Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice I’m flying solo on this recipe, I’m not following a recipe so it should be an interesting one: Ingredients 200g Rice cooked cooled Half a pepper Small sweet potato A few sugar snaps broccoli florets eggs x 3 If you haven’t already got the rice cooked and …

11 Ways To Lose Money Breastfeeding

Some of the worst things about breastfeeding weren’t that obvious straight away. It is now 8 months on that I’m finding some things just plain annoying.  You get over the initial weeks of feeding it’s tireless but necessary. I didn’t mind this time, I was learning too.  You come out …

Dahl – with chicken and roasted vegetables

Dahl – with chicken and roasted vegetables My favourite cookbook of the moment is The Baby Led Weaning Cookbook.  Anything I have made from this goes down well with both Robot and Dave.  This recipe is also named “Easy Dahl”, technically I could use it next week on E, but …

The Night Monster 

People discuss their babies sleep patterns all the time! Especially if they’re rubbish and wake a lot. I however have had it quite easy, The Robot has always slept well, yes he does wake up, normally once sometimes not. It’s been quite good and I don’t like to rub it …

Caribbean Fish Pie

Caribbean Fish Pie This fish pie is amazing, it’s from Caribbean Food Made Easy by Levi Roots.  I’m copying the recipe out for you. Here is all the credit for it. The Ingredients 600ml Milk 1 sprig of thyme 600g Fish Pie Mix 50g Butter 2tbs Plain Flour 50g Block …

Happy Days #3

Wow, it’s week #3 already.  I’m enjoying blogging, it sort of makes me wish I had started seriously sooner! I’m getting a good buzz from followers and am really enjoying reading other peoples blogs.  It’s all been about the pictures this week. I’ve been playing around and really thinking about …

When the door closes

Nobody gives you a handbook to your child when they are born.  There are countless books, websites and forums available to help. Even family to put their two penny in. It’s become very clear to me that every child is different and every mothers experience is just as different. I …

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce My favourite cookbook of the moment is The Baby Led Weaning Cookbook.  Anything I have made from this goes down well with both Robot and Dave.   This recipe comes from this book, I have slightly adapted it here, but seriously go and buy the book!  Here is loads …

Who knew! Mothers Day and more

While pondering my blog and working on schedules and post ideas I decided, for hopefully my sanity, that I wouldn’t post on a Sunday.  Why a Sunday, I’m not religious it’s certainly nothing to do with church! It’s not even to do with work loads or house work. Sunday is …

Happy Days #2 The Fonzie

Week #2 of many happy days, here is my round up; 1. Trying to get more time for myself I managed to escape the house on Sunday for a run/jog/limp.  It was dusk and it was brilliant, I got to clear my head and mind ready for a fun week …

Shoes off rule

Our neighbours are dog owners, not the most conscientious ones either.  Our town seems to have a lot of dog owners too, not very conscientious.   We’ve lived in this house 2 years now and we’ve hit double figures on how many times there has been dog do on or very …

So Much Doubt

Why do we worry?  More importantly, why do I worry?   It is something that has plagued my life, I worry, but I carry on with a smile on my face and a can do attitude.  It doesn’t mean I don’t lie awake freting about why the man down the road …

It’s not just Mummy!

Since birth the Robots favourite person was me, his Mummy… There is a new favourite sneaking in from the side lines, his Daddy!  It’s lovely really as there is a special bond forming between them that especially in those first weeks I thought would never happen.  When he cries, I’m …

Aubergine and Courgette Baked Risotto

Aubergine and Courgette Baked Risotto My favourite cookbook of the moment is The Baby Led Weaning Cookbook.  Anything I have made from this goes down well with both Robot and Dave.   This recipe comes from this book, I have slightly adapted it here, but seriously go and buy the book!  …

Lets schedule some me time

It has come to my attention almost 8 months on that I have had very little time to myself.  Don’t get my wrong I really enjoy spending time with my boys, little & big, so I don’t actually mind.  The past couple of weeks though I have failed to give …