Thursday, 15 November 2018

My mini workout for holidays


To do in the morning:
  • · 200 abs
  • · 20 push ups
  • · 30 squats
  • · 10 donkeys
  • · 10 dog legs
  • · 20 knee lifts
  • · 30 punches
  • · 10 lunges
  • · 20 second plank

To do on the sunbed:
  • · 20 tricep dips
  • · 20 inner thigh raise
  • · 20 outer thigh raise
  • · 10 ab leg raise

To earn another glass of wine:
  • · 10 tricep dips
  • · 5 leg raises

Pre shower routine:

  • · 20 squats
  • · 10 push ups
  • · 10 knee lifts
  • · 50 abs
  • · 10 front kicks

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Dy 35 of My 5 Week Beach Body Challenge

Day 35:

  • 1000 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 burpees
  • 30 butt kicks
  • 50 inner thigh pulse
  • 50 box burpees


Day 34:

  • 1000 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 30 burpees
  • 50 twist jumps
  • 3 x 45 second planks
  • 50 knee lifts


Day 33:

  • 1000 crunches
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 squats
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 knee lifts
  • 100 mountain climbers


Day 32:

  • 975 crunches
  • 70 push ups
  • 70 tricep dips
  • 70 butt kicks
  • 25 burpees
  • 50 inner thigh pulse


Day 31:

  • 950 crunches
  • 50 lunges
  • 100 mountain climbers
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 50 twist jumps


Day 30:

  • 925 crunches
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 squats
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 inner leg raises


Day 29:
  • 900 crunches
  • 25 burpees
  • 50 squats
  • 100 punches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 superman


Day 28:

  • 875 crunches
  • 25 burpees
  • 30 squat jumps
  • 50 ankle touches
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks

Day 27:

  • 850 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 triceps dips
  • 75 squats
  • 100 punches
  • 100 butt kicks


Day 26:

  • 825 crunches
  • 75 star jumps
  • 3 x 30 second planks
  • 50 lunges
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 inner leg raises


Day 25:

  • 800 crunches
  • 70 superman
  • 70 knee lifts
  • 50 squats
  • 30 one leg squats
  • 100 mountain climbers


Day 24:
  • 775 crunches
  • 60 push ups
  • 60 tricep dips
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 25 squat jumps
Day 23:
  • 750 crunches
  • 100 skater slides
  • 50 star jumps
  • 75 squats
  • 100 punches

Day 22:
  • 725 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 100 mountain climbers
  • 20 burpees
  • 50 box burpees
  • 30 toe touches

Day 21:
  • 700 crunches
  • 50 lunges
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 50 punches
  • 25 squats
  • 2 x 30 second planks

Day 20:
  • 675 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 squats
  • 50 superman

Day 19:
  • 650 crunches
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks

Day 18:
  • 625 crunches
  • 30 box burpees
  • 50 butt kicks
  • 20 toe touches
  • 50 squats

Day 17:
  • 600 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 40 one leg squats
  • 50 knee lifts

Day 16:
  • 575 crunches
  • 50 squats
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 lunges
Day 15:
  • 550 crunches
  • 30 squat jumps
  • 70 punches
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 25 star jumps

Day 14:
  • 525 crunches
  • 2 x 30 second planks
  • 50 high knees
  • 20 burpees
Day 13:
  • 500 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 50 squats
  • 50 donkey legs
  • 50 superman
Day 12:
  • 475 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 ankle touch
  • 15 toe touch 

Day 11:
  • 450 crunches
  • 30 lunges
  • 15 burpees
  • 50 high knees
  • 30 one leg squats

Day 10:
  • 425 crunches
  • 50 squats
  • 50 butt kicks
  • 50 mountain climbers

Day 9:
  • 400 crunches
  • 40 push ups
  • 40 tricep dips
  • 25 donkey kicks
  • 25 dog kicks

Day 8:
  • 375 crunches
  • 50 skate slides
  • 25 squat jumps
  • 50 punches

Day 7:
  • 350 crunches
  • 30 jumping jacks
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 10 squats
Day 6:
  • 325 crunches
  • 15 squats
  • 10 burpees
  • 50 high knees

Day 5:
  • 300 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 20 tricep dips
  • 25 tricep dips
  • 8 burpees
  • 5 squat jumps

Day 4:
  • 275 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 15 push ups
  • 15 tricep dips
  • 5 burpees

Day 3:
  • 250 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 10 push ups
  • 10 tricep dips

Day 2:
  • 225 crunches
  • 1 x 20 second planks
  • 25 squats
  • 10 push ups
Day 1:
  • 200 crunches / abs
  • 25 squats

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Day 34 of My 5 Week Beach Body Challenge

Day 34:

  • 1000 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 30 burpees
  • 50 twist jumps
  • 3 x 45 second planks
  • 50 knee lifts


Day 33:

  • 1000 crunches
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 squats
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 knee lifts
  • 100 mountain climbers


Day 32:

  • 975 crunches
  • 70 push ups
  • 70 tricep dips
  • 70 butt kicks
  • 25 burpees
  • 50 inner thigh pulse


Day 31:

  • 950 crunches
  • 50 lunges
  • 100 mountain climbers
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 50 twist jumps


Day 30:

  • 925 crunches
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 squats
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 inner leg raises


Day 29:
  • 900 crunches
  • 25 burpees
  • 50 squats
  • 100 punches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 superman


Day 28:

  • 875 crunches
  • 25 burpees
  • 30 squat jumps
  • 50 ankle touches
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks

Day 27:

  • 850 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 triceps dips
  • 75 squats
  • 100 punches
  • 100 butt kicks


Day 26:

  • 825 crunches
  • 75 star jumps
  • 3 x 30 second planks
  • 50 lunges
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 inner leg raises


Day 25:

  • 800 crunches
  • 70 superman
  • 70 knee lifts
  • 50 squats
  • 30 one leg squats
  • 100 mountain climbers


Day 24:
  • 775 crunches
  • 60 push ups
  • 60 tricep dips
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 25 squat jumps
Day 23:
  • 750 crunches
  • 100 skater slides
  • 50 star jumps
  • 75 squats
  • 100 punches

Day 22:
  • 725 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 100 mountain climbers
  • 20 burpees
  • 50 box burpees
  • 30 toe touches

Day 21:
  • 700 crunches
  • 50 lunges
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 50 punches
  • 25 squats
  • 2 x 30 second planks

Day 20:
  • 675 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 squats
  • 50 superman

Day 19:
  • 650 crunches
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks

Day 18:
  • 625 crunches
  • 30 box burpees
  • 50 butt kicks
  • 20 toe touches
  • 50 squats

Day 17:
  • 600 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 40 one leg squats
  • 50 knee lifts

Day 16:
  • 575 crunches
  • 50 squats
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 lunges
Day 15:
  • 550 crunches
  • 30 squat jumps
  • 70 punches
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 25 star jumps

Day 14:
  • 525 crunches
  • 2 x 30 second planks
  • 50 high knees
  • 20 burpees
Day 13:
  • 500 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 50 squats
  • 50 donkey legs
  • 50 superman
Day 12:
  • 475 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 ankle touch
  • 15 toe touch 

Day 11:
  • 450 crunches
  • 30 lunges
  • 15 burpees
  • 50 high knees
  • 30 one leg squats

Day 10:
  • 425 crunches
  • 50 squats
  • 50 butt kicks
  • 50 mountain climbers

Day 9:
  • 400 crunches
  • 40 push ups
  • 40 tricep dips
  • 25 donkey kicks
  • 25 dog kicks

Day 8:
  • 375 crunches
  • 50 skate slides
  • 25 squat jumps
  • 50 punches

Day 7:
  • 350 crunches
  • 30 jumping jacks
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 10 squats
Day 6:
  • 325 crunches
  • 15 squats
  • 10 burpees
  • 50 high knees

Day 5:
  • 300 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 20 tricep dips
  • 25 tricep dips
  • 8 burpees
  • 5 squat jumps

Day 4:
  • 275 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 15 push ups
  • 15 tricep dips
  • 5 burpees

Day 3:
  • 250 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 10 push ups
  • 10 tricep dips

Day 2:
  • 225 crunches
  • 1 x 20 second planks
  • 25 squats
  • 10 push ups
Day 1:
  • 200 crunches / abs
  • 25 squats

Monday, 12 November 2018

My Favourite Love Films


  • Nights in Rodanthe
  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • Unfaithful
  • An Affair to Remember
  • Brief Encounter
  • Titanic
  • Love Actually
  • The English Patient

Day 33 of My 5 Week Beach Body Challenge

Day 33:

  • 1000 crunches
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 squats
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 knee lifts
  • 100 mountain climbers


Day 32:

  • 975 crunches
  • 70 push ups
  • 70 tricep dips
  • 70 butt kicks
  • 25 burpees
  • 50 inner thigh pulse


Day 31:

  • 950 crunches
  • 50 lunges
  • 100 mountain climbers
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 50 twist jumps


Day 30:

  • 925 crunches
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 squats
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 inner leg raises


Day 29:
  • 900 crunches
  • 25 burpees
  • 50 squats
  • 100 punches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 superman


Day 28:

  • 875 crunches
  • 25 burpees
  • 30 squat jumps
  • 50 ankle touches
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks

Day 27:

  • 850 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 triceps dips
  • 75 squats
  • 100 punches
  • 100 butt kicks


Day 26:

  • 825 crunches
  • 75 star jumps
  • 3 x 30 second planks
  • 50 lunges
  • 50 side leg raises
  • 50 inner leg raises


Day 25:

  • 800 crunches
  • 70 superman
  • 70 knee lifts
  • 50 squats
  • 30 one leg squats
  • 100 mountain climbers


Day 24:
  • 775 crunches
  • 60 push ups
  • 60 tricep dips
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 25 squat jumps
Day 23:
  • 750 crunches
  • 100 skater slides
  • 50 star jumps
  • 75 squats
  • 100 punches

Day 22:
  • 725 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 100 mountain climbers
  • 20 burpees
  • 50 box burpees
  • 30 toe touches

Day 21:
  • 700 crunches
  • 50 lunges
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 50 punches
  • 25 squats
  • 2 x 30 second planks

Day 20:
  • 675 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 squats
  • 50 superman

Day 19:
  • 650 crunches
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 50 star jumps
  • 50 dog legs
  • 50 donkey kicks

Day 18:
  • 625 crunches
  • 30 box burpees
  • 50 butt kicks
  • 20 toe touches
  • 50 squats

Day 17:
  • 600 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 40 one leg squats
  • 50 knee lifts

Day 16:
  • 575 crunches
  • 50 squats
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 lunges
Day 15:
  • 550 crunches
  • 30 squat jumps
  • 70 punches
  • 70 mountain climbers
  • 25 star jumps

Day 14:
  • 525 crunches
  • 2 x 30 second planks
  • 50 high knees
  • 20 burpees
Day 13:
  • 500 crunches
  • 50 wood chops
  • 50 squats
  • 50 donkey legs
  • 50 superman
Day 12:
  • 475 crunches
  • 50 push ups
  • 50 tricep dips
  • 50 ankle touch
  • 15 toe touch 

Day 11:
  • 450 crunches
  • 30 lunges
  • 15 burpees
  • 50 high knees
  • 30 one leg squats

Day 10:
  • 425 crunches
  • 50 squats
  • 50 butt kicks
  • 50 mountain climbers

Day 9:
  • 400 crunches
  • 40 push ups
  • 40 tricep dips
  • 25 donkey kicks
  • 25 dog kicks

Day 8:
  • 375 crunches
  • 50 skate slides
  • 25 squat jumps
  • 50 punches

Day 7:
  • 350 crunches
  • 30 jumping jacks
  • 50 donkey kicks
  • 10 squats
Day 6:
  • 325 crunches
  • 15 squats
  • 10 burpees
  • 50 high knees

Day 5:
  • 300 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 20 tricep dips
  • 25 tricep dips
  • 8 burpees
  • 5 squat jumps

Day 4:
  • 275 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 15 push ups
  • 15 tricep dips
  • 5 burpees

Day 3:
  • 250 crunches
  • 30 squats
  • 10 push ups
  • 10 tricep dips

Day 2:
  • 225 crunches
  • 1 x 20 second planks
  • 25 squats
  • 10 push ups
Day 1:
  • 200 crunches / abs
  • 25 squats

Winter Warmers - cosy and snug


When it gets cold, its time for some lovely winter warmers to make you feel snug and cosy:
  • Fluffy socks
  • Onesies
  • Pjamas
  • Hot chocolate
  • Hot toddies
  • Roasted marshmallows
  • Toast and Butter
  • Homemade soup
  • Chunky cardigans
  • Opaque tights
  • Boots
  • Cosy slippers
  • Hot water bottles
  • Hotpot
  • Stew
  • Real fires
  • Woolly mitts
  • Scarves
  • Extra blankets
  • Cosy throws
  • Candles

Sunday, 11 November 2018

My Top 10 Staffordshire Oatcakes

  • Plain Cheese
  • Cheese and Onion
  • Cheese and Sausage
  • Cheese and Bacon
  • Mushroom, Cheese and Tomato
  • Sausage and Egg
  • Cheese and Beans
  • Cheese and Tomato
  • Sausage, Cheese and Beans
  • Cheese, Mushroom and Veggie Sausage