So over the Easter holidays we packed up Bean the campervan and set off to Snowdonia National Park. It was Easter weekend and the hottest weekend we'd had for some time in the UK. What a lovely treat. It put us in with a good chance of reaching the summit of Snowdon and actually being … Continue reading Mount Snowdon 2 down 1 to go!
The end of week 5 has arrived... I now have just 10 weeks until the big day. This week has been a positive one. Apart from the need to dodge the rain I have felt really confident out there on my feet. I haven't made any grand PB's but I have managed to increase the … Continue reading Royal Parks Half Marathon Training: Week 5 training with the girls!
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
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…
We had our second camping trip of the year to end the busy half term with a mini break. We opted to just visit a campsite a few miles up the road so that we could just pack the car up on the day and set up without fear of forgetting anything and with out … Continue reading More camping fun at Top End Farm
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
My next race is fast approaching and it is one of my favourites. This will be the 3rd year I have taken part in the MK half marathon and its always a sell out! What I love about this race is that the finish line is in the MK dons stadium. Its something else it really … Continue reading Training for a half marathon…with kids
Well what a busy weekend that turned out to be. I hope you all enjoyed your long weekend if you were lucky enough to have one. It wasn't so many years a go where I would have had work squeezed in around making it enjoyable for the kids. It can be an emotional rollercoaster being … Continue reading The Eggcitement of Easter…