My Top 5 Alternative Easter Gifts for Kids


Just walk into any supermarket and you are bombarded with shelf upon shelf of chocolate treats all ready and waiting for Easter. In our family we avoid Easter Eggs, although the kids receive them from friends and family so they do get a couple to enjoy. Instead we buy them a little gift, usually toys or clothing, depending what they want or need. Easter is the perfect time to teach children all about new life, why things grow and getting… Continue Reading “My Top 5 Alternative Easter Gifts for Kids”

Easter Roast Lamb


Lamb is one of my favourite meats but I have to admit that we don’t eat it as often as we would like as the younger kids are not fans and it is quite expensive, so we have it as a treat every now and again. The team at New Zealand Lamb invited us to try a new Easter recipe over the weekend and it was amazing. Ingredients A half shoulder or half leg of New Zealand lamb (thawed from frozen or chilled) 450g… Continue Reading “Easter Roast Lamb”

Join Fluffster’s Easter Egg Hunt and #Win with Hopster


Hopster, the ad-free children’s playroom for pre-schoolers, is the UK’s favourite and top grossing children’s app and in celebration of Easter, Hopster TV are giving away special Easter goodie bags and it is really easy to enter. Can you help Fluffster, Birdee and Rabbit spot the 5 differences? Found them all? Use the rafflecopter form and comment below with your answers for a chance to win these Easter goodies, or why not download the app for more fun games, nursery rhymes… Continue Reading “Join Fluffster’s Easter Egg Hunt and #Win with Hopster”

Looking forward to the Easter break


It seems like half the country are on their Easter holidays already and I am slightly miffed that mine don’t break up from school until Thursday as I am itching to get outside and have some outdoor fun. I am currently stalking the MET Office website daily to see what the weather will be doing over the bank holiday weekend – if only these weathermen had the psychic ability to tell us exactly what the weather would be doing far in… Continue Reading “Looking forward to the Easter break”

Easter Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb with Apricots, Walnuts and Almonds

Easter Lamb

We love Lamb in our house but don’t have it very often as it’s an expensive treat, so when I was invited to try a brand new recipe I was excited to get going. Armed with a Sainsbury’s voucher I headed out to get a Leg of Lamb, which can be chilled, or thawed from frozen, I chose chilled and then headed off to find the other ingredients. This recipe serves 6: 1 x 2 – 2.5kg leg of NZ… Continue Reading “Easter Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb with Apricots, Walnuts and Almonds”