Carrot, chick pea and coriander wraps

We love fajitas in our house. Call me sad, but they do always feel pretty exciting – an event even. Laying wraps out and filling them with lots of different things – salsa, avocado, rice, chicken, peppers, onions, spinach, yoghurt and garlicky black beans are some our favourites. Wraps can be messy with young children, […] Read more…

Hygge – why are people so obsessed?

Unless you have been living off the grid, I’m almost sure you will be aware of Britain’s current obsession with the Danish word ‘hygge’, pronounced ‘hoo-gah’. One university in London even offers a course on it. The Danes are consistently ranked the happiest nation in the world, and researchers feel that ‘hygge’ has a lot […] Read more…

3/52

Last week, I breathed a sigh of relief each night the kids were settled in bed and their doors were closed. I still don’t feel great and I’ve really needed the time to recharge my batteries. I always try to remember a phrase that my mum uses: “Young children do not make allowances”, and this […] Read more…

On a third birthday – Ru

Not so little Ru is celebrating his third birthday today. It has been said many times that we are all born so different, and never is this more apparent than when you have more than one child. It is impossible to predict how these personalities will bloom and grow. Ru is far more sensitive than […] Read more…

Our 2016

A bit late to the party with my 2016 round-up, but it’s something I love looking back on. I didn’t want to miss it, even if it means being two weeks late. 2016 has been a funny old year. A lot can certainly happen in 365 days – a new baby, my precious Dad was […] Read more…

2/52

This week my brain power has been zapped by the worst head cold I have ever encountered. I’ve been ill a couple of times over the last few months, which is really unlike me, and actually makes me quite cross – I am not good ill. My eyes and nose have been streaming, my glasses […] Read more…

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