Asda’s Super Summer Picnic Range

The Great Outdoors So it's mid-August already but there’s still plenty of time to make the most of what’s left of the summer. Plus we all remember how good the weather gets in September from back in the school days, sitting in the 'greenhouse' assembly hall on the first day of term. What better way... Continue Reading →

A Great Way to be Social

So there's been plenty of talk about the Ohh Social app recently from myself, other bloggers and plenty of people in general. If you haven't heard of it or haven't got a chance to look at what it’s about, read on, and also check out the fantastic offer that Ohh Social have given me for... Continue Reading →

Preserving What Matters

Right so you'll find a few of these appearing on the blog this year and hopefully beyond. I love Northern Ireland Food (if that wasn't abundantly clear already!). Our producers are passionate, our products and produce are high quality and behind every one there's a real story, and I love that. So every now and... Continue Reading →

The Centra of Health

Centra NI Launch Their "Live Well" Campaign So I've taken quite a decisive stance on changing things for the better in 2017, not least the state of my health. The Skinny Bowtie page already has a couple of healthy & hearty (oat based!) recipes for you to try. Be sure to check them out when... Continue Reading →

New Look to Tesco NI Flagship Store

The folks at Tesco Northern Ireland very kindly offered to show me round their newly refurbished flagship store at Newtownbreda, where £2.1 million has been invested into enhancing their customer shopping experience. What's New in Newtownbreda We arrived early for the tour so went up and had a coffee in the newly refitted cafe, the Wife... Continue Reading →

Tesco Taste Festival 2016

So it's that time of year again when a bunch of our top local food & drink companies get together in one big giant tent in the middle of Belfast and show us what they've got. The crowds descend on Custom House Square to sample, enjoy and buy some mouthwatering breads, cakes, meats, cheeses, yogurts, craft... Continue Reading →

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