Dragon’s Loyalty, Sunshine & WordPress Family Awards

Dragon’s Loyalty Award


I absolutely love reading and learning from all of my fellow beautiful bloggers and like commenting on their posts. Maybe thats why I have been honoured with the lovely Dragon’s Loyalty Award by five fellow foodie bloggers.
I would like to thank with a sincere heart

Shalzzz of Tale of two tomatoes
Ada of more food please
Mrs Schoux of box of recipes
Jhuls of The not so creative cook
Matchamochimoo @ Matchamochimoo

With this award I am to present 7 random facts about me…so here goes ~

• I don’t do honey

• I love keeping my feet warm in cute slippers especially around Christmas time!


• My husband and I have 1 foot height difference between us

• I love Avatar

• I am addicted to watching Grey’s Anatomy, still got a couple of seasons to go!


• I suffered from hayfever from the age of 8 and then it got better at 28?!!!

• I wrote a journal in my teenage years, when I had a lot of time lol!

I am nominating 5 fellow bloggers for this award they are ~

Jacqui from Good Food Seeking
Elaine from Foodbod
Shruti from Cooking with SJ
Anita fromslice of my life
Kim from Eat sleep bake repeat

The rules for Dragon’s Loyalty Award are:

1. Display the award certificate on your blog
2. Link back to the person who nominated you
3. Present up to 15 awards to 15 deserving bloggers
4. Inform your nominees that you have nominated them
5. Write 7 random facts about yourself

The Sunshine Award


This award really cheers me up and makes me feel all glowing and warm inside! To be told that I’m bringing sunshine into someones life really does serve my purpose of blogging and I am extremely and warmly grateful to

Elaine from Foodbod
Upasna from Life on my plate

The rules are to answer 10 questions set by the awarding blogger, so here goes ~

1. Who would play you if your life was made into a movie? Madhuri Dixit an Indian actress


2. Where in the world would you most like to travel? Thailand

3. What is the best thing about blogging? connecting with everyone around the world

4. What is your secret indulgence? Ferrero Rochers


5. If someone handed you £1000 tomorrow what would you spend it on? My two boys and husband

6. What do you never leave home without? my mobile phone

7. What’s your favourite meal of the day? Definitely Dinner

8. What makes you laugh? My husband.

9. Who would be your ideal dinner party guests? A selection of all my fellow lovely bloggers in rotation, so everyone could come for dinner!

10. What was the last thing you Googled? Baking.com website

I will ask the same questions to the fellow nominees

Laura from The Seasoned Traveler
Beerfoodie @ beerfoodie.wordpress.com
Baldeep from Inspiringevolution.wordpress.com
Neetu from Anita Kushwaha
Lidia from Oh Lidia!
Julie from Julie’s family kitchen
Yvette from Yvette’s Gourmet Kitchen

The WordPress Family Award


I have to admit all awards are precious but the family one is very close to my heart as I feel all of you are part of my family as we are so connected through our blogs and our lives entwined!
I want to thank deeply 3 fellow bloggers who I too consider to be part of my wordpress family

Sylvia from Superfoodista
Upasna from Life on my plate
Jhuls from The not so creative cook

The family award is my second round of nominations as I have posted about this award a few months back.

My nominations are ~

Kera from Om Blog
Elaine from Foodbod
Amanda from What’s Cooking
Shruti from Cooking with SJ
Karinna from Cheesy Biscuit
Bandhna from Sparkle Bubble
Anne from Tales along the way
Sun from Farbenfroh
Dinnerbank @ Dinner bank
Transplated cook @ Transplanted Cook

All of you I have nominated are such amazing people and I feel blessed to have gotten to know you! You are all part of my WordPress family xxxx

If you wish to participate then please link back to the original awarding person
Nominate up to 10 people
And inform them that you are nominating them

I want to thank everyone again!
Much love D x



Chakras, What They Do, and How to Heal Them

I strongly believe that we are affected by energy in us and around us. These Chakra Energy Central points allow us to understand more about ourselves and the wonderful energy within. I just had to share this article x

The Possibility Magazine


A incisive description from an article at positivemed.com:

1. Root Chakra – Represents our foundation and feeling of being grounded.
Location: Base of spine in tailbone area.
Emotional issues: Survival issues such as financial independence, money, and food that can present fatigue, disagreements with family members and disorientation. (Lack of grounding)
What to do?
Visualize a molten lava flow beneath you (intense red) Go to an open space barefoot and imagine a growing root from your feet to the center of the earth. Resolving issues with family (root) can help you heal this chakra

2. Sacral Chakra – Our connection and ability to accept others and new experiences.
Location: Lower abdomen, about 2 inches below the navel and 2 inches in.
Emotional issues: Sense of abundance, well-being, pleasure and sexuality that can present sexual dysfunction, hormonal imbalance and lack of activity if the chakra is…

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