Author Archives: DonnaCoulling

TOP 5 LAST MINUTE STOCKING FILLERS

Searching for the right novelty stocking filler? Here are my top 5 from www.thegreatgiftcompany.co.uk:   1. Animal Toothbrush Holders for the kids and wannabe kids.  2. BACHOX  for the dark chocolate lover who can laugh at their wrinkles and crow’s feet.   3. Zombie Blood Shower Gel for the zombie obsessed.  … Continue reading

Posted in Gifts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

NIGELLA LAWSON’S DENSE CHOCOLATE LOAF CAKE WITH BOOZE AND COFFEE

Oh my, this cake is a blend of the three wonders of the world. INGREDIENTS 1 cup soft unsalted butter 1⅔ cup (316 g | 11⅛ oz) dark brown sugar 1⅓ cup (170 g) all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Beauty Product Review: White Glo Diamond White Pen and Strips Kit

Author: Sue Davison Having bright, sparkly teeth is definitely a confidence booster. When I can smile with confidence I smile more often. I don’t know if it makes me look younger or any more attractive, but it makes me feel … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Lessons in Life – Mental Health

Let’s talk about mental health. I know that I am extremely fortunate to be surrounded by incredible, amazing, intelligent, successful, talented people. Friends and colleagues, colleagues who are now friends. People I’ve met through events, conferences, friends I’ve made through … Continue reading

Posted in Life Lessons | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Berlin Hotel Review – Das Stue

At the end of the summer holidays, Minx and I took a trip to Berlin and stayed in the beautiful property that is Das Stue.  Originally built in the 1930’s, Das Stue’s diplomatic legacy is evident in the heritage building’s … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant and hotel reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lessons in Life – Dating

So, I went to Le Pain Quotidien as is my usual Sunday breakfast spot, to be seated “just the one thanks” on the large table in the middle where I’ve come to find all the “just the one thanks” people … Continue reading

Posted in Life Lessons | 2 Comments

Apple, Ginger and Cranberry Vodka Cocktail

It’s National Vodka Day in the United States today! Embrace the autumn evenings with this warming and ever so simple cocktail. Serves 8 Ingredients 2 cups (500 ml) apple juice (use the cloudy type if you can) 2 cups (500 ml) cranberry … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment