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Mediterranean Burger followed by Rollo Cheesecake recipe

Rollo

The perfect meal.  We all crave it. Well these recipes are guaranteed to put a smile on any face and are brilliant for a family dinner - even great for a dinner party as they can be made in advance!   I came about the idea for a mediterranean burger when I had lot of … Continue reading Mediterranean Burger followed by Rollo Cheesecake recipe

What it feels like when your baby doesn’t want to be your baby.

My darling second born. A beautiful girl who I had been so excited for. With her brother, I had so many afternoons spent lying on the couch with him. Just watching him and cuddling him. Baby girl did not like to be held. She screamed blue murder for the first month of her life and … Continue reading What it feels like when your baby doesn’t want to be your baby.

New Lanark World Heritage Site Review

New Lanark World Heritage Site is such a hidden treasure in Scotland. Walking down to the village felt like stepping back in time. We spent a snowy Easter Monday there, travelling with two children aged 2 and 4. I enjoyed it so much that I spent the whole way home reading up more about the … Continue reading New Lanark World Heritage Site Review

The problems of the modern mother.

  These days it's no longer deemed acceptable to be a 'kept woman', stay at home mums seem like an endangered species. We all strive to be independant working mums. But is being a modern wife and mother all it's cacked up to be? I'm not so sure. When you think about having children I … Continue reading The problems of the modern mother.

Stuff not to do when you are extremely tired.

Some decisions are definitely better made when you are well rested and have a better chance that your thought process is in working order. I have been known to do some crazy shit when I've been tired, bet you have too. These are the mistakes we commonly make. 1. That it would be great to … Continue reading Stuff not to do when you are extremely tired.

Do we need to scrap the word ‘feminism’?

When someone asks me if I'm a feminist it should be a an easy answer, but I find that it's not. How many of you would hold your hands up to being a feminist today? Defined as being 'for social, political and economic equality' according to Google, then it's a no-brainer that I am indeed … Continue reading Do we need to scrap the word ‘feminism’?

KAYA Jewellery Review and Giveaway!

Kaya jewelley

Spring is in the air and March is almost upon us. That means that we'll soon be bombarded by Mothers' Day promotions everywhere! I thought I would jump on the bandwagon and give you my review of some beautiful jewellery that would make a great gift idea as well as giving away a fantastic prize!! … Continue reading KAYA Jewellery Review and Giveaway!

Could you feed your family for £2 a day?

Shopping

So I was set the £2 Challenge. Feed your family for £2 per person per day.   Initially I thought this was crazy! £56 for a weekly shop was barely going to cover my cereal habit! (Those who know me will know I eat a LOT of cereal!) Currently we are averaging £140 a week … Continue reading Could you feed your family for £2 a day?

Review of The Distillery at Dalton

Arriving at the Distillery at Dalton was like arriving at a friends new house. We were warmly greeted by Ray the master distiller and his family. The distillery opened to the public in late 2017 and has just begun offering tours and tastings. The former pottery site has been completely refurbished. The garden has been … Continue reading Review of The Distillery at Dalton

Are you confusing Love and Romance?

We all need to feel loved. It's a basic human need. To be wanted. But how do you know when you're getting enough love? It's easy to sometimes feel a bit lacking in affection. A lot like vitamins and nutrients, I think there's a quota that the human body needs. And just like diets, everyones … Continue reading Are you confusing Love and Romance?