Dairy-free peanut butter hot chocolate

I’ve recently started to struggle with lactose, and, as such have cut it out my diet to reduce the stomach pains and bloating. I find that whenever I try and cut something out my diet – whether for health reasons or a January challenge – it becomes all-consuming and I can’t think about anything else! This…

Courgette crisps

After slightly overdoing it on homemade courgetti recently, I wanted to try something new with this versatile veg. I bought a ‘crisp maker’ from France a few years ago which I’ve barely used since my ex sliced the top of his finger off on its first use, resulting in a lot of blood, a trip…

Handmade Wedding Crafting

Yesterday we got crafty. Fi and Hilly are getting married in just 2 months, so it was all hands on deck to help get the table decorations made. I thought I’d share a few of our creations, but please don’t expect any help from me on twine or double-sided-tape-related activities again any time soon! Our first task was…

So long 2014. Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! This year I came up with a really inventive idea. It turns out, it is actually an idea that already exists and loads of people I know have already done it before. But, it was inventive to me, as I created it on my own anyway! We decided that we would…

A final farewell to Essaouira

I use my blog much as a diary. My grandma (Nannie) recently advised I keep a diary and I think this serves just the purpose, so you’ll have to forgive me for sharing a couple of final holiday updates, albeit a month behind schedule, as I want to preserve the final few memories somewhere safe.…

Essaouira in November. Day Uno

Part 2 of our Moroccan adventure takes place in Essaouira. We arrived in the early afternoon after a 3-hour coach journey from Marrakech. We chose to go with Supratours as we’d read it was a slightly nicer travel experience than the cheaper local buses. Unfortunately, your well-spent dirham won’t do anything to stop travel-sick German…