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Pregnancy cravings

They don’t lie when they say every pregnancy is different. With Dexter, it was so easy I didn’t even know for the first 5 months. With Paisley, I spent most days aching, struggling to walk and in a permanent state of exhaustion. I had…

December 13, 2016
In the kitchen

My Slimming World Top Tips

I joined slimming world last year in February. In a couple of months I’d lost a stone and a half and was pregnant with my second child. (Funnily enough, I had my first child after losing 3 stone on my own!) I didn’t continue…

October 16, 2016
In the kitchen

Back in the saddle – Rejoining Slimming World.

If you follow me on other social media, you may have noticed more food-related pictures sneaking in. That’s because I have jumped back in the saddle and rejoined slimming world. Well, last week I sort of led the horse around the paddock a bit…

September 27, 2016
In the kitchen

Fussy eaters – My child won’t bloody eat!!

I’ve always wanted to encourage good eating in my children and when Dexter started weaning he was amazing. But now we’re lucky if he finishes just half of his dinner.. Is fussy eating a phase? How do we get round it? Dexter started weaning…

May 3, 2016
In the kitchen

Todays lunch.

Today has been a bit of a lazy day today. Neither me or Dexter are properly dressed and I joined him for his morning nap when ideally I should’ve been doing housework. However, during our time of just ‘dossing about’, I did at least…

June 23, 2014

An open letter to Iceland…

Dear Iceland, Today I visited one of your stores. Ive not shopped at Iceland for about 9 years or so and my situation from then to now is very different. Today I visited as a mother of an 11 month old. We drove into…

May 8, 2014
In the kitchen

Day 7 of the Organix #NoJunk pledge

Our last day of the challenge. And surprisingly, Its not been that hard. Todays breakfast was porridge with a fruit compote consisting of strawberries and raspberries. I was surprised to not have to do breakfast this morning as Liam got up and took Dexter…

May 5, 2014
In the kitchen

Day 6 of the Organix #NoJunk pledge

Today has been one of my favourite days this week so far. Breakfast for day 6 was a huge portion of porridge with a whole banana.I accidentally made to much porridge and wanted the ratio of porridge to banana to still be the same.…

May 5, 2014