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‘Healthier’ Salt and Chilli Pepper Chips

‘Fakeaway’s’ are the new weekend treat right? These homemade Salt and Pepper chips are SO GOOD! You may be thinking, but what makes them ‘healthier’ though Shelley? These little beauties were made in our new air fryer! So why does this make them healthier? Air frying is healthier than frying in oil because it cuts calories […]

Play-dough Fossil Fun

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”– George Bernard Shaw Play-dough Fossil Fun! Preparation Time: Less than 5 minutes Engagement: 45-60 minutesClean up: Less than 5 minutesWaste: 0  This is such a simple, quick and easy activity for little ones to enjoy. Anything that involves play-dough, Harry is there! He doesn’t tire […]

What we’ve been watching

Like many, we have watched a few new series over the last couple of months- being stuck indoors will do that to you I guess? We have watched quite a mix of genres looking back, but predominately crime lated stuff- no surprises there! Here are a few examples of what we have watched… The Night […]

Nom-Nom Kids Reusable bags

‘Small Acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world’ If I was to sit here and say that I live a sustainable lifestyle, I wouldn’t be telling the truth… Heck if I was to say I try my best to make an effort to live more sustainably, I don’t think that would […]

What I’ve been loving this month!

Being gone for so long, it only seems right to write a new ‘what I’ve been loving post’ right? I honestly feel like I could make a list as long as my arm for this post, and I don’t know if that’s because I am feeling super grateful to be out of Lockdown 2.0 and […]

Long time no see…

Hey you! Now you may be wondering… ‘Shelley, where you been?’ Come to think of it, it’s highly likely that you won’t have noticed my absence, but it’s been a long minute since I posted on here, let me tell you- 4 months to be exact! Long story short… working full time, having a 2 […]

Rainbow Star Pancakes

We’re huge fans of pancakes in our house, they’re on the breakfast menu two or three times a week, and these colourful little guys were so fun to make! Like most pancake recipes, they’re easy to make and the mixture makes plenty, pop some in the freezer and you’re sorted for future weekend breakfasts in […]

Sensory Play with Rice!

‘Children need the freedom to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.’- Kay Jamison Harry LOVES this activity! He has spent A LOT of time playing with rice in multiple ways. The images attached to this post have been taken on just two occasions where Harry has enjoyed using rice- one with […]

Homemade Crunchie Rocks

‘There’s no sincerer love than the love of food’ What a treat this honeycomb was to make! It was very quick and easy to make and one lot from this recipe made LOADS of honeycomb pieces- more than I knew what to do with! So why Honeycomb? Well my most recent ‘sweet treat’ obsession has […]

Things that made August Great!

‘August is like the Sunday of Summer’ So what made August great? Many things really. August has been a month full of things to be grateful of. We, on the Isle of Man are still considered a ‘safe haven’, a place that is living freely, without restrictions- Very lucky I know! Here’s a few more […]

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