Tag Archives: cooking

Baking A Halloween Spooky Sports Day Story

I’m all in for a seasonal bake. It’s much more fun than a seasonal craft and weirdly less mess in our case. Although admittedly they do more baking with my Mum than they do with me. As it’s Halloween season, we decided to take part in the Halloween Story bake that Betty Crocker is currently running over on their website. …

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Egg and Chips with a Twist

When you’ve had a long day and you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen, egg and chips is always a reliable dish to fall back on. It serves up that comfort-food kick and is plenty filling enough, without you needing to toil over a hot hob. I love having this quick, easy meal up my sleeve – especially …

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Num Noms UK Series 5 Launch Party

It’s always a little bit exciting when you get invited to a Num Noms UK Party in London and that’s exactly where we headed during half term last week. It was a party to celebrate the launch of series 5 Num Noms in the UK. We caught a train, it was the first train after rush hour time so we …

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Hosting My First Christmas On Boxing Day

When we moved homes, I was so excited that it was in plenty of time for Christmas. We could finally have a proper sized tree and actually host family. Sadly my MiL has already made plans for Christmas Day with her own in laws so it meant our Christmas was just for us. Instead we decided to host Boxing Day …

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#BLOGMAS Day 23 – A Cheat’s Home Made Mince Pies

We are literally hours away from Christmas now. I’ve spent today tidying up ready for my eldest to celebrate her birthday tomorrow. Today I thought I’d bring you a recipe that makes creating your own home made mince pies super easy. What’s better is that they are delicious and you’ll definitely earn some points from your guests! You will need: …

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#BLOGMAS Day 4 – Healthy Gingerbread Snowflake Biscuits

It’s blogmas day four already. I have had the pleasure of being introduced to a company that I had never heard of before. The Groovy Food Company is a food brand that creates healthy alternatives for everyday essentials. I had the pleasure of getting to try out one of their recipes using the Organic Virgin Coconut Oil and Organic Coconut …

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My Weight Loss Journey With BodyChef – Update 2

It’s been a while since I updated you last on my weight loss journey. Life sort of got in the way, I took a few breaks in the BodyChef diet plan due to press trips and keeping up with these got a bit confusing. In this update I wanted to share exactly what a diet delivery plan looks like each …

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IOW 2017 Day 3 – Model Village, Tapnell Farm & The Cow Co.

I woke up earlier than the day before. I decided to have a shower and whilst I was half way through shaving my legs, the fire alarm went off. This woke Hubby is a shock and he leaped out of bed to press the button. He ended up pressing it about ten times but it kept coming back on. So …

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Our First Experience Of Glamping At Chalke Valley Camping

This summer Hubby put a budget away so that we could go on some mini breaks. It was so exciting to have the chance to pick pretty much anywhere. Hubby randomly decided that Glamping would be a fun idea and found availability at Chalke Valley Camping in Salisbury and so we booked to stay for two nights. Unfortunately the journey …

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My Weight Loss Journey With BodyChef – Update 1

As you may know, I started a weight loss journey last week with the help of Bodychef. For those who haven’t had the chance to read all about Bodychef, they are a company that delivers freshly prepared diet plans to your door. I am currently munching my way through the Premier Diet Plan which I have restricted at 1,000 calories …

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My Weight Loss Journey With BodyChef – Introduction

I recently wrote about my lack of body confidence and positivity. I posted a photo of myself on social media and had a lovely response. Most people did the usual “you look amazing” stuff and a few people actually understood what I was trying to get across. The thing is I am not stupid, I am definitely not overweight to …

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Jim Jams Hazelnut Chocolate Spread 83% Less Sugar Review

Hazelnut chocolate spread has become a firm favourite in this family. The girls love to have it in a sandwich or on toast every morning. It is literally the only thing I can get them all to eat. There was a big uproar about the leading brand of hazelnut chocolate spread and it honestly shocked me, yet I didn’t really …

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Ella’s Kitchen The Easy Family Cookbook Challenge

My girls are becoming increasingly interested in cooking. I recently taught them how to toast their own crumpets and it was lovely to see their proud faces when they did it all by themselves (with assistance obviously). We were recently asked by Ella’s Kitchen to take part in a cooking challenge with the girls using their brand new cooking book named the …

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What’s Your Flavour This Pancake Day? #NumNomsFoodie

Happy Pancake Day! Or Shrove Tuesday. It’s the last day to feast before Lent and Shrove Tuesday is more traditionally known for a day of consuming pancakes. We love pancakes in this house especially P1 and we have them every weekend when there’s time to stand and make them.  But this pancake day the team at Num Noms have challenged …

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Christmas Snowman & Santa Fruit Treat

I love baking with the girls. I think it’s a really useful skill for them and I’d like to think I am improving on my kitchen skills. But when I saw these really cute Snowman and Santa fruit figures on Pinterest and generally circulating the internet in the lead up to Christmas, I instantly knew that this would be something P2 …

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