Back in January I wrote a review post about Pink Chillies and spoke about our love as a family of Elephants.
Pink Chillies are a small company aimed at raising awareness of elephants and the issues facing them and donate 10% of their profits to charity including ‘The elephant Family’ and ‘Tusk’. Their products feature [...]
We don’t have a fancy garden. It is a functional family garden. It is colourful, sadly not due to the luscious array of flowers and blooms but due to the sheer volume of colourful plastic that spreads out across out lawn (or moss and weed covered mud) that is played with daily.
It is a [...]
Welcome to Family Frolics
I remember this farm from my childhood so clearly. All the animals and their babies, the bee hive they have where you can see in to the bees working away and of course the little souvenir shop where you have to buy your compulsory pencil. (Even now when my husband visits [...]
When I trained as an Occupational therapist, I had a placement in hand therapy. I learnt to make splints for patients that had varying conditions affecting their hands, namely osteoarthritis. There conditions affected range of movement and caused considerable pain. The treatment and therapy we issued eased the symptoms but would never cure them. The [...]
I am sitting in the chicken place at the zoo. The Little Lady is trying to get in and out her high chair which she was determined to sit in, but is actually too big for, teasing me with the fact she needs a wee. Every time we go to the toilet she grins and [...]
This week my little boy (or big boy as he now likes to be called) turned four years old. Four…how did that happen? Where has four years gone?
My ’big boy’ is very obsessed with pirates and his hero is in fact Captain Hook so a pirate themed birthday was never in doubt.
We had a [...]
When I married I joined the family of Farrow.
I never had any idea what this family name really meant until I looked it up…
The meaning of Farrow is ‘a litter of piglets’
When we visited Standalone Farm in Hertfordshire the other week, I could not resist cooing over the litter of piglets there [...]
So I took the plunge and decided to have a go at pastry in my food processor. The children and I opted for ‘simple’ and chose Jam Tarts.
I found a simple Jam Tart recipe from Jamie Oliver’s site.
Here is BB giving you his Jamie Oliver impression!
The pastry required: