LADYLAND
×
Browsing Tag

2016

GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY NOW FOR BEAUTIFUL SPRING BULBS

By ARCHIVE

In the world of gardening it’s all about planting ahead for the next season – now forward planning is not our strong point, but fortunately there are people out there who get a kick out of such things. Organised people. With calendars and stuff.

Read More

HAPPY HOUR – ELDERFLOWER COLLINS

By ARCHIVE
ELDERFLOWER COLLINS

All this (occasional) sunshine has me hankering after the most summery of drinks. I recently discovered the utterly refreshing and dangerously drinkable Elderflower Collins and it’s my new weekend tipple – try it next time the sun makes a cameo appearance…

Ingredients

Ice
Nip of gin (I particularly fancy Hendricks)
1 1/2 tbsp elderflower cordial (or 2 tbsp, if you absolutely love the stuff)
Soda water
Squeeze of lemon, plus a slice of lemon to garnish
Sprig of mint

image

Place your ice, gin and cordial in a cocktail shaker and give it a good old shake.

Read More

THE LAZYLAND MADE-FOR-TV BIOPIC MARATHON

By ARCHIVE

Continuing in our Lazyland week of sloth, today we’re looking at the guilty, trashy pleasure of made-for-TV biopic movies.

With on-demand movies and Netflix these days, we have to make a conscious decision of what to watch. Which means you only have yourself to blame when you lose two hours of your weekend to Why Did I Get Married Too starring Janet Jackson.

Read More

THE TASTIEST CHEESE TOASTIES TO MAKE & DEVOUR NOW!

By ARCHIVE

What is the laziest dinner, apart from a takeaway of course? Well I would be tempted to say a bowl of cereal, but a close second in my mind are cheese toasties. I LOVE cheese on toast. It requires minimum effort, hardly any washing up, and it’s pretty tasty too − washed down with a cup of tea, in front of the telly of course.

Read More

SMOOTHIE SATURDAY – THE DETOX QUEEN

By ARCHIVE

We know, we know. It’s all feeling a little fuzzy around the edges still. There was the booze. Then the carb loading you did to absorb the booze. If your liver is still feeling the strain, why not revisit this deliciously detoxing smoothie from our resident clean eater and yogi extraordinaire, Christine Joos

Read More