I am into my 5th week of my 6 weeks training for my 5km. How am I getting on? Surprisingly well actually! I found a great local running club called Riot Squad – they promise to get non-runners running, which is what sold it to me! I am working through their Couch to 5k course, … Continue reading Training Update
It already feels like a distant memory, but we had a wonderful holiday in Mexico at the beginning of September and I wanted to share. The main theme of the holiday was balloons…..lots of balloons. Is was Miss D’s 4th Birthday while we were there and we were wondering how we could make the day special … Continue reading A Birthday In Mexico…
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