Food

Fluffy American Pancakes Recipe

I am guilty of opening up a batter mix sachet that costs just 30p and making up a batch of pancakes or yorkshire puddings. Pancakes are P1s absolute favourite breakfast and seeing as I am actually really enjoying baking and cooking recently, I decided to give some American pancakes a go today. Here’s the recipe for these yummy star shaped …

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Thinking About Our Christmas Day Breakfast With Brioche Pasquier

There’s only a few days left to get any Christmas shopping finished and wrapped. But have you thought about Christmas food you’ll need too? We are lucky enough to not need any main food for Christmas Day as we are spending it round family. However, I do need to think about a festive breakfast for my little family. Usually Christmas …

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Drinking More Water This Winter With Robinsons Drinks

My favourite drink is water. It’s the only thing that really quenches my thirst in the summer. But it’s now winter and I am going to admit that I’m drinking much less. There’s not that heat that makes your mouth dry and gasping for some liquid. But have no fear because Robinsons have come to my rescue and I’m here …

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3 Easy Recipes For Children’s Lunches With Bernard Matthews

When P1 first started school she was a packed luncher. She loved it but I absolutely hated trying to find new, filling ideas to put in them each day. She ended up eating chocolate spread sandwiches, some fruit and crisps each day. So as soon as the Government gave free school meals for Key Stage 1, we switched to school …

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3 Easy Recipes To Get Milk Into Your Toddler’s Diet

Big Milk is a special milk designed for children aged 1-5 years old and is enriched with Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Iron and of course Calcium. It is so important to get these nutrients into your child’s diet for healthy, growing bones and teeth. I have been busy in the kitchen this week producing three easy meals using Arla Big Milk. …

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Talking About Sleep With Arla Big Milk #BigSteps

I am beginning to think I should be editing the caption of my blog to “A Blog From The Heart Of A Sleep Deprived Mum” because quite frankly, that’s all I seem to be blogging about lately. Sleep is a sore subject for me and that’s due to the lack of it. When I read back on when P1 was …

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SMA® Nutrition “Come & Wean With Us™” & Competition

When I wrote my first post for the SMA Nutrition Come & Wean With Us campaign a few weeks ago, P3 was quite happily plodding along in her weaning journey with little struggles if I’m honest. Since then our weaning journey has changed quite significantly. P3 is learning to feed herself completely, when I say completely I really do mean it. Everything …

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SMA® Nutrition “Come & Wean With Us™”

Weaning can be such a scary stage of development for any parent but I believe specifically if you are a new mum with no previous experience. That’s why I have teamed up with SMA Nutrition to be part of a blogging team that is there to support and guide you through the tough, exciting and messy times of weaning along with celebrity …

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“My days feel very long and my nights extremely short”

My life lately has been super busy but not in the sense of actually going out very much. We haven’t done very much of that but yet I feel like I can’t breathe. My days feel very long and my nights extremely short with P2 and P3 waking so frequently, mainly P2 may I add.  We’ve been cooking with Hello …

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My First Pizza from Little Dish A Review

We eat pizza a lot in this family. Pizza (and pasta and cheese) are always available and are my “go to” food for a quick meal when time is rushed or the kids are screaming the house down where I’ve forgotten the time and it’s nearly bed time but their tummy’s are hungry. We very rarely order a takeaway pizza …

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#innocentFiveADay Fruit & Veg Fest and A Competition

I was up, showered and basically dressed before my three daughters and hubby had even opened their little eyeballs Tuesday. I always hate it when this situation occurs. It’s like I’m breaking the law of sleep and should be severely punished but it was all for a good cause. Innocent Drinks had invited the girls and me up to Fruit …

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Mindful Eating Challenge

Last week we embarked on a mindful eating challenge. We were given the challenge by Legal and General who organised a five day recipe box to help us on our journey. Every single day of our lives we cook things that are convenient without giving it a second thought. So many times I’ve wanted to change the way we eat …

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American Inspired Staycation – #SantanderStaycation

Funny enough, P1 has just returned from a holiday, a full 9 days with her Grandparents. She stayed in the UK this time in a beautiful place in Gloucester. I am so jealous of her little trip away because we have put off a big, long family holiday for nearly three years. The main reason of course is the price. …

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Home Grown Herbs Without A Garden with Spalding Bulb

I really enjoyed growing up and helping my Grandad in his garden. My Grandad is a real green fingers. He has and always has had a beautiful, well kept garden and he also had an allotment up until my Nan got really ill. I spent a lot of time with him both in his garden and up the allotment. But …

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Eating Out With Kids At Cafe Rouge Bluewater

We were invited along to try out the new kids menu at our local Cafe Rouge last weekend. I’ve only ever experienced a breakfast at Cafe Rouge whilst holidaying in CenterParcs so I was extremely excited and totally nervous about dining out with all three children. Going to a restaurant is certainly when hubby and I feel the strain the …

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