Virtual Cocktail Party Kit – DIY Ideas, Free Recipe Cards & Invites

2020 is all about the Zoom party! I recently made DIY cocktail party kits for some friends to celebrate my birthday and as it was so simple and easy to do, I thought I’d share how I did it in case you are looking for a virtual party idea to try over Christmas or New Year. The planning, the quizzes,…
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Kids Rainy Day Activities for Days at Home

Days at home with children can feel long! There’s so many craft and game ideas floating around online for rainy days, but what ones work? And more importantly – How to sift out the ones that leave a massive mess with interest lost within minutes! As we are all stuck indoors so much more at the moment, I thought I…
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5 Top Tips To Save Water At Home|AD

This is a paid post Do you think about how much water you are using at home? I have to confess, even though as a family we are conscious of the impact we are having on the environment, water hasn’t been at the forefront of my mind as much as it should of until recently. It’s a bit ridiculous really,…
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Easy Quizzes & Games for Children to Play on Zoom

Like so many, Zoom had become our go-to, for chats and fun with family and friends the past few months of 2020. My children are quite young for long chats, so having games and quizzes they can play in video chats, has given them a bit of a focus, when chatting with their friends. Scavenger Hunt To Play With Children…
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How to Make Mess Free Slime – Fun Homemade Squishy Bags for Children

Slime can be a lot of fun, but wow can it get messy! So, if you are looking for a mess free slime activity, these little bags are a great alternative where it all gets contained. My little girl loves all the different squishy toys you can get in the shops at the moment, but this time instead of spending…
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Top Tips for Visiting Colchester Zoo

We love Colchester Zoo. By far one of the best family attractions in Essex. Having been so many times, if you are looking for a Colchester Zoo review, to plan your visit, here’s our top tips on how to enjoy your Colchester day out to the max. Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL First of all, If…
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Salmon, Lentil & Halloumi Salad – Quick Slimming World Meal Idea

This only takes minutes to put together and the combination of Salmon and Halloumi in a warm salad works really well. The combination of both Christmas and lockdown means we’ve eaten a lot of heavy rick meals recently, so I have been trying out some lighter options. When I’ve overindulged (and my dresses are feeling tight!) I tend to go…
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Citrus Gin Fizz – Grapefruit Gin Cocktail Recipe

Grapefruit gin and tonic is delicious by itself, but with a few little extras added it makes a lovely citrus gin fizz – a zingy cocktail with the addition of oranges and lemons. Here’s my easy Citrus Gin Fizz recipe for one, but it can be easily doubled up: Malfy Grapefruit Gin Cocktail Recipe Ingredients A single shot of grapefruit…
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Mojito Cocktail Shaker Recipe

When made right you can’t beat a mojito – I love them, but after some rubbish efforts making them with sugar that didn’t dissolve or ending up with a lot of green leaves in my mouth without the mint taste, I’ve been experimenting with some different recipes. I think there’s two key parts – You need to muddle the mint…
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Easy Cosmopolitan Recipe

Cosmopolitans make me think of nights out in my twenties. The colour, the taste, even holding a martini glass, I loved it all! They were definitely my cocktail of choice in the early noughties. Here’s my easy cocktail shaker Cosmo recipe for one, but it can be easily doubled up: Ingredients A double shot of vodka A single shot of…
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