Quick and Easy Beef Tortelloni

Beef tortelloni easy recipe

I am taking part in the #MeatMatters challenge, where we were asked to create a family meal using lamb or beef which can be cooked in under 30 minutes. I chose to create a beef meal as beef is rich in protein and is also a source of iron which helps reduce tiredness and fatigue. It is also really tasty and a firm favourite with both my husband and my 11-year-old! Being a busy mum who works part-time, blogs and[Read more]

K is for kindness: Relationship A-Z

Kindness in relationships

Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness – Holly Branson Kindness may seem like a given when talking about the key to a healthy and happy relationship, but unfortunately, we can sometimes forget to be kind to those that are closest to us. When a relationship is going through a hard time and you seem to be arguing more than anything else, being kind to your partner is not[Read more]

Home education: Emotions

home education, emotions, inside out cakes, anger box

We had so much fun learning about emotions as our first topic in our home school. I think that we did almost all of the ideas from the list I wrote – 13 Emotions lesson ideas. As it was our first topic we took longer than I will normally spend on a topic, as I think that normally, I will spend four weeks per topic.  What we did! So, we learned spellings which related to emotions and we acted out different[Read more]

J is for Jealousy: Relationship A-Z

Jealousy in a relationship

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the flavour, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening – Maya Angelou I do like the above quote as I think that there should be a very small hint of jealousy in a relationship. A flicker of very occasional jealousy shows that you love your partner and that you cannot stand the thought of even the tiniest possibility of being without[Read more]

February 2019 movies

Movie review. popcorn. cinema tickets.

The Lego Movie 2 As the name suggests, this was a follow up to the first Lego Movie and was just as enjoyable. This time Emit and friends have to face Aliens from another planet behind the stair gate. It is a great film for kids and one that adults can also enjoy. This film includes another very catchy song, although not quite as catchy as the song from the first movie ‘everything is awesome’, which is currently on replay in[Read more]