Happy World Gin Day: Iced Ginger, Lemon and Tropical Fruit Gimlet

To be honest, I had no idea it was World Gin Day but it was still early enough for me to participate and create something. Luckily, I had all of the ingredients I needed.  I based this cocktail on a gimlet which is one part sweet lime juice and 4 parts gin. I had the […]

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Café Diaries #7: Grindsmith

It wasn’t until the last couple of days that I really thought about ‘What makes an independent café, independent?’ It sounds like an easy question to answer but I beg to differ.  At first what made an independent coffee shop independent to me was the idea that it does not exist anywhere else unlike Starbucks and Costa. […]

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Country Cooking Month #1: Homemade Pizza

June is Country Cooking Month so this month,  I am going to try to cook as many dishes I have not done before or have not cooked in a long time. Country cooking month means something different to everyone.  For example, for some people it means cooking food from your home country, to others cooking […]

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National Sun Safety Week: 6 ways to Stay Protected

This week is national sun safety week so here are 6 things you can do to stay safe when the sun is shining on you this summer. (and because I couldn’t find anymore) Sunscreen.  Obvious, I know but it is important.  Anything SPF 30 or above is better and it should be reapplied every 2 […]

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Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask: Review

It has been over a week since I bought this Himalayan Charcoal mask from the Body Shop and it’s very impressive.  This face mask is 100% vegan and contains, organic tea tree oil, bamboo charcoal and green tea leaves.  It contains no mineral oils or parabens and leaves your face smooth with a natural glow […]

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