British seasonal food in June ingredients in season UK

British seasonal food in June

British seasonal food is delicious in June, and buying in season tends to represent the best value. The summer has arrived, bringing a riot of new flavours and colours along with it. Suddenly there’s a huge array of soft fruit to enjoy, along with salads and fresh-tasting vegetables, and delicate elderflowers. Here’s the big list […]

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When old fashioned money saving isnt as good as it used to be avocado with no toast

When old-fashioned money saving isn’t as good as it used to be

I’m all for using traditional money-saving techniques, but the good thrifty stuff isn’t always set in stone and we regularly need to go back and re-evaluate what works and what doesn’t. In particular, some of us might benefit from letting go of a few rigid ideas, especially when we’re commenting on other people’s choices or […]

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Penny Golightly kitchen garden update May 2017

May kitchen garden update

Time for a quick update from the kitchen garden. It’s a busy time of year for allotments and other grow your own adventures, and we’re enjoying a mini heatwave at the moment too so the garden’s doing pretty well. All my latest sowing of herbs have done well (picture above), so they’ve been thrown into […]

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Landon Tyler candle diffuser review Chesil Beach

Review: Landon Tyler’s Chesil Beach range

I’m always on the lookout for good quality homewares that are reasonably priced, and Landon Tyler is a brand that I’ve had a lot of luck with. Today I’m reviewing their Chesil Beach home fragrance products. The product range includes a 200g scented candle in a glass jar, a three-wick candle, a 100ml fragrance diffuser, […]

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