Food & Drink

Toddler Lunch Ideas #HartleysYourLunchbox

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This post is an entry for BritMums #HartleysYourLunchbox Linky Challenge, sponsored by Hartley’s Jelly. We were sent a promotional Hartley’s Lunchbox as part of the challenge with 2 Hartley’s jellies and stickers to decorate the lunch box. Hartley’s are offering customers the chance to collect 12 special edition green lids from the No Added Sugar […] Read more…

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A Little Time To Myself

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This past couple of weeks Lucas has developed the paddy, one minute everything is fine in his world and the next, maybe because the kitchen door is no longer open or because Postman Pat has stopped playing, he will throw himself to the floor. He has a little thrash around and cry then goes still […] Read more…

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Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

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I have recently been sent some Dark Chia Seeds* from Focus Supplements Superfood list to try out. They retail at £7.99 for 100g and £15.99 for 250g. Chia Seeds have been eaten for thousands of years for their energy-boosting properties. “Chia”, in Mayan, directly translates to “strength”. They are rich in healthy fats, dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins and […] Read more…

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Kiddyum Review

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Lucas has recently been trying Kiddyum, frozen ready meals aimed at 1-4 year olds. Advertised as proper meals they sound perfect for when I have finished work and picked Lucas up from the childminder. All Natural Ingredients No Added Sugar/Low Salt No Preservatives No GM Ingredients No Artificial Colours/Flavours Made in the UK Only British […] Read more…

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Treat Your Tastebuds At Geronimo

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One of my favourite parts of a day out, especially at festivals is investigating what food there is to offer and I am delighted with what Geronimo have lined up. Calling all burger fans! The Burger pride themselves on producing high quality gourmet burgers and triple cooked chips at a reasonable price. With personal touches including making […] Read more…

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Lunch At The Farmers Arms In Heskin

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The Farmers Arms in Heskin is situated about 5 minutes from junction 27 of the M6 motorway. Originating from the 1700s it was once called The Pleasant Retreat and renamed in 1902. My Grandma offered to take Lucas and I out for lunch before having a wander around Derby House so I suggested we called […] Read more…

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Win 1 of 5 Weaning Bundles From Organix

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Weaning is an exciting time for both babies and parents. Exploring new tastes and textures after living on milk for 6 months. There are certain foods that your baby will love from the beginning, Lucas loved bananas and sweet potato to begin with before moving onto more fish and meat tastes aswel. He didn’t think much […] Read more…

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Lunch Box Ideas For A One Year Old

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As I have now returned to work, Lucas goes to a childminder 2 days a week so I have been thinking of some ideas of what he can take with him for lunch apart from the obvious ham sandwiches, pasta salads and fruit. The lovely people over at Organix sent Lucas their mini boxes of raisins* and some […] Read more…

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KiddieCubes Review

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Lucas is mainly eating the same as D and I now but he does still have the occasional jar of baby food. When we started the weaning process, I tried to make as much of his food as possible from scratch but sometimes I wouldn’t have time or I wanted something different for him as making batches […] Read more…

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Chocolate Easter Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Easter Cake

Lucas went for a settling in session at his childminders yesterday so I used the time to myself to bake us an Easter cake. I frosted it once he got home though so that is a bit roughly done as he was trying to climb up my leg whilst I was doing it x Chocolate Easter […] Read more…

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