Preparing Your Winter Garden For The Spring

Every year I plan to make a super early start on our garden so it's full of blooms come spring, but I'm always a little late to the planting party! This year though I'm keen to stick to my plan and have blooms in my garden come Easter! 

Wooden handled blue spade in a flowerbed with small plants in the background

We've put a lot of work into our garden over the years, with a new lawn, decking and patio but it needs a spruce up, a little bit of garden clearance and some TLC. I hoping an earlier start will mean we'll reap the benefits and enjoy our garden for longer this year.

Do you want to make an early start too? Maybe you want your garden to be a little more prosecco and barbecues and a little less weeding! Well, here's a couple of things to do to make your winter garden ready for spring! Oh and I should add that most of these tips come via Granny and are the things she tells/nags me to do each year! 

Weed and cutback!

Make a start by clearing the flowerbeds, pots and lawn of any weeds or dead plants. You can also cutback plants but always check beforehand if it's the right time of year to do it. Some plants will thrive from a winter trim but others will suffer. Not sure what's weeds or plants, what to cutback or not? Consider hiring local gardeners to tame the garden and help give you a fresh start.

Set seeds and plant bulbs!

Bulbs should really be planted well before January but according to the great garden king, and one of Granny's favourites, Monty Don you can still give them a try. Tulips and daffodils will flower first time around but crocus' might not. For seeds you'll need to set them in a greenhouse or inside to protect them from the cold weather. Sweet peas are a great colourful addition to your spring garden and will last through to the summer.

Clean and spruce!

It'll probably be too cold to do things like paint fences or oil decking but you can give the garden a good sweep and get rid of any rubbish or leaves. Pressure washing the patio will also help in reducing the winter grime and making it a much easier job when spring arrives. Don't worry if you haven't got a fancy pressure washer! A few buckets of hot soapy water and a garden sweeping brush will do the job! That said, it can get super messy so if you don't fancy getting grubby enlist a local gardener or handyman who offers gardening services instead.

Now, where are those gardening gloves.........

Mummy Snowy Owl

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3 Little Tips For Buying A New Mattress!

A bad night's sleep can ruin a day. Whether you're employed, a stay at home parent or a mix of both, having a bad night's sleep can leave you not able to function properly and a bit grumpy!

A bad night's sleep can happen for a number of reasons. Newborn babies, well any children for that matter, can play their part, as can noisy neighbours or the snoring of your other half. For many of us though, and myself included, it's simply because you can't get comfortable, but what's the reason?

If you can't comfy the chances are it's time to think about buying a new mattress

Mattresses though aren't something you regularly buy and might even forget about when it's covered in bedding, but it's an item you will use every single day!

Careful consideration should be given to the type of mattress you want. 

First you'll need to check the size! 

Obvious as it may sound, if you've bought your bed from a well known Swedish store you may have a European size mattress and not a UK one. If you're not good with knowing the difference between inches or centimeters it's also a good idea to check your sizes. I know of someone who couldn't understand why the mattress was too small when they confused the sizing and got a single mattress for a double bed!

Next, is the decision making!

Springs or no springs? Breathable cotton filling or cosy wool? Memory or gel foam? These mattress choices will mostly come down to your comfort and what you want. If you get hot and bothered in the night you'll want a breathable mattress. If you want to toss and turn less then you might want to try a memory foam. The best thing to do though is to visit a showroom and give them a try. Lay down, roll over, sit on the edge, give them a bounce and see what works best for you.

Lastly, and from the budget me, check your pricing!

According to Archers Sleep Centre, good quality mattresses vary in price and can start at a value £400 and up to a luxury £2000.  The more you want from your mattress, the more expensive it will be but it also needs to be within your budget, so start with your essentials and then see if your budget will allow you to go a little further and give you something more. Negotiate a discount if you feel confident enough or keep an eye out for sales!

With insomnia testing me right now I'd pay a million for a goodnight's sleep!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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19 Books For 2019!

I love books and when I was younger I was a keen reader but as I've got older I've found that I barely read. Distracted by the TV or busy scrolling social media I rarely pick up a book, but do you know what I buy a lot of or ask for every birthday or Christmas?


Lots of books laid open with their pages showing

Yes, I realise how ridiculous this is!

So, I've made a vow to read 19 books for 2019!! I've seen some people do a 52 books for the year challenge, one for each week, but I need to be realistic so let's go with the 19!

The books I read are a huge mix and some are probably a little random! I read so many different books from autobiographies to thrillers, classics to self help.

This is my list so far..........

  1. Mumboss by Vicki Psarias
  2. The Life of Rylan by Rylan Clark-Neal
  3. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  4. Walt Disney : An American Original by Bob Thomas
  5. This is Going to Hurt : Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay
  6. Part-Time Working Mummy : A Patchwork Life by Rachaele Hambleton 
  7. Mary Poppins - The Complete Collection by P.L. Travers
  8. Walt Disney : The Biography by Neal Gabler
  9. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  10. Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling 
  11. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling 
  12. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling 
  13. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling 
  14. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  15. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling 
  16. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling 
  17. The Mickey Mouse Museum : The Story of an Icon 
  18. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
  19. A Royal Duty by Paul Burrell
That's my 19!! I have all of these books already so they'll be no expense. Some have been gifts and some are on loan. I've had a couple on loan for longer than I'd like to admit. I'm a pretty rubbish book borrower! 

If by some sort of miracle I read all of these books during 2019, I'll challenge myself to do another 19! I'll be reviewing each book as I go, like I used to with Joseph's favourite books, so check back for those!

Do you fancy joining me by reading 19 books for 2019? What's on your reading list for this year? Let me know in the comments! 

Mummy Snowy Owl

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5 Tips To Help You Prepare For Winter Storms

Believe it or not we're currently half way through winter! If last year is anything to go by though the end of February and the arrival of March will bring cold, snow and a winter that rolls into spring.

Little boy wearing a dressing gown looking out of the window to a snowy street

With a fresh storm already being predicted, it's time to consider a little preparation! Here's 5 tips to make sure you're ready!

1. Stock Up!

An extra loaf of bread in the freezer, a couple more tins in the cupboard, deicer for the car and salt for the driveway or pavement will set you up well. An extra couple of pints of milk is also a good idea and can be frozen and used when you need it. Just make sure there's space at the top of the bottle so the milk has room to expand. Alternatively by some UHT! 

2. Let There Be Light!

Although rare in suburban areas, power cuts are always possible. Some rural areas were without power for a number of days last year! Having backup lighting so you can at least move around safely is a good idea, so stock up on LED candles, torches and maybe even a couple of camping lights.

3. Drive Safely!

If you need to go out in your car make sure you carry deicer, salt or grit, bottles of water, snacks and a torch. I know some people that also add blankets and a shovel just in case they are caught out by a fresh flurry of snow.

4. Snow Day Rules!

Will bad weather mean your child's school will close? Will you be able to take time off work so you can stay at home with them or will they need to be bundled up and sent over to the grandparents or friends. If you don't have school age children you should still check your snow day rules with your employer. If you get snowed in will they allow you to take the day as annual leave? Or will it be unpaid? Either way your safety when venturing out should always come before school or work!

5. Keep Warm!

Most of all, and especially if you want to be warm, make sure you've got plenty of cosy blankets and that your central heating is all in working order. Whether it be electric heaters or gas central heating you need to be sure that everything is going to keep you warm. Unfortunately, I've experienced the expense and mess of having to search for cheap boilers and arrange a Gas Engineer! Right before my 30th birthday the pre-parent us had saved up to get a last minute holiday to celebrate, but little did we know our boiler was chuckling away to itself and soon broke down! 

Hopefully any fresh storms or beasts from wherever will be a little tamer than before but the Snowy Owl in me thinks there's nothing wrong with being prepared!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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3 Sleep & Productivity Tips For Busy Mothers

Being productive and getting a good sleep can be a challenge when you’re running a tight ship. While you may have the perfect plan in place and try to schedule everything to get the hours of sleep you need, you never know when an emergency can pop up and throw a wrench in your plans. 

There are some things that you can do as a mother to help you improve your sleep quality and be more productive too!

Baby asleep on mother's chest

Here are three sleep and productivity tips for busy mums! 

Get Some Help

Everybody has to pull their load and you shouldn’t feel guilty about getting your children and partner more involved in daily tasks. Parent guilt is very real and many mothers may feel that spending time on themselves and not their children makes them bad parents but when it comes to sleep, it should never been seen as a luxury! Its a need!

If you’re the sole caregiver of the family, quality of sleep will affect your performance at work, which could have more consequences. So, ask people in your family to pull their load and if you have a partner make sure that both of you take care of parenting duties.

Think About Getting A New Mattress

At the end of the day your mattress will have a direct effect on the quality of your sleep. A mattress that is too hard won’t provide you with the proper level of comfort and you’ll end up tossing and turning all night, which will leave you tired in the morning. On the other hand, a mattress that is too soft will not give you the support you need and might leave you with aches and pains in the morning.

The best mattress should provide a happy medium between comfort and support and should align your spine correctly, as advised by The Mattress Nerd. The perfect mattress should also regulate heat retention and will mitigate this through proper materials and ventilation. By any means, make sure that you steer away from cheap foam mattresses and if your mattress is around seven to ten years old, it’s probably time that you switch to a new one.

Follow Your Baby’s Sleep Schedule

While it can be difficult to sleep during your baby’s nap-time if you have to work, there are some things that you can change if you want to synchronize your baby’s sleep schedule with yours. Do you put your baby to sleep much earlier than you do yourself? Do you take the extra time to do some chores around the house or work on various tasks? Or do you get up early in the morning when your baby is still sleeping? 

While having some time for yourself is important, so is your sleep. So instead of using the baby’s sleeping time to relax or get some work done, it would be wiser to follow the same sleep schedule.

Making these few lifestyle changes will allow you to have better sleep and be much more productive. Most of all make sure that you put the quality of your sleep first if you want to be a happier and better parent.

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Popcorn Shed

National Popcorn Day is approaching and we're big fans of popcorn! 

We regularly have a family movie night and popcorn is always one of the treats we have. Daddy and Joseph like sweet and salted, but I prefer the toffee kind so we often have a variety.

When I heard about all the different flavours that Popcorn Shed had created we were all keen to give them a try and there was definitely lots of ooooooosss when the gifted box of popcorn arrived!

Part of the Popcorn Shed range with snack bags and boxes of popcorn

We've been lucky to try the Salted Caramel, Pecan Pie, Butterly Nuts, Pop 'n' Choc, Say Cheese, Sweet Cheesus and Berrylicious. Packaged in shed type boxes, as well as snack bags, the Popcorn Shed flavours are super tasty and unique. 

Snack bags of popcorn

Joseph's favourite was the Pop 'n' Choc, chocolate coated popcorn. Mine and Daddy's was definitely the Salted Caramel, so much so that I got creative and made us some yummy popcorn bites!!

Box of Salt Caramel popcorn

Want to try them too? You'll need.............
  • Popcorn Shed Salted Caramel Popcorn
  • Marshmallows
  • White chocolate
  • Milk chocolate
  • Golden syrup
  • Saucepan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Jug or microwaveable bowl
  • Tablespoon
  • Large spoon
  • Baking tray or plate
  • Greaseproof paper
Some of the ingredients and utensils listed

Start by lining the tray or plate with greaseproof paper. Then place two handfuls of marshmallows and a tablespoon of golden syrup into the pan and melt on a low heat, stirring often.

Marshmallows and golden syrup in a pan

Melted marshmallows and syrup

Pour the popcorn into the bowl and add the melted mixture.

Salt Caramel popcorn in a metal bowl

Melted mixture being added to popcorn

Stir immediately and until the mixture starts to bind. 

Melted mixture being stirred into popcorn

Once it's sticking together use your hands to make the mixture into balls and layout onto the tray or plate.

Snack balls of popcorn

Place in the fridge to set for 5 to 10 minutes. Then in either a microwave or over a pan of water melt the chocolate. 

Chocolate being melted in a glass jug over a pan of water

Dip the popcorn balls into the chocolate and lay back out on the tray or plate.

Two rows of popcorn balls, one dipped in white chocolate and another in milk chocolate

Place back in the fridge to cool. Your yummy Popcorn Shed snack balls will be ready to eat in around 20 minutes!

Popcorn snack ball on a plate, along with a napkin and surrounded by snack bags of popcorn

Popcorn Shed's range is available for leading supermarkets and online here

Mummy Snowy Owl

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January Giveaway!

January's giveaway is here and this time its a selection of Deep Freeze goodies.

Designed for muscle and joint pain, sprains and strains, Deep Freeze provides pain relief combined with cold therapy.

Flatlay of Deep Freeze bundle

As it's drug free it is ideal for those looking for a more natural approach to healthcare, those with allergies or pregnant (always check with your midwife prior to use).

Deep Freeze comes in various forms including patches, gel and a new roll on gel.  Its fast acting and can last up to 12 hours.

I've used it on bad Fibromyalgia days and it's helped relax my muscles and ease the pain.

So, if you're pregnant, suffering from chronic pain or just gone hard at the gym this month's giveaway is for you.

As it's January simply tell me if you have any New Year's resolutions to enter!

Good luck! 

Mummy Snowy Owl

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There's Nothing Wrong With A New Year's Resolution

So, it's a brand new year and lots of people see this time as a chance for change. Whether it be to eat healthier, exercise regularly, read more or spend less, it can be the fresh start that many of us want or need.

Flatlay showing a Mary Poppins diary, a January calendar, a book marked dream big, a pen and two small cards with one saying This Week and the other January

Over the last few years though the attitude towards resolutions has turned and has become a bit of a negative one. Last year I witnessed debates, practically arguments about whether New Year's resolutions were worth the effort or commitment, with the people who had made them often left feeling embarrassed that they have shared their aims. 

I made a post on my Facebook page at the time in support of those that had made resolutions and acknowledging that they aren't for everyone but if they work for you then go for it! 

You don't have to make New Year's resolution but if you have then good for you. Don't be embarrassed. If you're made to feel that way it's more of a reflection on the other person than you. Maybe they don't have the commitment for resolutions. Maybe they're happy as they are. Maybe resolutions just aren't for them. 

In the past I've felt the same but then I've thought back to my younger days. I was 19 years old, out of college and working as an agency temp at our local university. A university I'd previous hoped to attend but couldn't because of a lack of financial support. I couldn't drive and my lessons were a bit of a shambles. I couldn't find a job in my dream field or just a permanent job for that matter, in fact the job I had was only part-time.

On my first day back after Christmas I'd stood at the bus stop in the freezing cold and then drudged through the snow around the university campus to the office. When I got there I discovered the heating wasn't working in the Reception, which was more of a conservatory, and we were dependent on a small electric heater to keep warm but it kept cutting out. The tiled floor was like an ice rink but I was asked to change into my high heels as normal and told I couldn't keep my coat on to keep warm as it would 'look bad' if anyone came in. 

It took a couple of hours but I soon found myself with my head in my hands saying 'what the f**k are you doing with your life'. It would probably be much quicker now I'm an old 30 something! A colleague in her late 20's, who to me at 19 seemed so much older and a proper grownup, pulled me into the kitchen, sat me against a radiator, shoved a cup of tea in my hand and attempted to hug heat into me.  

She asked me what was wrong and I explained that I felt a million miles away from anything that I wanted to achieve. My friends were having a ball at uni or travelling and I couldn't even get a full-time job, not even a temp one and this was well before social media and FOMO! Imagine how I'd feel now!

First off she told me to not compare myself to others. Everyone's paths were different. Yes, I hadn't gone to university but I had a job, even if was only a temporary part-time one. I also had a steady boyfriend and would possibly settle down sooner, which turned out to be right! She also told me to make some New Year's resolutions but the younger, freezing me, rolled her eyes. So she reasoned with me and told me to call them goals instead. Write them down, put them in the back of a book or behind a photo frame and I did.

Out of 5 goals I achieved 4. I passed my driving test, bought a car, got a full-time job and had started to build on my savings. Yes, that full-time job was still a temp one but it was full-time. My Dad had also helped with buying the car but I put towards it and paid for the insurance. I'd put out what I wanted to achieve and by the end of the year, whether it be fate, the universe or my hard work, I'd nailed 4 out of the 5.

I regularly set new goals and when I do I achieve them. Not all but at least some. Last year I achieved one of my main ones when I left my office job to go self employed, which then lead to another and being able to do the school run everyday and not having to pay for childcare. Result!

Setting resolutions or goals for the New Year might be just what you need to get you what you want. It might just set you on the path to amazing things and if it does it doesn't really matter what your cousin twice removed says on Facebook or what Barbara a couple of desks down thinks. 

Now write down your resolutions and go and get 2019!!!

Mummy Snowy Owl
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Goodbye December...........and 2018!!!

Wow! December, Christmas and New Year have been and gone! Whisked by in a blink of an eye! So, it's time to say goodbye to December.

Just like everyone else December was a busy month for us but following the very busy, and somewhat stressful, October and November I just about managed to stay on top of things. Steadily getting organised and prepping for Christmas since the summer definitely paid off, especially when it came to the cost!

With family parties, time with friends and the all in important visit to Santa, we found ourselves with something to do every weekend.

Little boy dressed in winter clothes next to a sign post pointing to the North Pole

Our Christmas was a quiet one. It was peaceful, restful and just the three of us. We loved our time together and it was great to go at our own pace. We made lots of happy memories, including our first family trip to the Panto! Joseph and I went with his nursery last year but this was our first time going as a family and it was ace.

Family photo of a Mum, Dad and little boy

Just like Christmas, our New Year was a quiet one too. We had a cup of tea, watched a movie and peeked out at the neighbours fireworks as the year came to an end. 

I keep saying that not a lot happened in 2018 but looking back I realise now that so much has! 

We were incredibly lucky to pay another visit to Disneyland Paris, especially as this will be the last one for quite a while now we have to stick to school holidays! We usually go in January as it's the cheapest time to go, were as school holidays certainly aren't! 

Mummy, Daddy and little boy with the Disneyland Paris castle in the background

We had work done to our house, which took a longer than expected and we realised we'd possibly gone a bit mad when we had the windows replaced during winter, just a week or two before the snow came!

We enjoyed time away in Derbyshire and the Lake District thanks to our old but trusty caravan! We took Joseph to see Beatrix Potter's house and I had a special little moment with our boy in my idols former home. 

Mummy sitting in a window seat showing looking at Beatrix Potter books with a little boy as the sun shines brightly through the window

Speaking of our boy, Joseph turned the big 4 and started school. Those that follow me on Instagram will know I was an emotional wreck. I didn't just cry, I sobbed. 

Little boy dressed in a school uniform holding up a sign that says first day of school

Another day of tears came when I left my long term office job but leaving was all for the right reasons though. I made the break for various reasons but mostly to give the whole self employed, blogging for a living thing a try and to also have more time with Joseph. Doing the school run and not have to worry about childcare has been a huge weight off my mind, most importantly though it's meant we still have plenty of time together. I'd been at my old job for nearly 13 years and the amazing people I worked with are definitely what I miss most about the place. Their friendship and support has meant so much to me.

2018 has made me really consider what I want for my family and I, what makes us happy and what we want for our future.

So come on 2019 lets see what you've got!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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What To Do With Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Christmas has gone and we've rolled into a brand new year. Maybe you're back at work, maybe you've taken your tree down or maybe your still plodding along in a festive bubble! Either way it's time to start getting things back to normal.

Put away decorations, eat the last of the chocolates and tidy away presents, but what if you've got some unwanted gifts? Items that aren't to your taste, are the wrong size or something you have already?

Christmas gifts wrapped and buy the tree

Here's five things to do with unwanted Christmas gifts!


Not everyone is a fan of regifting but if you have a gift you can't use and know someone else would like it why not regift it? I've regifted a scarf that I couldn't wear as the wool bothered my skin, toiletries I couldn't use due to allergies and an alcohol set my husband didn't want. All the recipients loved their presents and had no idea they were regifts. Just make sure you don't gift them to the person that gave them to you!


Got a gift that someone might want to buy? Try selling sites like eBay or Shpock. Got a book, DVD or a piece of tech? Try somewhere like musicMagpie. For gift cards try Cardyard or Zeek. You won't get the full value of the items but you could get near to it.


There are so many places you can donate gifts! Charity shops might be the first that come to mind but there's lots of other places too. Your local women's refuge will accept toiletries and possibly clothes and gift cards. Your local forces charities may take items for men.  School or their fundraising committees will often take donations for raffles or school fates. If you don't have kids or they aren't at school yet ask a friend that has or drop the school office an email.


Telling a friend or relative that you want to exchange or return their gift could leave you feeling uncomfortable but if the item doesn't fit or its something you already have it's nothing to feel bad about. You'll need the receipt or at least a gift receipt to return the item and if the gift giver used their debit or credit card to pay you'll probably get the refund in the form of a gift card and not cash, but either way you'll be able to pick something else.


Gift swapping parties or events are becoming more and more popular. One of our kid friendly pubs held one on Boxing Day and a local community centre also has one coming up this weekend. I've personally never been to one but it might be worth a look round if you'd like to swap your gift for something else.

Having a gift you don't want or can't use doesn't mean you're ungrateful, it just means it's not for you but hopefully with one of these ideas you can exchange it for something that is or make someone else happy with it.

Mummy Snowy Owl

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Simple Ways To Upgrade Your Home

When it comes to renovating your home you may think it's something that needs to be delayed and saved up for but the good news is that not all renovations have to cost a lot of money.

Of course there are bigger things that definitely will cost more but if you're simply looking to give your home a bit of a refreshing and want to change things up a bit it doesn't have to cost a lot. As long as you budget and approach it in the right way there are simple things you can do that will make a massive impact. 

Pretty house behind a white picket fence

In this post I'm going to share with you some really simple tips that you can use to upgrade your home without breaking the bank. 

Add some colour

If you're looking to give your home a bit of a refresh then a few coats of paint is definitely one of the best ways to go about doing it. 

A room set up for decorating with a sheet laid out, paint pots and a ladder set up on it, roller lent against the wall

Whether you want to opt for bold colours or neutral shades there's lots of ideas online and in stores for inspiration and the great thing about paint is you don't need to be afraid of messing it up since you can just paint over it again if you find you don't like the one you've added!

Fix up the garden

The garden is often one of the first places to be overlooked when it comes to renovating or refreshing a house but it's something that can make such a big difference and really doesn't cost a lot of money to do or maintain.

Flat lay showing garden tools, pots and plants

You can give your garden a whole new lease of life by doing simple things like mowing the lawn, adding a few garden ornaments and weeding the flowerbeds.

Change your accessories

Accessories such as cushions, vases and the like help finish off your home, so if you're getting bored with how things look right now but aren't in a position to do things like change the furniture or carry out larger renovations changing or adding accessories can make a difference!

Cushions and blanket arranged on a sofa

Changing your accessories can actually have a big impact! It's also far cheaper and easier to bring in a few new cushions and picture frames than a new sofa or table. 

Buy new bedding

If you want to give your bedroom a bit of a refresh but don't have the budget for a big makeover, buying new bedding could be enough to give your bedroom the update you want. It doesn't need to be expensive or super fancy but it could give you the feeling of having a completely new bed or bedroom.

Bed made up with white sheets and covers

You can also find things like silentnight mattresses and bed frames online at very affordable prices, so if you want to take things up a notch this is also something you could consider to give your bedroom a fresh look.

Are you going to use any of these ideas to spruce up your home? Let me know in the comments!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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5 Things To Make With Turkey Leftovers!

Christmas is over and you're probably full to the brim with food but if like us you've got leftovers in the fridge this post is to give you a few ideas on how to use up the last few slices of turkey!

Turkey Sandwiches

These are the usual go to for lots of us but if you're a bit bored of the the same turkey and cranberry sauce sandwich it's time to try something a bit different!

Layered sandwich

Add salad for a healthier option or mix with barbecue sauce and layer up for an American style sandwich.

Turkey and Leek Pie 

A traditional pie is a great way to use up turkey and not just have Christmas dinner on repeat! 

Meat pie

Mix with leeks, add mixed herbs and a white sauce or gravy to the turkey and use puff pastry to make a pie. Add bacon too if you have any spare.

Turkey Curry

Make from scratch or simply add a sachet or jar of sauce to knock up a yummy curry.

Bowl of curry with side of naan bread

Use a slow cooker if you have one to ensure the turkey is thoroughly reheated or cook in the oven if you haven't. Serve with rice and naan breads for spicy turkey leftovers.

Turkey Chili 

Just like the curry, this is another recipe you can make from scratch or use a sachet or jar for. 

Chili over nachos

Add peppers and onions to get in some much needed veggies, and serve with wedges, rice or tortilla chips.

Turkey Enchiladas 

Kits mean making enchiladas is super easy to do. Simply shred the turkey and follow the instructions. 

Enchiladas in a dish with one being lifted from the bowl

Add lots of grated cheese for a yummy topping. These are so filling that you probably won't need any sides either.

Are you planning to use up your turkey with one of these ideas? Let me know in the comments!

Mummy Snowy Owl

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