Happy New Year….

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So it's Goodbye 2010 and Hello 2011.  We've had lots of fun together this year and I was considering doing a round up of the year for you but then I decided it would be slightly less boring for you if I just shared some of my favourite photo's from the year with you, so here you go.... The year seems to have gone really fast and I must admit that I'm ending the year in a much happier place than when it started - I just feel more positive about everything and I'm looking forward to next year.  I even have my resolutions planned out and duly written up in my brand new notbook. I love the … [Read more...]

Warm Chilli and Lime Tomatoes….


I originally posted this over at Frugalicious Food but I didn't want you guys to miss out so I've added it here aswell ;-) I used Smilebox to make a recipe card for this recipe but I haven't decided if I like it yet, although it is quite good if you wanted to print it off to keep like I often do with recipes I find online.  What do you think? … [Read more...]

Get Crafty – Recycled Sweet Wrappers

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Let's face it, Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without at least one tub of Quality Street or Roses would it? This Christmas we've been saving all of our wrappers in preparation for Get Crafty, much to Mr Frugal's annoyance as one of his pet hates is people eating the sweets and putting the wrappers back in the tin ;-) We were going to make stained glass windows for the kids bedrooms but a last minute change of plan meant that we decided to make stained glass bookmarks instead as Miss Frugal decided she was desperate for a bookmark for the book she's reading now - … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids – Cheese Straws….


I know I've said this before but just in case you missed it, I'll say it again :-)  I think it's really important that we teach our children to cook.  I spend lots of time in the kitchen with my two and we all really enjoy the time we spend together in there. I want to share some of the things we cook together with you but I also want you to join in with your children, so I'm going to have a cooking with kids challenge every fortnight and I'd love you to join in. I'll post a recipe on here and then you have two weeks to go away and make it with your children and add you recipe to the … [Read more...]