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January 18, 2019

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Bring Your Own Baby to Brunch

Where? Whole Foods Market, Fulham Broadway

When? Saturday 19th January, 11am 

Price:  £29 (price covers one adult human and one little human)

For Ages: 6-24 months  

TEMP-HEY! and sunnycopter are joining forces to to cook up a plant-based Saturday morning brunch to kickstart your weekend. Meet other Mums and Dads with their little humans, chat the morning away and leave the rest to us.

For the adult humans: TEMP-HEY!,...

July 6, 2018

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This is a brilliant way to use up any leftover bananas that you’ve got lying around. The best bananas to use are the overripe kind, the ones that are squishy and going slightly brown.

Ingredients: 


 

2 to 3 very ripe peeled bananas

1/3 cup melted butter

1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Pinch of salt

3/4 cup sugar

1 large egg,

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups of plain flour

Method: 

1) Preheat the oven to 180 degrees, and line a 4x8 loaf tin with baking paper

2...

June 16, 2018

written by Crate a Party

An important theme in today's modern world, stress is getting to us all. We all lead busy lives, with career, family and health (both mental and physical) a constant juggling act. Today I’m going to be sharing with you a few of my most basic tips, for winding down and taking a bit of time for yourself. While fairly obvious, I find that it is often the most simple of things that we often forget. Hopefully these will serve as a gentle reminder when you...

May 31, 2018

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This recipe is perfect for those ‘Mum you said you’d bake cupcakes for my School Fete tomorrow’ moments. When it’s 6 o’clock the evening before and you most definitely forgot to make the cupcakes. It’s super quick and easy, while still delivering on flavour. Hurrah!

Ingredients

110g softened butter

110g caster sugar

110g self raising flour

2 eggs

½ tsp vanilla extract

150g softened butter

300g icing sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 tbsp milk

Optional food colouring...

May 31, 2018

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If you’re anything like me, you love a good to-do list. They are honestly a must for me- I couldn’t get through my days without them and I most definitely would not remember half of the things I am scheduled to do!

However of late, as my to-do list extends as I get busier, I have noticed my productivity slipping. Having so much on my plate, whilst great, is making me a lot less focused (and a lot more scatty). Also my to-do list is now the length of an...

May 18, 2018

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I think there is a lot of expectation when you say something is the ‘best ever’ version of itself. In this case however I am completely confident when I say it. They honestly taste incredible and I am yet to find better. In this version of the recipe I use cherries, but feel free to swap in a nuttier alternative, if that is more to your taste.

Ingredients:

375g soft unsalted butter.

375g dark chocolate.

6 large eggs.

1 tablespoon vanilla extract.

500g caste...

May 14, 2018

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It’s finally time for the wedding of the year! On May 19th Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be married, and I for one am so excited! Got to love a wedding. I love any reason to throw up some bunting and have a jolly good party, so this really is the perfect excuse. If you’re anything like me, and have got total wedding fever, why not throw your own party to celebrate the nuptials? I’ll share some ideas I’ve had, for things that will set your party...

May 13, 2018

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This drink is something I have to seriously ration because if I didn’t I would make it every day in Summer, and I’m not sure that amount of sugar would be good for my health. It is the perfect quick go to for Parties, Gatherings, BBQ’s; you Name it, it’s a real crowd pleaser. Anywho I thought I’d share it with you, so that you too can aquire a sugar addiction:

Ingredients:

1 Cup Water

1 Cup Lemon Juice (4-6 lemons)

1 Cup Granulated Sugar

Ice

Cold Filtered W...

May 9, 2018

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With Spring/Summer/who knows anymore, finally making an appearance- I am fully embracing the feelings that have come with it. One of which is finally tackling the long awaited wardrobe clearout that I have been putting off since mid December, (sadly not an exaggeration). This time of year is the perfect time for a clothing overhaul, so I thought I would share with you a couple of my top tips for making it a less stressful and actually quite therapeuti...

May 8, 2018

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As promised, today I’m sharing with you my Favourite Overnight Oats Recipe. This is quick to make, quick to eat, and so bloomin’ tasty. It can be modified as well, to suit any dietary requirements. Basically, it’s a build your own breakfast in 5 minutes. And this is my favourite way of doing it:

Ingredients:

50g Jumbo Porridge Oats

150ml of Oat Milk or Water

60g Blueberries

1 Apple (my faves are Pink Lady)

Drizzle of Honey

1 Tbsp Peanut Butter

Cinnamon

Method:

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May 1, 2018

written by Crate a Party

Ah the morning person. I have been striving for this goal for many years now. As much as I’d love to be the person who jumps out of bed at 6am, fits in an early workout/yoga/meditation, it just does not come naturally to me. However, I have found a few little tricks, that are getting me well on the way to my dream of being an early riser.

Plan Ahead

We’re starting the night before. Take half an hour, before you go to bed, to plan the shiz out of your mo...

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