Don’t survive Christmas, boss it!

Don’t survive Christmas, boss it!

December 10, 2019

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

Ten Ways to Inject New Recipes into the Family Repertoire

Ten Ways to Inject New Recipes into the Family Repertoire

November 4, 2019

Even the most exotic dish can become mundane if repeated every other Tuesday ad infinitum. But it’s easily done: kids have a reputation for enjoying the same old familiar favourites. Experience tells you that they’ll kick up a stink if you attempt something new, so it’s hardly surprising that you’ve fallen deep into a rut … Read More

Good habits for feeding your brood

Good habits for feeding your brood

September 24, 2019

Every Monday night as we go to sleep, my husband leans over, gives me a kiss and whispers “Night. Love you. Bins in the morning”. Oh, be still my beating heart, you’re killing me with the romance. Luckily I get it, the bins are a big deal around here, I’m delighted it wasn’t me who … Read More

Meal Planning

Meal Planning

May 8, 2019

Let’s talk about the sexy stuff. I’m not kidding. I want to share what I think is sexy. I’m only talking about me, right… not passing judgement on anyone else. Just sharing how I feel about sexy times and how my definition of ‘sexy’ has changed as I’ve morphed into some semblance of a grown … Read More

Fussy Eating Meal Prep

Fussy Eating Meal Prep

May 8, 2019

“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

Saving my Saturday night from meal planning

Saving my Saturday night from meal planning

February 28, 2019

Ahhhh, wasn’t last weekend amazing? By complete chance, we were on the SouthBank with family drinking lager out of plastic cups as the kids made it their mission to get as filthy as humanly possible. There’s a load of kiddies’ games painted on the ground outside Royal Festival Hall & it was hard to drag … Read More