3 Different Things To Do With Apples

Cake, crumble, pie. These are the first things you think of when cooking with apples, because obviously they are the best tasting puddings in the known universe. However, if you are one of those lucky people with an apple tree, or you know someone who does, no doubt you’re sick of them by now. So

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5 Flavours Review: The Whitebrook

On our escape nearly 3 weeks ago (boo!), Dan surprised me with a dinner booking at The Whitebrook, a Michelin star restaurant on the Welsh side of the border. In our relationship, romance always comes with food. Head Chef Chris Harrod is an old boss of Dan’s, and The Whitebrook’s ethos is all about foraged,

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Mid Week Eat: Blue Squash Gnocchi

It’s easy to eat seasonally with a whole lazy Sunday and 6 hours to roast a joint ahead of you. It’s more difficult when you get in from work late and all you want to do is order a pizza. My Mid-Week-Eats recipes are all quick, really easy and made mostly using ingredients you’ll already

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How To Create Your Own Escape

There’s something powerful about an escape, right? Last weekend we had our long awaited weekend away in the Forest of Dean. We were using a Christmas present to stay at Forest Holidays in a cabin in the woods (with a hot tub!). Given our recent run of bad luck it was much needed, although the bad

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How To Force Yourself Outside

I am writing this wrapped in a blanket next to the radiator watching the rain drizzle down outside and the droplets race each other down the window. So I get it. In the autumn and winter going outside can feel like the last thing you want to do. But you really must. Autumn is the

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A Letter on Not Giving Up

My friends, I’m writing to apologise. This last week I’ve been neglectful. Not only of this blog, but of our shared goals and dreams, and of what I set out to do with Simple & Season. I’ve not been out walking, I’ve not been writing, I’ve not been updating my Happiness Planner and I’ve certainly not been

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Getting Our Home A/W Ready

It’s that time of year where it gets dark really quickly and you have to remember where all the light switches are. The blogger buzzword for autumn seems to be ‘hygge’, and I think it’s because it’s a concept everyone can get fully on board with. Who doesn’t love cosiness, soft light, blankets and love?

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