The Perfect Holiday

I’ve only just found out about the #MarkWarnerMum family ambassador programme, but what a great oppourtunity!! I’ve only been blogging since the beginning of the year, but have every intention of going pro as soon as I am able, so despite being a ‘newbie’ here’s our entry…

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How To Make a Ceramic Plaque

 

For me making things from clay gives me a great sense of achievement. To make something so beautiful from such a boring cheap raw material is such a pleasure.  It’s really simple to do, but the reason not more people are doing it is you need a kiln.  The other materials are relatively inexpensive. However there are more and more people that have a kiln, and you may be lucky enough to find a local potter that will let you use theirs for a small fee.  Here is how I make my ceramic plaques…..

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Bacon and Egg Cups

There are several recipes for bacon and egg cups circulating on the web, I have tried several, often the egg is too runny or the toast is too soggy.  So this is my version, adapted from several recipes and then tweaked to perfection.  Perfect for a lazy Sunday morning brunch, and the kids love them too!

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A Nappy of Convenience

I have potty trained two toddlers (one very recently), and believe me I am no expert in this field.  In fact I sometimes think should I have done it differently?  Been more pro-active and done it earlier? Or did I leave it late because a nappy is more convenient.  So this post is about my various musings of potty training toddlers.

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Red Pepper Soup

This is an old favourite recipe of mine, and I often use it as a starter when we have people round for dinner.  Soup as a starter is easy as can be prepared in advance and just warmed through as guests arrive. This recipe is low in fat and it can also be frozen too.  Its a bit of a faff skinning the peppers, but well worth it.

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