Once a week we sit down as a family and talk about what we loved about that week’s menu and what we want the following week. It has started to become a real family affair as both the boys are now preparing and cooking at least one meal a week. I am a sucker when it comes to stationery, so I have gathered together some fabulous free meal planning printables to share with you.
I love weekends and having the extra time to make a delicious breakfast and this fab basil and tomato baked eggs dish from Crumbs is certainly one for a lazy weekend breakfast or brunch and perfect for slightly older kids to make.
We have been lucky enough to have a small garden for the last eight years and we love to make the most of it, but growing our own vegetables and using it as a wonderful place to eat and play.
Both of my boys are sports mad, especially football. I am lucky that it takes no encouragement on my part to get them outside in t he fresh air playing and with the lighter nights they are outside playing football or cricket with their friends until they are called in.
They both either scoot or walk to and from school and if they are taking the scooter then they really need a backpack for their school things (books, pencil case, PE kit etc) and this is where these fab Sportpax come in. Sportpax are backpacks with iconic, fun designs in the shape of sports balls. Sportpax bags are tough, resilient and spacious – perfect for cramming in bits for school.
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We have been busy planting in the garden and to celebrate this I decided to make some Oreo dirt desserts or chocolate mint puddings. We have made dirt desserts with jelly worms in the past (I was first introduced to them in California) and this time I want to make them a little more adult.
** Makes 12 cups **
This is one of our family’s favorite dinners! It’s incredibly flavorful, and really good for you. (If you are doing Trim Healthy Mama, this is a “Fuel Pull” meal! *cheer!*) It’s also really great re-heated later! I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
We have had Netflix since just before Christmas and have been trying it out as a family before letting you know what is rocking our worlds. So here you have the first in our series, rocking kids series on Netflix according to a nine year old.