Potato Gratin with Cheese and Bacon |Recipe|

Christmas lunch, the most highly anticipated lunch of them all. We all do it differently, we all have our own little traditions and tricks but one thing we all know is – you just can’t beat it. This week I made my Potato Gratin with Cheese and Bacon to accompany our roast and couldn’t help but think, why haven’t I made this as part of Christmas lunch before? Add cheese and bacon to pretty much anything and I am sold so this is a firm favourite for us. The girls tucked in too; it was clean plates all round so…

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Family Date Night With Las Iguanas

Last week Las Iguanas invited us down to try out their menu and have a family date night, South American food is definitely one of my favourites – did someone say Fajitas!? I was there like a shot. Family date night are so precious to me. My three are all now at school and I am busy juggling the working mum lifestyle so I was so excited for some time with them. Las Iguanas menu did not disappoint, I love how its laid out by country so you know if the dish has come from Mexico, Argentina   or even…

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Three Simple After School Snack Ideas

If your household is anything like mine, after school is kind of mental. The kids come in with bags, books and coats being flung everywhere. They start thrusting a variety of home work diaries, forms to fill in and empty lunch boxes in my direction before the cries of starvation begin. Yes, it’s all very dramatic, then the race is on to grab them a quick snack. Aiming for something that will satisfy those hunger pangs whilst not completely filling them up before dinner. These are my go-to quick after school snack ideas, so I wanted to share them with…

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Simple Spooky Halloween Monster Burgers

Halloween is almost upon us and I have been coming up with some spooky snack ideas for the kids and just had to share these Halloween monster burgers with you guys! They were so easy to make and look great. The girls loved them and I think they are the perfect halloween party food. This is the super easy burger recipe I use to make my burgers. Of corse these could be substituted for veggie burgers if you wanted too. Homemade burger recipe 500g lean beef mince 1 small onion (diced small) 1 egg To serve Burger buns Cheese Cherry…

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Brunching At The Real Eating Company

Catching up with friends over brunch on the weekend is one of my favourite things to do. I love a decent breakfast particularly when I haven’t had to cook it myself, you just can’t beat it. A couple of weeks back I was invited to The Real Eating Company with the Bournemouth Bloggers to try out the menu. As always I jumped at the chance to chat all things blogging with the guys. Blogging is such a solo mission it’s great to have friends that are doing the same thing to bounce ideas off. The Real Eating Company is an…

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