Tag Archives: Summer

Marinated Lamb Kebabs

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We briefly saw some sunshine, which coincided with a family visit, so we had a BBQ and I got the chance to make these delicious kebabs. Makes 10 kebabs 500g Lamb (cut into 2.5cm cubes) 2 Red Onions (quartered) 2 … Continue reading

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Halloumi Kebabs

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When Summer is officially here, be prepared for a BBQ with this delicious recipe! makes 8 kebabs 2 medium courgette 1 orange pepper 1 large red onion 250g low fat halloumi cheese , cut into 16 chunks 16 cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

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City Breaks – Photos

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Adam and I have been lucky enough to take a lot of city breaks and explore Europe over the last 7+ years, we have travelled to Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Rome, Paris and Croatia. This year we’re off to Sete in … Continue reading

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Wholesome Bean Salad

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I LOVE beans and have come up with a lovely lunch to use these little fellas in! Rocket (chopped) Cherry Tomatoes (halved) Cucumber (chopped chunky) Black Olives Sun-dried Tomatoes (chopped) Tuna or chopped Chorizo Cannellini Beans / Flageolet Beans / … Continue reading

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Courgette & Green Tomato Chutney

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In our second year of gardening we have had a bumper crop of courgettes (some of which grew to marrow size) and a mixture of other delights. So we decided to make chutney again. Courgette and Green Tomato Chutney – … Continue reading

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Quick Banana Ice Cream

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I have found a very quick and easy way to make banana ice cream – it’s delicious and a great way to use up overripe bananas! marenda.biz Serves 2 2 Ripe Bananas (cut into slices) 2-3 tbsp Milk Splash of … Continue reading

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Wedding Project 5; Wedding Day Activities

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We set up some activities for our wedding guests to participate in, with a nod to Alice in Wonderland as a theme. We asked two friends to help us with a photo booth, the camera was set up at the … Continue reading

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Mr & Mrs Bicycle

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Adam and I….soon to be wed…now have a pair of matching Mr & Mrs bicycles! We got Adam’s a few weeks ago and I got mine a few months ago. I have really been enjoying my shortened trip to work each … Continue reading

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Easy Fresh Summer Pasta

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Serves 4 500g Penne 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Red Onion (chopped) 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Courgette Handful of Cherry Tomatoes Splash Lemon Juice Grated Parmesan Basil Cook the pasta for about 10mins, meanwhile heat the oil very gently (optional … Continue reading

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Brambly Hedge Books

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I have incredibly fond memories of my Mum reading the Brambly Hedge books to me as a child and later reading them myself. Enthralled by the story, the characters and the beautiful illustrations inside, I was transported into the most … Continue reading

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