• Family Stories

    Wholegrain challenge is over but the journey continues

    On the 21st of January I started the Wholegrain challenge initiated by Wholegrain Goodness and promoted by Mumsnet. 50 other bloggers took part in this challenge too. Not sure how they find the challenge but for my family was pretty easy.As I was writing at the beginning of this challenge us as a family try to eat Wholegrain most of the time. Here are my tips for eating more Wholegrain: – if you buy bread replace your white bread with brown;– if you bake yours use Wholegrain flour rather than white;– replace the sugary cereals with porridge;– buy brown rice Instead of white – it takes longer to boil but…

  • Reviews

    McVitie’s Breakfast Biscuits Review

    There’s a new breakfast biscuit in town! This time from my favourite British brand McVitie’s! I’m already loving their digestives so was quite keen to try the breakfast biscuits as well! I’m sure you already heard about them one or the other – adverts on the TV or online. For me breakfast always meant tea and toast with some cheese or jam on top. This is what I used to have as a child back in Romania. When I moved to England though my husband introduce me to new types of breakfast – cereals and porridge. Have to say that if I can choose I will always pick porridge. Love…

  • Reviews

    Wholegrain Goodness Challenge

    I’m happy to let you all know that I’m taking part in the “Wholegrain Goodness Challenge” hosted by Mumsnet. Here is what the team at Wholegrain Goodness have to say about this challenge:”Most of us know it’s important to eat at least five portions of fruit and veg every day, but what many of us don’t know is that we should be eating more wholegrain to keep us healthy too. Nutritionists around the world encourage eating at least three servings of wholegrain a day. But despite the nutritional benefits, national surveys show that 95% of UK adults fail to reach three servings a day. In fact, on average, most of us…

  • Reviews

    We Bought a Zoo (2011)

    “We Bought A Zoo” will be released to the public in UK and Ireland on 16th of March. Thanks to Twenty Century Fox and  Mumsnet i was one of the lucky ladies invited to watch the preview of the movie. I have to say that my hubby was quite jealous because he is the absolute movie fan in our house. But as i really loved this movie it will be a bought and watched on our Blue ray as soon as it is released. You can watch the official trailer below: The story line “We bought a Zoo“(based on a true story) – Grieving widower Benjanim Mee (Matt Damon) quits his job as a…