Family Life · Reviews · Travel

Paragliding with the Whole Family in Ölüdeniz, Turkey

The absolute highlight of our holiday in Ölüdeniz, Turkey, was paragliding! Something that we have never done before, but the first thing we’ll be booking to do again when we can! Everyone in our family party of six took the challenge, from The Boy (6) to Grandma! If you stay in or near Ölüdeniz, this is… Continue reading Paragliding with the Whole Family in Ölüdeniz, Turkey

Family Life · Reviews · Travel

Our Stay at Liberty Hotels Lykia, Ölüdeniz, Turkey

We spent two weeks of our summer holiday this year in Turkey, staying at the Liberty Hotel Lykia that came highly recommended by friends who have returned there on several occasions. We arrived with high expectations of fabulous food, plenty of things to do and glorious weather. I can safely say that we were not… Continue reading Our Stay at Liberty Hotels Lykia, Ölüdeniz, Turkey

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays! · Pork, Bacon & Sausages

Sweet Potato & Chorizo Fritters

Having got the kids to eat (and love) sweet potato in fish cakes, I’ve managed to made it a double with these sweet potato and chorizo fritters. Not only do they contain a good portion of veg (including the infamous sweet potato), they are also quick, cheap and easy, so an ideal mid-week family meal.… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Chorizo Fritters

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays! · Pork, Bacon & Sausages

Ham, Broccoli & Bacon Pasta Bake

This is such an easy, cheap pasta recipe that uses every day ingredients, can be prepared in advance and has all the elements of a well balanced meal. It can be served all by itself or with a side salad and is great for using up leftover gammon or even substitute leftover chicken or pork.… Continue reading Ham, Broccoli & Bacon Pasta Bake

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Now We’re Not Moving, We’re Obsessed With Improving!!

A few weeks ago, we came to our senses and decided not to move. Currently living over the road from K’s new school and being walking distance from pretty much everything, finally made us realise that moving was a bad idea, at least for now! So we took the house off of the market and… Continue reading Now We’re Not Moving, We’re Obsessed With Improving!!

Fish & Sea Food · Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays!

Easy Salmon and Sweet Potato Fishcakes

Unlike most children, my three are not fans of sweet potato and though they love sweet potato muffins and think it’s carrot when I make vegetable chips, if I try to serve it as a jacket or mash, they will flatly refuse! I was therefore taking a bit of a risk with this recipe as… Continue reading Easy Salmon and Sweet Potato Fishcakes