Halloween Baking

So it’s half term, yup a whole week off with the kids for Halloween.  Already panicking about what to do to keep them occupied?  How about some fun, quick and easy family baking?  Here are some of my tried and tested recipes and a new one that I picked up from BBC Good Food thatContinue reading “Halloween Baking”

RECIPE: Chocolate Bark

Definitely one of my quickest and easiest Halloween baking recipes and absolutely perfect for the kids.  The only real adult involvement is the melting of chocolate, then let the kids go wild with the rest.  You can also decide on what ever chocolate or toppings you want, there is no right or wrong, but IContinue reading “RECIPE: Chocolate Bark”

Christmas 2014

So I left you guys before Christmas on a low, back then I was feeling really low, but the above quote inspired me.  Alongside reminding myself that everything would be ok, eventually; I also had my amazing friends and family who I spent time with and spoke to, which made for a surprisingly really goodContinue reading “Christmas 2014”

Buy Local this festive period

Over this festive period I will be posting a few of my wish lists, look carefully and you will spot items from a few of the local small businesses near me.  As you know I like to do what I can to introduce those small and local businesses you may not have heard of before. Continue reading “Buy Local this festive period”

Plant and Play Wildlife Garden

Today both mum and I were off and we took my gorgeous little niece for the day. We thought we would do something different that wouldn’t cost a small fortune. Most places to take children are free for under 2’s but then the adult prices are ridiculous! Drawing a bit of a blank I askedContinue reading “Plant and Play Wildlife Garden”

Let’s go to Lego

Friday night seen me heading to the Titanic Belfast for the Brick City Exhibition. I had seen loads of the cool pics online and had really wanted to go.  I was pleasantly surprised at the prices, £5 per adult, £4 per child and £15 per family.  Ever since I was young I have loved playing with lego, especiallyContinue reading “Let’s go to Lego”

Recap 2013 – Part 4

October seen a lot of baking . . . Charity baking – Marie Curie At home baking and birthday baking Ryan and I had date night and went to see Micky Flannagan – absolutely hilarious!!! Ryan and I developed an addiction to Slim’s Kitchen – Healthy food and soooo tastey! Good times with my bestieContinue reading “Recap 2013 – Part 4”

tabo?

A few days ago whilst faffing about on Facebook I came across a touching and inspiring story from such a brave woman who wants to share her story of being a mummy and her experience of post natal depression. For someone to share such a personal story can be hard and easily judged, therefore IContinue reading “tabo?”

PIZZZZZAAAA PLEEEEZZZZEEE

So surprisingly the weather is nice and warm or in some cases hot and sticky.  I’ve been loving it and out enjoying at as much as possible whilst I’m off work, hence why the blogging has come to a bit of a stand still.  Another thing I know I put off doing in this weatherContinue reading “PIZZZZZAAAA PLEEEEZZZZEEE”

School’s out for Summer!!! – Teacher Gift Ideas from local businesses

End of term and the end of the school year is fast approaching – June for those in Northern Ireland, end of June/early July for Scotland, the third week in July for England and Wales.  For many that means buying a gift for your child’s teacher and perhaps classroom assistant whether they agree with it orContinue reading “School’s out for Summer!!! – Teacher Gift Ideas from local businesses”