Family Life · Kids Crafts Activities & Games

Reaping the Rewards of ‘Growing Your Own’ with Kids!

So, we did all the hard work a few months ago, planting our kitchen garden and now we are beginning to reap the rewards of growing our own veg! Here’s how we did it! The great thing with this whole project has been the enthusiasm of the kids (mostly K) to water, weed and protect… Continue reading Reaping the Rewards of ‘Growing Your Own’ with Kids!

Family Life

The Countdown to High School Has Begun!

Seven years of infant/ primary school are coming to an end. The countdown to high school has begun. The final weeks of term are set to be a series of events, marking the year group’s departure, their achievements and waving them off to their new schools. The residential trip is looming, for many, the longest… Continue reading The Countdown to High School Has Begun!

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays!

Our Favourite, Quick, Pasta Recipes!

Pasta is our number one, go to, store cupboard ingredient. It’s quick, cheap and easy to prepare as well as being extremely versatile, with a little imagination!  Here are our favourite recipes, along with some handy tips and tricks to ensure great flavour but still a healthy option! They are all highly versatile, allowing ingredients to be… Continue reading Our Favourite, Quick, Pasta Recipes!

Family Life

Exploring Waddesdon Manor National Trust

During the half term holiday, we decided to make use of our National Trust membership once again and explore the grounds at Waddesdon Manor. Located near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, this National Trust property has been on our to-do list for a while now having visited it for a wedding a few years ago and it being… Continue reading Exploring Waddesdon Manor National Trust