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My favourite spices

I’ve been having a declutter in the kitchen, inspired by fellow Oxford blogger Natasha from Candy Pop. Read more…

Changing your diet to combat tiredness

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Just a quick post from me today – mainly because I’m pooped. Read more…

Review: Chariots & Cherry Pie diner near Oxford

Boys Just up the A420 from us is the relatively newly opened Chariots & Cherry Pie American diner. Read more…

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Birthday gifts for a 6 year old boy

Tomorrow our little champion turns six and man is he excited.

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Review: The Fishes, Oxford

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We headed to The Fishes , an old favourite just outside Oxford in North Hinksey at the weekend to celebrate my dad’s birthday.

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Review: Cholsey & Wallingford Railway

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Yesterday, with a little help from our friends, we discovered a local gem right on our doorstep.

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Recipe: Salmon Ramen

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Review: The Nags Head, Abingdon

This is a really belated review from a series of birthday lunches in April – the first and second both being at The Nags Head in Abingdon, because the first was so good, we went back!

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Are midnight feasts no longer PC?

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So last night, midway through half term, I offered my six year old son a little treat.

A      -    mightnight     –      feast.  But I hear they may no longer be PC – Parentally Correct?!

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Does any mother want to work?

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I read a really enticing article by Helena Frith Powell in the Femail section of The Daily Mail recently; yes The Daily Mail – as a working woman in my 30′s, I’m their prime target reader – and as a working woman, the headline grabbed me – ‘Whisper it…but NO mother wants to work’.

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