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
Is it just me, or is has there been a big increase in the availability of Easter Activities?! When I was growing up, you were given a few chocolate eggs (or a lot, if you were lucky!), and that was it, but now there seems to be a wealth of Easter activity – everywhere you turn, there … Continue reading Easter Fun…?
Hi folks! It has been a while since my last post – unfortunately the work life balance has not been as balanced as I would like recently, and something had to give. It is finally starting to settle, and I can start to do something for myself again, meaning that I can also start to … Continue reading Back in the Game!