Tipsy Tea For Three At Mr Fogg’s Residence

My mum has recently celebrated a very special birthday and amongst many, many other ways of celebrating (there’s been quite a few), she wanted to take myself and my sister to London for a girly, family weekend away and enjoy even…

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Strolling Around Montepulciano With Not A Vampire In Sight

With my summer holiday memories still whirling around joyfully in my head, I just had to write about another beautiful town in Tuscany that we were lucky enough to visit when we holidayed in Italy this summer. Recommended to us by the…

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The Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge ~ September

As we’re three quarters of the way through the year, it’s time for September’s Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge. Last month saw me baking a Frangipane Tart, which was delicious and fruity, perfect for entertaining on summer days. This month…

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Finding a Message In A Bottle at Sting’s Tuscan Farm Shop

We’ve all heard of the new wave band The Police and frontman Sting in particular and what fantastic music they have produced and developed over the years, but did you know that Sting has his very own vineyard and estate in Tuscany and…

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Cortona ~ The Perfect Tuscan Town

I have wanted to visit the beautiful town of Cortona ever since I watched Under the Tuscan Sun, a film based on the memoirs of American author Frances Mayes, who bought and restored an abandoned villa in the Tuscan countryside. I…

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Norcenni Girasole Club in Tuscany ~ The Ultimate Camping Village

For our summer vacation this year, my family and I decided we would have a change from our usual holiday destination of the south of France and venture off to the beautiful area of Tuscany, to soak up some bella Italian sun. As you…

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The Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge ~ August

We are in August already and that can mean only one thing, it’s time for the Great British Bake Off Calendar Challenge. Last month saw me baking White Chocolate Butterscotch Blondies, which were heaven on a plate, for the month of August…

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Feeling Totally Pampered With Hazel Green Hampers

Well, let me start off by saying how totally pampered and spoilt I feel. This is all down to the lovely people at Hazel Green Hampers, who very kindly sent me, not one, but two of their luxury hampers to…

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