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When my back went snap
1 year ago

When my back went snap

We’ve had kind of shitty weather lately (even though it’s August) so a sunny day is a day to embrace. On Monday, the sun shon and I packed up and …
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DIY Canopy for Stokke® Sleepi™
1 year ago

DIY Canopy for Stokke® Sleepi™

By  •  DIY

If you read my review of the Stokke® Sleepi™ you will know that although I’m a fan of the product, I feel that the accessories are hugely overpriced and it …
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Review – Stokke® Sleepi™ Mini
1 year ago

Review – Stokke® Sleepi™ Mini

By  •  Review

Overview: Looks beautiful, functions really well and has longevity as a product. However it was faulty upon assembly, there is very poor customer care and wildly expensive accessories.

Full …
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Starting solids
2 years ago

Starting solids

We started dabbling with solids at 25 weeks. Caleb is now 30 weeks, so I feel like we’ve a bit of a handle on things now.

In the beginning I …
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Four month sleep regression no messin’ session.
2 years ago

Four month sleep regression no messin’ session.

We tried from the beginning to establish a night routine of sorts. My daughter was always a great sleeper and obviously that was the aim with Caleb too. In short, swaddling him …
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Swaddling baby and moving on (or not).
2 years ago

Swaddling baby and moving on (or not).

A mid-wife swoops in, swings your little one around so fast you hardly see her hands move, then BOOM, you’re introduced to the soothing power of the swaddle wrap. It makes …
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Breastfeeding – Wise up. It’ll help when you lose your mind.
2 years ago

Breastfeeding – Wise up. It’ll help when you lose your mind.

I wouldn’t be the best when it comes to being prepared. What I mean is, I tend to just roll with stuff to a large extent and not spend too …
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Breastfeeding – Surviving week one.

As a second time mum, I wasn’t too worried about much when it came to the new arrival. Well, I was fairly sure I wasn’t going to break the baby at …
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A blogging speed bump
2 years ago

A blogging speed bump

It’s been about five months since I wrote a blog post. In January I hit a speed bump and I’m only just managing to find my way over the darn …
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Moving on from Miscarriage
2 years ago

Moving on from Miscarriage

Last November 2014 marked not one, but two significant dates in my life.

Wednesday November 19th was the due date for a baby I miscarried earlier in the year, and Saturday November 22nd was my 35th birthday.

Coconut meringue with lemon cream and raspberries
3 years ago

Coconut meringue with lemon cream and raspberries

This is a crowd pleaser for sure. Definitely one of those deserts that comes with “oooh’s” and “ahhh’s”, and it’s surprisingly easy to make too. It can be served as a …
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Sunday afternoon outfit
3 years ago

Sunday afternoon outfit

Good ol’ Sunday. Ok, so getting out of bed is a chore, but once I managed that I was off on my usual Sunday dog walk and coffee with the …
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spagetti squash pizza base
3 years ago

spagetti squash pizza base

Whoa, Squash, who knew?

Seriously, if I find out that anyone I know has been munching on squash and not insisted I try them, I will be forced to reconsider …
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Oooh velour
3 years ago

Oooh velour

Currently, I am sitting alone in a hotel bar in Galway drinking copious amounts of coffee while I wait to be called to return to a film set I’m working …
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whole roasted head of cauliflower
3 years ago

whole roasted head of cauliflower

This is a ridiculously easy recipe which looks great left whole to serve, or sliced into wedges. I’m trying a more high fat/low carb food plan at the moment and cauliflower …
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Apple Cinnamon Flapjacks
3 years ago

Apple Cinnamon Flapjacks

Eight o’clock on a Sunday night and I’ve a serious hankering for something sweet. A yoghurt, some blackberries I picked from the garden earlier or orange juice. Those are the …
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Vanilla Ice-Cream (minus a machine)
3 years ago

Vanilla Ice-Cream (minus a machine)

You can never go wrong with vanilla ice-cream. Seriously!  Perfect on it’s own as we all know, but you can also add just about anything to it and it’ll be …
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Chana Dal Curry
3 years ago

Chana Dal Curry

It was one of those “there’s no food in the house” moments.  Always a time when you’ve to think beyond your usual repertoire of recipes and get inventive.  So a …
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#ThisGirlCan
3 years ago

#ThisGirlCan

Well I for one think the advert for the #ThisGirlCan campaign by Sport England is really uplifting, fun and motivational to watch. Missy Elliot ‘Get Ur Freak On’ has been …
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A new year, a new perspective.
3 years ago

A new year, a new perspective.

Like most people, I find the beginning of a new year a great time to reassess life and make adjustments. I haven’t set resolutions as such, but I do like …
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