Feel good gift giving · Food, food, and more food · handmade or homemade · The unusual

Random(ish) acts of kindness: a Valentine’s (or anti-Valentine’s) special

I think that kindness comes in many forms (I’ve blogged about being kind to yourself before), I also think that it isn’t always easy to be kind (whether it is to yourself or otherwise). Sometimes what seems kind to one person can actually seem like a poke in the eye to another. But that doesn’t… Continue reading Random(ish) acts of kindness: a Valentine’s (or anti-Valentine’s) special

Alcofrolic alcohol · handmade or homemade

Homemade Cherry Liqueur or an attempt at Black Forest Vodka

I was recently given a small mound of sour cherries (or I guess dessert cherries?) with the suggestion I use them for Christmas (yes, I am afraid I am already thinking of that time) presents. And well, I liked that idea. I have previously made homemade raspberry vodka and homemade blackberry rum for Christmas gifts… Continue reading Homemade Cherry Liqueur or an attempt at Black Forest Vodka

handmade or homemade · Wrapping paper

Is it all about what you buy? Wrapping paper ideas to truly make a gift special

OK, so I might be over-selling it slightly with that post title BUT I do love looking at wrapping paper ideas and working out what I can put together myself. I like the gifts I am giving to not only be extra special for that person but to also be presented with a bit of… Continue reading Is it all about what you buy? Wrapping paper ideas to truly make a gift special

handmade or homemade · The unusual · Visits

I love you more than cheese (potentially)

I recently took a trip to Liverpool (it being only 30 minutes away from Mum and Dad’s in North Wales) and this is where I discovered that I love you more than cheese. Wait no, that’s not quite right, it is where I discovered a hidden gem (to me anyway) of a shop called MYNE… Continue reading I love you more than cheese (potentially)

handmade or homemade · The unusual

A Welsh passport (because sometimes one is needed!)

I think I have mentioned that I have two adorable (yes I am biased) nephews who live Oop North with my Big Brother and Sister-in-Law. And they are of the age when a little fun goes a long way – such as a Welsh passport. I made my eldest nephew (the adorable Benjamin) a Welsh… Continue reading A Welsh passport (because sometimes one is needed!)