This walk takes approx half an hour but, if like me you like to stop off en route to enjoy the sea (I'm still enjoying my daily dips) or to play hide and seek at Shoreham Fort it can be a very nice way to spend most of a sunny day. Shoreham beach now benefits … Continue reading Family walks in and around Sussex. Shoreham beach to the Shoreham Fort.
Today's packed lunch is the ultimate in transportable nutrition - the frittata. Infinite in combo possibilities this handy wedge of a meal works well with whatever veg you have in the fridge. Use seasonal produce, sweet potatoes, sprouting broccoli whatever takes your fancy (or what your kids allow) shredded baby spinach works brilliantly too (my … Continue reading Kid packed lunch. Frittata, salad, fruit and yoghurt
Since we acquired a sausage dog (long story) I am going to start featuring local walks in and around Sussex on the blog. I am always on the lookout for walks that are not too long (suitable for young children) so if you know of any then please let me know (comment below or on … Continue reading Local walks suitable for young children in and around Sussex
Making a packed lunch for your kids in the mornings doesn't have to be onerous, and yes, I fully appreciate that time in the mornings is tight, and I don't want to add to your stress but - if, like me, you are unwilling to pay (approx) £2.30 per day for a processed microwaved meal … Continue reading Kids lunch box inspiration – day one
This series of posts has been co-written with Anna, blogger from Chalk and Moss, an innovative green design blog (and soon to come) web based shop. Winter blues/seasonal affective disorder is very real for me, I really do struggle at this time of year to adjust to the change in climate from long summer days full … Continue reading What can I do about those winter blues … ? Part one
I know we are at the tail end of summer and I'm actually starting to think about getting the garden ready for Autumn (sigh) but, I'm cheering myself up by planning some rejuvenation in my garden next year, adding some art, mirrors and even an outdoors projector for cosy movie nights outdoors on balmy evenings … Continue reading Summer is for gardens
This summer we went to France camping with our 2 rugrats. It will be fun! I said to myself, the kids will play happily in a safe campsite with lots of other French enfants. They will pick up the language so easily by the time we return home they will be fluent. Mr familyhomeblog and … Continue reading Holidays with kids. Reality versus expectation