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My Sunday Photo

Blue sky versus the storm coming and a rainbow trying to brave the two. Richmond Park, so beautiful, in the autumn…

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It’s not tooearly to start planning the Christmas tree…

It’s only mid Ocotober, so it does feel a little strange talking about Christmas and planning for that but I find getting organised in advance and making sure all the big and little details are covered helps things to run

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It’s a lonely business, sometimes, this parenting thing…

Don’t get me wrong. Parenting and being a mother, has and is an awesome thing, and seeing these two human beings that I helped to make and am bringing into the world, is mostly amazing, and I have many fellow

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Perfect family time in Thailand…

Planning a family holiday, a proper, get on a plane and go somewhere different and amazing, can be fun and challenging. Our first adventure as a family was to Thailand and we spent a glorious two weeks there, over Christmas.

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Cold be gone with Coldzyme

It’s the season for colds and coughs. The weather has changed and germs abound. Winter is coming and so are those nasty lurgies that send us rushing to get tissues and throat sweets.  I hate getting colds. You aren’t quite

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Creating animations with Zu3D

It’s not often that something makes me feel REALLY old, but we recently tried out the fabulous animation kit and software from Zu3D and when I see what we can now create with technology, and remember back to my own

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Gluten free cheese scones.

I love scones, they are SO easy to make and as long as you stick to a few simple rules, like keeping your butter or fat cold and  not playing too much with the dough, I don’t think you can

Posted in Cooking, baking and recipes, Living with food allergies & food intolerances

Meet Batman & Robin…

You may have read our sad news about the death of our beloved hamster Scruffy, over the summer. We were gutted to loose him and we missed him a lot. The children kept nagging me to get another hamster, but

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A little sunshine in lunchboxes with Chilean Easy Peelers

Ah, school lunchboxes, and what to put in them? Anyone else struggle sometimes to fill them with food you know your kids will eat but that is also good for them, and that they will enjoy? My children both like

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S is for sleep, T is for tonsils…

I have always said that Mum instinct is very rarely wrong and that if you feel that something is amiss with your kid(s) you should act on it. I have been proven right before, twice, with health issues with my

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