One of the toughest times of the week day in our house is around dinner time. The twins come home from primary school around 3.45pm, complain that they’re VERY hungry! and yet also want me to chat & play with them. I struggle to find the balance between making something delicious and different each night for everyone to eat, against being stood in the kitchen…

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We have been living in Worcester for exactly two years now; we moved here from North Wales due to Dave relocating jobs and although it was a tough time to move our very young family – and leave both sets of our parents behind – we actually haven’t looked back. It has been a superb move for the four of us, and one that has…

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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 with some lovely friends we…

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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 moods have all been lifted!…

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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 here. We just LOVE the…

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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 to get inspired for dinners.…

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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 spent a lot of time…

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I feel as though I am always shopping every few days for more supplies of fresh fruit and vegetables. We seem to run out of it all so quickly – which is great – but making sure that they eat a variety of fruits and vegetables each week can be a challenge. We all know that eating fruit and vegetables is important, for young ones and…

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This weekend didn’t start amazing well over here. Hubby came home from work early on Friday wiped out and feeling ill and spent the rest of the day and night in bed. The twins were in grumpy, irritable moods and seemed to also be coming down with something. I was supposed to be bridesmaid dress shopping with my Sister in Oxford on Saturday (she gets married…

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