Halloween Cookies The super simple recipe we followed was... -220g of butter -100g of caster sugar -270g of plain flour & that's it! Basically I stole a recipe form BBC Good Food and roughly followed it- adding a bag of "Scary Smarties" (but I'd add some extra chocolate chips next time) THEN, we... -Softened the butter … Continue reading Scary Smartie Spider Cookies
We've been planning and gathering lots of little bits in order to throw together a Halloween weekend packed with seasonal fun so I was glad when we finally kicked it all off! The Halloween weekend (of course) started at Audley End Miniature Railway for some Halloween crafts, Just Dance, story time, face paint and a spooky train ride! (Miya loves the … Continue reading Halloweeny Weekend
I loved it so much I went TWICE in one day! Since I got my first whiff of pumpkin spice in September, I've been waiting patiently to kick start all of the autumn/halloween plans I've lined up! & we're FIIIINALLY in the thick of it! Cammas Hall pumpkin patch was on my bucket list last … Continue reading Cammas Hall Pumpkin Patch
I'd been wanting to visit Kew Gardens for aaaaaages! So a good few Saturdays back...WE DID! The weather forecast for the day- rain. So, we threw our hair up, grabbed our rain macs and made for the train station! An hour and a half, 3 games of Top Trumps and one giant game of Eye Spy later...we arrived! Entry … Continue reading A Rainy Day at Kew Gardens
One last slice of summer (for the road)... Something that needs to be on everyone's summer bucket list is strawberry picking! A few years back we discovered Cammas Hall A fruit farm found in the beautiful countryside of the Hertfordshire/Essex border and the rest is history basically... Every time we've been we've had THE CUTEST day out! … Continue reading Strawberry Picking at Cammas Hall
A Saturday Well Spent! Ok so let me set the scene real quick... It's around 1pm on a beautiful and sunny Saturday 1st September... So far me and Miya have: -Watched Pocahontas in bed -Set ourselves up with a bacon and egg sandwich -Done a spot of painting & are finally dressed with a whole day … Continue reading A Day in London (with a 6 Year Old)
Alex's 11th Birthday After a lovely little day in Stratford-Upon-Avon we carried on with the last leg of our journey to Alton Towers! (well...to a hotel in Uttoxeter about 20 minutes away from the resort) to get a good night sleep ready for a day of thrill seeking! Although it was grey and rainy for most … Continue reading Alton Towers!