Our Day at Edinburgh Zoo

We spent a lovely (if a little wet) week up in Scotland recently visiting family and having a bit of a chill with my sister and her boyfriend (Briony and Andrew). Me, Jon and Briony have seen most of the tourist sights over the years of us visiting there so decided to ask Andrew what he fancied seeing, he chose Edinburgh Zoo, which weirdly it turns out none of us…

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Mercure Cardiff Holland House Spring Menu Tasting …

Last week Jon and I were lucky enough to be invited to the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa Spring menu tasting evening for their newly rebranded Urban Bar and Kitchen, along with a few fellow bloggers and local journalists, plus they even put us up for the night in a lovely room so we could get the full experience of the hotel. We had an absolutely lovely evening chatting with…

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Holiday Essentials for taking a UK Mini-Break …

Packing for a holiday in general can be stressful enough, but add to that the fact that you are 30 weeks pregnant and you have a whole other list of fun items to pack. I found this out when packing for our little mini break in Scotland recently, I write a general packing list normally, but then I realised I needed to add a whole extra pile of stuff simply…

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One of the reasons we love Scotland – …

Scotland really is a beautiful country, and thats coming from someone who lives in Wales, which of course is also amazingly stunning! The scenic drives and beautiful landscapes is one of the main reasons me and Jon love visiting (and my family of course) but also one of the main reasons why we chose to make the 7-8 hour drive ourselves rather than flying up. The scenery when driving through…

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The Jam Jar Review – Bridge of Allan

If you’ve been following our twitter or Instagram feed you will know we have been on a little break to Scotland over the past week, and you will have seen some of the places we have visited and more importantly what we have been eating! Hehe! Me and Jon try to visit at least once a year as my aunt lives there in a little place called Auchterarder, which is…

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