Don’t survive Christmas, boss it!

December 10, 2019- FUSSY EATING -, - MEAL PLANNING -, Breakfast, Busy life, Christmas, Dinner, Eating out, Food or Meals, Funny Talk, Fussy Eating, Gifts, Happy Mealtimes, Healthy Treats, Holidays, Juggle struggle, Lunch ideas, Meal ideas, Meal Planning, Parenthood, People, Shopping list, Snack ideas, Sustainable, Tea

It’s just about now that I start to feel the festive anxiety rise. I’ve never been particularly organised with gift purchasing and sending – I’m always the one in the Post Office queue sending things off to relatives far and wide on the 22nd December. And don’t get me started on the mess in the … Read More

Fussy Eating Meal Prep

May 8, 2019Busy life, Dinner, Food or Meals, Funny Talk, Fussy Eating, Growing up with baby-led weaning, Happy Mealtimes, Juggle struggle, Meal ideas, Meal Planning, Parenthood, People, Shopping list, Tea

“LIMES!” she squealed as she thumbed lemon wedges over the top of our dinner. We hadn’t expected that as we walked back in the room last Friday. It was as if she’d done a Little Britain-style leap up onto the table! And to be honest, it was the perfect start to the meal – once … Read More

EGGS – Food Champions!

April 3, 2019Food Champions, Food or Meals, Nutrition, Shopping list

When my babies were weaning, I found that there was no greater pleasure for me than watching them scoff down a scrambled egg. 🥚And only the other night, under the grips of an insomniac duvet wrestle, I started thinking about this post and what I would say about eggs. They border on the mundane. In … Read More


April 3, 2019Breakfast, Meal ideas, People, Shopping list

Aged 6, 4 & 3, our tribe of kids wake up early and boy do they wake up hungry. On occasion, we hear them all pootle downstairs and grab bananas, and sometimes they even lay the table and eat bowls of Weetabix all lead by the eldest who switches into parent mode with staggering ease. … Read More


April 2, 2019Breakfast, Food or Meals, Meal ideas, Shopping list, Snack ideas, Tea

Nervous about sugar levels in the yoghurts you offer your kids? Me too. I offered my babies natural yoghurt from the very start. They had no clue other, far sweeter yoghurts existed until they experienced them at Grandparents’ houses and play dates. It was no big deal for me at that point. Like I always … Read More

Faff Free Fajitas!

May 24, 2017Dinner, Food or Meals, Meal ideas, Shopping list, Tea

Fajitas can be a quick and easy week night dinner! It really is possible. What’s more, the children love this kind of construction meal where they can build a wrap of their choice. If you’re battling with a fussy eater, this is definitely a meal you can sit back, relax and watch them enjoy.

Shopping list

November 9, 2016BLW, Shopping list

white bread porridge oats Shredded Wheat Bitesize cream cheese cheddar cheese avocado cherry tomatoes cucmuber hummus pepper plain natural yoghurt (Total) fresh fruit e.g. banana, satusumas, pears, kiwis, plums fresh veg e.g. carrots, courgettes, butternut squash, sweet potato, broccoli chicken thighs good quality sausages or sausagemeat – check salt content fusilli pasta risotto rice