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How to make family mealtimes simple

How to make family mealtimes simple

In many homes, dinner is the one time of the day where the whole family comes together and spends time in each other’s company. Family mealtimes are the ideal time for everyone to share their news and chat about their day. However, sometimes the reality of family mealtimes fails to match this expectation. For many parents, dinner can be a source of stress. When you have a hectic schedule and have had a difficult day at work, finding the enthusiasm to decide what to cook can be challenging. If your kids decide that they don’t want to eat the dinner that you have just spent time preparing, mealtimes can become even more stressful. But, mealtimes do not need to be this way; these tips should give you some ideas on how to make family meals simple and far less stressful for everyone: VIEW the POST

4 Ways to encourage independence at mealtimes

4 Ways to encourage independence at mealtimes

Raising kids is hard enough at the best of times, and there are always a hundred and one ways of doing things. What one mum will call the ‘right’ way, another mum would be horrified at, and that can be really hard, especially if you’re a first-time mum. I loved watching my babies learn how to be independent at mealtimes. They were both eating Petit Filous by 5 months... oh and eating juicy pears was always fun. I started weaning at 17 weeks. VIEW the POST

6 Healthy meals for a quick frying pan meal

When it comes to healthy eating, you should have a variety of quick-and-easy recipes on hand that you can whip up when you’re on the go. A high-quality frying pan is the most versatile cooking tool for simple, healthy meals. Here are six frying-pan-meals that will suit your healthy habits and busy lifestyle, some non-vegetarian options too. 

Pizza Express in Huntingdon has had a makeover

Pizza Express in Huntingdon has had a makeover

Last month Pizza Express in Huntingdon opened revealing its lovely new makeover, a fresh and vibrant look for Autumn - complete with a new menu. We were very lucky to hop along and check out the new menu and restaurant. It looked really different and so much brighter. We really loved it and tried to get the new things off the menu to see what they tasted like. Here's what we had off the autumn menu: VIEW the POST

Adding a new twist on old favorites

Adding a new twist on old favorites

I’m hosting a dinner party in a few weeks time and let me tell you, this isn’t something I take lightly. I’m a massive foodie, and because of that, I want my friends to love everything as much as I do. VIEW the POST

Miniscoff: organic food for children

We were just getting to the point where we were struggling for ideas on what to cook Noah for lunch and dinner, he can be quite fussy, so finding something he likes is quit troublesome. I came across a fabulous company called Miniscoff who have created frozen ready meals for children, something I haven’t seen in my local supermarkets before… They are organic meals, perfectly sized and they have cool names that the children can have fun with: like Brocolli Bill’s Pie. Noah was lucky enough to try out 6 fabulous meals, they came perfectly packaged in a freezer box with frozen packs within to keep the meals ice cold and ready to put straight into the freezer and ready for dinner time! Noah’s favourite has been the Chilli Yum Yum which he ate all up, without any fuss and he even ate some of it on his own! Noah…