The Garden Spa, Warrington // Review

The Garden Spa Warrington

Last week I was delighted to be invited to review The Garden Spa in Warrington. And what was even better was that I got to take a friend with me. As it happens, Warrington is about half way between where I live near Preston, and my friend Claire who lives just over the Welsh border not far from Chester, so we took the opportunity to meet up and spend a relaxing few hours together without our children!

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10 Amazing Apple Recipes

Homegrown apples - perfect for autumn bakes

A couple of weeks ago I shared my recipe for Apple Sticky Toffee Pudding – it was so delicious and easy to make that I’m sure I’ll be baking it again soon. I still have a freezer full of apples though and I needed some inspiration to make something other than crumble! So I asked some of my fellow bloggers to share some of their favourite apple recipes and they came up with such a variety of different things I wanted to bring them all together in one post.

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Practical family budgeting tips

**Collaborative post

Running the family budget can be a headache. It is not as simple as knowing how much your regular bills add up to and being sure that there is enough money available to cover those. If it was, doing your family budget would take just a few minutes. It is the so-called little things, the day-to-day extras and paying for emergencies that catch you out. Controlling how much you spend on items like that is not easy. But, there are things you can do to make managing this type of expense easier.

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