Weekly photo challenge: monument

This was the monument to Golden Easter eggs at the conclusion of an Easter egg trail at Mottisfont Abbey.It took us 2 hours of searching for clues and attempting to shift an immovable¬†2 year old at times. Oh the joys of parenthood with a toddler who will not go in the pushchair but does not… Continue reading Weekly photo challenge: monument

Easter Egg French Toast

My son had way too much chocolate for Easter and we are now exploring other ways to rid this house of the load! Breakfast treat today was chocolate eggy bread which involved some egg bashing first thing. We honestly have very boring breakfasts involving porridge most of the time so this really was a treat.… Continue reading Easter Egg French Toast

Easter Tea

The day should have run as leisurely breakfast with boiled egg, church, relaxed lunch , scoffing of chocolate eggs, walk by the sea and tea. Everyone happy and full of Easter joy! The day ran sobbing baby, passed out baby, screaming baby all trapped in house, duty doctor at hospital and then miraculously happy baby… Continue reading Easter Tea

Easter cooking with Nanny

Home for Easter and every child most definitely wants to make chocolate nests with eggs and every parent wants to eat them! There was definitely no fuss made to go for a walk to buy chocolate in freezing temperatures despite a coveted power rangers comic sitting waiting to be read. They went Into the kitchen… Continue reading Easter cooking with Nanny

Our Family’s First Egg Tree

We made a few crafty eggs at the weekend ( see post) and finally got around to making our first tree. There must have been a rush on pussy willow as 2nd day of searching and several florists in ,we finally secured some stems. I had a friend for a farewell lunch as she returns… Continue reading Our Family’s First Egg Tree

Egg craft for Easter

With Easter just in sight and atrocious weather today, Saturday ( 21degrees this time last year, heavy snow today; is it any wonder us Brits talk so much about the weather!), an afternoon of making eggs for an Easter Tree was called for. Easter egg trees sprung originally from Germany but have just started to… Continue reading Egg craft for Easter