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Ryvita – British Cheese Week

Ryvita – British Cheese Week

Ryvita Sponsor British Cheese Week It doesn’t seem that long ago that I did a post on British cheese week but obviously it was a whole year ago. Ryvita again this year are sponsoring British cheese week, a week to celebrate all our wonderful British cheeses and a chance to remind us how many fantastic cheeses we produce. Juliett Harbutt who founded the week as a celebration of British cheese has come up with her ultimate cheeseboard … Read entire article »

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3 top tips for selling your house in today’s market

3 top tips for selling your house in today’s market

Firstly I am really sorry if you stopped by for *fantastic tips, I haven’t turned into Phil Spencer overnight or anything. At least not the last time I looked but of course if you were looking for real tips I feel bad, so pop over to good old **Phil  who has some great ones. Having said that I have followed Phil’s tips and gone one step further. Okay I am not sure what that one … Read entire article »

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Award winning breakfast with Aldi

Award winning breakfast with Aldi

Breakfast with Aldi Breakfast is one of those important meals of the day that so many skip. So these tempting and great value choices from Aldi that Lauren asked if we would liked to try out are perfect breakfast goodies. All are award winners as well by the way! Our award winning breakfast package comprise Diplomat Berry Fruits Tea Bags –  99p for 40 tea bags which won 2 stars in the Great Taste Awards 2012 Specially Selected Eucalyptus … Read entire article »

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Bloglax

Bloglax

Yes ‘Bloglax’ is a word I came up with last week or was it the week before, hmmm yes that is how it is at the moment!!! Anyway I was saying it on a comment thread on Tots100 Facebook page. Bloglax to me means being lax on your blog which at time of coming up with the word I wasn’t being too much but now I have been!!! We could of course switch the letters around … Read entire article »

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5 reasons to eat as a family at the table

5 reasons to eat as a family at the table

5 reasons to eat as a family at the table I now try to always eat together as a family at the kitchen table but to be honest in the past, sitting,plates on laps watching the same rubbish on  television was the way you would find us eating 50% of  the time. So hence coming up with these 5 reasons to eat as a family at the table. Reason 1: Digestion, yes a little boring I know!!! … Read entire article »

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Meal Planning Monday

Meal Planning Monday

Meal Planning Monday Yes, I have slacked off ‘Meal Planning Monday’ the last couple of weeks. You know it’s Sunday night and sometimes it just that little bit of a hassle to think what to eat for the week. But I know when I do it makes one less think about for the beginning, middle or end of every day the following week!!! So last week saw back to school, Oscar settled into secondary school like a … Read entire article »

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Project Wild

Project Wild

Have you heard of Project Wild? When Ashley told me about Project Wild and would I spread the word about it I happily said yes. Being a ‘Wild’ thing myself (yes I know I am totally delusional today!!!) I spend a fair bit of time outside. Of course having two dogs gives me a reason at least twice a day to escape outside usually taking one or both of the children to at least one walk … Read entire article »

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Boursin – Reviewed

Boursin – Reviewed

Boursin – A blast from the past When Boursin was mentioned by Alishia and she asked if I would like to try out some of the new Boursin range I was instantly taken back a good 15 or more years. There sat on the side in my Uncle Ken’s kitchen sat a box of Boursin already for me to take home. He was lovely and very generous and often liked to buy extra of things he … Read entire article »

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September and we are back to school now

September and we are back to school now

It is always good to get the first day out the way isn’t it? Oscar’s very first day at secondary school was apparently quote ‘Fine’, later on ‘It’s alright really’ and a bit later ‘Well it is a bit boring’ but hey what can you say. Oscar’s world would be far more exciting than sitting listening to teachers all day given the choice but he is an 11 year old boy so….. Bex’s day went as … Read entire article »

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Back to school

Back to school

I have just finished buying and labeling all the school uniform and P.E kit. Yes there is for me 2.5 days (at time of typing) left till it is back to school. I confess I am one of those Mum’s who doesn’t look forward to them going back, it is not just the morning pack lunch run, it’s the extra stresses it can bring usually for Bex. This year Oscar starts secondary school, so now he … Read entire article »

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