Dining out at One Canada Square

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It’s not often that I indulge in fine dining, but back in January I found myself in gorgeous restaurants for three course meals three times in one week – first for our wedding anniversary, then for my mum-in-law’s birthday, and then to try out One Canada Square with blogging buddy MitraContinue reading

Review: My Little Energy Box

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The month is nearly over, but my January My Little Box has arrived! The theme is energy – something I need after all the holiday partying and a bout of flu – and you lot know I love my yoga, so I was really excited to see what was inside…

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DIY: homemade vegan peanut butter and dark chocolate treats

Processed with VSCOcam with c1 presetRecently I stumbled upon a recipe for peanut butter and dark chocolate bark that was just so simple I decided I had to give it a go! Now, I’m not much of a culinary queen, and I definitely don’t love experimenting in the kitchen, but any recipe that involves minimal input for maximum results is cool in my book.

This recipe for peanut butter and dark chocolate bark takes about 10 minutes to prepare and then an hour to set. Result! Bonus: the technique for making peanut butter and chocolate cups is very similar.

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Celebrating our first wedding anniversary!

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I can’t believe it’s already been a year since Jeff and I tied the knot; in some ways if feels like so much longer ago than that, and in other ways it feels like I wrote that blog post just last week. Regardless, the calendar says it’s been a year, so celebrations were in order!

If you remember, we had our reception at the Comedor Grill and Bar, so for our first anniversary we knew we had to go back for dinner…

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Review: Aesop Control Gel

This blog post is part of a series of my personal skin care journey. If you’ve got oily, temperamental, breakout prone skin (including hormonal acne) you may want to read on – and let me know your best skin care tips in the comments! xaesop_control_gel_review_3

This is a review I’ve been meaning to write for a while because Aesop’s Control Gel is one of my favourite products – a real ‘go to’ and one that I reach for pretty much every single day (more on why below the jump). In fact, I love it so much that I actually bought a replacement when I ran out during my USA trip. How’s that for commitment?! Continue reading