Friday, 30 August 2013

August: Lately I've been Loving

In August when I was off work we had a day out in Leith. We went to The Vintage for a delicious lunch - we ate off the grazing menu and everything was really tasty. You can see the menu here.


That same afternoon we stopped by Roseleaf for a Pot-Tail - a yummy cocktail served in a teapot with cups and saucers.  We chose a Mad-Hatter which was a mix of Koko Kanu Coconut Rum with homemade Fiery Ginger Beer and Lime - delicious!  Also available are a selection of fancy dress hats to wear while supping your cocktail!



I'm a huge fan of scented candles and in August I've been loving St Eval's Sea Salt Candle. Thanks to Sam at Honey Go-Lightly for discovering this beauty! See my review here.


OV Naturals Rose Geranium Harmonising Organic Artisan Face Oil 10ml* - Lucy very kindly sent me this new face oil to review (a full review to follow in the next couple of weeks). Simply lovely to use, smells amazing and I'm sure this will be the one to knock Triple Rose Luxury Organic Face Oil off the top spot! See my review of the Triple Rose face oil here.  


Homemade Piccalilli - made with some of the glut of marrows in the garden! Delicious with cold meat, pork pies or cheese.





I'm a huge fan of hearts and I love this little one I picked up at COVE a while back.


Finally, I'm a huge magazine lover and especially like Red and The Simple Things. Currently I'm also loving Psychologies mag - I love the articles, quizzes and that it makes me think more.  I adore both Sally Brampton's and Catherine Turner's columns.



What are you loving this month?

16 comments:

  1. Oh my tummy just rumbled at that first picture, look delicious :)

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    1. It was! Want to go back soon! x

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  2. Great post - the Pot-Tail is such a funny idea! The food looks good too :) xx

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    1. Thanks! I know! It was yummy x

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  3. Oh fun post! Now I'm hungry! :)

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  4. Thank you Sandra for including OV Rose Geranium in your post. Delighted! And I love the Sea Salt candles... have given a few as pressies this year. Perfect gift. Lucy x

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    1. No problem! It's so lovely :) x

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  5. I really want taht sea salt candle too! your marrows look great :) x

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    1. You'll love it! One of my favourite candles now :) Thanks! x

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  6. Wow the cocktails in the teapot really threw me! I'm a sucker for hearts too, have them all over the house, much to the hubbys' annoyance! x

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    1. haha! Simply delicious! Me too I'm addicted x

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