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Our weekly meal plan – 21/01/19
Good morning and welcome back to another weekly meal plan. Last weeks meal plan was terrible... Not so much the meals themselves but our laziness to cook them! Resulting in too much junk and a 3lb gain on the scales....
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Our week in one picture – 20/01/19
Again this week I have not really taken many pictures, it has just been another week that has flown by. One good thing to come out from the week though is the days are getting lighter. There is nothing worse...
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Is there such a thing as “too old to be a gamer”?
Gaming is everywhere these days, it is hard to avoid it really. From adverts to YouTube and other streaming services such as Twitch, it is everywhere you look. Some people love it whilst others think it is the reason for...
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Ways to keep the kids entertained without electronics
If we are all honest, we probably spend a little bit too much time on electronics than we should do. Let's face it, it is easy to lose 5-10 minutes here and there when you just pick up your phone...
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Our weekly meal plan – 14/01/19
Good morning and welcome back to another meal plan. Last week we were pretty much on the plan until the weekend so we just need to work on our weekend eating a little this week! We just seem to get...
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Our week in one picture – 13/01/19
This picture pretty much sums up how we have all been feeling this week. With us all returning to work and school this week after 2 weeks off, we are pretty knackered! By the time the evening has rolled around...
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Girls fashion, has it changed over the years?
I’ve never really been a trendsetter or a fashion follower. It just seems too much hassle for me, plus being 5ft 9, getting clothes that fit has always been a struggle. Even now it is hard to get clothes, with...
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Slimming world friendly leek and potato soup
With the colder months rolling in, out goes the salads in our house and in come the soups. We brought a Morphy Richards sauté and soup maker last year and like most kitchen gadgets it has started to gather dust...
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Easy ways to eat healthier with little effort
Many of us will be on post-Christmas health kicks/resolution or whatever you may call it. For me, it's not about a diet or losing weight, it is simply due to the fact we ate too much rubbish over the Christmas...
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Our weekly meal plan – 07/01/19
Good morning and welcome back to our first meal plan of 2019. We are back to normal today after 2 weeks off, so I think we may find it hard to get back into a routine this week. We have...
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Our week in one picture – 06/01/19
Good morning and welcome back to our weekly post, our week in one picture. Each week I pick a picture that sums up our week. Sometimes they are of things we have been doing, other times it may be of...
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Goals and plans for 2019
Good morning and welcome back to our goals and plans post for 2019. Now I know lots of people hate resolutions and goals etc however I really like them. If you are realistic with them, what’s stopping you achieving them?...
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Our latest recipes

Slimming world friendly leek and potato soup
With the colder months rolling in, out goes the salads in our house and in come the soups. We brought a Morphy Richards sauté and...
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SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Snowmen peanut butter cake pops
Good morning and welcome back to a fun packed post that you can do and enjoy as a family this festive season. We love baking...
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Use up your leftovers with these muffin tin frittatas
Over the Christmas period, there are lots of us that seem to have brought or cooked too much food. This muffin tin frittatas recipe is...
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Maple mince pies – perfect for the whole family this Christmas
Good evening, the 1st of December is here and I see lots of Christmas trees are going up already. Ours went up today as is...
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Cranberry meringue roulade with Cointreau orange cream
So we've had a look at the main course but my favourite dishes at Christmas are the puddings and this meringue dish is a perfect...
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Baked ham with maple mustard glaze – perfect for Christmas
If you are planning ahead for your Christmas dinner or maybe just looking for something nice to cook around the festive period, this baked ham...
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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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