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    4 Week Winter Meal Plan

    I don’t know about you, but when it’s time to write my weekly shopping list, I find it easy to think of what we are going to eat for breakfast, lunch and snacks but…

    13th January 2016
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    Peppermint Bark Recipe

      After the super easy crayon tutorial last week, here is another easy Christmas make – this one is edible! I love homemade and handmade bits at Christmas. A few years ago I spent…

    9th December 2015
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    Recipe: Rose & Raspberry Jam

    If you read my post yesterday about fruit picking, you’ll know I made jam with the raspberries we picked. I had intended to make strawberry jam but when we got home our raspberries were…

    11th August 2015
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    Making s’mores in the UK

    Pinterest has a lot to answer for. Hours spent disappearing down a rabbit hole of virtual sugar paste and crepe paper creations when looking for birthday party ideas. 100 recipes for play dough. A…

    27th July 2015
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    Raw Coconut + Cacao Bites

    We made this the other afternoon using a recipe from the Deliciously Ella website. They are basically a mix of nuts (recipe calls for just almonds though we used a mix), dessicated coconut, dates,…

    10th June 2015
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    Our Sunflower and Tomato Seeds

    A couple of weeks ago we planted some sunflower and tomato seeds to grow on the windowsill. Seren loved to help, which is why some of the pots have slightly more than the 3…

    5th May 2015
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    4 Lunches 3 Ways

    We’ve cut down on cafe trips lately and I’m trying to have lunch at home or take picnic lunches if we are going to be out. I have to tailor most meals 3 different…

    21st April 2015
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    3 Easy DIY Flower Tutorials

    We’ve been stuck indoors most of these week with various illnesses. So we’ve been playing in the garden, watching Topsy and Tim and trying our hand at various Easter crafts, including the papier mache…

    2nd April 2015
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    Papier Mache Easter Eggs

    I’ve been busy getting ready for our Easter Egg hunt. I’ve bought plastic eggs (£1 for a bag of 8 from Hobbycraft) and made larger papier mache eggs and plan to fill both with a…

    31st March 2015
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    Cheesy Polenta Fingers

    Since we got the chaos of Christmas out of the way, I’ve been trying to put more thought into Imogen’s diet. I figured she was probably tiring of roast sweet potato and toast fingers! We…

    26th January 2015
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    Kids and Valentine’s Day

    I didn’t think kids and Valentine’s Day’s mixed until Seren started coming home from nursery with Valentine’s cards for us and we did heart shaped crafts at toddler groups. We were stuck inside earlier…

    22nd January 2015
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    An Allotment Themed Cake

    Following the ‘make something with your hands’ prompt from Florence Finds’ January Joy this morning, I was going to tell you about a craft project I did at the weekend but I’ve decided that…

    20th January 2015