Daily Archives: October 15, 2013

Why not have a BBQ for Halloween or Bonfire Night

I know what we will be doing this Bonfire night.  We will be spending it with family as they put on their own annual fireworks show.  It is something we look forward to every year and it would be the perfect time to have a winter BBQ and the people at Country Valley Foods have some brilliant  meat hampers at the moment. There is nothing better than some lovely warm food whilst watching fireworks and it makes for a great evening for everyone.  I particularly like the Meat Hampers from Country Valley and think they are really great value.  Even better for me they are a local company and have sites not far from […]

Stoptober – there is still time to stop

My mum was a smoker.  She died suddenly on Christmas Eve in 2010 from nonsymptomatic pneumonia which was ultimately down to her smoking. I used to smoke.  I stopped the moment I found out I was pregnant with Maxi and I only have ever smoked 1 cigarette in over 9 years from the moment that I found out I was expecting. However, both my mother in law and father in law smoke. I NEVER WANT MY CHILDREN TO SMOKE.  But whilst they are young I do not want them exposed to other peoples second hand smoke.  Secondhand smoke is made up of a mixture of gases and particles and contains over 4,500 chemicals […]