Seven years of infant/ primary school are coming to an end. The countdown to high school has begun. The final weeks of term are set to be a series of events, marking the year group’s departure, their achievements and waving them off to their new schools. The residential trip is looming, for many, the longest… Continue reading The Countdown to High School Has Begun!
Pasta is our number one, go to, store cupboard ingredient. It’s quick, cheap and easy to prepare as well as being extremely versatile, with a little imagination! Here are our favourite recipes, along with some handy tips and tricks to ensure great flavour but still a healthy option! They are all highly versatile, allowing ingredients to be… Continue reading Our Favourite, Quick, Pasta Recipes!
When the children were babies and toddlers, we frequented Odds Farm Park in Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, on a regular basis. Back then the main feature was most certainly the animals, with a few added extras including an outdoor play area, an hay bale stack to climb on and tractor rides. We visited so often, the farmers… Continue reading A Day Out at Odds Farm Park
This recipe is super versatile, quick, easy and cheap but more importantly, they all love it! The rice bulks out the dish and though you could use any white fish, hake is really cheap and you don’t even need that much of it. The remaining ingredients are store cupboard essentials and could easily be served… Continue reading Cheesy Peasy Rice with Hake
During the half term holiday, we decided to make use of our National Trust membership once again and explore the grounds at Waddesdon Manor. Located near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, this National Trust property has been on our to-do list for a while now having visited it for a wedding a few years ago and it being… Continue reading Exploring Waddesdon Manor National Trust
Having two children of the approapriate age for the book, I was asked to review David Baddiel’s, AniMalcolm, in paperback. It’s always a bit of a worry when you are asked to review something, my first thought being, what do I do if the girls don’t like it? Well, I needn’t have worried, K read… Continue reading AniMalcolm Book Review
Victoria from How Daily, is joining us for this weeks guest recipe on Kids Tea Tuesdays! Victoria is a food blogger who loves to recreate her favourite dishes at home. She is particularly enthusiastic about finding and creating new flavours as well as photography and writing about her experiences of trying authentic, traditional cuisine: My son is reluctant to eat most vegetables unless they’re hiding… Continue reading Victoria's Sneaky Mango & Banana Smoothie
Looking for something to do with the kids (and a dog) during the half term holiday? With great weather predicted, we all want to get outside and enjoy it so where better than the great British countryside? I have asked around to find the best woodland walks in the UK, recommended by families who love… Continue reading The Best UK Woodland Walks
This recipe is super quick, easy and can be frugal if you use more noodles and less prawns– you can adjust proportions of veg, add different veg etc, it’s such a versatile recipe! The simple stir-fry method means that once you have prepared the veggies, cooking only takes a few minutes so it’s an ideal… Continue reading Garlic and Chilli Prawn Noodles
Me: ‘When I was your age, we didn’t have tablets or mobile phones and children’s TV was only on for an hour each day!’ K (rolling her eyes): ‘Yea, yea, and you couldn’t pause or rewind and the world was black and white, we know!’ Me (under my breath): ‘Cheeky moo…………’ This is not a… Continue reading Cut Your Kid's Screen Time, You Won't Regret it!