So, we did all the hard work a few months ago, planting our kitchen garden and now we are beginning to reap the rewards of growing our own veg! Here’s how we did it! The great thing with this whole project has been the enthusiasm of the kids (mostly K) to water, weed and protect… Continue reading Reaping the Rewards of ‘Growing Your Own’ with Kids!
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
The great weather over the Easter holidays inspired us to get out into the garden. I only planned to tidy things up and replant our herb basket but the kids had different ideas! They found hanging baskets in the shed, seeds that were way out of date and hatched a plan to ‘grow their own’… Continue reading Step by Step Guide to Growing Veg With Kids
When I was growing up, Easter would include a few efforts at making crispy chocolate nest cakes, decorating a blown egg at Sunday school and your weight in chocolate eggs given by various family and friends over the weekend, none of which you could tuck into until Easter Sunday. Now however, it seems that the… Continue reading Has the Easter Bunny Reached Santa Status?
Having visited Cliveden National Trust several times before and participated in their ‘Pantomime Trail‘ over the Christmas holidays, we were keen to take part in their Easter egg hunt at some time during the Easter break. We were left a little disappointed by the Hughenden Manor hunt last week and were expecting greater things from our… Continue reading Cliveden’s Easter Egg Hunt 2017!
There are so many versions of the classic chocolate crispy cake! Some chewy, some crunchy and using varying types of cereal, syrup and even marshmallows. So with a couple of bake sales taking place at school, we decided to play around with a few different recipes to make some yummy Easter treats. Obviously, the children… Continue reading Best Recipes for Easter Crispy Cakes & Treats
When you’ve got lots of people to buy for but you want to make your gift a bit more personal than a box of chocolates (nothing wrong with a box of chocolate BTW!!), things can get expensive. With the kids teachers, club coaches and tutors, other parents who regularly help me out and anyone that I’d… Continue reading Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts