Guest Post – Aggie MacKenzie’s Easy Recipes for Kids

This is the first ever guest post which appears on my Blog, another first for me! Aggie approached me about this and offered a post which included some recipes for kids. Always on the lookout for something new to cook with the Boy, and fitting in with my love of Food I thought it would be a good match. I hope you like it.

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Why did I ever buy a bloody sandpit?

If you are a parent who has also made this mistake I am not sure I need to write much more than this but for those of you who are yet to make such a fatal mistake, read on.

I thought he would love it and have so much fun playing in the garden while I chill out and watch him on my giant beanbag. I was correct. He does love it and I do get to relax on my beanbag while he spends hours hiding things in the sand, burying his feet or “drinking” a cup of sand. That is lovely.  Continue reading

Silent Sunday

Silent Sunday

Millets Farm and Maize Maze

We have just returned from a lovely day out at Millets Farm and Maize Maze. I am knackered and content as the Boy is in bed after saying “I have a fun time today” and I am going to treat myself to my weekly glass of wine and go to bed early. But first, the key details: Continue reading

Caring Cat

Just so you know, I didn’t decide to write this post after seeing Rosie Scribbles top tips for Bloggers – honestly! No really, I have been wanting to post this video for a while as it just makes me chuckle but I have only just managed to get the video file off my blackberry (its a work phone and they block everything but as I am leaving today, yay, I’ve got a new phone and I managed to swap the memory card, learn some new techy skills and hey presto!) Continue reading

The Gallery – Birth

I feel like this post is a momentous one, my first ever Gallery entry. I have been meaning to partake in it for a while but just haven’t got around to it however this week was one I couldn’t pass up. I recently wrote my Birth Story on my blog and that, along with being pregnant, has meant that birth is at the forefront of my mind at the moment.

I know lots have people have interpreted this theme very differently but I am going bog standard because to me when I think Birth there is one thing that springs to mind before anything else, and that is my beautiful Boy. Continue reading

Thinking Big Supporting Small

I am very pleased to introduce to you When I Was a Kid, a fantastic toy shop run by father to two Paul Warner. I have chosen Paul to be the first beneficiary of my Supporting Small Businesses campaign as he gave me the idea, inadvertently I might add. Paul, as with many small businesses sometimes Continue reading