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My Birthday Wishlist

A little while ago I did a round up of gifts that a new mother really wants and then lots of my friends bought said gifts and felt embarrassed like I had been passively aggressively hinting through my blog. Of course this is all linked to my being unable…

A Year Of Photos Taken By My Toddler

Even before becoming a blogger I have always been obsessed with photography and hardly ever go a day without taking a picture on at least one device so the fact that Sebastian became obsessed too was not a shock. Children learn by copying, what they see you do they…

Homemade Nut & Cacao Butter

 

Is there anything more satisfying than tea and toast? The answer is no, and if you say sex you are wrong tea and toast is better, let’s face it sometimes no matter how much love we have for our partner we are just too tired or not in the…

Cauliflower Cheese Bites

Snack and convenience food is one of the main ways we fall into the trap of buying from food giants, something that I am avoiding, if you want to read why I wrote about it here.

These bites are gluten free, paleo friendly, great for baby led weaning and taste…

How To Make A Succulent Garden

As soon as the Christmas decorations come down I want to hit the garden centre. The house looks so empty right? Well as we are still recovering from rising damp, have an attic renovation in full swing and Spring is the best time to buy plants I am trying…

How To Paint Dining Chairs

I have said it a thousand times that I am no fan of shabby chic, granny chic, cottage retro, call it what you will I hate it but what many forget is that chalk paint does not mean any of those things. What chalk paint really means is no…

Avoiding The Food Giants

So about a year ago Joe and I began to get increasingly pissed off reading about large companies buying up smaller companies and essentially this leading to job losses. We then started to avoid Kraft now Mondelez. A short while after we made this decision I saw an infographic…

Tray Bake Apple Cake

When it comes to preserving my harvest I am always on the look out for new recipes but I knew I had more than enough jam and chutney so I needed a new way to keep the apples in use. The disclaimer being these are not my apples. My…

Mixed Nut Sourdough Sticks

I have a distinct memory of when I first left home walking around the supermarket filling the trolley feeling very grown up and then suddenly looking down and realising that 90% of my basket contained bread, bread products and cheese. Not really anything to create meals, and I was…