Family Life · Kids Crafts Activities & Games · Sweet Treats

5 Simple Halloween Treats (not Sweets!) for Busy Parents

This week I’m hosting a fab guest post from the lovely Alice who blogs over at Letters To My Daughter. I came across Alice’s blog a few weeks ago and really liked her style of writing so cheekily asked her if she’d like to guest post here at Buzymum as I’m struggling for time at… Continue reading 5 Simple Halloween Treats (not Sweets!) for Busy Parents

Education · Family Life

8 Ways to Encourage Your Reluctant Reader

I have a reluctant reader aged 9 and I’m currently trying to encourage her to read more in the hope that she will love it! She has always enjoyed ‘story time’, loving many beautifully illustrated children’s story books and is keen to choose new books from the library, but not to read herself. She will… Continue reading 8 Ways to Encourage Your Reluctant Reader

Food · Soups & Sauces · Vegetarian Options

Warming Pumpkin Soup with Pine Nuts and Halloumi

There’s already an autumn chill in the air so what better way to keep out the cold than a comforting bowl of warming soup? During the winter months, I’ll often make batches of various soups as I find them the perfect quick lunch for me or tea-on-the-go in a flask for the kids. This recipe… Continue reading Warming Pumpkin Soup with Pine Nuts and Halloumi

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