childrens fashion · family · fashion

Spring clothing picks for boys

Choosing clothes for boys is so tough, there’s not the choice available that there is for girls at reasonable prices .My sons not sporty and doesn’t want to wear tracksuits, trainers football tops ect. He’s also very confident off the style he wants to wear, here’s some if our spring picks

We’re off to keep searching for unique clothing.

If anyone can’t point me in the direction of boys clothing especially colourfully, please comment below.

Sophie

X

family · Homeschool

A winter weekend

I suffer with very bad anxiety and phobias and struggle to go places that are busy with people. I get anxious about the thought of germs and feel more anxious inside in busy places.

We are lucky where we live that we don’t get very extreme weather and are still able to go out to explore.

I find being outside in the fresh air helps my anxiety and provides a good distraction as well as exercise.

My son loves being outside ( not as much as gaming) but he loves to explore. For Christmas he received a metal detector this weekend was spent looking for treasure to his sadness we didn’t find any. We can’t wait to take it to the beach once spring arrives and we head to our holiday lodge.

There’s so great local parks to explore local to us we are very lucky.

Here’s some pictures from our walk

The rest of the weekend has been spent baking banana bread and making soup.

Ready for the week back to work and homeschool activities.

Food

Beetroot chocolate cake 

I have a really picky eater. He will he lots of what he likes but struggles with textures. 

I often cook and hide hidden fruit and veg in food I know he likes. 

We recently made this cake together and it went down a treat 

250g beetroot 

200g plain flour

200g unsalted butter*, melted

100g dark brown sugar

3 large eggs

3 tbsp  good quality  cocoa powder

2tsp baking powder

1tsp vanilla extract

Icing sugar for dusting

:boil the beetroot until soft then blend with a hand blender and set aside to cool. 

Pre heat the oven to 180°C/Gas Mark 4. Grease and line a 23cm loose bottomed tin. 

Blend the butter and sugar together till they  are in a creamy texture, add the rest of the ingredients including the beetroot and mix till the mixture is well mixed and smooth consitancy 

Pour the mixture into the cake tin

Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. The surface of the cake may have cracked a little. Allow the cake to cool for a few minutes in the tin before removing to a cooling rack.

You can also change this in to beetroot chocolate marble cake by separating the mixtures before adding the beetroot andchocolate  powder to one half of the mixture. 

Here’s a picture of ours. This was his 1st attempt at a cake him self ( with a little help from mum) 

family

Our new holiday home 

we picked the keys up to our holiday home a couple of days ago and went to get everything set up. The weather was nice but not warm. After setting up all the inside we went off to explore. 

The sites amazing and the facilities are out of this world. 

We spent the afternoon walking thecwoodland trail and playing mini golf. 

I went to put the rubbish in the bin stretched up and my pants fell down yep big mum fail and red face. Luckily I had a jules rain coat on and quick thinking little boy with me who jumped in front of me. I spent the rest of the day with my pants saftey pinned to my tshirt. Think I’ve lists to much weight when my size 6 pants fall off. Note to sell must eat more and stop being so anxious.