Antipasti & Tapas date night

Inspired by the tapas selection we had at Toro Lounge in December, Ryan and I decided to have a antipasti and tapas date night. We went to our local Lidl and bought various meats, rolls and baguettes, some hummus, an olive selection box, and the great oil server you can see in the photo. I love the middle section of both Lidl and Aldi where they display home and ware and seasonal goods. You never know what you’ll find.  The oil server came with extra virgin olive oil, chilli infused oil and balsamic vinegar. The slate platter is also from Read More…

Valentine’s Day 2017

Happy Valentine’s day or ‘Galentines’ day or Happy Tuesday. Whether you’re celebrating today or not or if your single or in a relationship, I hope everyone has a good day. Ryan and I don’t celebrate much, we’re having a quiet night in watching a film (likely Deep Water Horizon), Ryan’s cooking lasagne as we’ve not had it in ages and I’m providing dessert. I’ll probably have some heart shaped napkins for the table from my party ware stash. 🙂 We said we’re not doing gifts but did say we’d do cards… which will be after I finish work. Yes, Valentine’s Read More…

Date Ideas

As Valentine’s Day is next month I thought I’d share my list of date ideas with you. There’s also a .pdf checklist for you to save at the end of this post. 🙂 Date ideas. Trip to a car boot sale. Go to the cinema and see the next film. Game or two of bowing. Play 20 Questions. Go hiking or for a long walk. Go to a museum. Take a class together and earn something new. Teach each other about your hobby Go to an art gallery. Go to a theme park. Take a tour of each other’s childhood Read More…