Gothenburg at Easter: A trip down memory lane

I’ve been to Gothenburg (Sweden) a couple of times as a teenager, but haven’t had the opportunity to go since then, which is a shame. It’s such a beautiful coastal city full of stunning architecture and picturesque gardens. Although my main reason for going at the time wasn’t the sights. It was to attend a gaming convention known as ‘Goth-Con‘, with two of my friends. Goth-Con is an annual event held over Easter break at Read More…

Alternative gift ideas for Easter

With Easter just around the corner it’s time to think about any last minute gift ideas for your family and friends. A chocolate egg has become somewhat traditional over the years, but there are lots of alternative gift ideas for Easter that you can buy. For example, my family doesn’t have a huge sweet tooth so we’ll often look at alternatives for each other, while still keeping a Spring or foodie theme in mind. Flowers Read More…

Weekend Away Essentials

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know I love short breaks away – especially staycations. There are so many great places to explore in the UK from historical sites, vast lake lands, big cities and coast land, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. [Missed a post in my staycation series? Catch up here.] To be honest I rarely go on holiday overseas and often opt for a few weekends (or long Read More…

My magnet collection

I was tagged by Huda on Twitter to list three things I collect, which are magnets, pressed pennies and Buffy the Vampire Slayer memorabilia (but I do also have an indoor plant collection). Thanks for the tag @blushnbutterfly πŸ™‚πŸŒŸThree things I collect:Magnets ❀ Pressed pennies ❀ Buffy the Vampire Slayer memorabilia 🌟I tag @Raiin_Monkey @KellyReportBlog @ruthinrevolt https://t.co/RGDp5VghVd — Kim 🐧🌳🐚 (@chimmykins) March 13, 2019 I thought the Twitter tag was a great way to get Read More…

Small ways to treat yourself

In my Weight Watchers meeting last week we talked about small ways to treat yourself. This could be when you reach your goal weight or a mini goal such as upping your excercise or drinking more water. Or simply because you deserve it! Of course these were mostly non food related but it got me thinking of ways I could treat myself, because it’s completely OK to do so, and how this could be added Read More…