I had an absolutely superb few days in London last week – of which the Wednesday lunchtime started with a trip with some of my best blogging pals to the cool & trendy offices of HelloFresh, who send out recipe boxes to customers each week. As a family, we have used HelloFresh previously, and you can read about us reviewing a family box…

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I’ve mentioned before that I’m not really the best chef. I have a repertoire of family dishes but they tend to be the basics like spaghetti bolognese, roast dinner and stir fry. I do like to ensure that I make all our meals (where I can) from scratch and ensure that we eat healthy too – but I find it challenging…

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Usually, at the weekends, we are dashing here, there and everywhere. Hubby plays cricket on a Saturday, the twins have clubs or a party, we like to go swimming on a Sunday, and more often than not somebody might also be visiting us! We therefore usually feel pretty worn out by Sunday evening! But this weekend we had a nice, relaxing one and…

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One of our favourite things to do together – the twins and I – is to make home-made smoothies in our kitchen! The kids love them! I try to make one each day, or every other day, for the children…either after their lunch, or with their breakfast. It is such a great way of getting them interested in and enjoying their…

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Before the twins came along Hubby and I would spend a long time planning our weekly meals, preparing food, sourcing quality ingredients and cooking together. A glass of wine in the kitchen and chatting together about our busy day. Nowadays, however, cooking a meal has become somewhat of a chore, since having our children. Because life is, quite frankly, manic.…

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