**Warning!! Opinionated post alert!** The Boy came home from school absolutely buzzing about the Easter story, retold it to me in great detail and has continued to reference it since then. I have to admit to being quite impressed with the school for making it appeal to a group of five and six year olds… Continue reading Why Schools Should Stick to the Facts When Teaching Religion
We have another fabulous guest blogger joining us this week for ‘Kids Tea Tuesdays’! Launched in 2016 whilst starting maternity leave, Hollie began ThriftyMum which is a growing blog and online community for savvy parents, who want to continue a great lifestyle, whilst juggling the financial constraints of bringing up children. Hollie is sharing her… Continue reading ThriftyMum’s Mid-Week Messy Burritos!
When I was growing up, Easter would include a few efforts at making crispy chocolate nest cakes, decorating a blown egg at Sunday school and your weight in chocolate eggs given by various family and friends over the weekend, none of which you could tuck into until Easter Sunday. Now however, it seems that the… Continue reading Has the Easter Bunny Reached Santa Status?
This must be one of my easiest recipes! It’s so simple yet super tasty and you can easily adjust the recipe to suit every taste as well as use up leftovers! It really does tick all the boxes if you are looking for something cheap and easy for the whole family and though the jacket… Continue reading Easy Bacon and Mushroom, Crispy Jackets
Having visited Cliveden National Trust several times before and participated in their ‘Pantomime Trail‘ over the Christmas holidays, we were keen to take part in their Easter egg hunt at some time during the Easter break. We were left a little disappointed by the Hughenden Manor hunt last week and were expecting greater things from our… Continue reading Cliveden’s Easter Egg Hunt 2017!
This is a super, frugal fish recipe to make a little, go a long way! If you plan your meals and bake a ham a few days before, you can use the liquor from boiling it as the stock and not waste a thing! I’ve tried this recipe with fish stock and though it’s a… Continue reading Frugal Fish Risotto
It’s the beginning of the Easter holidays and they’ve only been off school for a couple of days, but already I’ve broken up several fights, interrupted more than a dozen slanging matches and questioned my sanity on more than one occasion! It’s amazing how they can turn into different kids, the second we get outside… Continue reading Easter Egg Hunt at Hughenden Manor National Trust
‘Kids Tea Tuesdays’ has been a popular feature on the blog for some time now, so I’ve decided to shake it up a bit and bring in some fresh blood! We all have our own family favourites, store cupboard classics and frugal food tricks up our sleeves, so why not share yours with us? I’ll… Continue reading Super Tasty Chicken Fajitas