The Big Bandana Bake – Brain Tumour Awareness Month

Parenting and Lifestyle

This March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month and the Brain Tumour Charity are launching a campaign called The Big Bandana Bake.  Wannabe bakers all around the country are being encouraged to don a bandana, get messy and hold a bake sale.  The goal is to help the Charity raise £150,000.  This amount of money will […]

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Perfect Raspberry Crumble Muffins

Family Food

From my previous posts you know that I love involving my son in baking.  To be honest he needs no encouragement.  If there is an opportunity to get his hands messy, taste-test the ingredients, and then lick the spoon at the end then he is all up for it.   One of the easiest things […]

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Month of Firsts – January 2018

Month of Firsts

Another month is over and it is time for me to once again round-up all of your firsts. I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it. I don’t want to forget the moments that […]

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Snapshot of the Week // Sammy The Snail

Snapshots

My snapshot of the week this week is of Harry proudly showing off his new friend – Sammy the snail. We’d gone in to the garden to clean up after the high winds the night before, and he found the snail taking shelter under the climbing frame. He wouldn’t put the him down. It was […]

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My Week In Pictures // Week 7


My Week In Pictures

Party Time Top – This week we celebrated my sister’s 50th birthday.  I was really nervous because she had said she didn’t want a party.  In fact she was allergic to the idea.  Her husband died 2 years ago and the plan was they would have a joint one.  So I understand why she felt […]

Crunchie Bar Tiffin Slice


Family Food

These Crunchie bar tiffin slices are so easy to make that even your children can make them. There is no baking involved so it is safe to get your children involved. Crunchie bar tiffin slices are so cheap to make as they require just a handful of ingredients. But don’t let that fool you, because […]

Month of Firsts – December 2017


Month of Firsts

Another month is over and it is time for me to once again round-up all of your firsts. I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it. I don’t want to forget the moments that […]

Month of Firsts – September 2017


Month of Firsts

Here we are again, time to round-up all of your firsts for another month. I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it. I don’t want to forget the moments that have brought a smile […]