I love my slow cooker & since finding this book I’ve discovered a range of slow cooker recipes I didn’t even think would work! My slow cooker is mainly for casseroles and not much else. Primarily because I like the “everything-in-one-pot-leave-it-and-walk-away” principle most! Then I found this Slow-Cook Recipe Collection book & it shook things up. Read More
What happens when it’s time to leave the park but the children are insistent they don’t want to? My Little Mister hides. He’s four years old. This is his hiding place.
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Swimming was never Mademoiselle’s forte. For such a long time she hated putting her face in the water. Every splash on her face would cause her to stop and take time to wipe it multiple times with her hand. It hardly allowed for much splashing about in a swimming pool. Swimming and water safety is so important Read More
I feel this post needs to come with a disclaimer. This post is written knowing just how lucky we are to have friends with an outdoor, heated pool. Honestly, I know we’re lucky but please, do read on without prejudice…! My children don’t need an excuse to de-robe and hop into a pool. I think enjoying playing in Read More
Water and children equals lots of fun. Period. Even if it’s raining. We were luck enough to have some lovely sunny days this week where we could enjoy Wallingford Splash Park without getting too cold. Just half an hour away from home is Wallingford, Oxfordshire, which many locals call the poor relation to Henley-on-Thames. But we like this quirky town with its Read More
When BRITA asked if I’d like to try its Marella filter jug I couldn’t been happier *smiles* We drink a lot of water in our house; on its own, mixed with fruit juice, diluted with ribena, tea, herbals, in water bottles or at home. Whichever way, we drink it. And boy have we needed it these last weeks? It’s so Read More
Water bottles. Before children I never thought of a water bottle as being an ‘essential’ item to have in my handbag. I would always buy bottled water when I went out. But ever since Mademoseille started weaning (6years plus) it’s been one of those things that I always have rattling around in my bag. And it makes sense. Why Read More