July 30, 2015

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Behind the Scenes: Gastronomia Il Ceppo

  Our final visit during our food trip of Italy was to Vicenza, the home of Gastronomia Il Ceppo. The visit didn't begin so well; we (read: Mike), entered the wrong address into the SatNav and … [Read More...]

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7 Great Ways to Keep in Touch When Travelling

  Over the last few years we have taken to travelling for greater periods of time than the usual one or two week holidays we used to have. Luckily, our jobs mean that we are able to work … [Read More...]

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20 Summer Bucket List Activities for All the Family

    Summer is here and that means it’s time to get the family out and about in the sunshine – hopefully! If you are wondering how to keep the kids occupied during the summer holidays … [Read More...]

In Travel:

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5 tourist attractions in Malta

  Malta is one of the Mediterranean’s premier destinations for anyone looking for a mix of relaxing beach time and an engaging cultural atmosphere. Whether you’re into floating along the coastline on a sailboat’s deck-top, walking beautiful stretches of sand, or exploring ancient cathedrals and castles, Malta has something fun available for all the family. […]

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Behind the Scenes: Gastronomia Il Ceppo

  Our final visit during our food trip of Italy was to Vicenza, the home of Gastronomia Il Ceppo. The visit didn’t begin so well; we (read: Mike), entered the wrong address into the SatNav and we ended up in the wrong place. A frantic and apologetic email to Riccardo (second left in photo above) […]

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In Recipes:

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Orange and Cinnamon Ice-cream

  It’s July. It’s summer. And in England that means nothing.  We have only been back from our travels a week and we are desperate to head off to warmer climes again. The dull, grey skies are positively autumnal and the rain… oh I try to tell myself that it’s good for the grass and […]

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Potato and Turkey BBQ Parcels

  This recipe is a delightful summer twist on the traditional Christmas roast dinner. Just throw it on the BBQ for an all-in-one meal – perfect for get-togethers or camping alike. Not barbecue weather? No problem – just pop the parcels in the oven instead. You’ll have to provide your own stocking fillers though! Perfect!   […]

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In Money:

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Top Tips on Baby Budgeting

    There will be many ups and downs throughout your journey of raising a child, but there are many things you can prepare for making those bumps in the road a little easier to get over. By making a clear plan that you can stick to and finding out what you can afford, it […]

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How to Save Money on your Grocery Bill

  We all love food because it is delicious. There is no better feeling than finishing your favourite meal and sitting back and relaxing, fulfilled by the plate of food you have just ravished! However, our love affair with food is not always positive. The groceries will forever be one of the most expensive outgoings […]

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In Home & Garden:

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The First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Purchasing Property

  Buying property is a very stressful business no matter who you are but negotiating your way through the house-buying process when you are a first-time buyer can be even more so. With no previous experience and the wealth of sometimes conflicting advice out there, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. The team at Water Pressure […]

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Review: Smartsun UV Indicator Wristbands

  Having been in Italy for a few weeks now, we’ve put into use all of the necessary bits we had acquired before we left to keep everyone as happy and healthy as possible. With temperatures reaching as high as 39°, making sure we keep safe in the sun is important. We’ve gone through many […]

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Why I Opted Out of the Slim Fast Challenge

  Whether you are fat or thin you are bound to know the one rule of losing weight: ‘eat less, move more’. It is not a difficult concept to understand but many people, including me, have trouble following it through. As I already explained, my problem is that I love food or, more to the point […]

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