Children

My First C-Section and Recovery

When I was pregnant the first time a c-section wasn’t even a thought for me, I had planned on a natural birth and thought that is how it would pan out. Unfortunately I did end up with a c-section, it was the only way to get my baby out and that is what had to happen, although I have to…

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Review

Organix Punk’D Oaty Bars

Whether it be taking a trip to the supermarket 2 minutes up the road, a day trip somewhere or just indoors, my children are always starving. Going out of the house for me, is like packing to feed the 5000, there’s drinks, fruit, sandwiches, crackers and extra supplies just in case – I’m prepared for every scenario possible. However, I…

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Diet, Exercise

Shifting The Holiday Weight & What I Ate

First off I want to start by saying I’m not an expert and don’t pretend to be, I’m sharing my experience and what has worked for me. So I went to Majorca in May, it was an all inclusive holiday. Everyone puts on holiday weight and I certainly wasn’t restricting my diet whilst away, after all it was a holiday…

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Cooking

Homemade Chicken Kebabs

Lets face it summer in Devon has well and truly packed its bags and buggered off, I had dreams of topping up my tan, the kids playing in the paddling pool and Mr K cooking something scrummy on the BBQ – the reality is somewhat different. However, I wasn’t going to let a little bit of rain dampen my BBQ…

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Mummy Life

How To: Remove Wax From Candle Jars & Reuse

I absolutely love candles I have them burning all year round, making my home smell fresh. However, when they are finished with I feel bad for popping the jar in the recycling as some of the jars are so pretty. I recently finished burning the Aldi No.2 candle and really wanted to use the jar afterwards as it is big…

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Children

Rainbow Picnic Plates With Organix

So the summer holidays are well and truly in full swing, my cupboards have been raided, restocked and raided again. The children seem to be starving all day every day so I want to give them a healthy option as opposed to too many treats. They usually have a sandwich, fruit, yogurt and crisps for lunch so I wanted to…

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Crafts

Summer Holiday Activities For Children – Ice Excavations!

I thought I would share a series of activities that the children get up to over the summer holidays, things that I have been wanting to try for ages and also to keep them busy.┬áThis week’s activity is… Ice Excavations Really simple and cheap activity for children to do but keeps them entertained and their busy minds ticking over. You…

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Children

Summer Holidays – Our Week

I can’t believe how quickly the first week of the summer holidays has gone. We have not stopped this week, the weather has been up and down but we have made the most of it. Monday We started our week saying a sad farewell to a very special family member. We didn’t take the children, Amelie went to summer club…

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