Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bread makers: A convenient kitchen aid but not quite the full package?

Bread makers: A convenient kitchen aid but not quite the full package?

Bread is a firm family favourite in many households, and it’s not hard to see why. This convenient food stuff is inexpensive and it can be eaten on the go as sandwiches, toasted to make wholesome morning meals and used to pad out soup dishes, salads and more. Even stale bread has its uses. For example, it can be added to a host of indulgent puddings and the crumbs can be used to bread meat, …

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A Healing Birth

A Healing Birth

If you’ve read Sausage’s birth story before, you’ll know that it didn’t go at all to plan. The whole thing was a disaster, right up until the surgeon pulled her from my body in under a minute, saving her life and getting her into the world safely. It’s taken five years to consider the prospect of doing it all again, but as you’ll know if you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, my second daughter …

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Monkey Around At Your Local Safari Park

Monkey Around At Your Local Safari Park

So, do the kids want to go to a safari park? We feel sorry for your wing mirrors, but it’ll certainly be an experience! It’s the next best thing to flying over to Africa for a week of money-draining safari. A safari is a great way to financially support conservation and teach your kids about the wider world. And let’s face it; you need something to do with them during the school holidays. West Midland …

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An Egg-cellent Meal Idea!

An Egg-cellent Meal Idea!

In an effort to get her out more and increase her confidence, Husband and I have started taking Sausage to a Musical Theatre class once a week. It’s the ideal extra-curricular activity for her as it encorporates singing, dancing, acting and role-play; all the things that she loves. The only trouble is, the class is 15 minutes away by car and starts at 5pm, so by the time we get her home from school at …

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My Favourite Holiday Reads

My Favourite Holiday Reads

I don’t know about you, but I do love to take a good book with me on holiday, and with the invention of e-readers, you can now take a whole library away with you, whilst taking up barely any space in your suitcase or handbag. Holiday reading should be something which is light but engaging, something which allows you to relax whilst diving into a good story, and as it’s World Book Day today, I …

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