Wednesday, 17 December 2014

What a face! #wickedwednesdays

Ellie has been full of cold and around her lips were getting sore so I covered the sore bits in cream to stop her licking them....She was less than impressed!


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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

I'm dreaming of a Christmas Hamper.....

I love hampers at Christmas....I like to torture my self by browsing websites looking at really fancy, expensive one's which are way out of my price range.....Dreaming one day I would be able to afford one of my own!!

These are on my wishlist! A girl can dream....

The Windsor Hamper
Fortnum & Mason - £1,000

 Lift the lid of this luxurious hamper to find a fabulously extravagant feast which will last the entire festive season. Begin the celebrations with a magnum of vintage Champagne, our traditionally fruity King George Christmas Pudding and an indulgent frosted Christmas cake. Savoury pleasures include a triple-smoked ham and wild salmon, plus jars of Damson & Claret Preserve, Orange & Champagne Marmalade and the all-important Christmas Piccadilly Piccalilli. Add wine, whisky, tea and coffee and the result is a banquet fit for a king.

 The Decadence Hamper
Harrods - £20,000 (WOW)


A hand-picked selection of the highest quality produce from Harrods Food Halls and Wine Rooms, presented in two leather trunks. Some of the finest wines from the world’s top names are accompanied by an unparalleled culinary line-up. Luxury Harrods table decorations and Christmas crackers are included for a festive finish.

 King's Family Hamper
Baskets Galore - £504.99

 
A sumptiously fresh Christmas hamper filled with a fabulous selection of exquisitely fresh, gourmet food fit for Royalty. Incorporating a succulent baked ham, a half side of gold taste winning Irish organic smoked salmon, venison and dry cured lamb, farm made cheeses, champagne, a selection of wines, and a plethora of great taste award winning sweet and savoury seasonal delicacies with highlights including the freshly baked sweet mince pies, rich fruit pudding, and award winning speciality chocolate truffles.

 Ultimate Christmas Hamper
Marks and Spencer - £999.99
 


A truly indulgent gift that will delight any recipient. It contains a specially selected range of fine wines, champagne, spirits, fine chocolates, rich cakes, sweet and savouries delights. A wonderful gift presented in three stylish wicker storage trunks. 

The Ultimate Christmas Hamper
Liz Earle - £199.50

 This unforgettably gorgeous gift is brimming with layer upon layer of lovingly wrapped botanical treats, from sumptuous skincare to radiance-boosting treatments and beautifying hair and bodycare. A wonderful surprise for a truly lucky loved one.

Do you like a good hamper at Christmas?

Monday, 15 December 2014

Our Weekly Meal Plan!! - #mealplanningmonday


Monday again! These weeks are flying over.....This time next week I'll be writing the Christmas meal plan! Exciting! I already have a turkey crown, joint of pork and 36 pigs in blankets in the freezer....hehehe 

Most of this week it's just the kids and me eating....Stu is working till 9pm most nights....The joys of working in a shop at this time of year and on Monday it will be just Ellie and I as Becky is at a disco after school.....She is popping home for something to eat but it will have to be something quick as she's wanting her hair and make up done....Essh! Where did my little girl go?

This week on the menu we have: 
 
Monday - Whatever Ellie fancies....Probably a toastie, scrambled eggs on toast or a pot noodle....hehehe
Tuesday - Chicken and ham pie with mash & veg....
Wednesday - Soup and crusty bread (again. lol)....
Thursday - 
Burgers in buns....
Friday - Fish & chips....
Saturday - Pizza.... 
Sunday - Sausage, bacon, hash browns, mushrooms, tomatoes, beans, scrambled eggs & toast....
 
 As always I've joined in with the wonderful Mrs M's #mealplanningmonday linky....

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Nibnibs Review & Giveaway!

I'm quite a cheese lover now. I didn't used to be. As a teenager whenever I ate any cheese I had terrible migraines. It was only a couple of years ago I discovered I could eat cheese again! Hooray! I love finding new cheesy treats to try and over the last few months I have read reviews for Nibnibs the premium baked British nibbles for the most discerning connoisseur and I have been interested about them....When I had the chance to review some I jumped at the chance.....

 
At the Craft Bakery in Ripon, North Yorkshire exceptionally delicious snacks are created using oodles of quality British ingredients...

Using only the finest quality ingredients in a 175g pack these are currently available in four delicious flavours: 

Sea Salt & Cracked Black Pepper....
West Country Cheddar....
West Country Cheddar and Cheeky Onion....
West Country Cheddar & Spicy Chilli....

The new Mininibs are currently available in an ideal carry size can of 65g in and their flavours are:
 
 Exceptional Chedder Cheese....
Chedder & Spicy Chilli....
 Cheddar & Cheeky Onion Straws....


Packed in handy re-sealable tubs they are handy to have on the go....I know they would be fantastic in the summer for picnics but at this time of year I think they will be great to have in to nibble on....It's a fact everyone always likes to munch and snack over Christmas but to be honest I don't think they are going to see tonight out....I had planned to have a little taste now for the purpose of this review then save them to have during the X-Factor final but I can't stop going back for more.....

They really are tasty! My favourite by far is the Chedder & Spicy Chilli snacks closely followed Sea Salt & Cracked Black Pepper Jumbo peanuts.....


I am giving you the chance to win a selection of Nibnibs....

Use the Rafflecopter thingamabob below to enter.....
(Give it a few seconds as it can be a bit slow at busy times)


a Rafflecopter giveaway
  • The Giveaway starts now on the 13th of December and ends at midnight on the 6th of January 
  • There will be ONE winner..... 
  • The prize is a selection of Nibnibs.... 
  • This giveaway is open to all UK & RoI residents only.... 
  • Any non delivery is unfortunately not my responsibility as I am only hosting the giveaway, not picking the winner or sending the prize out.....I will however try to help with any issues you have!!
Do comment below to let me know you have entered!

GOOD LUCK!
Family Fever
I was sent a selection of Nibnibs in exchange for this review and sharing this competition.....All thoughts and opinions are of course my own.....