Colouring in for grown-ups

According to an article recently in The Telegraph, French women have latched onto a new trend – colouring in – after cunning marketing gurus began promoting the books as ‘anti-stress’ aids. Apparently…

98 days left……

Seriously?! 98 days left til (whisper) Christmas?! I’m excited and horrified in equal measure. But to celebrate reaching this milestone point of the year – and because now the kids…

Monday menu

Ok, so I’m back on the blogging wagon after a bit of a break. And what better way to start than with food? Here’s my menu for the week: Monday…

Rainy day wear

The weather here has been terrible today – non stop rain. Where is the sun?! So inspired by the dull skies I’ve chosen the best of all the waterproof macs…

Monday menu

Monday – Lemon and parmesan chicken This was inspired by a ready meal I saw in M&S – just as easy to make it yourself. Take your skinless chicken breasts…

Bento boxes

I’ve seen a lot written recently about Bento boxes and how they can be used to encourage children to eat more healthily by making food more interesting and appealing. Originating…

Quick and easy birthday cakes

It’s my littlest boy’s birthday today – Many Happy Returns Rowan!! As usual the cake making and present buying has been left until the last minute and I’ve been under…

Shoe heaven

I’ve just popped into my local Clarks store this morning and what a fab selection of shoes they have! As well as being on trend, they are just so comfortable…

Monday Menu and taco recipe

One of my most challenging weekly tasks is planning our menus. With three boys – and often their guests too – plus a husband who works unpredictable hours, it would…

Slow cooker heaven.

My slow cooker has transformed my life. Seriously. Yes, I know I’m sad but it’s my most valuable piece of kitchen kit and I’m on a mission to covert you…