Moroccan inspired lamb with crispy potatoes

Moroccan Lamb Recipie

Cottages4you challenged me to come up with a recipe for their Shoebox recipe campaign to encourage holidaymakers to cook in their self-catering cottages.

The idea is the ingredients can fit in a shoebox, something that wont take up much space and is easy to get hold of. I was supplied with the above and told I could add one further ingredient, the lamb and seasoning.

This is a simple recipe you can tweak to your situation. E.g. if you’d not have Moroccan spices, Mexican flavours would also work really well. I tried to think of something not too taxing for a holiday!

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A little treat from Lush

Lush bath bomb review

I briefly mentioned getting some treats from Lush at the Northern Blogger Meetup, which I’ve got round to trying. After being on and off ill over the last few weeks I decided Lush was the answer to all my problems. All of them.  Above is the Lush Sex Bomb bathbomb and I also tried the American Cream liquid conditioner and Cynthia Sylvia Stout shampoo.  I feel spoilt.

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Looming for Padders

Loom without rainbow loom

I’ve ‘loomed’ for the first time! Check me out. Paddy Power Bingo got in touch and sent me a pack of loom bands to make something with. It was my first time but I thought I’d try and be a little adventurous so I made this wee loom octopus.

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Northern Blogger Meet Up

So I was recently at the Northern Blogger Meet Up which was such a good day! It was nice to meet the faces behind the blogs, as well as finding new bloggers.

Northern Blogger Meet Up

And of course, it was lovely to meet brands and get a goody bag! I’ve not shared every image I took as I’ll be talking more about some of the brands in my next few posts! But here’s a few pictures for you.

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Introducing Alexi Accessories

alexi_banner468x60 I was lucky enough to come across Alexi Accessories. Alexi is a new British jewellery brand and if you’ve read any of my other posts on jewellery and accessories you’ll know how much I love a homegrown brand.

ALEXI is synonymous with a new world of glamour and romance, inspired by the miracles of nature the collections reflect a stunning range of simple delicate designs that will influence the future of feminine fashion.

Alexi Accessories

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