All posts tagged: #competition

Win Christmas 2015 at Coombe Mill

I have known of Coombe Mill for years, probably ever since I started blogging. I have always dreamt of spending a holiday in the heart of Cornwall and felt even more drawn to the farm when I realised that Farmer Nick is actually Farmer Nico, Greek descendant and that Alex and him would probably get on quite well, since they share the same country of origin and love for good food and Greek feasts :-). When Georgie was born, I imagined a holiday as a complete family at Coombe Mill but it was never meant to be, Georgie never made it to Christmas and what should have been a magical holiday last year transformed into a dreary and endless season of mourning. I dread the thought of another Christmas at home now. I would love us to be able to win a Christmas stay at Coombe Mill and stay in their cozy Trevarno Scandinavian lodge this year. I imagine ourselves arriving to a fairyland of lights and snow. (Yes, they had snow last year and …

Father’s Day Gifts with a difference and giveaway

Sunday the 21st of June will mark Father’s Day here in the UK. If you have a fussy husband as I do, who is not content with the easy and practical gift of a set of boxers, booze or a hearty meal, then you may want to consider these three alternatives as possible gifts. Hello Hungry liquid meals in a box. I was sent the three versions of Hello Hungry to sample and review a few weeks back. It was during the very stressful month of May (I wrote about in my previous post) and I was feeling rotten with repeated throat infections and colds. I used the drinks not as lunches but as mid-morning snacks. Very handy and packed with healthy stuff your body needs “for survival in the office(or in my case, school) jungle“, the drinks gave my mornings a boost and dare I say, helped my compromised immune system survive the stress? I was not too partial to the tomato and basil version(personal taste, nothing to do with the product) but I …