Letterbox Cake by BakerDays: A Review

Letterbox Cake by BakerDays: A Review

When the lovely people at BakerDays contacted me and asked if I would be interested in reviewing one of their letterbox cakes I jumped at the chance.  It was my dad’s 70th birthday coming up and we were going away for the weekend as a surprise so making and then transporting a cake was out of the question.  This was the perfect answer. View Post

Isle of Wight: A Weekend of Celebration

Isle of Wight: A Weekend of Celebration

We had a lovely long weekend in the beautiful Isle of Wight to celebrate my dad’s 70th birthday. It was a weekend full of relaxation, laughter and fun (not forgetting eating and drinking excessively!). A fun filled weekend for all the family.

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Saving on a Summer BBQ

Saving on a Summer BBQ

Nothing quite beats summer cuisine than the all British BBQ. Me and the family love getting outside and eating alfresco, but sometimes it can be costly. Here’s how to host a great family BBQ and still save the pennies and the lbs!

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Will a Spiralizer Encourage Kids to Eat Veg?

Will a Spiralizer Encourage Kids to Eat Veg?

The kids love to help in the kitchen, so in a vain attempt to get them to eat healthier we got the spiralizer out. I thought if we could make the vegetables fun, and get the kids involved in their preparation, then they might just try something new! Here’s how we got on.

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Rhubarb and Vanilla Jam

Rhubarb and Vanilla Jam

I got into jam making a few years ago, and even though I don’t eat much jam myself I love making it.  Nothing gives me greater pleasure than turning produce grown in our garden in to lovely jam. We have rhubarb in abundance this year, so I am experimenting with different rhubarb jam recipes, and this is the first of them.

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Slimming World: Week #1

Slimming World: Week #1

It’s been a whole week since I plucked up the courage and joined my local Slimming World group, and I’m pleased to say that I have actually really enjoyed it. Want to know how I got on?

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Our Week at Disneyland Paris

Our Week at Disneyland Paris

A few weeks ago we had a week away with all the family to Disneyland Paris. I loved Disney films as a child, (and still do!) and I’ve always wanted to go to Disneyland. My kids have been bought up on Disney, and my little girl especially was excited  to meet her favourite princesses.  As you can imagine we were all very excited! We had a great week, but it wasn’t all pixie dust and fairytale dreams.

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