The prompt – Do you take risks?

The Prompt from the lovely Sara from Mumturnedmom for this week is a quote and it is: Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is.  Mark Twain This is a quote that I can really relate to as to me this quote is about the benefit of taking risks. Now I’m not going to pretend that I am a massive risk taker, taking risks on a daily basis, as I am a parent and with that comes the[Read more]

Meal planning Monday – June 23rd 2014

With a hectic week ahead I have gone for some very easy dinners as my week will be busy organising things for Lauren’s prom which is fast approaching.  Monday 23rd June.Turkey burgers, chips and baked beans.Tuesday 24th June.Tuna pasta salad and french bread.Wednesday 25th June.Pizza night.Thursday 26th June.Sausages, mash and vegetables.Friday 27th June.Hot dogs in rolls with fried onions.Saturday 28th June.Homemade chilli and rice.Sunday 29th June.Easy fish pie with roast potatoes and vegetables. I am linking this post to – 

Themed family fun – week 15

The idea is simple – each week I will tell you a theme. It could be a colour, a shape, an animal, a holiday or anything. You then use the theme to have some family fun and write a blog post telling us all what you did. You might cook something or craft something or visit somewhere. Whatever you like as long as you are having fun. The rules. 1) Visit my blog every Monday to see what the weeks theme[Read more]

Word of the week – Renewed

Since the groovy mums linky finished I have been wondering what to do on Thursdays and how to sum up my weeks so when I discovered that there is a linky over at the reading residence which is called word of the week I happily decided that this would solve my problems so here is my first one. After having a bug and generally feeling sorry for myself the week before last, I have turned a corner this last week and I feel renewed. My energy levels[Read more]

Sausage herb crust pie.

Ingredients. 8 Sausages. 1/2 a chopped onion. A tin of baked beans. 125ml water. 225g self-raising flour. 75g Stork or similar. 1 tsp mixed herbs. A little milk. Method. 1. Fry the sausages and onion in a large pan with a little oil until the sausages are brown and the onion is softened.  2. Cut the sausages into large chunks and then stir in the water and baked beans. Simmer for five minutes and then put to one side. 3. Make[Read more]

The birth story of Chloe’

After having Lauren and enjoying being a mum so much, it wasn’t very long at all before we decided to try for another baby. We thought it may take longer the second time around, but again I fell pregnant in the first month of trying.  I was harshly judged by a lot of people, as to them I was a 17 year old with a baby and another on the way, but I knew that I wanted another baby to[Read more]

Meal planning Monday – June 16th 2014

This is my meal plan for this coming week, it is a week packed with old and trusted favourites and a couple from last weeks menu that I didn’t make as I was unwell last week with a bug. Monday 16th June. Stewed stake, mashed potatoes and vegetables. Tuesday 17th June. Cheese and potato whirls, chips and beans. These were planned in for last week but being unwell I didn’t have the energy to make them so I moved them[Read more]

Themed family fun – week 14

The idea is simple – each week I will tell you a theme. It could be a colour, a shape, an animal, a holiday or anything. You then use the theme to have some family fun and write a blog post telling us all what you did. You might cook something or craft something or visit somewhere. Whatever you like as long as you are having fun. The rules. 1) Visit my blog every Monday to see what the weeks theme[Read more]

Themed family fun – prince or princess week

Courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net by digitalart   Welcome to prince or princess week! Again it was very quiet last week so I would really appreciate it if you could help spread the word about this linky.  Unfortunately I can not link a post this week as I have not been very well but I will comment and tweet every one that does link up and I will be back to linking a post next week as usual. The rules. 1) Visit my blog every Monday to see[Read more]