Finances and Budgeting

We’re back from Thailand, we’re back to reality which right now means looking at my finances and budgeting. I know how to party when I get back from holiday don’t I? While we were away I posted a video on how we afford so many holidays and it’s had some really interesting reactions. There have…

Meet Jiji ¦ Our 2 Year Old Black Cat

The 10th of Novermber is Jiji’s 2nd adoption day. Jiji has appeared in the background of a few of my videos so it’s about time he got a whole video of his own. It’s a compilation of home videos so it’s not always the best quality but everything in here puts a big smile on…

How We Afford 9 Holidays This Year

Recently we’ve been getting a lot of comments about the amount of travel we do.  How can we possibly afford it? Must be nice to have a rich husband! Are you ever at home?  So here is a video about how we afford multiple holidays a year. It might not work for everyone but it…

Number One Restaurant, Bangkok

Our first night in Bangkok and we’re just off kohsan road. Luckily right round the corner there are a load of vegan/vegetarian restaurants. Perfect!  … however. The first one, Mango is a kinda westernised which means the prices are double everywhere else. Then there is Ethos which is the same, vegan but westernised. We came…

Packing for Thailand ¦ Two Weeks Hand Luggage Only

We’re on our way to Thailand for two weeks and we’re just taking hand luggage with us. We want to travel light and don’t want lots of belongings to keep track of. So here is what’s in my bag. Now there are two of us going and between us we’ll not need duplicates of some…

Dairy Free Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Happy Halloween!  We’re starting the day off with a cup of tea (for me) and a cup of coffee (for Leo) with some pumpkin spice creamer in it.  It took all of 30 seconds to make enough to keep us going all day.  Ingredients  1 Cup of Soy Milk 4tbsp Maple Syrup 1/2tsp Ginger Powder…

October Round Up

In September our travel plans started up for the year… well except for this month. It’s still been an interesting month tho… The shop I work in has closed for a few weeks for refurbishment and for holidays however the way it’s fallen means I have 38 days straight off work. 15 of those days…

Sugar, Fat, Dairy and Egg Free Brownies

Yesterday I had a friend over for a vegan afternoon tea, in the interest of not being too over indulgent I made a few changes to my full fat full fun brownie recipe to make it refined sugar and fat free as well as dairy and egg free.

Vegan Oreo Brownies ¦ Fudgy, Gooey and Decadent

I currently work in a Gelato shop in Edinburgh, since starting there I’ve developed a vegan waffle batter recipe I’m very proud of as well as some vegan cakes which go down well. This… is one of those cakes. I often make them with crumbled up Oreo but you can really add in whatever you…

Vegan Okonomiyaki 

First off what’s an okonomiyaki? It’s a savoury pancake found across Japan. There are several styles depending on what region your in, the ones we tried in Japan were – Hiroshima style – A thin crepe like pancake   Often topped with a fried egg or bacon served on top of stirfried noodles. Osaka style…