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8 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home

September 10, 2020
table full of vegetables

There is nothing more delicious than home-grown produce, but gardening can look daunting to those with no experience. The good news is that there are a lot of beginner-friendly plants that will most likely be a success even if you don’t exactly have a green thumb. If you have some outdoor space you could utilize, here are a few vegetables that are easy to grow to get you started!   Zucchini/Courgette   Some of the best options to start with…

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Have a Sparkling Bank Holiday with ALDI’S Award-Winning Prosecco

May 21, 2020

Advertorial in partnership with Aldi UK   With the May Bank holiday just around the corner, what better way to celebrate than with a price drop on Aldi’s award-winning fizz that is truly prossecond  to none, which makes it the best value prosecco on the market! Aldi’s Prosecco range has just picked up a whopping four medals, including a gold, at the highly renowned Global Prosecco Masters Awards, by The Drinks Business. The judges awarded a Gold Medal to the Castellore Prosecco…

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Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone: 5 Reasons to Eat Out More Often

December 3, 2019

By Hannah Quinn   Making a meal at home can feel very rewarding, and often times, it tastes much better than what you can get at a restaurant. But nowadays, more and more people are eating out, and for very good reasons. Here are the top five reasons why people should eat out more often.   Less Preparation Cooking a meal at home takes a lot of preparation and time out of your day to get done. Not to mention…

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October Goodies from Degustabox

November 6, 2019

Have you had fun on this Halloween? A lot of goodies? Let me show you the October’s Box goodies with the theme: Home Comforts to enjoy with the family.     For those that don’t know about Degustabox: Degustabox is a mystery food Monthly subscription box, full of novelties and goodies. Each month you will try from sweet to savoury, new products in the market that probably you wouldn’t buy, so you can have a try of them.   Discount…

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10 Thanksgiving Recipes to Have on Hand This November

November 6, 2019

By Dylan Bartlett Thanksgiving only happens once a year, and you want to get it right. But how can you decide on a menu with so many options? It’s common to feel overwhelmed with the overabundance of choice. There are recipes on recipes that would go perfect with this, or excellent with that. It’s can be tough. So to simplify things, here are some suggested dishes to have on hand when Thanksgiving rolls around.       1. Oven-Roasted Turkey…

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September Goodies from Degustabox

October 17, 2019

Ah October! Have a said previously how I love October (Halloween, parties, almost Christmas, Halloween, Christmas, parties… have I said Halloween and Christmas??). Love the Autumn time!! Staying at home in the cold with a warm cuppa and a buttery toast… But…let’s start by September’s Box. This box of September is dedicated to all the family meals and sharing at home. The beginning of schooltime and back to office full time. Those dinners feel so good around family, don’t they?…

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When to give Chocolates as a Gift

September 12, 2019

Chocolate is a worldwide favorite. You can count in one hand the number of people that say they don’t like chocolate, but in the end, they will eat any treat with chocolate. That Aztec legacy, brought by the Spanish to Europe, to start the drinking delicacy, the Hot chocolate, is nowadays in any shape: powder, buttons, beans, almond, white, dark, drinkable, bar, mixed with a lot of things and the wackiest ways at shops. Now getting a gift to someone,…

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July Goodies from Degustabox

August 26, 2019

Sorry for the delay guys, and for missing out the June box, but a lot has been happening at the Alejandra’s HQ. This box of July is dedicated to all the picnics and Afternoon teas of the good weather that is coming up. After a couple of weeks with rain, Sun is now scorching and the UK is not very fond of air conditioning. With good weather, gardens are being setting up, conservatories revamped and with a more summer feeling…

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Easy and Quick Waffle Recipe (Video)

August 4, 2019

The basic Belgium Waffle recipe. You can use what you have at home, is quick to prepare and gives you a generous batch of waffles from 12 to 16 waffles, depending on how your waffle maker takes and how much you pour.   Ingredients: 2 Cups of self-raising Flour 1 Tbsp of Baking Powder 1/2 Tsp of salt 3 Tbsp of sugar (or any other substitute such as stevia, just make sure you calculate how much of stevia is comparing…

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