Lamb dukkah: slow cooker recipe

lamb dukkah

I love it when I try something new and it works, or as in this case it blows me away with just how good it is.

There’s nothing like the arrival of Spring to have me lusting after lamb. Last year I showcased the perfect Roast Spring Lamb for a delicious Easter lunch and [...]

Hot Wheels Double Jump Duel

hot wheels double jump duel

It sounds good doesn’t it? 

Every time it comes round to writing lists of ideas for gift ideas for the girls to hand out to the family dad always manages to sneak in a Hot Wheels toy as he says ‘the girls will love it’. Needless to say the lovely aunties usually go [...]

Pulled pork slow cooker recipe

pulled pork slow cooker recipe

This is another great recipe for a family BBQ and the best thing about it is it cooks itself nice and slow and all you have to do is pull it apart with two forks for serving. I am so in love with EASY, tasty food.

The beauty of BBQs is [...]

Sponsored video: Florida – Been there done that!

naples florida beach

Florida, Florida, one day I’m gonna get me to Florida but right now I rely on the memories of our holidays taken pre-twins and information I find around the net. Talking of which take a look at the really cool video below which has been made entirely of visitors photos and videos, it’s really [...]

Ascot Racecourse Family fun days

ascot mother's day prize awarding

If I proposed ‘Let’s go to Ascot Racecourse.’

Firstly you’d get all excited, secondly you’d worry you don’t have a hat and then thirdly you’d most likely put me off saying, ‘Oh I’m not posh enough.’ ‘ I’ve nothing to wear.’ ‘Can’t afford something like that!’ and a zillion other reasons and I [...]

Half Bad by Sally Green #review

Half Bad cover

‘Wanted by no one, hunted by everyone’ really captured my interest and from those words i just couldn’t wait to start reading it!

Half Bad is the story of Nathan, a boy who grows up in a world where witches are real, and he is one. In a race against time before he turns 17. [...]

Disney Planes Toys: Speedway track set

Disney Planes review

Mattel got in touch recently and asked whether we’d like to review some Disney Planes Toys in particular their Disney Planes Flight to the Finish Speedway Track set. The game is loosely aimed at boys and of course the Disney film Planes fans but I wanted to see how the girls would get [...]

March Gardening To Do list

seed planting

Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”  ~Robin Williams

This is the month when gardening really kicks in and some of my major preparations have included the investment in a composter and a water butt. Living the dream people, living the dream.

I am guessing that as we have had so much [...]

Keeping your canine in top condition

dog cake

Guest post

Owning a dog, as parents across the world have told their children many times, is a big responsibility. It requires you to look after your pet in a variety of ways in order to make sure they are as happy and healthy as possible in the years you spend together. The [...]

Camping season – cleaning caravan time

OLPRO cleaning products

Yoohoo! It’s nearly time to take our caravan out of storage and get it ready for what will be the third season with us. There is great excitement amongst the troops starting with Dad himself.

He’s been scouring t’internet for his next caravan convinced this will be our last year with our current [...]