Reviews

Review: Frozen Ready Meals from Goodlife

Review: Frozen Ready Meals from Goodlife

I’ve got to be honest – I’m not usually one for ready meals. My version of convenience food is batch cooking dishes like chilli and curry from scratch and then freezing them in portions, ready to whip them out the freezer during a busy working […]

Review: Top Banana Ketchup from Rubies In The Rubble

Review: Top Banana Ketchup from Rubies In The Rubble

Ahhh, ketchup. It’s the perfect partner to fries, burgers, hot-dogs… but it’s usually tomato. And it’s usually Heinz… So what if I told you that you could swap your usual red sauce for a saucy yellow number? I’m talking about… banana ketchup. Yes, as in, ketchup […]

Review: Goodlife – Making Veg The Star of the Show

Review: Goodlife – Making Veg The Star of the Show

I’m all for cooking from scratch. But sometimes, it’s nice to just whip something out of the freezer! Especially things that I don’t tend to make myself at home. Goodlife have been producing delicious vegetarian meals for over 25 years and offer a wide range […]

Review: The Optimum Pressure Cooker Pro

Review: The Optimum Pressure Cooker Pro

Slow cookers made a comeback in 2016 and our love for them shows no signs of abating. Why do we love slow cookers so much? Maybe it’s because they save us time or maybe it’s because they’re so economical. Either way, if you don’t already […]

Review: The Optimum G2.3 Induction Blender

Review: The Optimum G2.3 Induction Blender

As an ambassador for Froothie UK, I get the chance to try out their fancy new machines. To be honest, I didn’t think it could get much better than the Optimum 9200A; we had a beautiful romance for the best part of 2 years. But […]

Review: BLACKS Alpine Aqua II 60+10 Litre Rucksack

Review: BLACKS Alpine Aqua II 60+10 Litre Rucksack

The rucksack. You can’t go backpacking without one! But with so many different brands and designs to choose from, the process of actually buying one can be a bit mind-boggling.  (NB ~ This post may contain affiliate links. These are marked with an asterisk (*). […]

Review: Scarpa Women’s R-Evo GTX Boot

Review: Scarpa Women’s R-Evo GTX Boot

If there’s one thing that is sure to completely ruin a hike, it’s an uncomfortable boot. But thanks to Scarpa, hiking so far this year has been a dream! (NB ~ This post may contain affiliate links. These are marked with an asterisk (*). If you […]

Optimum 9200A Next Generation Blender – 1 Year On…

Optimum 9200A Next Generation Blender – 1 Year On…

It was just over a year ago that I received my beautiful, gleaming Optimum 9200A blender from Froothie UK (thank you Froothie UK for the gift!) Our eyes met across the work surface. And we fell in love.   We had so many great adventures […]