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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7 Simple Christmas Cards To Make With Kids


Parenting and Lifestyle

My four-year old son has come home from school with a project to complete over the holidays.  Our assignment is to produce a Christmas card for a local schools competition.  Harry is not a makey-doo kind of child, and I don’t have much flare for it either.  I just have no imagination when it comes […]

Halloween Tips And Food Ideas From Organix


Parenting and Lifestyle, Reviews

It’s that time of the year again – Halloween – when we dress up our little ones in anything from a pumpkin outfit to a blood splattered zombie.  Personally, the former is my favoured choice.  I prefer something that creates maximum embarrassment as they get older and see photos of themselves.  So, the pumpkin outfit […]

Month of Firsts – August 2017


Month of Firsts

Here we go again, time to round-up the 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 to my […]

My Week In Pictures // Week 6


My Week In Pictures

My Week In Pictures is where I choose a maximum of 3 pictures to sum up my week. This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on the happy stuff in my week.  This series will also – hopefully – help me combine my three favourite things in my life: my family, my […]

Starting School – Top 3 Tips For Parents


Parenting and Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again and everyone will be handing out advice to parents whose kids are just starting school for the first time. If you are reading this then I will assume you fall in to that category. There is so much information available so I will keep this brief.  My top 3 […]

My Week In Pictures // Week 5


My Week In Pictures

Welcome once again to my new series of posts – My Week In Pictures.  It is where I choose a maximum of 3 pictures to sum up my week.  This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on the happy stuff in my week.  This series will also – hopefully – help me […]

Month of Firsts – July 2017


Month of Firsts

Here we go again, time to round-up the 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 to my […]