Family Life

Now It’s December, Let The Christmas Festivities Begin!

The kids have already been driving me potty, singing Christmas songs ready for plays and concerts. I’m pretty sure mince pies replaced the hot cross buns after Easter this year and there was certainly some Christmassy stuff sneaking into the shops in September with the rest bombarding the shelves as soon as the doors closed… Continue reading Now It’s December, Let The Christmas Festivities Begin!

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays!

Quick Tomato Soup with Crispy Ham Croutons

This is a really quick tomato soup recipe that uses tinned tomatoes and other store cupboard ingredients. It’s quick because everything is blended at the end so there’s not need for careful chopping, just bung it all in, heat and whizz! The addition of the crispy ham croutons, turns it into a main meal, but this could… Continue reading Quick Tomato Soup with Crispy Ham Croutons

Family Life · Travel

5 Simple Checks to Stay Safe on the Road this Winter

In the UK we rarely experience extreme weather over prolonged periods of time. Our summers consist of several weeks of 22C degree heat with maybe the odd day at 35C, while our winters are mainly wet with an odd snow blizzard bringing the nation to a standstill in a matter of minutes, only to have… Continue reading 5 Simple Checks to Stay Safe on the Road this Winter