Our 9 Favourite Family Dinners 

Dinnertime conversation in our house is, well, low brow. It’s punctuated with spilled milk and requests for ketchup. I went through a phase of asking the kids what their favourite meal was to distract them from how much they hated whatever was on their plates at that moment so now,…

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A Spiderman Party for a Five Year Old Superhero

We’ve had two birthday parties in this house (Yes, actually in this house, our attempts to outsource either one this year were met with derision) in the last two weeks. There have been many, many small boys and girls running and bouncing around the place (and off the walls). I…

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Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies 

You know when you find a recipe, and  you mean to try it and then you do and you’re surprised how nice then you realise it was so easy to make that you make it twice a week? And it’s healthy too, and the kids love it?  No, it’s not…

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Banana Pancakes with Three Ingredients 

Pancakes. My favourite breakfast. Well, blueberry pancakes are. But two weekends lately the grocery shopping hadn’t been done by Sunday morning so there were no blueberries. I panicked. I cried. I surveyed the fruit bowl. I’d tried banana pancakes before, 2 ingredient ones that my sister loves, but frankly they…

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Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

    I’ve blogged a recipe for Chicken and Broccoli Bake before, in fact it’s the most popular recipe on the blog, possibly due to the fact that the words “very easy” appear in its title. You can find that recipe HERE. However, that recipe uses tinned soup and has been one…

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A Week in Dinners 2015 #3- Healthy Vibes

After the excesses of the bank holiday weekend and the realisation that my brother’s wedding is now next month, a healthy eating regime has been introduced with vigour! As the week went on the plan relaxed as you’ll see but on the whole this was a “good” week. (That roundup…

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