Jungle Jam Book Review

Jungle Jam Book

We’re big books fans in our household. Our twins love listening to a bedtime story every night and R already knows two books off by heart. At four years old she can’t read yet, but she has really good memory retention and used the pictures on the page to recall the story which amazes me! Reading to your children is really important. It not only helps to improve their vocabulary and listening skills, it can also help to enhance children’s creativity and imaginations. This is the reason why I will never turn down the opportunity to review a good children’s… [Read More]

Homemade Blueberry Jam Recipe

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, sugar and lemon juice together in a pan Add the cinnamon and stir Place the saucepan over a medium and stir continuously for 30 minutes until thickened Carefully transfer into airtight jam jars and leave to cool. Once cool pop the lid on – making… [Read More]

Homemade Raspberry Jam Recipe

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 an abundance of fruit! My husband came with us and armed with two large baskets and two plastic punnets we picked and picked and picked some more! Raspberries were plentiful, as were blueberries and we even managed a few strawberries. With all this fruit I… [Read More]