Family life, as wonderful as it is, can sometimes feel like a treadmill. This is especially true of family mealtimes. Perhaps you feel like you are constantly cooking? Perhaps you feel as though you are always cooking the same things and you are boring yourself, never mind everyone else? Perhaps you find yourself cooking multiple meals or several different versions of meals, to accommodate dietary requirements or preferences? Perhaps you just want to try something different without having to get the cookbooks out?
During term time the weekdays are characterised by lots of dashing about, a ton of activities, work, homework, racing here and there and generally a splash of madness. To make sure we all survive the week intact, planning and preparation are the key for me. That goes right through from laying uniform out the night […]
Red meat is one of those things that causes huge controversy in terms of its impact on our health. I know lots of families that have completely cut red meat out of their diets and just avoid it all together. When I asked them why, the bulk said it was because red meat is bad […]
Making healthy food choices We all know that we should make healthy food choices. There is so much research and information out there these days, we can’t pretend we don’t know roughly what is good and what is bad. I totally accept that there is conflicting research out there in abundance and equally that it […]
Feeding your family can sometimes feel like a challenge. Sure I’d love to spend endless hours in the kitchen creating amazing meals that everyone would then sit down and devour and thank me for the effort I had gone to – but that’s not reality, and whilst the weekends can occasionally be somewhat Walton-esque, the […]
Keeping things clean around the home is never easy with children around, the main family table is no exception to that. If you are having problems in keeping your table clean with your kids around, then worry not as you are not alone in dealing with that problem. If you want some practical and effective […]
When you have children, designing a dining room that works for the entire family can be a little challenging. After all, children can be messy, but you still want to have a sophisticated and inviting dining room that you can use to host all of your guests. Keep reading for a few dining room design […]
If Mother’s Day for you is all about spending time with the family and you fancy a meal out over the weekend why not pop into your local Beefeater. You can book a table at your local Beefeater here and choose a time that will suit even the smallest members of the family. With so many […]