Guinea pig money box

Pocket Money

Pocket Money Chief was six last year and it felt like we entered a new gear of parenthood. Gone were ...
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Utility room with tumble dryer

“It will wash.”

"It will wash." “It will wash.” That must be the most common phrase that have I used since becoming a ...
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Frit on a bus window


Our children love learning, and my husband and I love to watch and learn with them. Looking at the world through ...
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Spinach and ricotta canneloni topped with cheese and served with salad

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

This isn’t on my meal planner, because it takes a while to prepare so isn't as quick an easy as the ...
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My hair donation in a plait

Hair Donation

The Little Princess Trust provide real hair wigs, free of charge, to boys and girls across the UK and Ireland ...
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Banana loaf, served with freshly sliced banana

Easy-peasy Banana Loaf

We have a method of cooking when we are making things with our children that quite possibly won’t set them ...
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NHS England letterhead

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Last week it was Cervical Cancer Awareness Week in the UK, so perhaps it was rather fitting that on Friday ...
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Wildlife Park, Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand – South Island Adventures

This is a longer post than most, so you may want to settle down with a cuppa! Back in November 2008 my ...
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Water and oil in a jar with food colouring dripping through the layers

Fireworks In A Jar!

Fireworks In A Jar! I’ve mentioned previously our love of science, so one thing we just love to do on ...
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Wedges of sweet potato on a baking tray

Sweet Potato Chips

You’ll need: 3 x medium sweet potatoes (approx. 600g) 1 dessert spoon of olive oil A sandwich bag Method: 1 ...
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Simple Salad

The quickest, easiest salad that literally goes with anything! Handful of rocket Handful of fresh spinach Handful of watercress Sliced ...
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Boys watching water walking through a piece of kitchen towel

Walking Water

Walking Water We absolutely love science in our household, and one of our favourite experiments is this one, which is ...
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Uncooked lasagne topped with grated cheese

Weekly Meal Planner

Weekly Meal Planner 2017 is the year when our meal planner comes back out to help finances stretch and our ...
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Removals van loading our boxes

Moving House – Tips For Moving Day!

Part Two - The Move In my humble experience this is where the stress kicks in. All those pounds you ...
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Moving House – Top Tips For Selling Your Home

Part One – selling your home I’ve heard that one of the most stressful things that you can do as ...
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Apricot oaty bite close up

Apricot Oaty Bites

We love these yummy oaty bites, especially on the afternoon school run during the winter when we are all feeling ...
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