• Review: Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester

    Review: Legoland Discovery Centre, ManchesterTrying to save the family from cabin fever we ventured out to Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester. Read this review to find out what we loved, liked or just simply didn't care for. [more]

    Menu Monday: Eastern Salmon with Noodles

    Menu Monday: Eastern Salmon with NoodlesThe salmon dish this week is very good and sooooooo... easy. It literally takes only five minutes preparation and was a real winner with the whole family. What more could you ask for? [more]

    Try something new for 30 days [short video]

    Try something new for 30 days [short video]The next 30 days are going to pass whether you like it or not, so why not think about something you have always wanted to try and give it a shot for the next 30 days? [more]

    Menu Monday: Chick-pea and Beany Mexican Hot-Pot

    Menu Monday: Chick-pea and Beany Mexican Hot-PotI have to say that I wasn't all that surprised for this recipe to come out on top. With me, just having Mexican in the title piques my interest, but it creates an expectation as well, [more]

    Stay Sane This Summer

    Stay Sane This SummerPicture this: you’re at home trying to get something done, but ever since school finished for the summer, you’ve taken on the role of entertainment director for people who are [more]

    Menu Monday: Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole

    Menu Monday: Classic Tuna Noodle CasseroleEveryone needs a meal they can rely on in times of desperation, a 'fail-safe' or 'no brainer'. There are many reasons this casserole is a classic... it's comforting, easy to make, and [more]

  • Review: Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester

    Trying to save the family from cabin fever we ventured out to Legoland Discovery Centre, Manchester. Read this review to find out what we loved, liked or just simply didn’t care for.

    Read the full article →

    Menu Monday: Eastern Salmon with Noodles

    The salmon dish this week is very good and sooooooo… easy. It literally takes only five minutes preparation and was a real winner with the whole family. What more could you ask for?

    Read the full article →

    Try something new for 30 days [short video]

    The next 30 days are going to pass whether you like it or not, so why not think about something you have always wanted to try and give it a shot for the next 30 days?

    Read the full article →

    Menu Monday: Chick-pea and Beany Mexican Hot-Pot

    I have to say that I wasn’t all that surprised for this recipe to come out on top. With me, just having Mexican in the title piques my interest, but it creates an expectation as well, so it could backfire. However, in this case it was spot on. This dish is very tasty, very filling and oh so easy, best combination ever…!

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    Stay Sane This Summer

    Stay sane over summer break

    Picture this: you’re at home trying to get something done, but ever since school finished for the summer, you’ve taken on the role of entertainment director for people who are neither appreciative nor seemed to be able to find anything to do without you waving it under their noses. It’s been a long haul and you’re tired… tired of the begging, the pleading and the inability to play independently. Worst of all, it’s only day two.

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    Menu Monday: Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole

    Everyone needs a meal they can rely on in times of desperation, a ‘fail-safe’ or ‘no brainer’. There are many reasons this casserole is a classic… it’s comforting, easy to make, and oh so yummy! Add this recipe to our repertoire and you can’t go wrong. Not only is it easy, but it’s very easy to tweak if you need to.

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    5 Easy Ways to Spot a Fad Diet

    Walk into any book store and you’ll see the latest diets displayed in front of the store. They’re targeting folks who’re getting ready for bathing suit season. After reading over 200 diet books Toby Amidor will tell you how to spot an unsafe diet that will inevitably lead you to fall off the wagon.

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    Gain More Business by Giving Back

    Last week we held a 12 hour fund-raiser in our home for a very good cause and raised a very healthy £165. Okay, the twelve hour timeframe was a little nuts, and holding it in our home did mean that everything got shifted around, turned upside-down, or hidden from view, but it was worth it because, together with out customers, we were able to do something good for the world…

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    Menu Monday: Big Boston Baked Bean and Ham Soup

    This weeks tasty treat is so quick and easy you’ll be screaming at me for not including it sooner. Well, all I have to say to that is “we have a plan for a reason and if you’re really looking forward to something that much, the anticipation will make it even better” – or at least that’s what I was told…

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    Oh, What a Week…

    Oh, what a week. Now, this might end up being a bit of a rant, but bare with me… You may have noticed, but the blog was a little light on posts last week. It was half-term holiday for the kids, so they had a week off, and Sonia decided it was time for me to paint the outside of the house – what joy!

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