Reduced Sugar JAM!

What a time to be sent some jam

An old school friend of mine has launched some reduced sugar jams and sauces which are handmade in Yorkshire. We were more than eager beavers to try them out.

Reduced sugar jams and sauces
Fearne and Rosie –
Reduced Sugar Jams and Sauces

Find out what we thought and what we did with them for Pancake Day and Valentines Day  here.


Trains, planes and … pigs!!!!

T H E  B O Y S  A R E  T W O ! ! !

To celebrate the boy’s birthday we thought we’d take the day off from the kitchen (they were probably quite relieved) and take them for a pub lunch. This was no ordinary pub, oh no, no. This is a pub where you can see trains, planes and ….pigs!!!!


Read all about it here

10 Finger Food Ideas

We were asked by one of our Facebook followers for finger food ideas for a nervous parent. As we were nervous ourselves when we started out we could totally relate!

We got in touch with some of our fellow food bloggers and have collected 10 fab finger foods for you to choose from.

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Jurassic Kingdom was ROARsome!!!

Well, what a day! Jurassic Kingdom was ROARSOME!!!! We can tick meeting life size dinosaurs off the list now.

children in the mouth of a dinosaur at jurassic kingdom manchester

Jurassic Kingdom are touring the UK and are only in Manchester for two more days until they STOMP off to Blackpool for the 3rd August. After that they’re in Glasgow, Newcastle and Leeds. All the dates and more information are on the website.

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5 Top Tips for Teething – Featuring Matchstick Monkey

It feels like the boys have been teething forever! Most children have a full twenty teeth by the time they’re three but getting there can be painful. We’re sharing
our 5 top  tips for teething – featuring Matchstick Monkey.


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Fathers day pie with shortcuts!!!

The way to a Daddy’s heart is through his belly


If you’ve left it too late to do a personalised pressie for Fathers Day on Sunday fear not my friends, you can make him a personalised Fathers day pie!!!!

What’s not to love?

This recipe has lots of shortcuts too and a kitchen hack to reduce the amount of washing up. Brucey Bonus!!!

You could make this Fathers day pie for Daddy, your own dad or anyone else who  has been a fatherly  figure in your life. In fact, as this pie can be enjoyed by anyone from 6 months plus, everyone can get involved.

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A Tribute to Manchester – Manchester Tart


manchester tart to support the manchester bombings

This recipes for you!


We were heartbroken by the events that happened in our home town last week and yet immensely proud of how Manchester responded. There was only one recipe we wanted to do this week and that was Manchester Tart!

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Going to our first conference!!!! EEEEKKKK!!!!

To say we’re giddy is an understatement! We’re positively BUZZIN’ / nervous about being total novices.  We were asked to answer some icebreaker questions before the big day so if you would like to know the answer to burning questions such as ‘What we’d send into space’ (or ‘who’ should I say) and what Claire can fit up her nose then…

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