Reviews

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Review.

Disclaimer: I was very kindly given this item to review by the lovely folks at Burton mccall. This will in no way impact how I feel about the item in question, all opinions are my own. While my happiest place is obviously with my kids and partner, my second happiest is when I'm up to… Continue reading Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Review.

lifestyle · parenting

October’s plans and updates.

Wow, this is awkward and boy, oh boy am I crap?! I mean seriously. It's been another month that has made me wonder if the God's are after driving me down into the path of insanity. Thankfully my health is on the mend but now comes the mammoth task of catching up with all my… Continue reading October’s plans and updates.

Desserts and Sweets · Recipes

Halloween cake.

It’s that time of year again when the ghosties and ghoolies come out to play, just as the leaves are starting to turn orange and the cold, dark nights draw in. Spiders webs glisten like diamonds in the frost and snarling pumpkins light the way… So why not get into that Halloween mood by baking… Continue reading Halloween cake.

Mains · Recipes

Bolognese

This is my recipe for the delicious Italian classic. Rich and filling with a generous glass of red wine thrown in. Mmmm... I have yet to meet a person who doesn't enjoy a big bowl of spaghetti Bolognese, ideally covered in copious amounts of cheese. The ingredient list may look lengthy but almost everything is… Continue reading Bolognese

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The Mystery Blogger Award.

A celebration of other fantastic bloggers.

lifestyle · Mains · Mental Health · Recipes

Spoons and Burgers.

As you can probably guess from how well spaced out and whiney my posts have been recently, I've been feeling a tad rubbish and drained of all needed resources (and shits) to get a whole lot done. Having a crappy body and mind is equal to crappy everything else in life; sadly! An easier way… Continue reading Spoons and Burgers.

Mains · Recipes

Honey and Mustard Roast Gammon Joint.

This makes a delicious main for any occasion. I usually make this on a lazy sunday or over christmas with; roast potatoes, a selection of vegetables and some homemade yorkshire puddings. The left overs are great in sandwiches and soups so you can easily get two or more meals from one chunk of meat. Ingredients:… Continue reading Honey and Mustard Roast Gammon Joint.

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September’s plans and updates

Disclaimer: I may use affiliate links in this post. Hello to all you lovely people and welcome to my first monthly update. I know, I know... I'm a teenie bit late to the party on this one; being a four-month old blog. However; as I am really enjoying myself, I figured that it was high… Continue reading September’s plans and updates

Reviews

Review of the Nite Ize PetLit LED light

Disclaimer: I may use affiliate links in the attempt to keep my blog advert free and also these items were freebie samples. However the fact that I didn't have to put my hand in my pocket won't change my opinions in the slightest. The good will be celebrated like realising that there is good quality… Continue reading Review of the Nite Ize PetLit LED light

Mains · Recipes

Courgettes in a Tomato and Red Wine Sauce.

This is a nice, simple side dish that goes well with most meats and fish. I decided to have it as a side to my peri peri chicken and some pasta. It was very tasty with a slight amount of spice from the Chipotle coming through. This side dish can easily be frozen when cooled… Continue reading Courgettes in a Tomato and Red Wine Sauce.

Desserts and Sweets · Recipes

5 Minute Chocolate and Orange Pud.

You know when you REALLY fancy a chocolaty dessert but you really can't be bothered baking? Luckily for me I had a few bits and pieces lying around to make this little beauty in under five minutes. It's easy and tasty and will satisfy your sweetie cravings without having to wait all afternoon. I admit… Continue reading 5 Minute Chocolate and Orange Pud.

Health and Beauty · Mental Health · parenting

How to Cope With The Bad Days When You’re a Disabled Parent.

I kind of feel like a failure today. I'm overworked and seriously overwhelmed with the ridiculous schedule that being a parent brings. Never getting a break when one is due, fourteen plus hour days and never managing to stand (or sit) still for more than a few minutes at a time. Usually instead of catching… Continue reading How to Cope With The Bad Days When You’re a Disabled Parent.

lifestyle · Mental Health · parenting

Maternity Leave is Almost Over!

Hey guys, just a quick and be warned, slightly sweary post today. Still feel like crap from all the seizures and breathing issues but needed a quick OMG about it only being a week until I go back to work. Maternity goes so quick! Oh God, it's August. Shit it's actually mid August... How did… Continue reading Maternity Leave is Almost Over!

Health and Beauty · lifestyle · Reviews

Revlon Volume and Length Magnified Mascara Review.

Disclaimer: I will be using an affiliate link in this post, this won't impact my opinion on the item being reviewed. Okay guys, it's just a quick one today due to a week of seizures and other glorious disability based misery. Yay me! Starting to perk up a bit now so hopefully a longer post… Continue reading Revlon Volume and Length Magnified Mascara Review.

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Interview with Best Selling Author and Blogger Vicki Psarias.

An interview with Best Selling Author and Blogger Vicki Psarias

lifestyle · parenting

14 Things That Change After You Have a Baby.

I'm embarrassed to admit that in my naivety, I always envisioned having a baby to be just a positive addition into my life, who would happily squeeze neatly into whatever plans I had with a giggle and a chirp. No problem. Boy, oh boy did I get a rude awakening. Don't get me wrong, my… Continue reading 14 Things That Change After You Have a Baby.