Author: Mel

10 Christmas food gifts:

10 Christmas food gifts:

As food lovers, we love nothing more than to receive a food related gift at Christmas. There are many Christmas food gifts available. Here, some ideas for quality, interesting foodie gifts to please the gourmet enthusiasts in your life. Spice it up: Curry fans will 

10 Eco Gifts for Christmas

10 Eco Gifts for Christmas

I love to buy gifts for loved ones but hate to add to the consumerism of the festive period. Here are some stocking fillers and eco gifts for the environmentally conscious. Georganics Electric Toothbrush: If you love an electric toothbrush but hate the plastic and 

Dogs and Fireworks: How to help them

Dogs and Fireworks: How to help them

Fireworks can be a joyful time for us humans. This is not always the case for our dogs. Dogs can find this time of year truly terrifying, after all, dogs and fireworks are not a natural mix. I wouldn’t describe Jarvis’ fear as extreme (if 

Cambridge Food- MJP@TheShepherds

Cambridge Food- MJP@TheShepherds

We enjoy the sociable, sharing element of the small plates style of dining. As a slightly food obsessed, greedy couple this allows us to try as much of the menu as possible! Imagine our delight to hear about the opening of a restaurant offering this 

Planning my First Skiing Holiday

Planning my First Skiing Holiday

Have you thought about if and where you would like to travel when it is safe and accessible to do so? Booking a getaway seems like a distant memory right now but hopefully soon we will be able to see the world again. Perhaps we 

Meat-free Meals: Mushroom Mac and Cheese Recipe

Meat-free Meals: Mushroom Mac and Cheese Recipe

Many of us are now making a conscious effort to incorporate more meat-free meals in our weekly menu planning.  Isn’t it great when we find really delicious and satisfying vegetarian or vegan recipes to help us do this?  Comfort food: One of my favourite meat-free 

Why I have Joined the Canine Partners Fit For 30 Challenge

Why I have Joined the Canine Partners Fit For 30 Challenge

I have recently joined the #fitfor30challenge to raise awareness and money for the brilliant Canine Partners. I heard about Canine Partners via social media and couldn’t wait to get involved. Who are Canine Partners? Canine Partners are a registered charity who match people with physical 

Arthritis in dogs- how to help

Arthritis in dogs- how to help

Sadly, some dogs may suffer with arthritis. While it may be difficult to address the underlying causes of arthritis, there are lifestyle considerations to help your dog in their everyday life. What is arthritis? Arthritis refers to the joint becoming swollen. This is as a 

Luxury dog friendly cottages: Culhawk House, Angus Glens

Luxury dog friendly cottages: Culhawk House, Angus Glens

We’ve had a great summer holiday this year. Back up to our favourite destination, the beautiful Scotland, but to two new contrasting locations. We spent the first week in the Scottish Borders at the lovely Cosaig Cottage in a bustling town, then moved on to 

Dog friendly cottages Scotland: Cosaig Cottage Review

Dog friendly cottages Scotland: Cosaig Cottage Review

We found Cosaig Cottage via Twitter and couldn’t wait to visit. I have to admit, as a hound lover, I was first lured in by the photographs of Luke (the owners beautiful greyhound) but the stunning scenery secured the booking. Cosaig is a top choice