Author Archives: Vicky

Fishy Fishy CookBook Giveaway

Exciting! A free giveaway! I have been sent this glossy hardback recipe book to give away in a competition. What is interesting about this book other than the great photography and delicious recipes? It has Dermot O’Leary in it, which … Continue reading

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Budget Meal Plan No.2

It is another budget meal plan week for me. I have really been putting my thinking cap on and trying to use up everything from my larder. Luckily for me I have over the last couple of months always put … Continue reading

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Total Greek Yogurt & My Daddy Cooks

Last Sunday we were invited to Potters Field, right at the foot of Tower Bridge, for an event hosted by Total Greek Yogurt. Blogger, food writer & radio presenter Nick Coffer of My Daddy Cooks was demonstrating with his 4 … Continue reading

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Budget Meal Plan

After my holidays I had to plan a week of very cheap meals. My budget had been blown on holiday and I had to make some savings! Here is my budget meal plan: Stir fry noodles with veg, peanuts and … Continue reading

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My Holidays

Oh my goodness, how long is it since I last blogged! I’ve been enjoying an extended holiday season in Southwold and North Norfolk.  I should have got blogging last week, but my son made friends with a gang of kids … Continue reading

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Brioche Sandwich Making

This week I had to make a lot of sandwiches for a funeral; sadly my husband’s Granny passed away. I was pleased to be given this job and got up at 6am on the day to make sure everything was … Continue reading

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Money Saving Tips – Guest Post

I was delighted to have an email from a reader sharing their own ideas. A big thank you to Caroline Wilson for her top money saving tips: Caroline writes: “I have cut my online shop from £70 a week to about … Continue reading

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Jimmy’s Farm

We finally found time to take our boy to visit Jimmy’s Farm. We made a stop off on our way to our family holiday in Southwold, Suffolk. This is the third time we’ve visited but was George’s first trip and … Continue reading

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I’ve mentioned before that for Christmas my husband bought me a great new cook book called ‘Forgotten Skills of Cooking’ by Darina Allen of the internationally acclaimed Irish cookery school Ballymaloe. Reading the book last weekend found a fantastic, simple … Continue reading

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Breakfast Rolls

My husband loves to have toast for breakfast at the weekends, but I’m not a fan of mass produced bread. There has been a lot of bad press lately about supermarket bread and if you are interested I’ve found a … Continue reading

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