Sightseeing Adventures with Paddington Bear

Paddington Bear is a long standing favourite in our household. We love the films, the books we have and just generally love Paddington – who doesn’t? The girls were recently sent the new Paddington Bear sightseeing adventure board game. Immediately we decided to have a Paddington themed evening. We watched the DVD ate sandwiches (jam though my kids aren’t fans of marmalade) and played out new board game! It’s a great concept and really easy to play; the aim is to get your Paddington back home to 32 Windsor Gardens. As you  travel around the board you’ll visit all the…

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Family friendly cooking with Sacla’ Pesto

Cooking has always been one of my favourite activities. There’s something about finally reaching the end of a hectic day and just getting lost in the kitchen. In my house we have music on, ingredients everywhere and kids joining in. I find it so therapeutic; getting to finally sit down and have some decent food after is also a huge bonus. Since going back to work a couple of months ago I have found myself cooking the same dishes over and over or even diving into the freezer stash more than I would like. When Sacla’ recently sent me their…

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Meeting new faces at Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park

A few weeks ago the girls and I returned to one of our favourite local attractions for a day out! When ever I tell the girls we are going to Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park they squeal with excitement, their favourite animal to go and visit is always without a doubt the penguin’s. Mine two if I am honest who doesn’t love watching a little penguin waddle about! The main purpose of the visit was to pop along and see the new fairy penguins that have been relocated to Weymouth from Australia! Fairy penguins are the world’s smallest penguin measuring just over…

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A day with Arla Organic Free Range Milk

Milk; always at the top of the shopping list, always the item we seem to get through first. The girls love a glass of milk throughout the day and I love a splash in my coffee. It’s one of those items I’ve picked up each week for years. Never really giving much thought as to where it comes from. Until recently that is; I have started to look into where my food and drink is grown and produced lately and our milk has been no different. The swap to Arla Organic Free Range Milk was one of the first changes I made…

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Summer BBQ Party Recipes

It might be early in the season, but the UK is already having a summer that beats previous years hands down. Nothing says summer more than a BBQ party with friends. But playing host can be stressful. If you’re planning on dusting off your grill and making the most of the sunshine, use these simple party recipes to whip up an Instagram-worthy spread in no time The Retro Side Dish: Waldorf Salad Though it may have risen to popularity in the same era as avocado bathroom suites, Waldorf salad has been biding its time, waiting to re-take its place as…

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