The views yesterday were absolutely stunning. Woolacoombe you didn’t disappoint. 

The sea was so calm, which I loved but the kiddies wanted waves to bodyboard through. I actually went in the sea. It was quite warm in the shallows.

As the sun reached near its setting place the reflection on the sea was mesmerising. I could have sat there all evening.

More beach days please 🙏🏻 Have you been to the beach this Summer?

#mummyphotoaday ~ views 

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My sunset views. The entire day spent travelling was totally worth it. Fresh sea air in my lungs…

We are all together again. Happy holiday! ☀️ 

Are you travelling around the UK this Summer? 

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It’s not quite the Devonshire coast, but it’s not bad for on my doorstep. Whilst Hubby has been in the sea all day with the kids, we’ve been chilling in the evening sun.

It was nice in the park as it’s soo open. The breeze cooled us down. I sat there with the dogs & it felt like we were on our own in the park. No one around. So peaceful.

Did you get out in the sun today?

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When Hubby sends you a photo of your babies washing up… Isla cooked them dinner and cleaned up afterwards too. I’m impressed.

It’s lovely that they are starting to get more involved. They’re so grown up. And they look super happy too!

Are you camping this Summer? 

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Last night I went to see the new movie Where the Crawdads Sing and I absolutely loved it. The music, the filmography and the characters were all perfect.

It made me think about how the simple things in life are sometimes the best. The Marsh Girl learned to fend for herself and despite all the twists and turns she survived. I won’t say too much for people who are going to watch it.

It reminded me of our little spot at the lake, and how happy I am when we’re there. The kids can spend hours playing in this very spot. Just happy being. It’s a freeing feeling that we don’t often feel these days.

Have you got a favourite spot that makes you feel free?

#mummyphotoaday ~ new

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Todays photo prompt is skies and I couldn’t resist reposting this one. I love the clouds and the pretty pattern they make and how the rock pools make everything seemed camouflage.

We’ve got 2 weeks of annual leave booked over the summer but nothing booked on it yet. Finding holidays is rather stressful at the last minute. But we’ve got the dogs sorted, thanks to my lovely friend and all we need to do now is find the right deal.

 I am looking forward to a break; I hurt my ears jumping into the lake from a 2.5 metre drop at the aqua park and my ears / head hurt. I’ve nearly finished my assignment for uni, only 1 more to go in September and then year 2 is complete. Works been very full on for the last couple of months. And, if you saw my stories, my sisters cat died suddenly in his sleep this morning. It’s devastating. I want to fix him and make it all better. It’s horrible feeling useless like that!

Let’s hope the rest of Summer brightens up and we can make happy memories.

What have you got booked over the holidays?

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The new vegan menu at The Flying Horse Clophill

The new vegan menu at The Flying Horse Clophill

You will have seen from my Instagram stories and feed this week that Hubby and I got to see the newly renovated and new menu at The Flying Horse in Clophill. The pub officially opened last night, to the public, and they have a lot on offer. I haven't been there for years and it was a complete shock when I walked in. It looks truly beautiful. And the menu is totally worth the visit... VIEW the POST

15 Vegan celebration ideas for any occasion

15 Vegan celebration ideas for any occasion

Traditional celebration parties often don’t work for vegans. Cake, ice cream, and other common party foods are off the dietary list. So, to avoid leaving the vegan's of the party out I have compiled this fun list of party food, perfect for any kind of celebration occasion. Since Hubby changed to a vegan diet, it has really opened my eyes to just how easy it is to eat vegan foods; whereas I used to be quite daunted by it. Make your celebration vegan-friendly with these fun and tasty celebration ideas. VIEW the POST

Amazing and healthy vegan family recipes

I love trying new recipes and since Hubby turned vegan last year we have been trying more and more new foods. I have collected together some of my favourite recipes that we have tried along with a few products that you simply MUST have in the kitchen to help you cook them! As Veganuary is upon us, I thought it would be good to share my favourite recipes. I would love to know if you have tried these and what you think?

A makeup tutorial with vegan EX1 cosmetics

A makeup tutorial with vegan EX1 cosmetics

Cosmetics that are: not testing on animals, use vegan ingredients and feel good on my skin are a must for me. See it as my mini checklist if you like. The thing I love about EX1 cosmetics is that they are reasonably priced for make up, which means affordable. I love that you can grab them from your local Superdrug too. This means they are very accessible. I love the fact I do not feel like I am wearing anything either. This is a guide to the EX1 cosmetics range and a perfect makeup style for Valentine's Day dates this weekend. VIEW the POST

3 Top tips for vegan and vegetarian caterers

3 Top tips for vegan and vegetarian caterers

Not long ago, meat was seen as the staple of any big meal – but in the past few years, people across the world have begun to ditch animal-based protein all together. A heightened awareness of the meat industry’s environmental effect and concerns over animal welfare are widely cited as the two main causes. This is one of the many reasons I gave up meat. Given how many Brits have turned to a meat-free diet, you’ll likely be catering to vegetarians and vegan at some point soon.  VIEW the POST

Making our own vegan nut milk #worldfoodday

What better way to celebrate World Food Day than by making our own, healthy, vegan nut milk? I love cashews and a cashew nut milk is so yummy. I use nut milk when I bake, it brings a little extra flavour to the desserts I find, and I love the texture of the nut milk. This recipe is a twist on the tiger nut milk recipe from Buy Whole Foods Online.