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Friday I’m In Love {09:10}

Friday I’m In Love {09:10}

This Friday I’m in love With… Booths Northern Christmas. On Thursday evening I was invited to meet the suppliers from their Northern Christmas range, I got to taste test their food ranges, discuss buying methods and supply chains(way...

Oct 09, 2015
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Plum Clafoutis

Plum Clafoutis

Clafotuis (or Clafouti) is a type of flan made of fruit, normally cherries, baked in a sweet batter. However I was very kindly gifted a bag of Plums and thought their fleshy fruit would lend itself well to this recipe. Ingredients: 125ml milk...

Sep 15, 2015
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Pretty Bay, Malta.

Pretty Bay, Malta.

We’d been told not to expect many beaches while visiting Malta and to be truthful we weren’t that upset by that prospect, previously my children have hated being in the sand with constant complaints of sand in the feet and hair,...

Aug 14, 2015
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Ghar Dalam Caves, Malta.

Ghar Dalam Caves, Malta.

          When we were choosing where to go for a family holiday Malta wasn’t the first place that came to us, Maisie was watching Blue Peter and saw a story on the Ghar Dalam caves and it’s Dwarf Elephants and...

Aug 13, 2015
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Wandering round Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Wandering round Ely, Cambridgeshire.

We wandered around the historic city of Ely today, a beautiful city which reminded be much of my own due to its quiet and lush green spaces spread around the main city pathways. The obvious difference being the meandering rivers running through...

Jul 30, 2015
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Cambridge Country Garden

Cambridge Country Garden

We’re in Cambridge and our holiday home is as lovely to be expected, but I’m totally blown away by it’s outstanding garden. It just seems to go on forever and then through a small archway is another part of the garden twice as big...

Jul 28, 2015

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Bricks in Time Lego Exhibition

Both of my children are huge Lego fans and to be honest(apart from when I stand on it barefoot) so am I, it really is the most versatile of children's toys and has stood the test of time from my childhood, into there and no doubt their children after them. So we were...
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Review: Lakeland Gate, Carlisle.

Lakeland Gate is housed at the edge of Carlisle city centre and for a long time was "the" place to take your children for softplay birthday parties. In general the softplay was free for children to use if you were having a meal but was better for a younger age...
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Friday I’m In Love {09:10}

This Friday I'm in love With... Booths Northern Christmas. On Thursday evening I was invited to meet the suppliers from their Northern Christmas range, I got to taste test their food ranges, discuss buying methods and supply chains(way more interesting than you think)...
Read More

Plum Clafoutis

Clafotuis (or Clafouti) is a type of flan made of fruit, normally cherries, baked in a sweet batter. However I was very kindly gifted a bag of Plums and thought their fleshy fruit would lend itself well to this recipe. Ingredients: 125ml milk 125ml double cream(plus...
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Pretty Bay, Malta.

We'd been told not to expect many beaches while visiting Malta and to be truthful we weren't that upset by that prospect, previously my children have hated being in the sand with constant complaints of sand in the feet and hair, it's makes for a stressful day out....
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Ghar Dalam Caves, Malta.

          When we were choosing where to go for a family holiday Malta wasn't the first place that came to us, Maisie was watching Blue Peter and saw a story on the Ghar Dalam caves and it's Dwarf Elephants and hippos and asked if we could go...
Read More

Wandering round Ely, Cambridgeshire.

We wandered around the historic city of Ely today, a beautiful city which reminded be much of my own due to its quiet and lush green spaces spread around the main city pathways. The obvious difference being the meandering rivers running through it's centre, walking...
Read More

Cambridge Country Garden

We're in Cambridge and our holiday home is as lovely to be expected, but I'm totally blown away by it's outstanding garden. It just seems to go on forever and then through a small archway is another part of the garden twice as big again. The children are exploring,...
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Children’s First London Visit

During our stop in Cambridge we thought it would be a good chance to get the train in to London for the day, my children had never been before and were super excited. They had a list of sites they wanted to see, all of which came from watching Doctor Who. So our...
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Legoland Visit 2015

We kick started our Summer holiday (based in Cambridge) with a trip to Legoland Windsor Resort, a theme park with over 50 rides, workshops, interactive games and basically amazing stuff made from millions of Lego bricks.  I find it difficult to write about as the only...
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