Two Japanese Noodle Dishes With A Twist

I’m not overly familiar with Japanese food but am trying to learn more about it. Sean has been to Japan before and I’ve heard lots of stories about the weird and wonderful food he tried when he was there. I’m…

5 Very Easy Vegan Weight Watchers Recipes

Ah, January. The month of so much optimism and new beginnings, and also the month of restriction for so many. After the excesses of last year, I’m one of the many thousands of people who are on a diet and…

I'm Melissa, and I started my lifestyle blog in 2015 to share my everyday life and loves. I live in the beautiful Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, with my fiance Sean and our cat Zak.

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Wine…the love of my life (apart from Sean, of course). I absolutely love wine, despite knowing very little about it. All I know is that I like what I like. Rich reds are my favourite, particularly in the winter. I…

Quick & Easy Recipes For A Healthy Start To The Year

If you’re considering ways to be healthier in 2018, like I am, you’ll be interested in ways to improve your diet quickly and easily. I’ve been guilty of not eating enough vegetables or getting enough fibre in the past couple…

A Christmas Boozy Truffle Workshop

Cooking classes are high up on the list of things I want to do more of. I live very close to Harts Barn Cookery School, and when my friend suggested we sign up for one of their classes I immediately…

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The Weighhouse Street Deli By Deliciously Ella

Christmas isn’t Christmas without a lovely shopping trip and a nice lunch in the middle of it. On a recent day out in London, my friend and I chose to seek out the Weighhouse Street Deli by Deliciously Ella. We’re…

11 Quick & Easy Christmas Cocktails

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but it’s also a really busy time of year with Christmas parties and get togethers. I’ve put together this guide of 11 super easy and quick to make Christmas cocktails. They can be made…

Healthy Meals Delivered To Your Door With Allplants

Even though it’s not even Christmas yet, I’m starting to feel the effects of the extra food and drinks that are around at this time of year. It’s a lot of fun, but my thoughts are already turning to what…

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If, like me, you love a really good bottle of wine, then read on because I have some fab news for you. I seem to fall more in love with wine all the time. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a…