• Family Time,  Food Time

    What to do in Birmingham for under £60

    Birmingham may be the UK’s second biggest city, but that doesn’t mean it has to be expensive to enjoy it. I’ve lived here for 10 years now, and I think it’s pretty easy to find low cost activities. So when…

  • Food Time

    What makes a great cup of coffee?

    While it isn’t exactly a new product, coffee has been seeing a surge in popularity over the last few decades. More and more people are relying on this drink to be able to get through the day, with the chemicals…

  • Food Time

    Make the perfect coffee at home

    Who doesn’t love coffee? For many people, it is even something of an addiction – and while that might not be the best, the truth is that coffee can also prove to be good for you too. In fact, there…

  • Food Time

    Wok Chi, Harborne

    Wok Chi has been open in Harborne for a few years now and despite our best efforts we rarely find ourselves with the opportunity to visit. We had takeaway from there a long time ago (to put this into context,…

  • Food Time,  Me Time

    Review: Afternoon Tea at Village Hotel, Dudley

    Like millions of us across the globe, I love afternoon tea. Any excuse to fit another meal in between lunch and dinner, which is primarily made up of treats, is going to score massive brownie points. Since having my daughter…

  • Food Time

    Review: Dog & Hat coffee subscription

    I talk a lot about coffee on my blog for two reasons – firstly, I love it; secondly, I have a toddler so I am permanently tired and in need of a caffeine boost. We love our coffee machine which…

  • Food Time

    Review: Personalised Bottle Labels

    Food and drink gifts are a big winner in our family. We’re not that fussed about having lots of stuff (I am currently trying to Marie Kondo my life!) so giving a gift that can be consumed is right up…

  • Food Time

    Christmas party planning starts now!

    Once we hit January we begin our countdown to Christmas all over again. For most people there is simply nothing better than the festive season, which is an opportunity to catch up with the ones that we love, give and…

  • Food Time

    Review: Abel and Cole

    When I was researching my mammoth blog post about food and drink companies with a sustainable approach, I discovered a lot more about Abel & Cole. I had noticed their friendly looking vans around and knew a little about their…

  • Food Time

    Review: Rose Bud Tea from Yandra Tea Company

    My drinking habits have been changing in recent months, consuming less alcohol than I used to in my younger years. While this has clear benefits for my health including aspects such as my sleeping, if I’m being really honest, I…