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Fuelling our family snack times with Nairn’s oatcakes

I’ve always been a serial snacker. Although I’m pretty mindful about what I cook and what we eat at mealtimes, I completely let myself down when it comes to snacking in between. Over the years I’ve learnt that the…

10 ingredients for those big nights in this Christmas

Christmas is about getting together with those we love and following our family traditions year in, year out. For most of us that means staying home and snuggling up in front of the TV, or enjoying a board game…

mini christmas tree and books

Three ways I’m taking time out for myself this season

As a parent I find it pretty difficult to take time out for myself. There’s always something that needs doing – whether it’s household chores, life admin, attending appointments, or just simply responding to the constant demands of young…

Paddington 2 at Cineworld Superscreen

A family viewing of Paddington 2 in Superscreen

This weekend we enjoyed a family trip to our local Cineworld to watch Paddington 2 in Superscreen. We loved the first Paddington, so we were looking forward to seeing the return of everyone’s favourite bear on the film’s opening…

winter recipes

Three comfort recipes for winter evenings

There’s nothing I love more about this time of year than the excuse to eat copious amounts of comfort food. Last week I pulled out my slow cooker from the back of the cupboard and my Tesco delivery was…