When we live in a society surrounded by fast food restaurants, convenience foods and a vending machines at every corner (including those places that encourage a healthier lifestyle) what chance do we have to lead healthy lifestyles and even more so to encourage the younger generation to do so. As the saying goes prevention is … Continue reading Making the decision to change
This year we decided to give growing our own fruit and veggies a go. We had some very successful results and some pretty poor results out of what we were attempting. Chris set about building us our trough to plant in. This was partly to protect it from being eaten by slugs but also our … Continue reading Home grown fruit and veggies
Can I win another game of real food vs fake food? Last time the girls had to guess which was the real lasagne and which they preferred. Mummy won! Can I be lucky a second time round. Watch our YouTube video to find out! You can make our delicious Spaghetti Bolognese by following the link to our recipe!! Jaimee
Summer is almost upon us and for the first time since my kids started school I will be having the whole of the summer holidays off with them. No school holiday clubs/work for the 3 of us and I am literally so excited and beaming with as much excitement as they are. I do see … Continue reading Planning for a healthier Summer!
My girls are totally hooked on youtube and love to watch popular you tubers doing their thing. They have been begging for sometime to do a real food vs fake food video but we wanted to make ours based on home cooked meals vs convenience supermarket foods! Each week we plan to pick a convenience … Continue reading Real vs Fake food: Lasagne
Its that time of year again where my beautiful cherry tree gifts me the most amazing morello cherries in a large quantity. A morello cherry is a sour cherry that is best used in cooking. We have had the tree for several years now. The first couple of years she didn't give us any fruit … Continue reading Homemade Morello cherry chia Jam
So on Sunday after we had been on what has become a regular run/bike ride we were all very hot and wanting in ice cream. We didn't have any so we decided to give these fruity bites a go. So simple to make and delicious with out all the added sugar. The girls were able … Continue reading Healthy treats with the kids: Fruity bites
Back in April me and the girls wanted to give vegetable growing a try. We gave their dad the task of building us a trough and we planted our own herbs into some pots we up cycled from existing pots we found around the garden. The trough turned out brilliantly and I am so impressed Chris managed … Continue reading Grow your own…
Firstly can I just say what is up with this weather? We have actually had snow followed by bright sunshine here in Cambridgeshire. Its making getting dressed in the morning fun! And no chance of leaving your coat behind in case it suddenly turns freezing... Anyway before we had this very strange weather we did … Continue reading If I lived on a farm
Stars in the making... I have one little super star in the making.. she has a real natural talent for dancing! Unlike her mother. I never wanted to do anything like this when I was younger but Niamh has danced since she was 3... actually even younger than that as she did a few baby … Continue reading Dance, Dance, Dance… Niamh’s time to shine!