Category Archives: Blog

Are you ready for Father’s Day?

Are you ready for Father’s day? Do you have a pile of beautifully wrapped presents in the corner of the wardrobe, each more thoughtful and homemade than the last? If so, congratulations! You are a lovely wife/child. In our house there is a more laissez faire attitude. This is partly because there seems to be less emotional resonance around the … Continue reading

Posted by The Crumbs Sisters | Comments Off on Are you ready for Father’s Day?
Pin It

There’s more to a footballer than fast feet & WAGS!

Ever wondered what it’s like to be an elite footballer playing in a European competition? Yes! So did we – and that’s exactly the question we asked our very own Matt Lovell…after all he should know given he’s an international football performance nutritionist and worked with some top clubs to boot! As Matt mentioned in his blog, last week, he’s … Continue reading

Posted by Lizi's Granola | Comments Off on There’s more to a footballer than fast feet & WAGS!
Pin It
Infographic

The Euros are here!

The Euros start today – how will you be celebrating? Decking the house in red, white and blue, knocking back some vin rouge and perhaps a boeuf bourguignon? The first match is France vs Romania in Paris. Friday night heralds a big change in our house. We are embracing all things football. For many years I have avoided the sport. … Continue reading

Posted by The Crumbs Sisters | Comments Off on The Euros are here!
Pin It

Hello Football Fever!

  I’m a huge fan of Lizi’s Granola and was thrilled when they asked me to help launch their new High Protein granola. Giving you 27% of your daily protein needs per serving, it’s gotta be the right start to your day, particularly if you’re into fitness. It’s lower in sugar than any other granola – so it’s spot on … Continue reading

Posted by Matt Lovell | Comments Off on Hello Football Fever!
Pin It

The Big Battlefield Bike Ride

Eight years ago Nick Hilton took up cycling and since then has circumnavigated his home county of Cheshire and biked across Britain. But his latest challenge is also his biggest. Nick will be cycling 350 miles through Northern France and Belgium as part of Help for Heroes Big Battlefield Bike Ride –This year following the Western Front from the Great War, … Continue reading

Posted by Alice Nicol | Comments Off on The Big Battlefield Bike Ride
Pin It

Real life picnics – the essentials

In my head a picnic involves a floaty skirt, a large straw hat, two gorgeous sunkissed kids and a large basket. As the picnic blanket I throw down billows in the summer breeze I smile beatifically at my offspring, in anticipation of the feast that awaits. Scotch eggs made by my own fair hands, cherry tomatoes from the allotment etc … Continue reading

Posted by The Crumbs Sisters | Comments Off on Real life picnics – the essentials
Pin It

Pimp up your food!

Eating well is not always about cooking well. Sometimes it is just a case of buying the right things and customizing them. Adding a little bit of this and a little bit of that can transform even the most humdrum of store cupboard staples into something more special. Here are the Crumbs Sisters five favourite pimp up your food cheats. … Continue reading

Posted by The Crumbs Sisters | Comments Off on Pimp up your food!
Pin It

Low maintenance allotment tips

It took me six years to get an allotment (waiting lists top 150 000 nationally) and six back-breaking, knee-buckling days to clear it. It had been abandoned for some time (its owner had died) and was completely overgrown. There was rubble, beer cans and a dilapidated greenhouse. But I was determined to become an urban farmer. My sister, and fellow … Continue reading

Posted by The Crumbs Sisters | Comments Off on Low maintenance allotment tips
Pin It

Introducing The Crumbs

Hello. Let us introduce ourselves. We are sisters, mothers and food bloggers. I’m Claire, the one with the fringe, and Lucy has the big smile. There are 18 months between us (I’m older than Lucy, and it’s good we get that out in the open straight away, otherwise my youthful looks confuse people and it gets awkward, Lucy get’s a … Continue reading

Posted by The Crumbs Sisters | Comments Off on Introducing The Crumbs
Pin It

Welcome to the new and improved Lizi’s blog!

Hello! Welcome to the new and improved Lizi’s blog! Over the following weeks, we hope to delight you with news and content that you will find useful and interesting. We have a brilliant creative team who will be writing on our blog – so make sure you look out for news from them!   The Lizi’s Creative Team –       The Crumbs – Lucy & … Continue reading

Posted by Lizi's Granola | Comments Off on Welcome to the new and improved Lizi’s blog!
Pin It