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Chocolate Chip Cookes - Recipe

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I think we have found the perfect recipes for chocolate chip cookie, these are so soft and taste amazing. and you can also store dough for another day which we have done. 
This recipe is a simple on and the dough is so easy to make, Lilly managed to pretty much do these with minimal help. The recipe can make up to 30 cookies and bake in just 8-10 minutes.

Recipe:
225g    Plain Flour 150g    Baking Butter, softened (Marge) 80g      Light Brown Sugar 80g      Granulated Sugar 200g    Chocolate Chips 1          Large Egg 2tsp     Vanilla Extract 1/2tps  Bicarbonate of Soda 1/4tsp  Salt
Method: 
1. Preheat the oven to 190oC/Gas mark 5 and line trays with baking paper. 2. Cream together the butter and sugar, then add 1 large egg and the vanilla extract. 3. Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and the salt and add to the wet mix. 4. Add the chocolate chips and mix well. 5. Use a tablespoon to sccop the dough onto your prepared tray and leave space between. 6. Bake for about 8-10 minu…

Pirate Day 2019 - Our World Recore Attempt

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On the 14th of July this year, me and Lilly took part in a World record attempt in our local town. Every year our town celebrates pirate day since getting a World record for the largest gathering of pirates, a huge ammount of 14,231 people dressed as pirates. 
This year our town tried to create the worlds biggest human image of a boat, a pirate ship in our case, sadly our attempt was not successful due to there being a last minuite tide change which meant there was not enough room for everyone.

Even though we didn't get a second World record for our town we still enjoyed the day with family. My Dad made this wonderful boat around his mobility chair which so many people enjoyed. We had sword fights with each other whiilst waiting too. It is very bizzare to see so many people dressed up though and the experience is surreal.

There was lots more than just the attemt happening, there was live music or dancing on a stage at one end of town along with some pirate themed stalls, face pai…

Meet Oreo - Our new Kitten

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We're either mad or just becoming crazy cat people but we have another kitten! Meet Oreo, our little 8 week old addition to the family. 
It has been a crazy few days since we have got him adn we're still a little unsure of what Jack thinks yet. They have sniffed at each other, had a fews growls and a couple of swipes but all in all they seem ok.
I think this will be the last kitten that we get whilst we have other cats, but are very excited about how both Jack and Oreo grow up together. 
Please read my other post about getting Jack, its has details of what you should be aware of before getting a kitten/cat.
Link Getting a Kitten

Create Your Own Trunki - Trunki Customiser - Review (Gifted)

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We have beeen very lucky to have been able to create and design a Trunki for Lilly via the Trunki customiser.  Fom the main case itself to the hub caps, there are 10 different aspects which you can customise on the Trunki case which leads to over 1 billion possible combinations that you and your child can create.
Lils started the process of designing her own Trunki and went through a few designs before settling with a purple and blue design, whilst you make changes the pictures changes to so you can see how it will look once it is made. These retail at £44.99 and acan take up to 10 days to be created.
Once your order is placed you will get a confirmation email with a link to be able to see how the Truni will look when it arrives.

We got an email and text the day before delivery and when it arrived the packaging dissapoint, the box itself can be created into a Trunki house including a doormat. 
Once out of the box Lilly couldn't wait to pack it up and take it out for a spin. We pa…

Simple Sausage Pasta - Recipe

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We have recently discovered sausage pasta, a handy and quick meal which be me and Lilly love. The base recipe was found on BBC Good foods but I have customised it a little to suit us as a family,I hope you enjoy if you make it.
This will serve 2-3 people
You Will Need:
- 4-6 sausages, cut into chunky pieces - 400g Tin of chopped tomatoes - 300g of Short pasta (fusilli or farfalle) - 1 Large onion, chopped - 1 Courgette, sliced - 2 Garlic cloves, crushed or grated - 2 Medium closed cup mushrooms (I cut small to make it a hidden vegetable) - 1/4 tsp chilli powder, mild - 1/2 tps Oregano - 1/2 tps Garlic powder  - Pinch of Salt
Method: Start to brown off you sausage pieces in a large frying pan with a little oil.Cook the pasta how the packaging saysOnce they have started to brown nicely, add the onions, courgette, garlic and mushrooms and soften.Add the tin of chopped tomatoes and stir in well, then add the herbs and spices and mix wellSimmer for around 5 minuites until all is cooked thr…

Rare Breeds Cantre - Family Day Out

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We recently took a trip to the Rare Breeds Centre in Kent, which is a 100 acre farm with so much to do, from pig racing to animal encounters there is something to keep the children entertained all day. 
We arrived around 10am and were instantly greeted with the sight of animals, near the car park were a couple of fields with some sheep in and at the entrance to the farm there were a couple of goats. Firstly we took a look into Creepy Crawly World, a room full of insects and reptiles, from trantulas to snakes to lizards, Lil's loved looking at them all but was glad that they were behind glass.
We then decided to go to the petting area first which Lils absoloutly love, there were bunny rabbits, guinea pigs and a goat out for the children to say hello to, there are also a few animals in pens around the edge including pigs, more goats, a horse and a donkey.

We then joined queue for the tractor/trailor ride, the ride itself takes around 15-20 minutes so be prepared to wait a little bi…

Free Printable Summer Worksheet + Competition | Education.com

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I can't believe we are almost into the summer holidays in the UK already, to keep on top of you childs education through the summer, why not try some worksheets, check out there website for some fantastic summer themed sheets for both maths and English. I have one myself to share for you all. 




Waterslide Division Sheet
Stay cool with some division practice from Education.com! This waterslide themed worksheet is just one of many fun maths resourcesyou can check out.

Sadly as I went to print the sheet my printer stopped working so we have worked on the sheet on the computer. We will be printing when we get a new printer!


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