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I’ve never been much of a sun worshipper. I’ve tried sunbathing in the past but I’ve got the palest of pale skin and have never been able to get the right balance of sunscreen to protect me but also allow a tan. Plus I’m an awful fidget and can’t sit still for long enough! My life until this point has therefore been spent whiter than Casper the Friendly Ghost. This year has been different though. Thanks to Pokemon Go I’ve ended up outside a lot more this Summer, navigating around lakes, through woodland and to new places of interest on… View Post

Guys, a terrible thing has happened. It was National Waffle Day yesterday and I missed it. Aargh! I blame it on a case of Great British Bake Off fever. On the bright side though, today (25th August) is National Burger Day and I’m more than ready for this one! I love making home made burgers. They are really quick to put together and you can use beef, lamb or pork meat. Add in some sauce, spices, vegetables, fruit or cheese and you can create an endless supply of fresh, epic tasting burgers that put supermarket frozen ones to shame. French’s… View Post

Last weekend I had a wedding to go to and rather predictably after a review of my wardrobe I decided that I had nothing to wear and needed a new dress. I always find shopping for occasion wear hit and miss at this time of year because summer is ending and the stores start replacing the colourful summer dresses with autumn stock. However, I found myself in prom dress heaven in Quiz. They’ve just opened a branch in Peterborough so I wasn’t really sure what style of clothes they offered, but it turns out it’s full on glamour in there.… View Post

A few weekends ago I decided to have a go at making a healthy version of an ice cream cornetto. I picked one of the hottest days of the year to give them a go and so my first batch dribbled out of the cones in a big messy puddle and were quite the disaster! With a little perseverance, however, I worked out how to make my filling a thick enough consistency – hurrah! Then I had lots of fun playing around with decorations. In my book you can never have too many sprinkles. You’ll need a high powered blender… View Post

It doesn’t seem that long ago that I sat down to write my first blog birthday post and yet here I am again for my blog turning two! TWO YEARS OLD! My goodness what a year this has been. Loved By Laura 2nd Birthday – A Look Back There are so many highlights that it’s really hard to choose, but I thought I’d share some of the things that made this year so special and why it means the world to me that you all continue to support my blog. My First Outfit Of The Day Post To mark my… View Post