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  • Crepe Affaire

    Sweet and Savoury Crêpe at Crêpe Affaire, Newcastle

    We’ve been slowly working our way around Newcastle latest foodie focus, in Eldon Square. Grey’s Quarter is full of great options to snack and munch on with a variety of budgets. Today is Crêpe Affaire’s turn. To celebrate their 1 year anniversary in the Grey’s Quarter, they approached several bloggers to review their Crêpes. We couldn’t say […]

  • Meadowside Scarborough holiday let

    Our Secret Scarborough Retreat

    Nearly 10 years ago my parents decided to buy a holiday home in Scarborough.  I hadn’t been to the seaside town for years and couldn’t really remember having visited in my childhood.  I really had no idea what to expect. Myself, my Mam, Dad, brother Phil and 6 week old Imogen in the maxi cosi […]

  • Basilico Gosforth High Street

    Basilico Gosforth

    Gosforth High Street has lots of restaurants, but one has been shrouded in mystery and we’d always passed it by. I only know two people that have been to Basilico and I felt it was time to give it a try. Basilico Gosforth High Street Basilico is located at the Town moor end of the […]

  • Jojo siwa microphone and bodacious bow

    JoJo Siwa Microphone and Bodacious Bow

    Not long now until Christmas and finding the right gifts is getting harder and harder. Abigail is insisting on a Dog or a Dog! So I’m sure anything less than canine, will not do, but since we started reviewing toys on The Hoopsters youtube channel we’ve found a collection of toys that seem to stick! […]

  • The Evolution of McDonalds

    Behind the scenes at McDonalds

    On Thursday evening I was invited to take a tour of the Silverlink McDonalds restaurant to see how modern technology is changing the face of this well-known fast food brand.  McDonalds have been in the UK since 1974 and have expanded with over 1,249 branches in the UK alone.   Like most people we are partial […]

  • AO.com Christmas Gifts 2017

    Christmas Gifting Challenge with AO.com

    A few weeks back we were approached by Ao.com to be part of their Christmas gifting challenge.  In short, we needed to buddy up with another blogger to select a gift they would love and they would reciprocate with a gift for us.  All very exciting!! Deborah at Country Heart and Home was our blogger […]

  • Cheated out of my ancestral home

    Many years ago my Dad started to tell me a story about how he should have been living in a manor. Apparently, he had “proof” of how he’d lost his ancestral home. Information about hidden graves of children who had no nameplates or plaques. A tomb behind a secretly blocked up crypt. Buried workmen crushed […]

  • Things to do in Skegness

    8 Things to do in Skegness

    We were looking for things to do in Skegness, that wasn’t Butlins. Don’t get me wrong we love staying and playing in Butlins, but there has to be more to the area. So, on our Halloween week break, we left the safety of the chalets to find what else there is to do in Skegness. […]

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