Lifestyle blog; Edinburgh, MS, food, beauty and chit chat.

Don’t look down!

This June I will be found dangling off the Forth Rail Bridge, an iconic bridge which can be found just north of Edinburgh, straddling the Firth of Forth. Unfortunately it often looks like the picture below but I am keeping everything crossed for bright sunshine on 21st June. Am I scared of heights? Not really but then again, who does want to dangle from a rope over 100m in the air? I do! Why?.. Read More

OPI Hawaii review

It’s been all about food and the our new kitchen on the blog recently so here’s something a bit different – nail polish! I used to blog about nail art all the time and created quite a name for myself by doing so. I would still never EVER dream of leaving the house with bare naked nails but I don’t really have the time to commit to nail art like.. Read More

Dukkah recipe – 3 easy steps

I was recently introduced to the delicious world of dukkah by a couple of my colleagues and now it seems to be everywhere. I had some at Whighams Wine Cellars, I even had some sprinkled on some gnocchi at The Salisbury Arms. So, what is dukkah? “Egyptian condiment consisting of a mixture of herbs, nuts (usually hazelnut), and spices. It is typically used as a dip with bread or fresh vegetables for.. Read More

Pesto recipe

These past couple of weeks have been VERY exciting… why? We’ve been getting a brand spanking new kitchen installed. Apart from my bed, my kitchen is without a doubt my favourite thing in my home. I love cooking (especially with Marmite) so this costly project has been very exciting. Last weekend the kitchen was nearly finished, well I Was able to use it to cook anyway. My new double oven,.. Read More

Discovering Edinburgh: Newhaven and Leith

Spring has finally made an appearance in Edinburgh! *puts on maxi dress and flip flops*. On Easter Monday work started on our new kitchen. This is a pretty big deal as we’re getting a whole new kitchen – everything! There will be a blog post about it when it’s finished as I’m very excited about this. As I’m sure you’ll know, I love food and cooking so my kitchen is.. Read More

Healthy smoothie recipes

This year I decided to give myself a bit of a spring clean and get more healthy. I do generally eat pretty well but I really wanted to get more fruit and veg in so I decided to get a smoothie maker. I blogged about my Breville Blend-Active Personal Blender in my January Stamp of Approval blog post. A friend had one and was recommending it to everyone so I bought one. I’m.. Read More