To be perfectly honest with you, I very nearly didn’t post this recipe for my caramel cookie bars. It wasn’t because I didn’t thoroughly enjoy them (they were epic, FYI), but simply because they didn’t look as perfect as I’d imagined in my head. I’d wanted clean cut layers but because I hate making my own caramel and opted for a cheat version instead (sorry Mum…), the caramel didn’t set as well and I was left with gooey layers which spilled over the sides. I received only sheer enthusiasm from anyone who gobbled one but I guess I was looking at it from a purely aesthetic, bloggers view. Figures, huh? So I’ve posted these bad boys anyway, purely because if I don’t say so myself, they taste amazing. Naturally they’re not going to win any healthy eating awards but damn, they’re worth it.
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For months now I’ve been umming and ahhing whether I should write a post on my recent health and fitness upheaval, unsure whether it would be of interest to anyone. I finally decided to bite the bullet, my logic being that if I can help even one person out there or get you thinking about your own life, it would definitely be worth it. So six months ago I decided something needed to change. I wasn’t unhappy per se, but I knew changes needed to be made. Combining changes to my diet and fitness, I managed to lose one a half stone. I have not only lost 10% of my body weight, but I now have a healthy BMI but most importantly I feel so much better too. If you fancy finding out how I finally did it, read on after the jump…

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I love getting to know a beauty brand I’ve never used before. There’s a whole range of products to test and get to know and there’s just something quite nice about unwrapping a new lipstick or mascara and not yet knowing it’s potential. So I was really excited when I was sent a collection of No7* products to play with, having recently only been sticking to tried and tested favourites. Naturally, I wanted to let you know my thoughts. So let’s get started shall we?

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It’s safe to say we are well and truly in the midst of Summer now (except you Australia, soz!) and isn’t it brilliant? Admittedly, if you live in the UK like I do, it can often be questionable if we’re not just repeating Autumn most days but I’m trying to be positive ok? When Destination2 got in touch and asked me to create my perfect summer playlist, I had a great afternoon of blaring out music to find the best songs to fit the bill. You can click on the names of the songs to listen along too.

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When the invite to the launch of Turtle Bay in Peterborough landed in my inbox, I was curious to say the least. Carribean food is something I’ve never really dabbled in and having researched Turtle Bay, the menu full of choices I would never dream of trying. That said, I’m trying to be better at trying new things so on a very warm Wednesday evening, I headed into Queensgate with an empty belly ready for feeding.

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