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This is a sponsored post in partnership with Western Digital. You could say I am slightly obsessed with photographs. Or you could say I'm mightily obsessed with photographs. I'm old enough (and wrinkly enough) to have a cupboard full of photo albums. Albums of me as a child, and many more throughout my life. This [...]

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Food Waste Friday | Readers’ Recipes

Food Waste Friday Readers Recipes

It's Friday - Food Waste Friday. This week I'm on the look out for Food Waste Friday readers recipes. Do you have some great recipes to share that help to reduce food waste? Would you like your recipe featured here at the blog and on social media? If this sounds like something you'd be interested [...]

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Simple Banana Smoothie Recipe

Banana Smoothie Recipe

Searching for an alternative to banana milkshake for the kids? This Simple Banana Smoothie Recipe (with 4 nutritious ingredients) might be just what you're looking for. Did you know that bananas are one of the most commonly eaten fruits in the world? In some countries more are consumed than oranges and apples combined (source). Strangely they aren't hugely [...]

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Two Pies To Use Up Potatoes

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Happy Food Waste Friday Y'all. This Friday I'd like to share two ways to use up potatoes. Or rather two pies to use up potatoes. If you read my post yesterday, you'll already know that my fanatical meal-planning has taken a dive. Currently I'm not obsessively planning dinners for the week to come, it's more in the [...]

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Emergency Cod And Potato Pie Recipe

Two pies to use up potatoes

In an emergency you can't go wrong with a cod and potato pie recipe for a simple but nutritious meal... Hey, hey, hey if my eyes do not deceive me, I do believe my fingertips are skimming across my laptop keyboard with ferocious enthusiasm. That must mean there's light at the end of the tunnel. (even [...]

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Leaving the EU and Joining fitbit

fitbit

Such a lot has changed in the UK since I was last here and it's not so much where to start, as how to start. Let's jump right in. I had another birthday (as did my second-born) Elizabeth II celebrated her official 90th birthday Britain voted to leave the EU Glastonbury came and went for [...]

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Does Size Matter? Let’s Talk Freezers!

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This Food Waste Friday, let's talk freezers. As my family grows older (and the kids take on more sporting activities) there is a definite increase in the amount of food that is being consumed. My grocery philosophy has always been to buy just what we need for the next 7 days - and this has [...]

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Something’s Gotta Give

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We can read countless books on productivity and on getting things done, but from time to time something's gotta give. Mothers can feel as though they should be able to conquer the world, to take things on regardless of how little time they actually have available. Even mothers who are committed to a 'family life simply [...]

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Food Waste Friday | Introducing Rejuce

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As a blogger I'm approached daily by brands and businesses. In fact the majority of my blog e-mail consists of PR & Media companies contacting me asking for collaboration. You may have noticed that there have been a handful of sponsored posts over the last few months. 'Handful' being the point. I only ever give airtime [...]

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BBQ Sweet & Sour Pork Kebab Recipe

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You gotta love the great British weather. Flip flops one day, Wellington boots the next. I am showing my toes today, but not sure how long for - it's a bit chilly. A day may start of sunny and end in rain, or vice versa. The key to appropriate clothing in Britain is to act like a good [...]

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