We enjoy looking after his kids - after all they were one of the main reasons we moved 140 miles North a few years ago!
On telly recently, there has been a series called "Junior Masterchef" where young kids, of about the age our nephew and neice are, cook a series of dishes, some of their choosing and some not, and battle it out for a trophy at the end.
The series inspired us to get Martha and Leo doing more cooking when they visit us, so I went into town on Sunday morning, and found a really lovely beginners cook book to inspire them!
I love this photo, because Martha is concentrating very hard on her frying onions, and the way Douglas put the spaghetti into the saucepan is beautiful!
Dinner being ready, the three kids and Douglas all tucked in to a very well made meal (I dont really like spag, and Im veggie, so I left them to it)
Carlo looks like a little angel in this photo.. he ate up every scrap of his meal and would have eaten more had there been any!
The kids stayed over, and this morning we took them swimming. We had about an hour and a half in the pool, playing with an inflatable ball, and the kids having fun in the waves and water flumes.
My brother had invited us round for a BBQ at lunch, so after nipping home and making a potato salad, we went round t their house and had a really lovely lunch with them.. my brothers roast pepper quiche was really fantastic!.. it was possibly the best BBQ he has done :-)
Home later that afternoon.. exhausted but happy.