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 This time of year is perfect for flowers and many supermarkets offer ones with an Easter theme, from succulents with stuffed rabbits to bunches of […]

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Happy Easter from the Gloucester Spring Festival

Happy Easter to those that celebrate it! 🙂 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 a lot of improvements over the years. There’s a wide range of restaurants and bars at the docks as well as an outlet shopping centre. […]

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Easter lemon drizzle cake

Happy Easter! 🙂 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 up a couple of hills. It was muddy, some places too muddy to walk through in the shoes we had on! Note to self to […]

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Easter 2013

Happy Easter to those who celebrate it and happy Monday to those that don’t. 🙂 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 it, very accurate to the book. 🙂 After the cinema we went to KFC for food then to Dunelm Mills (home and ware shop) as […]

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