2016-12-23

Cadburys chocolate at christmas

Christmas and easter are the acceptable times which chocolate can be eaten any time of day. When you think of Cadburys, you think of tubs of Roses chocolates, purple wrapped tree  chocolates and even selection boxes. But would you think of hats, scarves and items of clothing in the iconic purple?  I was surprised to
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Christmas comes but once a year – but if you are a blogger it lasts for MONTHS!

Yes, I am already thinking about Christmas, and I have already got the decorations out.  You may think I am mad but as a blogger this is quite normal.  This year I am undertaking a task that has had me up at night counting the days till Christmas, and not in a good way –
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Tips for realistic menu planning for feeding the family

Look around online and you will find plenty of posts and websites about how to feed your family on a budget. They are everywhere and range from the “frozen food and packet food is fantastic” to “we must have 15 portions of fruit and veg a day or we will die” type posts. They range
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Home Made Chicken Slice – Like Greggs, only better!

Nathan has really got into cooking and helping out in the kitchen recently, he has come into his own and Sunday’s seem to be his day for taking over the kitchen and making something wonderful.  I provide a little bit of guidance to him, but let him discover things for himself.  He has watched me
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Eating out for Mothers Day with Beefeater

Mothers Day is a special day for us Mums, a day where we should be able to sit back and relax with our loved ones.  For many Mum’s going out for dinner and not having washing up to do is a highlight! We were offered a chance to eat out with Beefeater and sample their
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Thinking ahead to the summer

It is the middle of February, and yet I am already counting down the time till the sun is shining and the children break up from school.  Having moved house in November 2015, in the middle of some of the worst rain the UK has seen for decades, I long for warmer climates, for alfresco
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