Tag: Northern Ireland

Asda Smoky Stuffed Peppers

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 […]

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We Slim Together | ‘The Difficult’ Second Month

So the clue’s in the title here. A second month of ups and downs on the We Slim Together plan. Nobody said it was going to be easy! And for certainly the month of March, it wasn’t! Starting weight 13st 7.3lbs Week 6 | Uh oh… So the week started off well with my beautiful […]

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Ohh Social

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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French Village Lisburn Road

French Village Patisserie & Brasserie

So this is my first post of 2017 and my 100th in total. A long overdue first visit to the latest addition by the French Village folks. The Patisserie & Brasserie which opened its doors for the first time on the Lisburn Road 6 months ago. BT9 is positively teeming with places to eat these […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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