Get Sports, Study and Staycation Ready with Hype Review

Get Sports, Study and Staycation Ready with Hype Review: September 2020

With students ready to commence study, people enjoying sports, keeping fit in the outdoors with activities such as running and UK Staycations being more popular than ever before due to travel restrictions make sure you get ahead and get Hype ready.

Hype have a range of suitcases including this small floral sturdy, wipe clean case on wheels perfect for a UK city break.

Hype have all you need to be prepared and another bonus is that you can shop online and they have a contactless deliver system direct to your door…winner!

These Hype glitter logo embossed cycling shorts are perfect teamed up with the navy Hype logo cotton t-shirt.

The Hype black canvas bag ideal to store gym kit, food or to pop in a good read and a packed lunch to take to the local park or beach.

Hopefully, you will catch some sun and Hypes navy UV protected sunglasses are super cool and perfect for running, as they do not slip, stay put without causing discomfort.

Stationary a must have for study and Hype have got good stationary game. Think Pencils, pens, tins, note books and some gorgeous glitter thrown in for good measure.

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COOK Frozen Prepared Meals Delivered Direct to your Door Review

COOK Frozen Prepared Meals Delivered Direct to your Door Review: August 2020

In 1997 Ed started COOK as a frozen meal business in a small Farnham shop.  Luckily Dale, one of Eds clients, just happened to be a chef, so Ed persuaded him to quit his job and they joined forces.

Through many trials and tribulations COOK opened more shops and offered more home delivery options.  Fast forward to 2013 and COOK became one of the UK’s first certified B Corps that form part of a global commitment to do business right for people and the planet.

COOK are committed to making the world a better place by giving back to the community with the caring Hands programme, One Feeds Two, FoodCycle.  Also, reducing food waste and acting on climate change, as since October 2017 have been purchasing renewable electricity for their shops and kitchens resulting in their carbon footprint shrinking by a third!

Employees voted COOK one of the top 100 Sunday Times best companies to work for and they have been on the list ever since. COOK have been certified by the living wage foundation since July 2015.

After 20 Years Dale retired in 2017 and Ed now heads the business alongside his sister Rosie as co-CEOs together with their team are still as committed as ever to bring you the absolute best home cooked meals, so you can go from freezer to plate in no time.

No need to queue up at the supermarket, as with COOK you are still able to eat healthy and save time.  Dietary needs are also catered for as they offer a range of Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Vegan and No Dairy options

Pots for One, the sticky veg satay and sweet potato & aubergine Sri Lankan curry are super yummy and perfect if you fancy a light lunch or supper.

COOK agree that every chef needs a night off from time to time, so their range of chef prepared frozen meals, that are delivered direct to your door, made with love using quality ingredients enabling you to enjoy a nutritious home cooked meal in minutes without the kitchen prep.

Offering a whole range of cuisines such as Spanish, Mexican, Italian and Indian you are spoilt for choice.

On every COOK dish you will notice the name and signature of the chef that created your meal which I am sure you will agree is a nice personable touch.

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Raise the Roof with the St George’s Hotel Llandudno Review

 Raise the Roof with the St George’s Hotel Llandudno Review: August 2020

North Wales, destination lovely Llandudno, for a super sunny seaside staycation.

The St George’s Hotel Llandudno sits in a prominent position on the promenade and is proudly Llandudno’s first luxury seafront hotel.

In the spring of 1854 Isaiah Davies, who was born on a farm on the Great Orme, at just 24 years old built the St George’s Hotel.

The hotel has hosted many conferences and seven British Prime Ministers including Churchill!

Now it’s your turn to enjoy some lavish luxury.  Make your way up the sweeping red carpeted steps for a seaside staycation like no other.

Reach new heights and Raise the Roof and enjoy one of the St George’s delightful Deluxe Sea-View Rooms with balcony.

Offering breath-taking panoramic views of the Llandudno seaside resort from the highest point of the hotel – The Rooftop.

Usually the St Georges fly the Welsh flag, but in a fitting tribute to the hardworking staff within the NHS they are flying fabulously with the NHS logo flag.

The Rooftop lounge is the perfect place to retreat and chill out while enjoying the in room complimentary tea tray, biscuits and bottled water.

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Shop Ethically and Enjoy Organic, Plastic Free Fruit & Veggies with Pikt Review

Shop Ethically and Enjoy Organic, Plastic Free Fruit & Veggies with Pikt Review: August 2020

Pikt are an amazing friendly family run business who offer 100% organic fruit and veggies.  Impressive and a great way to eat healthy and look after you and your family.

They are B-Corp meaning that Pikt are actively committed to social change taking care of our planet and people.

Equally as impressive is that Pikt are fully plastic free and all their packaging is completely compostable.

Even the delivery of the boxes have an environmental focus.  Your fabulous fruit and veggies will be delivered by carbon neutral DPD.

Pikt offer fully flexibility and a non-pressured approached, you are not committed to a subscription so you can order exactly when you want anywhere in the UK with a delivery turn around time of around 48 hours.

Want to take control, opt for a Homey Box also pictured, a perfect way to choose exactly what you want perfect for someone who lives alone or have specific needs.

Sweet potatoes, avocado, gem lettuce, plum tomatoes, peppers, lemons, green beans, courgettes and spring onions eat your heart out.

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Bakerdays Birthday Celebration Letterbox Cake Review

Bakerdays Birthday Celebration Letterbox Cake Review: August

Now you can post a letterbox Birthday cake to your family, friends and loved ones with Bakerdays.

Their letter box cake fits through most standard UK letterboxes, suitable for 3 – 4 people and they have a range of options such as vegan, gluten free and dairy free to cater for dietary needs.

Bakerdays offer a range of themes including this marvellous Musical Theatre cake, perfect for actors, theatre fans and fans of the arts in general.

The cake theme Phantom of the Opera brought back many fond memories, as this was the first musical myself and my husband went to watch together.

“All I ask of you” is to “Think of Me” send me cake, so we can enjoy a slice of yummy cake with “The Music of the Night” while cosy and snug on our picnic throw.

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The White Hart Hotel, Apartments & Fat Badger Restaurant Harrogate Review

The White Hart Hotel, Apartments & Fat Badger Restaurant Harrogate Review: April 2020

The White Hart Hotel is a grade II listed building located within the Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate North Yorkshire.

The hotel offers a range of in-house rooms and a range of luxury serviced apartments over in Montpellier House.

The McCrae Suite is a four bedroom apartment, ideal for groups, providing guests an extra special stay.

From the moment you walk in you can see the Victorian grandeur and elegance.

The Bedroom was plush, comfortable and cosy with monogrammed Montpellier House cushions which was a nice touch.

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Breakout Manchester Church Street The Emporium of Magic Escape Game Review

Breakout Manchester Church Street The Emporium of Magic Escape Game Review: May 2020

Exciting times are ahead for Breakout Manchester, they may have said bye and closed the doors to their original Town Hall site, but they still have two Manchester city centre locations including High Street and the brand-new Church Street site.

Warmly welcomed by the delightful Dave it was good to be back and the whole set up at Church Street is impressive and has been designed with safety in mind.

Spacious, plenty of designated seating areas for you and your team to plan and prepare for your exciting Breakout mission.

Get your team and wands at the ready and be prepared to swish and flick your way out of this spellbinding escape adventure The Emporium of Magic…

Looking for rare magical artefacts, spells and potions, well The Emporium of Magic is the place for you.  Also, if recent rumours are to be believed the alchemist has been mixing a magical potion which will give unlimited magical powers and see the unseen.

Creeping into the Emporium after hours, my team and I look for the recipe, but one problem our break in triggered a spell that has trapped us inside.

Now we had no choice…whip up the potion brew in order to escape, as without it we will be locked within the Emporium forever.

Thumbs up or down, we manged a big thumbs up, as we escaped question is can you!?

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Honest Burgers Manchester are Back Review

Honest Burgers Manchester are Back Review: August 2020

Honest Burgers Manchester are back, and we could not be happier, as they are the perfect place to chill out, enjoy good company and a brilliant burger.

Welcomed warmly by the team, Jordan and Yohan made sure that our visit was super smooth and full of fabulous foodie yumminess.

Seated upstairs in a balcony booth, we had plenty of room and a good birdseye view to people watch at a safe distance of course!  They even have a outdoor rooftop for when the sun is in full force.

Their new super special California French mustard, fried beef, bacon, double American cheese, caramelised onion, burgers sauce, tomato, lettuce and pickles with a good serving of rosemary salted chips.

The Bacon Plant is a plant-based burger with this isn’t bacon, smoked gouda, shoestring fries, vegan bacon ketchup, chipotle mayo, spinach and pickles served up with their classic rosemary salted pickles.

Go next level and bang on a side of their gorgeous gluten free onion rings and get dipping to your hearts content.

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Get your Fruity Five a Day with Prestige Hampers Review

Get your Fruity Five a Day with Prestige Hampers Review: August 2020

Now more than ever people want to give their immune systems a boost by eating healthy foods such as fruits.  Prestige Hampers have a whole range of fabulous fruity offerings that are perfect to gift to family, friends, loved ones and even a gift from you to you.

Prestige offer UK delivery and to ensure safety they have a contactless delivery system in place and even have a next day gifts service, so making your hamper delivery quick, easy and just a click away.

Fresh Fruit Basket

The fresh fruity basket is ideal to enjoy in the comfort of your own home, on a hike or perfect for a fruit themed picnic.

 

Included are 400g of grapes, 2 satsumas, 2 gala apples, 2 granny smith apples, 2 plums and 2 kiwis, so plenty to go around.

All presented in this wonderful wooden handled trug which is not only beautiful, but reusable.  Ideal to store small garden tools and hand-picked herbs from the garden.

Classic Fruit Tray

The classic Fruit Tray offers the lucky recipient a tasty tray of healthy treats.

Included with the vibrant fresh fruit tray are bananas, grapes, satsumas, gala and granny smith apples.

The perfect pick me up with a natural and healthy vitamins boost.

The Healthy Ploughman

The Healthy Ploughman includes some fabulous fresh fruits like red and green grapes, kiwi, apples, and satsumas.

There are some scrumptious yummy cheeses included such as the Red Wax Cheddar Chilli & Lime and a Double Gloucester Black Wax 100g which are perfect to go with the Kale & Nut spiced toast.

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