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Meal Planning Monday

Meal Planning Monday

It’s Monday again and I am feeling rather full as it was Oscar birthday yesterday. His choice of lunch was cheeses, salad and dips, which of course you always just eat too much of. Then of course you must have a slice of birthday cake and maybe another slice as it was so yummy!!! Then finished off with as requested by Ozzie homemade Burgers, salad and spicy potato wedges which I made with new potatoes … Read entire article »

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Dear Ozzie – 11 years old really???

Dear Ozzie –  11 years old really???

Dear Ozzie, Wow I can’t believe you are 11. As I type this your still only 10 but I remember the day before you were born, it was a hot, hot day (checks outside, no it’s not as nice today!). It was a very hot evening when you decided to make it known you were going to be joining us in the outside world very soon!!! Between 10 p.m and midnight I walked up and down … Read entire article »

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Childhood Holiday Memories

Childhood Holiday Memories

Over at A Residence, Penny has done a lovely ‘Memory Book’ link up and this week it’s childhood holiday’s. I didn’t have to trawl too much into my memory as I can always seem to remember the good times Every Summer at the end of August we would head off to either Wales or Scotland for 10 day’s of camping fun. Forget thoughts of camping today with showers, restaurants and swimming pools, no our camping … Read entire article »

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Pasta with cream cheese & broccoli sauce

Pasta with cream cheese & broccoli sauce

This seemed to be popular when I mentioned it on my ‘Meal Planning Monday’ so as it so easy I thought I pop up the recipe. All my ‘lot’ like it and we all know how sometimes it hard to please the whole family!!! For the sauce you will need: 1 onion chopped 2 garlic cloves chopped 1 head of broccoli cut into small florets about 10 cherry tomatoes cut into 4-6 pieces I tub of cream cheese Milk approx 4-6 tablespoons A … Read entire article »

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Meal planning Monday

Meal planning Monday

I am a bit late typing this out, the sun is out and it feels like proper Summer. Bex has broken up for the Summer but Oscar is still at school till tomorrow. I did a mad dash cleaning around the house first thing in hope we may get someone to view the house. I really should keep it really messy and then we would get loads wouldn’t we!!! Anyway that is not anything to … Read entire article »

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Ballzoons Reviewed – Fab for inside or out and little and big kids

Ballzoons Reviewed – Fab for inside or out and little and big kids

If you read Wednesday’s post you will realise that we have been experiencing rather wet weather, so why oh why would I be encouraging you outdoors with your kids. Well one, being indoors is no fun is it and two with Wednesday’s guide we know how to stay dry now!!! But all joking aside as you know my two are 13 and Oscar will be 11 in a just over a week. Yes it makes me … Read entire article »

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A *cough* Rough guide to holidaying in the U.K

A *cough* Rough guide to holidaying in the U.K

Actually I am staying at home this Summer holiday, of course I live at the moment in Cornwall so, further *coughs*, why would I need to go anywhere else!!! So as this is going to be the holiday destination for a good few  poor lucky people this Summer I thought I would give you my worldly wisdom of making the most of it in the beautiful weather we currently are enjoying!!!   Tip 1: Believe it is … Read entire article »

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Meal planning Monday

Meal planning Monday

Yes I missed last week, I needed to do my big shop and just didn’t really feel particularly inspired. Now I can’t even remember what we had now, must have been exciting then!!! Actually last night did have a yummy lamb stir fry and egg fried rice and on Thursday had Indian and I made homemade chapatis’ which the kids loved. They were a bit messy to make and whilst cooking them I was rather … Read entire article »

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Rachel’s Organic – Summer Collection

Rachel’s Organic – Summer Collection

We were lucky enough to be sent a yummy collection of Rachel’s Organic yoghurts. I am not sure it’s just me (well and Bex) but when I see Rachel’s pots of yoghurt I just want to rip the lid off and dive in. So on arrival that’s exactly want happened. The organic strawberries and cream was first to get the taste test and my oh my what a hit that was. It is one of … Read entire article »

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If only you could press publish straight from your head!

If only you could press publish straight from your head!

Is it me or do you come up with the best idea’s and in my case posts in your head and that is where they stay. I write some amazing posts when I am out walking the dogs. The idea’s flow, they are funny, wise, interesting, quirky and sometimes you may even gain some useful information too.  But these posts seem to only get published in my head, never quite make it to here and … Read entire article »

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