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Pizza at Proove, West Didsbury

Living in South Manchester, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to delightful, independent restaurants to tickle our taste-buds. Everything from authentic Spanish tapas, to vegan whole-foods, to downright dirty burgers…there’s something for everyone. You’ll know well that one of my most favourite cuisines is Italian, so when I was asked to go along to try out some Italian Pizza at Proove, West Didsbury I jumped at the chance. Plus, it was a great excuse for a date-night…

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Private Chef Dining Experience with La Belle Assiette

So a couple of weekends ago, I hosted a dinner party with some friends (and without toddler) at out home and guess what? I didn’t have to cook, I didn’t even have to wash up and I actually got to relax, chat with friends and enjoy myself. Want to know how? It’s because it wasn’t just any dinner party – it was a private chef dining experience with La Belle Assiette….

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Sky High Afternoon Tea with WeBlogNorth – 100 feet up

Being a blogger, I get invited to some pretty cool stuff, but last week’s event with Robert’s Bakery, may have to top them all! When I was invited to a Sky High Afternoon Tea, at The Etihad in Manchester, I didn’t give much thought to what that actually meant, only that it sounded awesome and involved food! I rallied some WeBloggers together and the next thing you know, we’re standing in the ‘departure lounge’ ready for our flight, and it dawns on us that we’re going to be heading-up 100 feet in the air for our afternoon tea!

Now I’m not the best with heights and I’m certainly not an adrenaline junky, so the thought of being strapped into a chair, feet dangling, 100 feet up, wasn’t the most comforting notion. But how could I not do it? Surely it’d be a once in a lifetime experience?…Continue reading

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