Dad Blogger: How to smash summer 2018

Well we won’t hear anyone in the UK complaining we haven’t had a ‘proper’ summer this year will we! It feels like the UK has packed it’s bags stood up and moved several thousand miles closer to the equator. Are we below France now? I know for me personally, it’s been a summer to remember…

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Pinterest: Summer fun in the great outdoors

It’s unusual for the UK to be basking in hot weather for this long, so outside living has become the norm for many British families this Summer. It’s been a great time to be on maternity leave, I can tell you! We’ve spent nearly everyday outside finding activities to do while keeping out of the…

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Back to School: How to avoid the lunch box rut

Caroline The Lunchbox Lady founded Lunchbox World back in 2009, and she’s our guru for all things lunchbox. Here, she reveals how to get past the ham sandwich blues and do something fun for your children’s lunches. Back to school is a time of mixed emotions: the excitement of starting school for the first time…

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Food & Drink: Grow your own

The desire to be able to grow a little of what you eat is increasing in popularity. I grew up in a house with parents who were self-sufficient when it came to fruit and vegetables. What my Mum couldn’t use she either stored over winter, preserved in jams and chutneys. She also made great use…

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10 Reasons this heatwave can do one

Yes I am going to moan about the weather.  And I’m going to moan because it’s hotter than Christian Grey right now, and quite frankly this heatwave can do one. If you are one of those people that loves the heat and wants everyone else to stop moaning (husband, I’m talking to you) I suggest…

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LOL Round-up: Back to school laughs

Congratulations!  You have survived the summer holidays.  You made it through the rainy days, the failed crafts, the water fights, the ice creams for breakfast, the late nights and the “I’m bored”s.   Some of us are cracking open the Prosecco and doing a happy dance in the kitchen that our little darlings are going…

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