Seeing the UK’s Largest Pumpkin!

Dear Mummy, Halloween is fast approaching and we took the opportunity to celebrate the harvest and visitΒ The Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Royal Victoria Country Park, in Southampton. This seasonal extravaganza was hosted by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, and in its 19th year people brought their biggest and best pumpkins and supersize vegetables to be judged. … More Seeing the UK’s Largest Pumpkin!

Halloween Beef Stew – BritMums #HealthyRedMeat Challenge

Dear mummy, finding healthy recipes that children love but are also quick, easy and affordable is the holy grail of parenting. One of the healthiest, tastiest and most versatile ingredients is lean red meat, and experts recommend including it in children’s diet from weaning onwards. It provides a range of important nutrients that are often … More Halloween Beef Stew – BritMums #HealthyRedMeat Challenge

Children of the Corn

Dear mummy, on a beautiful sunny Autumn day we headed to Netley, Southampton in Hampshire, to pick some pumpkins for Halloween – but came away with a lot more than that! Pickwells had been recommended by a family friend and we visited on a quiet Monday morning during term time. It was great for a … More Children of the Corn