Halloween Ghost Crafts

Ghost Crafts

With Halloween around the corner, it’s a great excuse to do some ghost crafts.  I’ve been meaning to try out some ghosts for a few years, but just never got around to it. So this is my first attempt, and I was really pleased with the outcome.  I have a feeling ghost crafts will be featuring in our Halloween celebrations for years to come!

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Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Autumn Scavenger hunt

I love the Autumn, when the leaves start to fall, and the nights start to draw in.  As a family we love getting outdoors, and just because the weather isn’t as good, it doesn’t put us off! I have been meaning to do a scavenger hunt for the kids for ages now, but what better time to do it than the beginning of Autumn, when there are loads of acorns, conkers and other treasures to find!

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Red Onion and Balsamic Chutney

Red Onion and Balsamic Chutney

I first made this chutney last Christmas, and was amazed not only how good it tasted, but also how well received it was by my guests.  Such any easy recipe too, who thought you could have such a lovely chutney with minimal effort! Great with cheese, pate and biscuits at Christmas and any time of the year!

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Milestones: Isla Starting School

Starting School

When you have children there are so many milestones, weaning, their first steps, their first words, potty training, sleeping through the night! to name but a few. However nothing quite prepared me for my eldest, Isla, starting school.  The end of an era, a pivotal moment in her childhood, has proved to be an emotional time.

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