Silent Sunday – 20 April 2014

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Scented Play Dough Surprise Easter Eggs

The children have been really excited about Easter this year. A few members of our family are visiting from France on Sunday, and we made Play Dough … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Sauce

Salted caramel always makes me think of my trips to the Nantes area to see my friend Adeline and her family. She knows how much I love it and always … [Read more...]

Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies

On Friday evening, Crevette wanted to ‘make’ something. For once, we had remembered to save toilet paper rolls and he was eager to turn them into … [Read more...]

Making Easter cards

Last Tuesday, the children wanted to make Easter cards. We had some time after school and Jumpy was playing nicely with her plastic farm … [Read more...]

A Perfect Day

Sunday was a perfect day. For once, I embraced imperfections instead of trying to rectify them. It was a perfect day. It was a day like any other … [Read more...]

Chocolate Truffles

This week, I have been in chocolate heaven. I have been thinking about chocolate, melting chocolate, eating chocolate, dreaming about … [Read more...]

Chorizo Pasta

This dish first came together about ten years ago as a last-minute dinner and it has now become one of our staple meals at home. It is our favourite … [Read more...]

Rotating Toys and Playmobil Play Aera

We rotate toys at home. There are two main reasons why I like to do that, in no particular order: -          There are five of us (six quite soon!) … [Read more...]

Truffles with a Twist

Have I ever mentioned my chocolate addiction? I remember making truffles for Christmas as a child, but I had forgotten all about it until hubby … [Read more...]