• Making life easier for those with mobility issues

    July 4, 2016

    Growing old isn’t something that I think about an awful lot. It does pop into my mind on occasion though. Mainly when I’m sitting with my elderly mother-in-law and talking to her about her latest bruises, aches and pains. Something that she shows me often! Like many elderly people, my mother-in-law lives alone, rarely leaves…

    Read more
  • Ten quick and easy lunch ideas for kids

    January 25, 2016

    Finding something quick and easy to make for hungry children can be a bit of a challenge. I usually make lunch for our girls before I pick them up from school, but sometimes I don’t have time. Here are some quick and easy lunch ideas for you to try. Sandwiches From a simple ham and…

    Read more
  • Homemade Blueberry Jam Recipe

    September 14, 2015

    Homemade Blueberry Jam Recipe Following on from my raspberry jam recipe, I thought I’d share with you how I make blueberry jam. It’s slightly different to the raspberry jam recipe and is for a smaller batch. Ingredients 300g blueberries 50g white sugar Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon Method Mix the blueberries,…

    Read more
  • Homemade Raspberry Jam Recipe

    September 10, 2015

    Homemade Raspberry Jam Recipe I wrote a post a while ago about how I took our girls fruit picking for the first time. We had a really good time and I decided that I really wanted to return when they had a bit more fruit. A short while ago we did indeed return and we picked…

    Read more
  • Messy Kids do Christmas!

    October 13, 2014

    This is an entry into Two Little Fleas Messy Kids Competition. Last year was the first year that I made a Christmas cake. Don’t get me wrong I’ve baked cakes before such as cupcakes, madeira cakes, sponge cakes, but I’d never baked a Christmas cake before. Luckily I was sent a Christmas cook book which had an…

    Read more
  • Impressive, easy recipes

    July 29, 2014

    We’ve all experienced it…. Culinary inadequacy. You’re hosting friends at your house or you’re invited to an event and instructed to “bring a dish” but your idea of cooking is nuking the water for Ramen noodles. Don’t bother getting sucked into the black hole of Pinterest looking for an impressive dish. (Haven’t you heard of…

    Read more
1 2