This is incredibly quick and easy and can easily be adapted for kids or made a little bit more sophisticated for adults. Ingredients Bay leaves (I used 4) Garlic (2 cloves, chopped) Olive oil Linguine Lemon thyme Flat leaf parsley Lemons (2. Juice and zest) 1 red chilli Pine nuts (I used about 75g for … Continue reading Linguine with pine nuts, lemon, chilli and herbs
Despite the horrendous atrocity in Manchester that has left a cloud over the day I have enjoyed a lovely relaxing birthday at home with Mr family blog. When I said that I wanted a sea swim to kick off the day Mr family blog was horrified initially and nervously checked that I would be able … Continue reading It’s my birthday and I’ll cry if I want to ….
I have always taken a lot of pleasure from art and love discovering and supporting local talent. Karen Munck lives on Shoreham beach, just outside Brighton in West Sussex. I absolutely love her work, Karen's online gallery is available here Karen has branched out into having some of her work featured on mugs, coasters and … Continue reading A piece of local art in your home; beautiful mugs available by Shoreham by sea artist
So, the scummy mummy has been vilified in the Daily Mail and the blogging community are up in arms at the injustice of it all; but reading some of the comments on social media I wonder whether many have read the article in its entirety. Admittedly when I started reading this piece, my initial assessment was … Continue reading The slummy mummy backlash. My verdict on ‘that’ article …
Spring is traditionally the time for a good old clean, now that the kids are at school I've got a bit of time to start thinking about clearing out cupboards and doing a spot of redecorating. When we bought our house we painted throughout in white, it looked great for a few years until the … Continue reading Spring house makeover – bathroom. Quick and cheap refresh
I love being spontaneous and camping suits my personality in that we can just chuck everything in the car on a Friday at the end of a long week and go wherever takes our fancy for the weekend. Dogwood campsite in Brede, Sussex is situated in one of my favourite areas of the county. The … Continue reading Dogwood campsite, Brede
Frittatas are so easy, so nutritious and incredibly useful for using up left over veggies. I've just had a rummage in my fridge and come up with this one, but you can adapt it depending on what you have in ... Ingredients Eggs (I allow 2 per person) Spinach (the pre-washed baby leaf variety work … Continue reading Spring time frittata