How To Survive Your First Family Festival. Our Camp Bestival Experience

“We should take our kids to a festival one of these days” we said. “We’re going to give our kids a real festival experience” we promised. This was about five years ago and in the intervening years we have found reasons to avoid going, found…

Improve your food photography fast – the best places to find food photography props!

If you want to improve your food photography fast what do you need? You need to go prop hunting for food photography props! Don’t be talked into buying a flashier camera, a crazy expensive lens – yes they can help but most DSLRs (and even…

Why we take our kids to see live music

Taking the kids to see live music We love music in our house, whether we are hosting a party, chilling over dinner or doing homework there is a tune in the background. Loud music when I’m angry, classical when I’m sad, rock when the kids…

Our Summer of Adventure Starts Here

Our summer of adventure starts here This weekend sees the start of a very unusual summer for us. A summer holiday filled with new experiences and adventures, new places and broadening of horizons. Don’t get me wrong, this isn’t a bragging post about how we…

Want to know how to cook amazing fish on the BBQ?

When I posted a picture of some incredible fresh mackerel last week, I had lots of people tell me that they wouldn’t grill fish on a BBQ as they were ‘scared of doing it’. Don’t be. Want to know how to cook amazing fish on…

The 9 Essentials You MUST Pack When Travelling to Festivals With Kids

You have all the essentials for travelling to festivals with kids right? The tent is in the boot, the sleeping bags are stuffed under the kids’ feet in the back of the car and the camping stove is ready to go… Wrong.  The essentials you…

Wild Cherry Cordial – The Perfect Summer Drink

This Wild Cherry Cordial recipe requires barely any ingredients and is whipped up in 20 minutes. I was gifted a bottle of the precious liquid a couple of weeks ago from a lovely friend. Everyone guzzled it so quickly that I’ve been forced to make…