Being a northerner at heart I have to say that I do miss the rolling hills of the countryside, well that is until the summertime. I’m very lucky in that I live 5 minutes walk… View Post

Easy Chic Cards – Guest Post

Easy Chic Cards – Guest Post

Hi everyone, it is Jen from The Mad House, A Thrifty Mum and Frugal and Fun Easy Chic Cards MaterialsYellow cardFeathersGoogly EyesPinking shearsCraft foam or alternative coloured card for beaksPVA Take a piece of card… View Post

Flora Cuisine needs your recipes!

Flora Cuisine needs your recipes!

Flora Cuisine is celebrating the culinary delights that mums create, by announcing that it will be launching the UK’s first ever recipe book that is created for mums, by mums. For the last six weeks, Flora… View Post

Thank goodness for the NHS

Thank goodness for the NHS

We all moan about our NHS, myself included and I work for them! However I don’t think we always appreciate how lucky we really are. I was reading on another blog the other week about… View Post

Don’t forget your teeth

Don’t forget your teeth

Now I know you are looking at this and thinking ‘a toothbrush for Easter???‘ Roo tried out the My Way last year and loved it, in fact still loves it. We have gone on to… View Post

RECIPE: Cheese & Potato Pie

RECIPE: Cheese & Potato Pie

Ingredients   750g/1 ½lb Potatoes 1 level teaspoon salt 25g/1oz Margarine 2 tablespoons milk 100g/4oz Cheddar Cheese 1 small Onion (optional) 1 small tin of baked beans (optional) Oven proof dish   Serves 3-4  … View Post

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Recessional (Rudyard Kipling, 1897) God of our fathers, known of old— Lord of our far-flung battle line— Beneath whose awful hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine— Lord God of Hosts, be with us… View Post