Things I’m Loving (May 2016)

Its hard to believe that we have now come to the end of May and I am writing about my favourite things.  Five months of the year have gone by and the dreams and hopes I had for the year are not coming to fruition.  I am hoping that the remainder of the year can at least see some of them come true.  I know I can hope.

Being A Food Blogger

I love cooking nearly as much as I love eating meals I have cooked!  I really enjoy writing my food blog, I just wish I had more time to write all out favourite recipes. I must say if I had to choose I would go for sweet over savoury every time.  However, when it comes to savoury I love good old fashioned stews, casseroles and pies.  One of my favourite meals is beef stroganoff.  I just love the warming sauce covering a good quality steak and cute little button mushrooms.  Obviously served with wild rice.

Beef Stroganoff


What can I say, I love tea, especially PG tips, it really is my favourite.  I can literally drink buckets of it each and every day!



May has been the month of the bluebell.  In wooded areas all around the country these pretty delicate flowers have bloomed turning grassy areas all blue.  This just makes me smile so much.


Pretty Dresses

I just love this style of vintage 1950’s dress.  I own lots of ones in this style but they are mostly what I would call winter colours.  This month I treated myself to this pretty pink flower dress from Lindy Bop.  It makes me feel like summer is on its way when I am wearing it.

lindy Bop

Birthday Boys

This month we have had 2 birthday boys in our family.  First up is my Nephew who turned 4.  Aunty Candace brought him his first Lego set and he just loved playing with the helicopter.


Then there was the other birthday boy who turned 14.  Guess what?  He had Lego too!  Guess you could say we are a family of Lego builders.

Birthday Boy

What are you loving this month?


  • Kim Carberry

    31st May 2016 at 7:11 PM

    I hope your dreams and hopes do come true!
    That beef stroganoff looks amazing! I’ve had my tea but that’s making me hungry!
    Ahh! Lego is awesome and perfect for all ages isn’t it.
    I hope June is a good month for you x
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  • Nikki-ann

    18th June 2016 at 2:52 PM

    I love bluebells, yet never seem to get to take photos of them, not in abundance anyway.

    It might’ve just been my birthday, but I’m wiping this month and this year off the map. It’s just been so bad, it’s unbelievable.

  • Polly Davies

    12th August 2016 at 11:02 AM

    lovely photos, it’s nice to remember all the good things isn’t it?

  • Rebecca | AAUBlog

    12th August 2016 at 11:03 AM

    lovely things to be loving! I have a bit of a thing for tea, too 🙂 x

  • Blogging mummy

    13th August 2016 at 12:17 PM

    Have to agree about the blue bells. They look amazing when they all come in the woods. Such a besutiful place to go for a walk.

  • Emma

    14th August 2016 at 7:11 PM

    My mum loves PG tips and it’s only recently she’s stopped bringing since with her in case I have cheap tea!!

  • Kerry Norris

    16th August 2016 at 10:00 AM

    I loved the bluebells in May too. Such a pretty time of year. Drinking tea is one of my all time fave things to do lol x

  • Steph Oakes

    17th August 2016 at 4:14 PM

    Bluebells are so pretty aren’t they. What a lovely idea for a post x

  • Michaela | Adventures of a Yorkshire Mum

    27th August 2016 at 2:04 PM

    I love the dress. In fact, Lindybop dresses are my favourite !

  • Tanita

    27th August 2016 at 6:37 PM

    The beef stroganoff looks delish! I live tea too, it is just too lovely, I drink to many cups a day I think! xx

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