Not sure whether I am stupid or not, but I have gone and signed myself up for a 5k run! I need a target to be able to motivate myself, and this seemed like an ideal new challenge. I might add, this is called a prosecco run – you see why I chose it?! It … Continue reading Couch to 5km!
We have a beautiful apple tree in our garden, and this year seems to be a bumper year for fruit! This means I need to get a bit creative when trying to use it up though, there are only so many apple pies and crumbles you can eat! I made these yesterday (with Miss D … Continue reading Apple Crumble Cake
It has been planned forever, and last weekend it actually happened – our first camping trip since Miss D arrived! A group of 11 adults and 8 children, all camping together in beautiful Dorset. We stayed at Norden Farm, which is a great balance of simple camping (No entertainment or swimming pools here), with good … Continue reading Family Camping Trip
Today is an emotional day. Waking up this morning and hearing the news about the horrific attack on Manchester has given me, and I sure many, many others, a heavy heart. The coward behind this attack targeted children and young adults, innocents starting to discover the world, and our future generation. 22 lives taken, and … Continue reading What Do You Say On A Day Like Today?
I really feel the need for some healthy food, maybe because we have just booked our summer holiday and the horror of being seen in public in a swimsuit is looming, or I don’t feel like I have been eating particularly well since the over indulgence of Easter, so I am searching for healthy inspiration. I … Continue reading Squash and Spinach Salad
Thank you Micky Flanagan, this phrase is so true – There is a huge difference between going out and going out out……and this Saturday I am going out out! Yay! I am already dreading the hangover on Sunday, as myself and my NCT mummy friends are hitting a cocktail bar to make cocktails – this has got … Continue reading Going Out Out – woohoo!
As promised in my last post, I have written up the recipe I followed for my Easter chocolate bark. When I say recipe, it’s actually just a list of ingredients as it is the easiest thing in the world to make! Because it is for children (mostly!), I used two bars of white and two … Continue reading Chocolate Bark