Category Archives: My Life

Jam Making

After our recent fruit picking trip I made my first ever batch of jam. My husband and I enjoy making chutney but I had yet to try jam making. In my family there is a jam making myth where the … Continue reading

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Fruit Picking Fun

This weekend we made it to our local ‘pick your own’ farm. Last weekend we just drove around looking for a farm I visited years ago only to find out it had closed! After some research I found the only … Continue reading

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Baby Cakes

Baby G and I had our first venture into the world of Mother and son cooking this week. We’ve done a little cooking as a family but now he’s a toddler I thought it was time that we started baking … Continue reading

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Our Apple Tree – Chapter 2

I’m delighted to announce that after three years it looks as though we will have a good apple crop this year. The blossom I photographed earlier this year has progressed and we have counted at least 40 apples so far! … Continue reading

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A Feast of Photos No.3

While on my short break in Sussex I managed to fit in three visits to the National Trust! Visiting a National Trust property can be expensive, but if you’re a member and visit often it soon becomes a cheap day … Continue reading

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Fathers’ Day

Lucky Daddy had a yummy treat for his Fathers’ Day present this year. While visiting my friend in East Sussex my hunt for a great Fathers’ Day present took me to Lewes. I remembered from a visit years ago that … Continue reading

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Buying Local Produce

On holiday in the village shop Baby G wanted me to buy strawberries. He put his hands all over them so I had to buy him strawberries, but he made a good choice! Normally, I like strawberries, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Farm Fayre

A couple of weekends ago we went to a local Farm Fayre. It was great for our little boy. Lots of tractors, a small steam train, lots of traction engines and classic cars. We also saw a sheepdog guiding ducks … Continue reading

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Holkham Hall

Following on from my Norfolk theme in last night’s post I thought I’d share another favourite of ours. We love to visit Holkham Hall and see the deer roaming around the beautiful estate. This year was the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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A Feast of Photos No.2

This weekend was really hot and since we live in a seaside town the obvious idea would be to head to the beach. I’ve been to the family beach hut twice this week and the seafront gets so busy on … Continue reading

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