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December 7, 2012

Retro Chick Reviews Hoxton Gin

I’ll start with a disclaimer. I’m not a gin drinker. When I was offered a bottle of Hoxton Gin for the advent calendar giveaway I […]
October 24, 2012

Retro Chick Reviews – Style Me Vintage Tea Parties

The Style me Vintage series just keeps on rolling! The clothes, hair and make up books have now been bundled into one handy volume. The […]
October 23, 2012

Spotlight on Wetherspoons

Wetherspoons has long been one of my favourite places for eating out when away from home. The food is generally good quality, it’s cheap, and […]
October 3, 2012

Healthy Eating at the Hotel Breakfast Buffet

Even though all the research says you really must eat breakfast, as people who eat breakfast are slimmer, healthier and altogether more wonderful people, I’ll […]
October 1, 2012

Cocktail Hour – Frankie and Bennys New Cocktails

I have very few hard and fast rules in my life. But I think that one of them may well be “Never turn down a […]
September 28, 2012

The Problem with Portions

One of my biggest healthy eating problems, especially as a frequent traveller, is with portion sizes. It’s not how much food you put on your […]
September 18, 2012

Hotel Room Cooking – The Healthy Eating Secret

Spending time away from home, whether it’s for business or pleasure can make eating sensibly a real chore. Eating out and ordering takeaways can be […]
September 12, 2012

5 Realistic Tips For Healthy Eating On The Go

Whenever you read articles on how to eat out and lose weight they give you certain pieces of advice. Clear soup to start, pasta in […]
May 23, 2012

Land Girls, Beer and Sunshine

One of the things I did over my holiday that warrants a little more attention is a trip to a pub. Pub visits are not […]
April 25, 2012

Make Mine a Manhattan

Todays post is devoted to my favourite cocktail. The Manhattan. The Manhattan appears to have originated in the mid to late 1800’s, like most cocktails […]
February 6, 2012

How to Make Hot Mars Bar Vodka

IT’S SNOWING! Well, it was snowing at the weekend and the newspapers are gleefully reporting weeks of travel chaos and arctic temperatures. When it snows […]
June 8, 2011

An Excuse to Throw a Tea Party for Marie Curie

Marie Curie Cancer Care have very helpfully provided you with an excuse to throw a vintage tea party. Isn’t that nice of them? From this […]