#TheOrdinaryMoments – Feeding Time At The Zoo

I decided to address an issue which seems to be a constant battle in this household – food. As this is indeed ‘an ordinary moment’ for this family, it seemed to fit perfectly into this post.

Way back when the kids were first-born I made a plan to ween them onto freshly made fruits and vegetables, all of which my husband and I peeled, chopped, puree and then placed into ice-cube trays to freeze. We then placed the frozen cubes into plastic bags, which we then labelled with the date and contents. Following this we followed Annabel Karmel and Gina Ford recipes for a wide range of nutritious meals all of which our children ate.…

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For the Love of Treeselets!

Having worked hard to lose almost three stone last year, I seem to have lost all desire to diet. Don’t get me wrong, I’m far from happy with my figure but I seem to lack the lustre to limit myself when it comes to food.

I really ought to cut out the crud, but I can’t help but to fill my face with whatever happens to be hanging around in the cupboards. Most recently I have discovered a love for Treeselets – a festive fad which I believed to be a seasonal sensation.

I was never really a fan of Cheeselets but having spent the day driving with my husband and his pack of Treeselets, I suffered a ‘hangry’ attack (hangry is where hunger evolves into anger).…

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#LivingArrows – The Apples Of My Eye 41/53 (2018)

We are forever encouraging our little ones to eat more fruit and veg. In all honesty they are pretty good with their fruit, it’s just the vegetables we need to work upon.

Thankfully we are able to fool both J and E into eating almost ten vegetables in one sitting through the power of soup. Oh soup, it’s such a wonderful dish especially during the autumn months. We really ought to make more soup, at least try a wider range of recipes as the children seem fixated upon one specific soup which although I adore, can become tiresome at times.

We try to stick to the ‘five a day rule’ and have even found products such as pizzas with hidden goodies in to ease the pressure.…

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#LittleLoves – Tangled, Tea Tree & Taster Sessions

Please excuse my lack of posts throughout the week, the weathers been tropical and as a result I’ve spent the majority of my week soaking up the rays with the kids out and about having fun. The rain made a come back this afternoon which in all honesty was a relief as my sun burn was beginning to get sun burn!

Without further do I’ll do my best to rake together a few #LittleLoves from the past seven days or so.


I promised myself that I would hit the books and get back to the my ‘book worm’ tendencies but other than the odd magazine, online articles and the odd email I can’t say I’ve read much of anything.…

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The Bank Holiday Weekend Has Arrived

Slam! The Bank Holiday weekend has finally arrived and with that comes a whole heap of garden related fodder for Paul whilst I try my hardest to get back on track with blogging and such like.

For some reason or other I’ve not really been ‘feeling it’ over the past few days. I haven’t even bothered reading other people’s blog posts which is a tad naughty but I guess I’ll catch up with those that I read over the next few weeks or so. Please excuse my recent silence but I’ll be totally honest I’ve quite enjoyed living in the real World for a bit.…

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