52 Reasons Why I Love You 

Coming up with 52 reasons why I love you isn’t as hard as I thought it might be. A Mothers love is like no other and all the little things that our babies achieve in the first year of their lives are pretty amazing.  I was challenged with the task …

A – M of Baby Friendly Meals {14 recipes}

When starting out with baby led weaning I was pretty determined to stick to the, “the baby eats what I eat” rule.  When I decided to tackle the #ABC123 Challenge 13 weeks ago to make and create a recipe each week starting with each letter of the alphabet I hadn’t …

Leftover Lamb Stirfry

This is another of my favourite go to ideas.  It doesn’t have to be Leftover Lamb, it is just this fits very well the letter L!  Plus stirfrys are quick and easy Ingredients  2 garlic cloves 2cm fresh ginger baby corn, halved yellow pepper, slices Broccoli 3tbsp sweet chilli sauce …

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma Having to make a meal beginning with the letter K this week was a struggle.  I had kebabs in mind but to be honest they never really fill me with excitement when it comes to meal planning.  Then I remembered my first ever curry, a Chicken Korma.  Oh …

I Just Got My p45

The post man just knocked on the door. A parcel for me? How exciting, I’d ordered it so I knew exactly what was in it! Ooo, a letter, for me equally exciting! I discarded the parcel and set to opening the letter. It took me a moment to realise what it was, my p45. Ooh.

Jamaican Pork Chops

Jamaican Pork Chops Dave often pulls things out of the freezer in the morning before work and leaves me to come up with something for tea.  This week it was pork chops.  This is where I pulled out the cookbook Caribbean Food Made Easy by Levi Roots.  This recipe is …

The Beginning of You

Last week I was featured in What The Redhead Saids  The Beginning of Us Series.  A series that looks at how two people got together.  It’s inspired me to do a three post spin off of The Beginning of Us.  Yesterday bought you The Beginning of Us – Extended Version.  …

Ital Soup

Ital Soup Ital is vital.  It’s from Caribbean Food Made Easy by Levi Roots.  I’m copying the recipe out for you, but amended slightly as we do it a bit differently now. Here is all the credit for it. Ingredients 1ltr of carrot stock.  We use 3 carrots and veggie …

Breaded Hake and Veggie Chips

Breaded Hake with Veggie Chips This recipe is all about the Hake.  I’ll let you find your own way with the trimmings. Ingredients Hake fillets Bread crumbs coriander Lime Butter I’m having a chuck things together week and really haven’t recorded any quantities down.  I’ll happily tell you my method …

Ham Pasta Bake

Ham Pasta Bake This includes leftover chilli, but it’s really easy to make.  I’m not including quantities as I’ve cooked it ad-hoc! Set cooking the required amount of Pasta for your family.  I used 150g for 2 and a baby.  Fry off a chopped onion in a pan.  Add yellow …

Antics of My 9 Month Old

The Robot is off!  He can commando crawl. He can get anywhere he wants, as long as it’s on the floor. It’s quite incredible really. I love watching him get to his target of choice, usually wires, and then swooping in to pick him up to put him somewhere else! …

Goulash

Goulash My favourite cookbook at the moment is The Baby Led Weaning Cookbook.  Anything I have made from this goes down well with both Robot and Dave.  I’ve been looking forward to this week.  I’ve wanted to make Goulash for such a long time, and it’s even better that I …

Frittata – Store Cupboard Favourites

Frittata – Store Cupboard Favourites My food post this week is Frittata.  The best thing about Frittata is that you can put almost anything in it, that is why it’s one of my favourites to chuck together with the random assortment I have in my store cupboard! Ingredients 6 eggs …

How to Have a Baby on a Budget?

When we found out we were pregnant we decided that we would have the baby on a budget.  Not a quantifiable one but we decided that we were not going to go out and buy everything and anything for him brand new.   We are very conscious of the material world …

One chocolate button – Our Easter Story

It’s just another weekend for us this year.  I haven’t understood the hype, but then again I’ve never noticed the hype. This year though in the blogging community I’m growing to love we are all posting about Easter, look I’m doing it now! Maybe next year when the Robot is …