Festive food and drink treats

December 4, 2018 admin 0

There is something about Christmas that see’s most people indulging in gorgeous food and drink that they other wise might not, for me the big one is flavoured cheeses. Then there is the array of food that only appear at Christmas that I can’t seem to get enough of, yet wouldn’t ever think to eat in any month other than December, like mince pies and Christmas pudding. Christmas really is a time to indulge in […]

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Have you tried the new flavoured gins at Aldi?

August 8, 2018 admin 0

It seems to me that alcoholic drinks have seasons a bit like fashions, with trends that people follow and then unfollow in quick succession. Looking back the first trend I can remember was the flavoured vodkas when I was in my late teens early twenties, although there wasn’t that much choice back then so we would often make our own using skittles if we couldn’t find a flavour we liked. Then in my late twenties […]

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Summer wine recommendations

June 7, 2018 admin 0

Well I doubt this will come as a surprise but I love wine. I never used to, but over the last couple of years it has been my drink of choice more and more and over the last 12 months I have even started to enjoy a glass or red which prior to that I could never understand why anyone drank the stuff. I’m not overly fussy with my wine but I do tent to […]

Aldi now sell gym equipment

May 17, 2018 admin 0

Does anyone else just love Aldi? It’s one of those shops were you pop in for a loaf of bread and leave with a 6 man tent, some new curtains and a guitar. You all know what I’m talking about, it’s that infamous 3rd isle that has the most wonderful but random items at ridiculously cheap prices that you didn’t know you needed till you stumble upon it between the all important potatoes and the […]

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My year of giving April

April 30, 2018 admin 0

For those reading this for the first time, my year of giving is a project I started in January where every month I write a post about ways I have tried to give back to my community or the wider population, without making a financial donation. The idea behind it isn’t to show off, seek approval or gratitude from others but to try and encourage myself and others to give more where possible and to […]

Last minute Mother’s Day inspiration from Aldi

March 9, 2018 admin 0

Mother’s Day is this weekend and despite having had months (well actually a year) to plan for it there will still be some people reading this who are yet to have bought a card or gift for their mum or partner. But fear not because Aldi still have gifts available in store and online and with a wide range of items to choose from you will be sure to find the perfect gift for your […]