Meals made easy with Riverford Veg Boxes


I’ve often heard of other people who buy in vegetable boxes and I think it’s a great idea for a healthier lifestyle if you’re a ‘foodie’ and know what to do with stuff but I’m not a foodie. I like food but I’m not often inspired by it so if I received a random box … Read more

Becoming a healthier you . . .


By Leslie Vandever He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything. –Arabian saying In today’s world, health is big business. Drug and natural supplement companies sell potions and pills. Exercise and diet entrepreneurs by the tens of dozens sell just as many ways of getting and staying fit. And the … Read more

A Cherry Good way to spend a day!


As the school year was coming to a close my boys and I picked up our friends Karin and Sammy for a Mothers and Sons day out in Oxfordshire. We had been invited to a Summer Picnic at Q Gardens Farm in Abingdon by Cherry Good juice to celebrate National Cherry Day. Followers of my … Read more

Jamie Oliver teams up with Moshi Monsters to inspire kids to get cooking

Butternut Squash Muffins

Do you struggle to get your kids into the kitchen? I have to say that isn’t one of my difficulties, my problems start once the food hits the table – even if they have made it themselves. Moshi Monsters has recently teamed up with Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver to inspire kids to get cooking and … Read more

Find your favourite in the Whittards Herbal Infusion range


I always remember back to my early working years at a small firm of Solicitors where many of the ladies I worked with drank Herbal teas and fruit teas. One day one of the ladies made me a cup and I just didn’t get it. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the flavour but at … Read more

Valentines recipe cards for a cosy night in . . .

Classic Greek Salad

To all you lovers out there, have you remembered that next Saturday is Valentine’s Day? If you’re stuck for ideas how about saving money on presents (which let’s face it aren’t always what you wanted anyway) and spend it on a romantic weekend away with There are literally thousand’s of choices of places to … Read more

‘Lettuce’ get fit and fabulous in 2015!

Baby Kale

Please forgive me the super cheesy title but I just couldn’t resist!! Have you missed me? I haven’t blogged since before Christmas as I have given myself a well-earned break and coupled with that, the whole family have been completed knocked out by flu this festive season and we are still not over it completely. … Read more