We love pancakes at the weekend for breakfast; smothered in maple syrup and seasonal fruit. Here is my favourite, really easy go to recipe: Ingredients I cup flour 1 cup semi skimmed milk 1 egg Knob melted butter Method: Serve with whatever takes your fancy... Enjoy 😊 Happy Sunday everyone xx
Yes. Unless of course we want to raise a nation of couch potatoes that become a drain on the NHS. That's one view, and it's all well and good but should there be some element of choice built into the sports curriculum at school? When kids are at primary school PE is fun, they play … Continue reading Sports day – should it be compulsory?
Wow it's scorchio and when temperatures soar I want to be cool and comfortable, I love a floaty dress and I don't save them for 'best' I'm not one for 'evening' or 'day' dresses, I would wear any of these dresses with white plimsols or simple sandals during the day, and for ultimate coolness I … Continue reading The cool option – a floaty dress
A new movement is emerging amongst parents who are 'rebelling' against the expectation to return to work as soon as the kids are weaned. The views of these parents runs counter to current government policy that rewards through the tax system both parents (or a lone parent) in employment. Free childcare entitlement for 3-4 year … Continue reading Preschool childcare – do we really want it?
What is it with swimsuits? I've always really struggled to find anything to fit me, mostly the problem is a long torso, apparently. In fact some companies make swimsuits specifically for us ladies inflicted with long torsos. I not only have to suffer a long torso I also have serious cellulite on my thighs … Continue reading Swimsuits for real bodies
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 ….