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…

Happy Easter from the Gloucester Spring Festival

Happy Easter to those that celebrate it! πŸ™‚ Today I spent the morning exploring the historic docks in Gloucester where they had a Spring festival and vintage fun fair. We started with a light breakfast in Bill’s, the restaurant I frequent in Cheltenham which I didn’t realise until today also has a premises in Gloucester! I’ll definitely be going back in future. It’s been a while since I’ve explored Gloucester city and it’s definitely had Read More…

Easter lemon drizzle cake

Happy Easter! πŸ™‚ Or Happy Monday to those that don’t celebrate it. Today Ryan and I have spent the afternoon at my parents house and had a lovely roast chicken dinner with all the trimmings (thanks mum!). After dinner we had dessert, ate some hot cross buns that dad bought, then played some board games and watched a few films. Mum, Ryan and I also went for a long walk around the village and hiked Read More…

Easter 2013

Happy Easter to those who celebrate it and happy Monday to those that don’t. πŸ™‚ I’ve just had a lovely four day weekend. Here’s a quick run down of what I did: Good Friday Traditionally in the UK we eat fish on Good Friday (so my mum tells me), usually smoked haddock. I’m not a fish lover so skipped that tradition! Instead mum and I went to the cinema to see The Host, really enjoyed Read More…