7 activities for summer holiday fun!

7 activities for summer holiday fun!

If you're looking for things to do with the kids this summer, check out our top picks of activities to keep children of all ages entertained for hours on end, with just a few common household items. We've been scouring the internet and found some fab yet simple ideas, to fill any rainy days - which let's face it are going to be a likely occurrence given the unpredictable British weather! 1) Foam Dough This super straightforward recipe from Mom Trusted has just two ingredients - corn flour and shaving foam, making it very quick and easy to make, so if you find yourself running low on playdough and fancy trying something a little different, this is the activity for you.

The trend for Celebrity Diets

At this time of year, we’re all trying to get beach body ready so we can feel proud strutting around the pool this summer – but what’s the right way to get fit and lose weight? We keep hearing about the latest celebrity diet fads and it’s hard to keep up with the ins and outs of each one. We’ve taken a look at some of the diets the stars trying at the moment… Beyonce – The 22 Days Vegan diet   You may remember that Beyonce hit the headlines last year for taking part in this diet, where you go completely vegan for 22 days.

Avoiding food poisoning when on holiday

Avoiding food poisoning when on holiday

No matter how much we love our holidays abroad, there is always an underlying concern about the ‘Brit abroad’ tummy that can occur when we’re in another country. Different ways of sterilising water, food preparation techniques and being out and about all day can all lead to an upset tummy which can put a dampener on your holiday.

Wimbledon inspired Eton Mess Madeira Cake - Recipe of the Month

Wimbledon inspired Eton Mess Madeira Cake - Recipe of the Month

Did you know - 28,000 kilograms of strawberries are consumed at Wimbledon? Along with 7,000 litres of cream, and this is all washed down with 28,000 bottles of champagne! Strawberries and cream are obviously synonymous with Wimbledon, so we've taken this as inspiration for our summery recipe of the month - 'Eton Mess Madeira Cake' - the perfect treat to watch the tennis with - perhaps accompanied by a glass of fizz!. Recipe: 175g butter 175g caster sugar 3 eggs, beaten 210g self-raising flour 40g ground almonds Zest of 1 lemon Filling: 200g strawberries 250ml double/ whipping cream 30g meringues, crushed Optional: Champagne or Prosecco! Method: 1.