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Recommendations please! Fun places in Devon and Cornwall

Yay, we have finally booked our holiday! We are heading to the Devon/Cornwall border this summer and would love some recommendations of places to go in both counties. I love history and we already have English Heritage membership but need some ideas for places that would appeal to any or all of the children. So, […]

#Blogtober2020 Day 16: Holiday

My perfect holiday is perhaps surprising in that I don’t want to sit on a beach and read for a week! Instead, I like cultural holidays. Taking in the history, language and people of a place. Visiting tourist attractions as well as exploring little villages and big cities. We have taken some wonderful holidays together […]

#Project365 2019 week 43 and 44

Day 293: feeling very proud of Chris: he has made this dog bowl stand for Ollie to help him in his old age but also support #WoodworkersFightingCancer Day 294: Chris was a little surprised to come home from work and find witches in the house! We were taking photos for my Feisty Pets post and […]

Getting back in the school routine and being mindful of dental health

We had a brilliant summer. Now we are back to school and work. Routine is back on track again and the holidays feel like they never even happened. One thing that never lost its importance was brushing our teeth. As a former dental nurse, I am aware of the importance of teaching effective brushing techniques […]

August vegan favourites

What with our holiday and the school holidays, the heatwaves and visiting family, cooking and recipe experiments have not been high on my agenda this month. Take a look at my Scottish vegan experience! One of my fab finds on holiday was gluten free macaroni in Tesco. I quickly shoved 2 packets in the trolley […]