‘best of’ travel guides are usually pretty reliable so we booked ‘The House Over-by’ which is connected to the ‘Three Chimneys’ restaurant in … Continue reading Breathtakingly beautiful Skye…………and Loch Ness.

Hot Toddys And Some Winter Treats

We're in the thick of the Christmas countdown here. The boys have perfected their hot toddy recipe and have kindly allowed me use of it for this blog (see below). We've been busy making the red cabbage and cranberry sauce in readiness for tomorrow and the kitchen smells authentically wonderful. "It's beginning to feel a … Continue reading Hot Toddys And Some Winter Treats