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50 ways to cook potatoes

50 ways to cook potatoes

Potatoes are great fillers this time of year and did you know there is something in potato skins that actually increase your serotonin levels and making you feel happier. We love my potato wedgie pizza recipe, my potato pizza pie recipe and for a different jacket potato we love the fully loaded jacket potatoes They are so versatile so I am pleased to be sharing this fun and factual infographic 50 ways to cook potatoes from … Read entire article »

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Keeping teens eating well, it’s a wrap!

Keeping teens eating well, it’s a wrap!

I have said before teens are a little bit like toddlers in many way’s and one is eating. Yep rather like the toddlers who used to eat and love all those yummy and nutritious home-made meals you made, one day for no reason they then hate 50% of them at least! It is kind of frustrating, I remember Oscar’s favourite meal when he was two was Thai chicken curry & rice, I know exotic taste for … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters – SD camera card mistake & vlogs

Monday Mutters – SD camera card mistake & vlogs

How can another week of gone by, I ask you? But today the sunshine has joined us here on this Monday morning and I hope it is with you too! Last week one way and another went in a blurr, the usual stresses I have grown to expect and a lesson learned about not leaving your camera SD card in your laptop when it needs to do an update. Yep, my laptop has been down since Thursday … Read entire article »

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One £2 bunch of flowers & recycled glass jars & bottles

One £2 bunch of flowers & recycled glass jars & bottles

I am sure it is not only me that weighs up whether you can justify a nice bunch of flowers to cheer the house up. Or a Costa coffee or that magazine you love to flick through but don’t actually need. Or maybe it is just me, but there always seems so much else needed and well want I would like I generally put at the bottom of the list. No, no, no don’t feel … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters -Colleges, jobs and life

Monday Mutters -Colleges, jobs and life

Monday mutters and I am on time! Unlike last week which was Thursday and my mutters turned into mumbles! This weekend saw us looking at a college for Bex. The first of many open day’s and open evening’s for her to decide on where to take her next step in education. We have many choices here and choice is always key to finding something that is right for you. Going around the college seemed very strange. … Read entire article »

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Go Pink in the kitchen to raise money for Cancer Research

Go Pink in the kitchen to raise money for Cancer Research

My friend Anna who is a Pampered Chef consultant has raised lots and lots of money for Cancer Research over the years. I think I can safely say on her behalf it is one of many huge benefits of her job. Pampered Chef have a fab range of ‘Pink’ products all with £1 donation on each item purchased. But unlike most other companies selling  ‘Pink’ products a lot of the Pampered Chef consultants go that much … Read entire article »

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Late Monday Mumbles & way’s to help your re-track negative thoughts

Late Monday Mumbles & way’s to help your re-track negative thoughts

Yes, I know it is Thursday and how can I have a Monday mumble now, I mean it will be Monday again before I know it. But here is the deal, a little bit of Monday mumbles is good for the soul. I start to write and then generally by the end I feel a whole lot better. When life feels a bit more of an up hill struggle than you would have asked for, it … Read entire article »

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A great way to find some bargains with Suppose

A great way to find some bargains with Suppose

The guy’s at Suppose.com asked if I tell could you about their great service that they offer. Until they emailed me I had not heard of them and I am guessing you won’t have either. It is not a huge company and Mark who contacted me is the co-owner so always extra nice to support smaller companies. Of course the fact they wanted to send me ‘How to Bake’ by Paul Hollywood so I could … Read entire article »

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The balance of keeping it real in blogging

The balance of keeping it real in blogging

This post came about after I took the above photo. There is a sense of calm in the background, and I am hoping that a possible thought may be I would love to eat that! Then of course I want you make it, but to me as well as the yummy chocolate thing (yet to name it, recipe coming soon!) the setting looks rather nice too. It evokes to me a sense of calm and … Read entire article »

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Salad leaves

Salad leaves

Salad leaves have come a long way since the round lettuce of my childhood most commonly found in our salad. I remember iceberg lettuce seeming really exotic and being a fan of such things I remember growing salad leaves age about 10 or 11 including Lollo Rosso for that Continental touch! So it is safe to say I do love salad leaves. Luckily both Bex and Oscar have taken after me, where as my husband presented … Read entire article »

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