Food & Drink

10 Fun and Easy Fruit and Veg to Grow With Your Kids

Children are naturally curious about the world around them, and the garden is an obvious place to watch plants grow in an environment that’s both fun and educational. If you want to develop your kids’ understanding of the natural world, growing fruit, vegetables or flowers from seed is a great …

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Cocktails are King – 5 Cool Drinks for the Ultimate Garden Party

Provided by Lloyd Wells; freelance writer for Arabian Tents. Forget about making food the showstopper at your next garden party. Jamie Oliver’s Quails eggs with dipping salts, haggis croquettes and pimped up bruschetta can take a break. That’s not to say they can’t make an appearance on another occasion, but …

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Exploring London Zoo with Greggs

Hey you beautiful people, Recently we ventured out to London Zoo with Greggs to explore the wonders of the worlds oldest scientific zoo and sample the tasty new goodies Greggs New Balance Choice Range and New Kids Range too. Before sampling the new lunches at our zoo themed picnic we got …

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Mini Roast Cook Off With Cold Feet actress Fay Ripley #miniroast

Recently I was invited to a family cooking event ‘Mini Roast Cook Off’ hosted by TV star and recipe author Fay Ripley. There were seven other bloggers and we were challenged to create a mini roast for our families anyway we’d like BUT with only the ingredient provided by them. Saying that though, there was …

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Imune Nurture: Build Up Your Kids Immunity

We we’re given the opportunity to test out the Imune Nurture  – The natural drink for healthy kids. The drink consisted of fruity water  (50% water/50% juice) & immune support. We hardly give Hayden fruit juice, maybe a glass of orange juice once and awhile but he mainly drinks water so …

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Amira Jewelled Persian Rice With Pomegranates & Cranberries

Amira Rice

We absolutely love Rice in our house especially basmati rice, so when Amira said they were sending us a recipe kit to test out their Amira Jewelled Persian Rice I was over the moon to see what I could rustle up. Amira is the newest speciality rice brand available on supermarket …

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Free From Pear Cupcakes

I love any kind of fancy party decorations and love finding new stores to get them from, so I was over the moon when I was asked to check out a selection of party items from a online store called Dazzle. I fell in love with their Too Sweet cupcake kit so …

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Summer Cocktail Fun: Icy Mojito Recipe #letscocktail

I recently took part in challenge to shake up the nations drinking habits and make a beautiful cocktail while throughly enjoying it. What a challenge right? We were given the option of several different cocktails to rustle up. My lucky poison was the Icy Mojito Recipe. I’d never actually tried …

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Tropicana Ultimate Q&A On Juice Drinks

A couple of months ago Tropicana ran a Q&A on Mumsnet, which received an overwhelming response – over 200 questions (average normally is 75) from confused parents. Tropicana took the most common questions and asked independent nutritionist Fiona Hunter to develop a Q&A based on them. Is fruit juice good for kids? Your questions answered by Fiona …

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The Allergy and Free From Show

I attended The Allergy and Free From show with my mum, Hayden and sister Bei from – It was my very first time at the allergy & free from show but it certainly will not my last. The Allergy & Free From Show, Europe’s largest event for families living with …

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Easy ways to do your shopping completely lactose free

lactose free

Lactose intolerance is a condition in which the human body doesn’t have special enzyme – lactase – essential to digest lactose. If your body has no lactase, there is bloating, diarrhea, abdominal cramps after consumption of milk and dairy products. Lactase deficiency may be complete and partial. In the complete …

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Caribbean Sticky Chicken and Macaroni Pie Recipe

Sticky Chicken and Macaroni Pie

Both my parents were born in the West Indies on two small Caribbean islands named Barbados and ST Lucia and this is where my inspiration has come from for these recipes. I’m ashamed to say I have only been to one of the countries – Barbados and I love it …

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Healthy Easy Valentines Day Drink

Tis the season FOR sweet stuff! Valentines, Easter, Mothers Day… Summer holidays then Halloween (I know it’s a bit away but I thought id add it in anyway) We’ll be filling our lovely slim down faces after the new years resolutions which are now out the window I’m sure. So I thought …

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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with a Rice Cooker

Rice Cooker

Rice may well be a simple and widely consumed staple food all over the world, but this particularly cereal grain also has numerous health benefits. In addition to being a great source of energy, vitamins and minerals, rice has been known to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, protect against the development of …

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Baking With Betty Crocker Cookie and Cake Mix

Good Evening all, I was given the opportunity to test out some lovely bits from the charming Betty Crocker collection. I’ve always wanted to get my Baking With Betty Crocker on – I knew my wish would come true! Included in the lush collection: – Classic Vanilla Cake Mix – Red Velvet …

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The Perfect Steak and Florette Salad Recipe

Hi Guy’s, I thought that today I will bring you a foodie post. I’ve teamed up with Florette Salad to bring you a super yummy Salad that goes on a Steak meal. If you either like your steak lean or nice and mean (in my case). I’m an all-or nothing …

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Free From Plain Cookies

Free From Plain Cookie Baking

  Hey all, Anyone fancy a recipe on the ol’ blog today? I have a food section on this site of mine that needs filling – What better way then to post loads of yummy food, tried and tested by yours-truly. This will include Free From recipes & Non Free …

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Sainsburys Free From Back to School campaign

Hey guys, This week we were invited to take part in the Back to School campaign with Sainsburys. I have done might slightly different and changed it to Sainsburys Free From Back to School campaign. Hayden is due to start nursery in September, yes I know CRAZY! So I’ve put together …

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