Giant Halloween Pumpkin Cookies and Roasted Seeds Recipes

An easy and extremely tasty pumpkin cookie recipe with instructions for roasting seeds. Making pumpkins and Halloween zero waste easy.

50 Random Acts of Kindness

You don't have to have a reason to be kind. Here are 50 random acts of kindness - all easy ways to be kind that are budget friendly too. Improve someone's day today and make yourself feel good too.

Apple Cake Recipe for Apple Day

Find out how the national Apple Day began and celebrate with a few lovely autumnal apple cakes and puddings.

Trick or Treat – Halloween Photos & Customs from Around the World

A collection of stories and photos from around the world of how people like to celebrate and decorate their homes for Halloween.

7 Ways to Celebrate World Post Day

Show kindess to loved ones and strangers with these 7 ideas to celebrate World Post Day

My Fan Moment With Robbie Williams

The day I met Robbie Williams! I'd love to be able to use those words as the title, unfortunately, met might be stretching it a bit far. But, it was certainly a fan moment that I could never have anticipated none the less. My fan moment was Robbie Williams standing less than a foot in front … Continue reading My Fan Moment With Robbie Williams

World Compliment Day – Could you Compliment a Random Stranger?

I wanted to share this story with you on World Compliment Day - Could you compliment a random stranger? I love to people watch, as do most of us I think. During a recent trip to Long Beach California, my husband and I were taking a breather in the shade. I was checking out a … Continue reading World Compliment Day – Could you Compliment a Random Stranger?

A Celebration of Poets for National Poetry Day

A selection of very different poems from several authors and poets to celebrate World Poetry Day.

How to Successfully Give Up Smoking – 10 Tips to Help you Quit

After smoking most of my life, I stopped when my doctor gave me a shocking diagnosis. Read on my for my story along with my tips of how to successfully give up smoking.

Cancer Awareness for Life

CANCER AWARENESS FOR LIFE (NOT JUST BLOGTOBER) This post was written to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  cancer awareness in general, and the stop smoking campaign Stoptober.  However, cancer awareness is important all year round and I hope you'll find this post useful. October is a poignant cancer month for us it is the anniversary of … Continue reading Cancer Awareness for Life

What is Blogtober? What to Expect and How to Take Part

Find out everything you need to know about the following or taking part in the October blogging challenge BLOGTOBER.

Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry

Today I am very pleased to share my thoughts on a poem book with you entitled  Simply Modern Life by author Claire Baldry. With the exception of children’s books, I haven’t read any poetry since school and I must say it was such a refreshing change. This book is full of humourous, and sometimes tragic, … Continue reading Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry

Ecobricks – How to Reuse Your Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste

Everything you need to know about how to make an ecobrick to reuse your non-recyclable plastic waste with useful links to help you.

How To Get Free & Cheap Books Legally

Encourage a love of reading for all with these ideas of how to get free and cheap books legally whilst still supporting authors.

How To Reuse, Redistribute & Recycle Your Rubbish

Reduce landfill by reusing, redistributing and recycling your rubbish with some of the great ideas in this post.

3 Halloween Pumpkin Soup Recipes

A selection of tasty healthy pumpkin soups catering for all dietary requirements including dairy, meat and gluten free.

Apple Coconut Cake Squares

Apple coconut squares are made from an old school dinner recipe and can be adapted to suit almost any fruit. A deliciously moorish cake when cold or comforting pudding when served hot.

Easy Butterscotch Tart – Old School Dinner Recipes

A vintage old school dinner recipe, for an easy to make butterscotch tar, that came straight out of the school kitchens.

1. Self Help For Your Mental Health

It took me a long time to write this series of self help tips for mental health. I had so much that I wanted to say but getting it down on paper was hard. My usual methodical mind did not want to play ball. My aim is to try and pass on some knowledge and … Continue reading 1. Self Help For Your Mental Health

Rich Dark Chocolate Brownie Recipe

A quick and easy rich dark chocolate brownie recipe, along with user tips and suggestions for substitute ingredients to make it dairy-free.