Veggie balls and tomato sauce with spaghetti 

I'm going through a spherical phase, or rather my food is.  Making food into shapes seems like a great way to dupe my super sleuth kiddos into eating goodness and I think you could always sneak some greenery into these bad boys and hoodwink your little Sherlocks even further... result! Method Whizz up in your … Continue reading Veggie balls and tomato sauce with spaghetti 

What can I do about those winter blues … ? Part 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

Eweleaze farm – camping with direct access to your own private beach

Eweleaze farm campsite in Dorset is set in an absolutely stunning location: on a hillside overlooking the sea boasting dramatic ocean views with access down steep steps to its own private (pebbly) beach.  The campsite is opened once a year to the public for the month of August, and each year is gaining in popularity - … Continue reading Eweleaze farm – camping with direct access to your own private beach

Holidays with kids. Reality versus expectation 

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