Make Mother’s Day with this sweet nutty baklava


If you’re in the UK (or your mother is!) you should know that this Sunday (31st March) is Mothering Sunday. When I was growing up, my little sister and I would always pick Mum a bunch of flowers from the garden, and put it in a glass on the kitchen table. I’m sure we used to buy cards too (or…

You are amazing! I know! Believe in yourself!


Sometimes we put ourselves down. We think we are not good enough. We think we don’t achieve enough. We think everyone else is doing better than us. Where did this come from? Who told you that? Are you making it all up in your head?! Everyone has their own strengths and they are never comparable to anyone else – not…

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Need Vegan Umami? Wow with this easy Stew


No, it’s not meat! πŸ˜› I almost didn’t post it as it looked too meaty, but it was so easy and tasted so good that I couldn’t not share it with you! You know sometimes you can’t be bothered to cook and wish you could just throw it all in a pot and hey presto, a delicious meal comes out?…

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Do Something Unexpected – Make Their Day!


Just a reminder today, that no matter what life throws at you, as well as making time for yourself, you should always make time for others. Just a smile, a hello, a kind word could make all the difference to someone’s day. πŸ€— It doesn’t have to be someone you know, a simple gesture to acknowledge the work of the…

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Brighten up your weekend with this Brilliant breakfast


Breakfast! You know you should always eat something first thing right? Well, you wouldn’t drive your car without putting fuel in it (or charging it πŸ˜› !) I know some people can’t face anything first thing, but we should all try to eat within a couple of hours of waking – even if it’s just a piece of fruit! πŸŒπŸπŸ‡…

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You need chocolate cake! Your special reward!


Yes! Sometimes we just need cake! πŸ™‚ If you’ve had a week like mine… cake is most definitely in order! A good cake will make you forget everything and a good chocolate cake, well, that’s just doubly good! πŸ˜› This chocolate cake is layered with fresh raspberry puree and a creamy coconut layer. So good! πŸ˜€ You can layer with…

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Opportunities abound, what can you achieve?


Opportunities come and opportunities go, but what do you do with them? Maybe you think too much? Should I? Shouldn’t I? What if this? What if that? Then the door is closed and you missed out! What if you just leapt and said yes? It would save all that time wondering, thinking, over-thinking! If you think back to something you…

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Who needs a simple pancake recipe for Pancake Day?


Please tell me you love pancakes as much as I do! πŸ˜› πŸ˜€ πŸ₯ž You do know that next week is Pancake Day right? or Shrove Tuesday? Yay… any excuse to eat pancakes – not that you really need an excuse, but just in case you do!Β  We have them for breakfast or brunch mostly, thin pancakes, or thick pancakes,…

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I believe you can and you will! Do you?


You are amazing! You do know that right? 🌟 Just look at your life. Look what you have achieved. 🌟 There’s more than that. Look closer. Really look at your life. 🌟 See what you have achieved. Write it down. 🌟 You know there’s still more… think harder! 🌟 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Now think about something you want to do. Maybe something…

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