Support Small and Local

As I try my best to support small and local businesses wherever possible, I wanted to dedicate a space on my blog to all the amazing and hard working businesses we have.

Holmside Coffee
Sunderland Eats

If its food you are after, then check out my Sunderland East page, completely focussed on Sunderland restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs.

The Stack Seaburn
The Stack Seaburn

One of the best developments at Seaburn seafront, we are so happy to have this in our city!

Piece of my Bakes Valentines Giant Cookie
AD|Gifted Piece of me Bakes Giant Cookie

Piece of me bakes were kind enough to send me one of their giant valentines cookies which was absolutely amazing!

Sunday Lunch from The Albion Ryhope
Takeout Restaurants and Cafes in Sunderland during Lockdown

During lockdown, we can still enjoy some of our favourite cafes and restaurants now operating as takaways!

Fausto Coffee
Best local/independent coffee shops in Sunderland

Coffee is my favourite. And we are so lucky to have some incredible coffee shops in the city. Come check them out!

Small and Local Mothers Day Gift Guide

Mothers Day is just around the corner. Check out this post to see all the bsuinesses that can help you make this year a really special day!

Small Business Valentines Gift Guide

If you are looking for a special gift for someone, then you should have a look at this small businesses gift guide – not just for Valentines Day!

Local Business Christmas Gift Guide

If you are wanting to support local or buy someone some North East themed gifts, then this post has everything you need. Not just Christmas themed!

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Latest Blog Posts

Small and Local Mothers Day Gift Guide

Celebrating Mothers Day this year is going to be very different. Especially considering I won’t even be able to give her a hug this year. Despite this, I know many of us will still want to make it special for all the amazing motherly figures in the world! This post is full of amazing small […]

Best Spots in Northern England for a Summer 2021 Staycation

Summer 2021 will absolutely be the year of Staycations! For me, I have already started thinking about it although I havent booked anything yet. I know a lot of people are so thought I would trhow together this post to get myself in the mood for holiday planning and to inspire anyone looking for some […]

Sunderlands Bridges and the River Wear

The River Wear is arguably the foundation of the City of Sunderland. Without it providing for and shaping the landscape, settelers might not have chosen to stay on the site and the city might never have been born. Throughout history is has proven itself to be incredubly useful for region and continues to be today. […]