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Mollie And The Fireworks


Mollie And The Fireworks: Coffee Break reads. 

Mollie has never been scared of the firework, until now! 

At the age of 3, she has started to notice them and she does not like them, bless her.

Mollie And The Fireworks
Mollie And The Fireworks
Mollie And The Fireworks
Mollie And The Fireworks
Mollie And The Fireworks
Mollie And The Fireworks

Mollie And The Fireworks: Coffee Break reads.Mollie has never been scared of the firework, until now! At the age of 3, she has started to notice them and she does not like them, bless her.

Mollie And The Fireworks:

She sits in her bed at night shaking and is very scared. So I sit with her a while and keep her company until she falls to sleep.

Mollie And The Fireworks

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Lincoln Castle Cannon

Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!

Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!

Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!
Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!
Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!
Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!
Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!
Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!
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Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!

Lincoln Castle Cannon and a few more pictures from Lincoln!

Lincoln Castle Cannon. Perfect spot for a photo shoot!!

What I Wore:
  • T-shirt: Primark
  • Skirt: M&S
  • Shoes: Converse
  • Fishnet Socks: Primark
  • Bag: T K Maxx
  • Sunglasses: Primark

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OMG! Santa's Coming I Know Him I know Him


OMG! Santa's Coming I Know Him I know Him:

Buddy "Is syrup made of sugar? Then yes!" — Buddy

I love Christmas and Will Ferrell in The Elf is one of my all-time favourite movies.

"You did it! Congratulations! World’s best cup of coffee. Great job, everybody!" - Buddy

I just treated myself to this amazing t-shirt and can not wait to wear it.

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear." - Buddy

Any excuse to wear my mustard coloured tights too.

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear"- Buddy

Eek!!!

"OMG! Santa's Coming I Know Him I know Him".

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The Fallen Tree, If Winter Comes, Can Spring Be Far behind?

Fork In The Road? No, A Tree In The Path! #WednesdayLinkUp

The Fallen Tree.

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? - Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Going, going gone!!

The Fallen Tree. If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
The Fallen Tree. If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
The Fallen Tree. If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
The Fallen Tree. If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
The Fallen Tree. If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?

The Fallen Tree. If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? - Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently

Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently.

Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently.

Layer it up for cool Autumn days. Same Dress, Different Day.
Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently.
OOTD: Miss Piggy Shoes: My Irregular Choice:

What I Wore:
  • Dress: George At Asda
  • Stripy Tee-shirt: Primark
  • Necklace: My Old Shop
  • Shoes: Irregular Choice From Schuh
  • Bag: c/o Matalan

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Colt Blue Dress And Red Shoes: Over 40 Style:

What I Wore:
  • Colt Blue Dress: Asda
  • Red Handbag: T K Maxx
  • Red Shoes: Primark

Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently.
Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently.
Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently.

What I Wore:
  • Kimono: Yumi
  • Dress: George At Adsa
  • Sandals: New Look
  • Bag: T K Maxx
Saturday Style: One Dress Styled Differently.

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Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln

Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln

Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln.

Today I am sharing some photos I did not get a chance to share in Summer.

Pictures were taken on a day out in Lincoln.

Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln:

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“Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.”- Stephen Richards

Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln
Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln

A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.- Anna Held

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Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln
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Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln
Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln

I love taking photos of flowers.

So bright and cheerful.

Flowers On Friday: Flashback Friday Lincoln.

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26/10/12018 Five On Friday: Coffee Break Reads

26/10/12018 Five On Friday: Coffee Break Reads

26/10/12018 Five On Friday: Coffee Break Reads.

Quick posts to read on your coffee break.

Happy Friday friends. Thanks for stopping by Coffee Break Reads today.

Today I'm sharing;

Five Quick Posts To Read On Your Coffee Break:

26/10/12018 Five On Friday: Coffee Break Reads

26/10/12018 Five On Friday: Coffee Break Reads

1.) How To Make Banana And Coconut Ghoul Pops:

Are you looking for healthier Halloween treats?

Love bananas?

Wave goodbye to sticky, sickly toffee apples - surprise the kids with this fun but healthy banana treats instead this Halloween.

How To Make Banana And Coconut Ghoul Pops.

26/10/12018 Five On Friday: Coffee Break Reads

2.) Flashback Friday And Giant Elephant Graffiti: Street Art In Loughborough:

Do you love spotting street art?

I do.

How amazing is this Giant Elephant what we found in Loughborough this time last year!?

I love it!

I wish we had more where we live.

I think it gives character to a place. 


26/10/12018 Five On Friday: Coffee Break Reads

3.) Blood Sucking Pumpkin Cupcakes:

Scary cupcakes anyone?

Hosting A Halloween Party?

Bloodsucking pumpkin cupcakes anyone?

Perfect for Halloween or any pumpkin patch party.

Blood Sucking Pumpkin Cupcakes.

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4.) Ladybird, Ladybird, Fly Away Home:

Remember the nursery rhyme?

Ladybird, ladybird fly away home, Your house is on fire and your children are gone, All except one, And her name is Ann, And she hid under the baking pan.

Little sad, don't you think?

Ladybirds around, still in Autumn!!

I have seen more ladybirds around in October that I did all Summer.

How can that be!?

Ladybird, Ladybird, Fly Away Home.

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5.) Mollie The Collie: Puppy Diaries:

Remembering the first few days Mollie came to live with us. 

This post is over 3 years old now.

Wasn't she adorable!?

And still is :)

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4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month. Did you know veganism will be 74 years old this time next week? What better way to celebrate than with delicious and nutritious recipes!

The Vegan Society has commissioned a set of Italian-inspired recipes to celebrate World Vegan Month 2018.

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month. Did you know veganism will be 74 years old this time next week? What better way to celebrate than with delicious and nutritious recipes!

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month:

WORLD VEGAN MONTH 2018 RECIPES

Copyright: The Vegan Society 2018

Recipe development: Chico Francesco, London Vegetarian & Vegan School

Food stylist: Jo Brewer

Photographer: Sue Hiscoe

Ceramics by Gemma Whitaker.

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Canederli (dumplings):

Ingredients:
  • 40g dried Italian bread 
  • 50-60ml vegan milk 
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped 
  • 5ml olive oil 
  • 30g spinach, cooked and finely chopped 
  • ½ tsp salt 
  • ½ tsp black 
  • pepper
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg 
  • 10ml virgin olive oil 
  • 7g parsley finely chopped 
  • 15-25g wheat flour 
  • 5ml olive oil 
4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Method:
  1. Break the bread into small pieces and pour just enough milk to moisten the bread. Set aside. 
  2. Sauté the onions and add this to the bread together with the spinach, salt, pepper, nutmeg, oil and parsley. 
  3. Add just enough flour so that the mix holds together. 
  4. Form very compact balls slightly smaller than a golf ball in size and place them into a steamer. 
  5. Cover and allow to cook for 12 minutes. Remove and lightly sauté in olive oil.
4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Almond Stuffed Courgettes:

Ingredients:
  • 2 courgettes 
  • 10ml olive oil 
  • 1 onion finely chopped 
  • 30g ground almonds 
  • 50ml vegan cream 
  • 60g breadcrumbs from dried ciabatta bread 
  • 1tsp salt 
  • 1tsp yeast flakes 
  • 5g parsley finely chopped 
  • 10ml extra virgin olive oil 
4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Method:
  1. Par cook the courgettes. Plunge the courgettes in cold water for a few minutes and cut in half. 
  2. Scoop out the centre flesh, set aside. 
  3. Sauté the onions and add half of the scooped courgette pulp and simmer for 3 minutes. 
  4. Remove from heat and add almonds, vegan cream, breadcrumbs, salt, yeast flakes and parsley and mix well. 
  5. Pack the mixture into the courgette hollows and bake in a preheated oven 200C for 12 minutes. 
  6. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.
4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Amalfi involtini (Amalfi rolls):

Ingredients:
  • 1 large aubergine cut into 4mm slices lengthways 
  • 40ml olive oil 
  • 1tsp fine salt 
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 
  • 10 black olives, coarsely chopped
  • 40g sun dried tomato puree 
  • 1 tsp black pepper 
  • 6-8 basil leaves 
  • 75g butter beans cooked or canned, lightly crushed 
  • 5ml extra virgin olive oil

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Method:
  1. Brush the aubergine slices with olive oil generously and drizzle salt lightly over the slices and sauté them on a medium temperature in a non-stick pan for approximately 3 minutes on each side with the lid on until lightly browned. Alternatively, use a griddle pan. Set aside. 
  2. In the same pan, sauté the garlic. 
  3. Lightly spread the tomato puree onto the aubergine slices and drizzle with garlic and pepper. 
  4. Place a basil leaf at the narrow end of the aubergine slice followed by a heaped teaspoon of the butter beans and some of the olives on top of the leaf and roll up to create the involtini roll.

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Panna cotta:

Ingredients:

  • 1.2g agar fine powder 
  • 10ml amaretto (or use additional vanilla extract) 
  • 150ml single vegan cream 
  • 35g sugar 
  • 1tsp pure vanilla extract 

Method: 
  1. Dissolve the agar powder into the amaretto and mix well. 
  2. Combine the cream, sugar, vanilla extract, amaretto into a pan mix well and add the amaretto mix. 
  3. Place the pan onto a hob and cook at 100c until the mixture has thickened and reached bubbling point. 
  4. Pour the mix into two ramekins and allow to cool before transferring into a fridge to set for a few hours. 
  5. Once chilled and turn upside down and serve with either hot chocolate or poached summer fruits.
4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month.
4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

Guest post: Donald Watson, The Vegan Society's founder, coined the term 'vegan' 74 years ago. World Vegan Day (1 November) and World Vegan Month (November) mark the founding of our charity, which is the oldest vegan organisation in the world.

Copyright: The Vegan Society, 2018. Recipe development: Chico Francesco, London Vegetarian & Vegan School. Photography: Sue Hiscoe. Stylist: Jo Brewer. Celebrate World Vegan Month by downloading the free ‘VeGuide’ app on the App Store or iOS.

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month

4 Italian-Inspired Recipes For World Vegan Month.
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