The Pine Marten Festive Menu Review @bookatable

On Saturday I had the pleasure of reviewing the festive menu at The Pine Marten in Harrogate. The Pine Marten is a premium pub, bar and restaurant situated in Beckwithshaw, just outside Harrogate in North Yorkshire. The Pine Marten also…

Clever Tykes Children’s Book Review – Ideal Christmas Gift!

I was recently asked to review three books from Clever Tykes. The books are designed for children aged between around 6-9 years of age. My twin daughters are seven, so they fit right in the middle of the age range.…

About Me

Hi, I am a mum of twin identical girls aged 6 years and two boys aged 13 and 17 years. I live in a small market town called Knaresborough in North Yorkshire.I am really enjoying the challenges of being a mum to twins, however it hasn't been easy and I am still learning how to juggle my four children (not literally) in order to meet their needs as well maintain my own sanity! I am a freelance writer and have written a few short stories and magazine articles, 2 of which are published.

Christmas Gift For Foodies! Sous Chef Review

If you are looking for a Christmas gift for the “foodie” in your life, Sous Chef would be a great place to start your search. Sous Chef is a shop dedicated to people who love cooking! I confess to being…

Are New Experiences The Key To Feeling Alive?

Bring yourself alive with a wonderful experience. Image via Pexels. In the consumerist society that we have evolved into today, everything seems purpose built to make us materialistic. We are constantly told to wear the latest fashions, buy the latest…

Anniversary Weekend In York – The Grand Hotel & Spa

In September my husband and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. I can’t quite believe that it’s been 20 years, I mean people get less for murder! Only joking, we’ve had our ups and downs like any other couple, the…

A Property Adventure: The Benefits Of Investing Overseas

Property investment has always been a great way to increase your money over time, as long as you make all the right decisions. Impulse buying, and becoming a property developer without any research or experience will cost you dearly, so…

A Perfect Night In – #giveyourselfsomesanctuary

Eventually you reach an age when a night relaxing in front of the TV becomes more appealing than a big night out! Being a busy mum of four, having time to totally chill and relax is in short supply. It’s…

Top 5 Car Events Over The Next 12 Months

https://pixabay.com/en/car-supercar-gt-ford-speed-power-1376190/ If you are a car enthusiast, then you are likely to be on the hunt for great events to attend throughout the rest of 2018 and 2019. There is an occasion for everyone when it comes to the world…

Protecting Your Vehicle With Regular Servicing

https://pixabay.com/en/traffic-locomotion-roadway-mobility-3612474/   If you have any type of vehicle, then frequent servicing is essential. There are so many people who complain when their car starts to deteriorate or is in need of a repair. Yet, they neglected their responsibility to…

Pampering Your Pooch: Everything You Need For A Healthy, Happy Pup

Around 26% of the UK population owns a dog. Dogs are our favourite pet, and there’s nothing more special than bringing a new puppy into your home. If you’re counting down the days until you add a new member to…

Reasons To Start Trading Forex And Mistakes To Avoid

https://pixabay.com/en/stock-trading-monitor-business-1863880/   There is no denying that the Forex market is growing in popularity. An increasing number of investors are embracing Forex with the motive of acquiring higher returns and diversifying their portfolios. With that being said, read on to…