Money Saving – Food shopping

After the recent pbloggers chat about budgeting and saving money I have felt a little inspired to put together a list of my top tips to save some pennies on the food shopping each week, as a family of 5 now with children that are never full the food shopping can get a little out of hand, so I am always looking to save a few quid here and there the main things I do to keep us in budget are; Meal Plan Meal planning will save you a ton each week it really will you’ll waste alot less and… View Post

Crawling Babies

The time has come, that time I dreaded; Baby Lottie is crawling!  Its now 3 against one in this house and I really don’t stand a chance she isn’t doing the traditional form of crawling (you know on her knees) she just drags her self along the floor in a commando sort of way but it gets her from A to B and means she can cause a lot of trouble.  Now nothing is safe and she no longer stay still for for than a minute or 2. This is where I found her earlier playing with a potty. (Before the bad mummy brigade come at me… View Post

Wicked Wednesday

“Quick picture with mummy? smile..” 

Fruity Buns

Last week I made these really simple fruity buns, they were really quick to make and use simple ingredients your bound to have lurking in the cupboards so I thought I’d share the recipe. Ingredients (makes 12) 225g self raising flour 100g butter  100g caster sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon milk  50g jam (any flavour) Method  Firstly you’ll need to grease and line a baking tray. Sieve the flour into a mixing bowl, cut the butter into small chunks and add to the flour. Using fingers, rub the butter into the flour until it looks like bread crumbs. Stir in the sugar. Separately whisk the egg… View Post

First day nerves

Today Maisy started her ‘big girls nursery’ as she likes to call it. We’ve been waiting for the day for months ever since she got her letter offering her a place I’ve been so excited. It seemed like the next obvious step going from a couple sessions a week at a private nursery to the ‘big’ nursery as the school which she now will be attending every single morning and wearing her super cute looking school uniform.  In her uniform We spent a lovely afternoon a few weeks ago trolling round the shops together choosing it all it was such… View Post