Birmingham’s Top 5 Pizza Places

If you are hankering for a hot sizzling slice in Birmingham today, look no further: here are your top 5 places to hit up and satisfy your pizza cravings. La Vera Wood Oven Pizzeria Voted one of the ten best budget cafes and restaurants in Birmingham by the Guardian, La Vera Wood Oven Pizzeria offers a quality dining experience and a trendy environment. Nothing beats a wood oven pizza, bubbly dough and a variety of toppings to choose from. With the fireplace as the focal point, the environment is airy, inviting and family friendly. Whether it is date night or family pizza night, La Vera is the perfect place to…

How To: Food Festival

We are avid foodies, and as such we have been to plenty of food festivals. We love world food days, vegan fests, meat festivals and seasonal ones too. During that time we’ve gotten much better at knowing what to bring and how to navigate the food festival. Here are five quick tips for getting the most out of the festivals. Arrive early. This one is really important, there tends to be fewer people when you arrive early and you can take a more leisurely stroll around and plot out roughly what foods you want to try and the route to get to them later. Bring change. When we went to our…

The Nobel Greece Prize – The Most Ridiculously Amazing Places In Greece You Need To Visit.

With over 100 islands to visit, you may be thinking how can I possibly choose where to go? Well, there are a few places in particular that are worth a mention. Greece Greece is a geographically large country bordering Bulgaria and Albania in southeastern Europe. It’s made of a large land mass, and thousands of smaller Islands dotted throughout the Aegean sea. It’s these island, in particular, that makes it a hugely popular location for family breaks. Mostly due to their hot weather, coastline, and beautiful blue sea.   Rhodes Rhodes is one of the larger Greek islands in the Aegean sea. Its coastal towns are popular holiday resorts, and…

Destress with Online Bingo

Play, win and have fun with your dear friends. Do you just need more? Playing fun packed games of online bingo every day keeps your stresses away! Amazed? Don’t be, because you got me totally right! Online bingo acts as a perfect stress-buster when you indulge in the games after your daily chores. The bingo sites come with exciting range of games, incredible prizes and offers all on an  exclusive interactive chat featured platform to provide you endless fun and entertainment. The best part of online bingo are the social aspects which give you a fantastic chance to socialise with your online neighbours while your session of games like bingo…

Tips To Transform Your Garden So That It’s A Safe Zone For Your Toddler

A garden is a perfect place for you to spend time with your kid. They can get some fresh air and stay active in the outdoors. However, you need to be so careful with little toddlers who are starting to walk as there are many potential dangers that they face in the garden. Here are some tips for parents to transform your garden so that it’s a safe zone for your toddler. Pixabay Add plenty of shade When you are outside with your little one, you are going to be in the direct sunshine. As much as it’s nice to get some sun, you are putting your toddler at risk…

Incredibly Romantic Getaways For You And Your Love

If you’ve been Mummy and Daddy for a while now, you might be aching for a little time as husband and wife. Raising kids is incredibly rewarding, but there are times when you miss having all that time to yourselves. If you’re hoping to find a long weekend for a romantic getaway soon, there are lots of things to consider. Here are some of the most amazing places you can spend some quality time together: Italy There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Italy is a romantic destination. Just a four-hour flight away, it can make the ideal weekend break. Now all you need to do is pick a…

Finding The Most Amazing Photography Locations: The Very Best Advice!

Photography is an art form that constantly requires new surroundings. The fantastic thing about being someone who is always glued to their camera is that wherever you go, you can find new things to explore. However, sometimes you don’t want to wonder about seeing what beautiful things you stumble across. Instead, you have an idea for a piece in mind and need to find the ideal location for it. This can sometimes be easy, especially when the perfect place pops instantly to mind. While other times, finding that ideal place to do a shoot can be a little more complicated and can take longer to get sorted. To make the…

Grow with MAM! #growwithmam

We are a MAM Blogger so with the help of my smallest helper we have planted some seeds as part of the #growwithmam campaign. MAM are committed to the well-being of babies and they operate sustainably. Ivy was really excited with the planting part of the campaign and me? I am really happy to be working alongside a company that saves 48% CO2 vs electric sterilising and 85% versus boiling water sterilisation. Little helping hands, much like swapping to MAM Anti-Colic Self-Sterilising bottles, can make a huge difference. She sprinkled the seeds into little pots filled with damp soil. and in a few weeks time we will have even more…

Why #BlackLivesMatter is Necessary – Guest Post

  Before you read the piece below I’d like to thank Trudy from Rendezvous En New York for writing this for my blog to share with you. I would love to be able to write something on the subject but the truth is I couldn’t do it justice. This is Why #BlackLivesMatter is Necessary and I hope you enjoy it and take away something from it.  Let me preface by saying I write for a travel and lifestyle blog, but it doesn’t make politics or current events any less vital to me because if it. This is my reality as a Black woman in the United States and although I choose to focus…

Simple Primula Recipes

I love cheese in the post. So do the girls. So I let them come up with some Simple Primula Recipes to share with you all. Italian Meat Stuff with Cheese This one is super easy. Take chilled meat like Salami Ventricina or Prosciutto. Lay them flat. Run a strip of the cheese across it, and roll it up!   Pepper Pot Dip This one is really simple again. Take a pepper, we used a green on. Cut the top off and save it to be used as a lid. Layer the inside with Primula, cheddar and meat. Put the lid back on. Bake in the over for about 15…

Lazy Lavender Loaf

I love baking bread but sometimes I don’t have time to get all the ingredients, or I want the kids to help and often it’s easier to take a few shortcuts. This Lazy Lavender Loaf is very easy because it’s straight out of a mix bag and you add the lavender yourself. I picked up some lavender from Tiger a couple of weekends ago, with the intention to make a loaf. I grabbed a bag of bread mix too. It says on the pack you can add butter as an optional extra. So I did. I had a lovely creamy butter sent to me from Wykes a week or so ago.…

Bored Of Potatoes? Here’s How To Bring Them To Life!

Getting enough fruit and veg in your diet is essential for many of the key nutrients that keep us fit and healthy. You know you need to eat them. You know your kids need to eat them. But knowing something is right and feeling like doing it are two very different things, as we can all agree. Take, for example, the humble potato. A great source of carbohydrates and other nutrients, the health benefits of eating enough potatoes are there for all to see. But take a quick straw poll about how excited people are to eat them. If that straw poll comes back saying “Meh”, then you’re in line…