Author Archives: Donna

Chicken and Blue Cheese Pasta

Normally, me and Hunky Husband don’t get a huge amount of time together. He works long shifts and gets home late. So, we try hard to try to spend quality time together when we can. I cook for him at 10 pm and we have late night date nights. We play board games and lock… Read More »

Moist Banana Bread

I make banana bread all the time. Partly because I’m one of those people that can’t eat a banana if it’s a bit green but can’t have a spot of brown on it either. Meaning they’re good for about 3 hours. But also, because it’s the best way to be allowed cake for breakfast. It’s… Read More »

Family Activities for the Summer

When summer comes around, parents everywhere agree that it can bring with it mixed emotions. There is the genuine joy that summer brings but this can be overshadowed by the knowledge that you need to prepare lots of activities. Your children will be home from school for a couple of weeks so you are going to… Read More »

A Survival Guide for Modern Mum’s

Being a mum isn’t easy. It is wonderful, but anyone who tells you that it’s a walk in the park is telling fibs. If you’re expecting your first baby or you already have children, getting from one day to the next may sometimes feel like a survival mission. Life as a mum can be tough.… Read More »

Tips on Childproofing Your Decor

Living with children is never an easy task. Most family homes fall into disarray; with old furniture and decor going to ruin. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. Instead, you just need to be buying the right kind of furniture and protection to help with childproofing your decor. There are loads of options… Read More »

The Perfect Children’s Party

When it is time to celebrate your child’s birthday it can be surprising just how much there is to do. Along with arranging the presents and so forth you might decide that it is a good idea to do something for their special day. Some years, this might just mean taking them out to the… Read More »

How to Get the Most out of Cycling

For anyone who wants to be in slightly better shape, there are many ways to go about achieving it. One of the most popular – and most effective – is to get into cycling. If you have never tried this as a method for losing weight or toning up your body it is worth considering.… Read More »

The Benefits of Keeping a Garden Pond

When I was a kid we had a Koi pond in our back garden. I loved it. The sound of the water was wonderfully relaxing and the fish were gorgeous. One day I hope we have a big enough garden for a pond of our own. Here are some of the benefits. Image source They… Read More »

I Need A Holiday, How About You?

It’s okay to want a little ‘me time’ every now and then. In fact, according to some rather clever psychologists, it’s necessary to stay in good health. We all need a few days away from the stresses of life so that we can recover, rebound and gain our strength back. That might involve heading off… Read More »