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Heading into the school half term with #ACEforSchool
We are heading into the school half term and we have all survived - well done to us all! For many of us, it has probably been a bit manic, stressful at times and not to mention a tough challenge...
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Our weekly meal plan – 15/10/18
It's Monday and that mean's only one thing in our household, time for another meal plan! I am running a bit behind on my blog of late and even the meal plans are suffering. Everything seems to be last minute...
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Our week in one picture – 14/10/18
This week yet again has been a manic one however it has also been a week of new beginnings. There have been lots of things that have gone on over the last few years in our household that I haven't...
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*Prize Draw* Family ticket to see Suessical the Musical
Lots of us are familiar with Dr Seuss stories and the magic they bring. Now you have the chance to bring that magic to life as Suessical the Musical is coming to life at Southwark Playhouse this winter. On stage...
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Our weekly meal plan – 08/10/18
Good morning and welcome back to our latest meal plan on what is a rather chilly Monday morning here! Our meal plans of late haven't really been going to plan as we've had so much going on however I am...
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Our week in one picture – 07/10/18
Yesterday I decided to get my camera out of its bag for the first time in a couple of months to capture some pictures of the kids. It was lovely to get it back out even if they were just...
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Celebrating the love of board games #gamewithgrandparents
As a family it is easy to see we love board games. If you are a regular reader on the blog you have probably already seen we have tried out lots of different games over the years. It is actually...
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Getting the kids kitted out for the winter nights
The weather here has definitely changed, you can feel the chill in the air and the nights are cold. So now the time has come to switch out the summer clothes and bring back the winter clothes. However as you...
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Getting kids active with Skates.co.uk
We are always encouraging the kids to get active and get outside and towards the end of the holiday, they were both sent a gift from Skates.co.uk to try out. Both of them received their first pair of inline skates....
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Enjoying the great outdoors with Salomon this winter
As the colder weather rolls in many of us start to enjoy cosy nights in and dread the mornings of cold damp weather. In fact, I think many of us probably don't even think about getting outdoors during the winter...
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Our weekly meal plan – 01/10/18
Welcome to our first meal plan of October and a month that is set to be very busy for us as usual! Last weeks meal plan didn't really go to plan as I came down with a cold and got...
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Our week in one picture – 30/09/18
This week I was going to try harder to take a few more pictures as over the last few weeks I have hardly taken any. However, it didn't happen. Instead, I took a bit of a blogging break and took...
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Our latest recipes

Cherry Brownies
I love cherries and I also love chocolate, so these cherry brownies were always going to go down well in our household! It is currently...
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Homemade baked doughnuts in less than 10 minutes!
There is something about the smell of fresh doughnuts cooking, you know the ones at fairs and events that you can smell from miles away....
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Easy beef stew in the slow cooker
With the cold weather sticking around I have been trying to use our slow cooker a bit more to try and make hearty meals the...
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Spicy tomato mackerel and couscous salad with Princes
As part of our collaboration with Princes they challenged me to come up with a dish using their tinned mackerel. The challenge was simple, no...
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Moroccan Mackerel Rice with Princes
I am very excited to be collaborating with Princes on a couple of recipes which we are starting with the recreation of this Moroccan mackerel...
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Delicious double chocolate chip cookies
I was very fortunate to be sent two Master Class Artesà Mini Gratin Dish from Silver Mushroom to use in a recipe of my choice...
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Easy to make flapjacks
In a bid to help cut our outgoings when it comes to our food we are starting to make our own snacks, using up ingredients...
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Sausage stew – simple family favourite
In a bid to cut our outgoings we are working our way through the contents of our freezer and trying to use up some of...
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