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One of the things I love about having a blog is…

One of the things I love about having a blog is…

One of the things I love about having a blog is you feel you have an extra family in a way. My family is really small and where as some people have an overflow of family we fell a bit short on that. So on Bex’s birthday when she got lots of birthday message via twitter and here it really meant more to both Bex and me than just a happy birthday. Bex really appreciated the … Read entire article »

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Meal Planning Monday – Bex’s Birthday Week

Last week went quite well to plan, as it was half term I chopped and changed a bit. We were lucky enough to of been sent a gorgeous hamper from Capricorn Goats Cheese so the weekend got a change around whilst we made tarts and risotto with our ingredients. This week is Bex’s birthday, 13 tomorrow!!! So she has chosen her birthday meal (good choice), veggie burgers for later on in the week and Homemade pizza as it was such a success last week. I am een going to make a gluten free version so I don’t feel left out!!! So here is what we will be eating this week: Monday: Spicy turkey and pear burgers with potato wedges and salad. Tuesday: Bex’s choice, Easy chicken kebab, served in tortilla wraps (more popular the … Read entire article »

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That week went quickly

Well this week seems to have rushed by us. Which means one week of the Summer holidays has also gone a little too quick. Oscar has turned 10 this week, on Friday. I should have done a birthday post for him too, but giving him the choice of me sat here typing something about him or me spending time with him well there is nothing in it really!!! After the fab party on Monday, written about on Tuesday the rest of week whizzed by. Friday being Oscar’s birthday was an ‘Oscar’s choice day’, which meant a chilled out day at home. To include present opening (of course), a cheese and biscuits, dips and salad lunch. Scrummy strawberry and cream cake with a pot of tea in the afternoon and homemade burgers (gherkins … Read entire article »

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Oz’s Party

On Monday we had Oz’s 10th birthday party, it was the first party he has had since he was five. This was due to fact on his 5th birthday party, a friend accidentally put his toe in Oz’s eye which left him in quite a bit of shock until the next day. So for the last four years he has had usually 2 friends just to do something special, his choice. But this year he had a party (Yeah), and it was a brilliant party too!!! If you read my holiday experience or ‘The snake’ bit you will be wondering why I had been so mad as to invite a snake to the party well….. we do anything for our children don’t we? So Oz had an animal experience type party, so as well as … Read entire article »

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