I cannot believe how quickly the summer is going already. We are only 4 weeks away from the September school term starting, where Harry & Lottie will begin in reception class. It feels as though their last summer holidays as pre-schoolers is literally flashing before my eyes! Last week Dave was off work for a few days and so together…

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So after all the complaining by MANY of us on social media at just how cold, wet and miserable the weather has been lately (SO grey outside) – out of the blue came the most glorious of weeks and a UK heatwave! The windows have been flung open of our family home, the freezer stocked up with ice lollies and our…

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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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