Just like that our summer adventure days are over. It is time for us to blast back to reality, with the children returning to school and nursery. I can start to ensure the usual family routine is back in place and the house is returned to its pre-summer state. It is time to pack away the things we have accumulated over the holidays, from souvenir guide books, postcards and a whole host of photos – which I need to sort into a mammoth summer scrapbook to recall our adventures.
Home is where the kitchen is and where families come together, so it’s really important to have a space where you can really enjoy cooking and experimenting. A kitchen is an investment, but also a place where you can labour for those you love. So if you’re thinking about changing or updating your kitchen, take time to think about exactly what your needs are.
They say that all good things come in threes. I certainly believe this when it comes to my children. Each one with their own personality, their own sparkle, their own superpower. Roo is my high maintenance child, said in a joking manner. We share such a similar personality that the things that I find annoying in her are the same things in my personality that annoy others. So in some ways, I am getting a glimpse of myself when I look at her. That being said she is so very helpful and is always looking for ways to get involved whether it is at home or at school.
Although cleaning the oven is never going to be the easiest job in the kitchen, it doesn’t have to be…
How many meals per week are you eating away from home? Over the last few decades, more and more people have been ordering takeaways. However, research published by the John Hopkins School of Public Health has claimed that people who frequently cook meals at home eat healthier and consume fewer calories.
We all know that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is the place where we work, cook our food and share a hearty meal with our friends at the end of the day. Over time, however, the kitchen will start to show signs of wear and tear. This is why it’s important to give it a revamp and decorate it in a way that reflects your personality and style!
It is now easy to collect plenty of ideas and inspiration on how you would like your dream kitchen to look. A kitchen designer will be able to take this vision and use their practical knowledge to make your dream a reality. Along with producing photo-realistic CAD drawings, a good designer will also be able to offer suggestions and creative ideas that you may not have considered.
Whilst I have fond memories of being in the kitchen with my mam and my granny as a child, there are many children who are reluctant to get in the kitchen and cook. I’ve been asking for top tips for getting children cooking in the kitchen to hopefully encourage any reluctant chefs that the kitchen can be fun.