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Back To School {Local Lunchbox Challenge with Tesco}

I got my first set of homework from school this week. Backing books! Eurghhh! Not my favourite past-time I must admit! The other chore that I don’t relish as a mum, is making up packed lunches every night. It’s so easy to get stuck in a rut and just send the same old same old, day after day. So when Tesco asked if I would like to partake in their Local Lunchbox Challenge, I was keen to see if they had any new ideas. The sent me a hamper full of quality local ingredients, and some recipe ideas. Below you can find the recipes, what I thought, and my top tips!

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Things I’ve been loving lately! {Mayka, Monday and Making Memories}

It’s official! The summer holidays are over. It’s time to pull up my socks and get ready for another term of early starts, homework and woolly hats! This summer has been manic and memorable, but I am glad to be packing away the tent and embracing some different hobbies. It can be hard to keep everyone entertained in the colder months. So here are some of the things we have been enjoying lately, that are perfect for those rapidly shortening evenings.

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Family Holiday Summer 2018 {Portrush and Portstewart}

This summer is absolutely galloping along. I can’t believe there are only two weeks left of the school holidays! We have now returned from our final camping trip of the season where we headed back to Carrick Dhu Campsite. I really like it there. Great location and spotless facilities.

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Family Camping Essentials {That you hadn’t thought of!}

Having successfully returned from another camping trip, I thought I would share my suggestions for family camping essentials. I’m not talking about the obvious things like tents and sleeping bags. I hope to give you some ideas for those more obscure items you may not have considered. These are things that I have found invaluable, and made my camping expeditions more enjoyable experiences.

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Summer Loves So Far

Benone Beach

The Great Northern Irish Summer has arrived, and with it the expectation of long lazy days of fun. Days where the kids don’t argue, the sun shines brightly, and everyone is just happier. Of course, it isn’t always like that. The kids do still argue, as they are under each other’s feet all day. It rains, usually on your day off. And the bills still need paid, you still have to go to work, and the washing doesn’t miraculously start to do itself!

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