It’s Been A While…

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Two months:-

The amount of time it has been since I published a blog post, responded to an email or generally did anything that required me to move… or put any effort in at all unless I had no choice.

It's Been A While... Life on Vista Street written by Katie Haydock

I’ve mainly been taking some time for me. I’ve read a book (The Chocolate Lovers Diet by Carole Matthews) which is usually unheard of, almost finished watching Grey’s Anatomy in it’s 13 series entirety and watched the final episode of Girls (we’re you as disappointed as me?!). Read more

The Perfect Father’s Day Gift: Braun Series 3 Review

It’s that time of year again… Father’s Day.

I like the idea behind both Mother’s and Father’s day – it’s nice to appreciate those that we love – but I’m always stuck as to what to buy for gifts…

Do I go all out and spend a fortune? Or do I just buy a thoughtful token gift?

Neither one of these things are stress free… is it big enough? Do they like it? Do they get the meaning behind it? And so on and so on.

Remember I told you we’d been up to something exciting in this post? Well…Β this year Mumsnet totally scooped me up and rescued me from the Father’s Day gift stress and suggested we try out the perfect gift:

Here is our review of the Braun Series 3…

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How To Make PERFECT Chocolate Truffles

I’m pretty sure it won’t come as a shock to you when I tell you I’m a bit of a chocoholic on the sly.

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How To Make A Victoria Sponge

It’s very nearly that time of year for me where I get to go insane in the kitchen and do loads of baking and food crafts, fill the kitchen full of treats and lovely sweet smells… and then give it all away!

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I finish work for nearly two full weeks on Wednesday next week (the eve of Christmas eve) and I cannot wait to get creatin’.

I love to bake, and although I’m getting pretty good at it by now (I’ve been getting plenty of practice) sometimes even the most basic of things baffle me… I’m trying to find a way to make most of my recipes gluten free for Mr Vista but I need to perfect the simpler version first. Read more

Blogger Advent: Door #18

Welcome to day number 18 of blogger advent.

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