Things I would tell my pregnant self

Lately I've been thinking a lot about how far I've come since becoming a mum. I remember being so fearful when I was pregnant, which I'm sure every expectant mother is. While I've been thinking about what I would've done differently, I know that I wouldn't be the woman or the mum I am today... Continue Reading →


Budget decorating – dinosaur frames

I got this idea from my lovely friend, Steven. He had hung some stylish frames in his guest bedroom and when I asked about them, he explained that they hadn't been bought from a home store like I expected, but were simply wallpaper samples put into frames. I was immediately inspired and next time I... Continue Reading →

Sugar free February… am I insane?

It's the final day of Veganuary! Over the last week or so I have been thinking a lot about whether I could realistically maintain a vegan diet. I've LOVED making vegan meals for myself, trying new ingredients and cooking methods and I truly haven't missed dairy as much as I thought I would. I've gained... Continue Reading →

#newyearnewme and all that.

Happy new year! I hope 2019 has been wonderful for you so far! I'm not usually one for New Years resolutions, I don't like to make promises that I know I won't keep. However, I am using January as an opportunity to try to change my lifestyle and eating habits. I had already made a... Continue Reading →

Chilli Jam 🌶

A firm favourite amongst my friends and one of my own personal faves too. I first made this with a load of chillies that my friend's dad had grown. We made the batch up on Christmas Eve and gave him a jar for Christmas, as I recall he was very impressed! It's a really easy... Continue Reading →

Lamb stew

As I mentioned in my last post "Mint Jelly", I was inspired to make a lamb stew last week. Since becoming a mum and being on a limited income, I find myself looking for bargains now more than ever. I found this lamb in the reduced stock in Tesco and immediately froze it when I... Continue Reading →

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