Beaulieu Chocolate Studio is nestled in the New Forest and they create contemporary and local speciality chocolates which are all hand-made using fresh an where possible local ingredients. Beaulieu Chocolate Studio Forest Fruit bar is another newbie for me. Perusing their website is both a must but also dangerous, there are some serious delights on there. Amaretti (WANT), Banoffee, Coconut and Rocky Road chocolate, to chocolate shaped novelty items, speciality pieces and hot chocolate. This is a chocoholics mini paradise. At £3.95 a bar it is on the pricer side for chocolate, so let’s see if it is worth it. Handmade…

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Prepare yourself I am dropping the festive bomb. Yes there is no denying that Christmas is fast approaching and frankly I am excited, and what better way to get ourselves in that fa la la la laaaaa mood, than kicking back with Not on the High Street Christmas press show. I adore NOTHS and can spend hours perusing their website adding far too many things to my wish list. I was lucky enough to be invited to NOTHS Christmas in July, YES JULY, to get a sneak peak on this year’s hottest items, bespoke gift ideas, demos, and gorgeous decor…

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In dire need of some food before seeing Joel Dommett, we were in search of somewhere to eat in Reading town centre when we stumbled across the 7Bone Burger Co. I don’t know if it is because I look at food most days on the net but I keep seeing their juicy looking burgers all over Facebook and Instagram and therefore there was no hesitation in giving this a go.  With their minimalist almost warehouse feel the decor appears unfinished but is almost like you have gone to this secret little underground place for a naughty foodie feast. The menu…

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Are you a biscuit or cookie lover? Traditionally I am more of a biscuit fan unless Millie’s Cookies are involved because frankly who can resist a Millie’s? I am however willing to forgo my biscuits with my cuppa when M&S Peanut Butter and Choc Chunk Cookies are involved. These cookies are new on the block and follow the ever so delicious Spirit of Summer Peanut Butter Cookies. Housed in a black plastic tray were 8 half chocolate coated cookies that looked utterly irresistible. With that said let’s get tasting. Per cookie: 126 kcal, 2.8g sat fat, 10.2g sugar, 1.9g protein These…

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Almost two weeks ago marked the launch of the always anticipated Lush Halloween and Christmas offerings. With my face on and the excitement levels high, off I went to the South East Bloggers Circle Event however we were sadly met with the fact that the event at Lush in Basingstoke was cancelled due to a store flood. These things cannot be helped, however we did get a window of opportunity to peruse all things new, take some pictures and as a token sorry I got to take home a bottle of Snow Fairy (LOVE).  A Lush store is a bit like…

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