White Christmas Candy Cane Milkshake

"I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas"... ...and it seems that dream is all I can do. Typically, the moment we arrive in the UK Facebook is run amok with photos of snowy white landscapes from back home in Seattle - yes, it snowed! The snow looks so Christmassy and romantic, especially compared to the cold, wet, rainy days we are enduring … Continue reading White Christmas Candy Cane Milkshake

Limeade with a Touch of Mint

Costco is my achilles heel. A shoppers paradise filled with tempting treats bundled into jumbo packs of jumbo savings, luring you in to fill your basket to tsunami proportions with giant tubs of laundry detergent, huge chunks of cheese and enough Aspirin to clear up Hillary Clinton's "flu" a hundred times over. All sounds good so far, right? Well, living in a … Continue reading Limeade with a Touch of Mint

How Not to Lose Your Cool

They say time flies when you're having fun and this is certainly true when I'm back in the UK spending time with my family and friends - and getting my fix of all of my favourite foods from home, of course! Having only been home for a week, I have already squeezed in a sneaky Nando's, discovered … Continue reading How Not to Lose Your Cool

Valentines Vodka Spritzer – Valentines Day

Love is in the air and what better way to celebrate the most romantic day of the year than to make your Valentine a refreshing Valentines Vodka Spritzer. This cocktail not only looks divine, but tastes heavenly and makes the perfect aperitif to your Valentines Day Dinner á Deux. This recipe makes 4 cocktails so there won't be … Continue reading Valentines Vodka Spritzer – Valentines Day