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June Favourites

June 15, 2017 | 7 Comments
Italian gin

I haven’t written one of these for AGES! Here’s what I’ve been enjoying lately..


Why do I always start with eating? Because it’s so much fun, that’s why. I made this three bean and chorizo stew last weekend when it was raining and it was the perfect one-pot wonder. We topped it off with a dollop of creme fraiche (because everything tastes better with that stuff) and then used garlic bread to mop up the sauce – yum. Continue Reading…


Breakfast Ideas for Kids

May 13, 2017 | 8 Comments

I posted a question on my Facebook page the other day (which you really should follow by the way) because I was so tired of serving the same old thing for breakfast, and was looking for fresh breakfast ideas for my kids. And I got such wonderful recipes back! I also clearly need to up my game – you guys are amazingly creative. So in the interests of sharing those ideas wider, and making your lives a bit more fun and delicious, I’ve picked out some of those ideas (couldn’t include them all as there were so many!) and posted them below, along with their contributor. Enjoy! Continue Reading…

Books, Food, Other

March Favourites

March 30, 2017 | 1 Comment
Huddle of Hippos

A few of the lovely things that have come my way this month – hopefully there’s something you like in there too.


I love this piece on striving for a “mediocre life” and I’ve seen it a few times on Facebook, so I’m pretty sure it’s gone viral. We’re so caught up these days in trying to be the best at everything, that I think we’re failing at the most important thing: striving for our own happiness. Continue Reading…