50 inspiring recipe ideas for Maris Piper potatoes

We celebrated Potato Week with a Twitter party, using the #FluffyMarisPiper hashtag, all about the tasty meals you can make with the Maris Piper potatoes, the great all-round potato variety with a fluffy middle! Get more inspiration and recipe ideas at Lovepotatoes.co.uk Comfort food with potatoes Potatoes are great in curries to make them thick […]

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The Playgroup Gauntlet: A dad’s perspective

As readers of my monthly BritMums posts will know I recently plucked up the courage to ask my boss to work flexibly to enable me to take every other Wednesday off to look after my three daughters. I am six weeks into Operation Daddy Day Care and although I have had a few teething problems, such as having to […]

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50 recipes to make with eggs & leftovers

Eggs can make a meal out of anything. They’re nutritious, because of the protein, vitamins and minerals they contain. They are also great to combine with the most common leftovers such as potatoes, carrots, and bacon, making quick and tasty meals that also reduce food waste. We held a #BritishEggWeek Twitter party to hear parents’ […]

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I’m making a difference, you can too…

Six out of ten of the world’s poorest people are women. It is a fact that poverty is gendered but it is a crazy fact as the research shows that women are more likely to invest their earnings in their children and families and because they do this they become agents of change. Communities start to […]

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The October Video Round-up: The one with no theme!

October’s theme is… there is no theme. I asked you to send me what you are proud of….. My proud moment this month came when I was asked by Whittard of Chelsea to provide some tips on time management for a campaign they were running to encourage people to let their tea brew properly. A […]

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Twitter party: Tweet your cake baking tips & castle cakes #BakeAWish

Do you want to be the one with the most cake? Then our #BakeAWish Twitter party is one you won’t want to miss! The party is celebrating Fairy washing-up liquid’s search for the best fairytale castle picture to turn into a colossal cake, in its attempt to break the Guinness World Records™ title for the […]

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Dad’s Round-up: An autumnal mix

What do you get if you take a psychotherapist, two stay at home dads, one of whom likes to write about feminism and a dad that has a thing for laundry bleach? You get the dad bloggers that feature in this month’s round up, that’s what. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s a real autumnal mix. […]

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7 tips for families visiting London’s South Bank

There’s so much to do in London as a family, sometimes it’s hard to narrow it down to a specific area let alone activities that all will enjoy. The South Bank area, and neighbouring Westminster, is especially attractive. There are museums, theatres, a giant ferris wheel, the seat of government and a working river to explore […]

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Celebrate 100 years of commercial flight with #Flying100 Family Holiday Challenge

Travelling is a holiday highlight for so many families, especially when you’re able to visit places you’ve always dreamed about. There’s nothing quite like being there to make those memories that last a lifetime. This year is the 100th anniversary of commercial flight, and to celebrate we want to hear about the dream destinations you’ve […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add yours

This week has been a super busy one for me, London trips twice, products to review, more turning up on the doorstep I shall be glad to sit down this weekend, oh no I can’t I’m off to London again on Saturday. I mustn’t complain though as I have had a relatively easy start to […]

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Join our Angel Delight challenge, win prizes

Angel Delight is the heritage brand pudding that’s fun to make as well as eat. The tasty and quick instant dessert has been whipped up by families since 1967. The new Bubblegum flavour Angel Delight, which launched in Tesco last September, can be used to make either a traditional instant dessert or a milkshake, with […]

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Politics Round-up: A no, payment cards & MPs behaving sadly

I left you last month with a feeling that Scotland was going to vote Yes. This was purely based on the fact that in my little corner of the blogging world YES was the resounding theme. As you will all know, the answer given by Scotland to the question of independence was NO. I was […]

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Twitter party: Make your Christmas cake early #XmasBake

  It’s the holiday staple on every Christmas table, and the time to start making it is now! Our #XmasBake Twitter party is all about baking your own Christmas cake – start early with a good recipe and the right equipment and you can easily create the classic Christmas treat. Come tweet your tips and […]

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Newbie Tuesday roundup: New beginnings

September has been the month for starting school, and lots of you have packed your children off to a room full of strangers with mixed emotions. Both Mummy Shire and Make me an Earth Mother have written about the start of school. But they’re not, as you might imagine, lamenting the loss of their babies […]

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