A Brand New Day Week One

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. A Brand New Day has come about because everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start #ABrandNewDay.  As parents …

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 …

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 …

Happy Days #5 In Full Swing

It’s felt like a really long week this week. Not sure why, it’s just dragged. It might be because Dave has worked some really long days and it meant I’ve had to do all the house work. We’re all feeling a little under the weather now too so we are …

A Brand New Day

<< This is an updated old post for the purose of linking up with amomentwithfranca.com KCACOLS and Agent Spitbacks Pass the Sauce>> Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone.  The Linky runs from Tuesday …

Feeding the Ducks

Most blog posts I write seem to mention the fact that I go walking with the Robot a lot, so why change a habit of a life time.  He is getting to an age that he is  noticing things more around him and he loves the ducks. He follows them …

5×50 Challenge Choose Active, Change Habits, Love It!

Back in 2014 I took part in 5×50 Challenge.  A challenge where you have to walk, run or cycle 5k a day for 50 days.  I completed it.  I surprised myself.  I wanted to take part again in 2015 but being 5 months pregnant I just couldn’t physically complete it. …

What do Bloggers do when the Internet Fails? Part 3

Read Part one here  and Part two here We left you Sunday morning having driven to my Mums to use her internet connection.  It’s been a week since we lost our phone line and in turn our internet connection.  Here are some of the high lights of what we’ve got …

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 …

What do Bloggers Do When the Internet Fails? Part 2

Read Part one here I left you Wednesday afternoon finding out that it could be another 48 hours till I got my phone line and internet back on.  So far I have; Been for a long walk on the canal Watched the water Had a ham sandwich Tidied my garden …

Happy Days #4 Walking the week away

Putting aside the fact that this week I have not had the internet to hand I’ve had some pretty amazing happy moments, technology free! Check out What do Bloggers do when the Internet fails Part 1 and Part 2.   But in the spirit of happiness I shall not mention the …

Cooking with Babies

The Robot and I quite often cook together.  He’s 8 months old, so we don’t actually cook together, I’m not that crazy.  He will sit in his high chair and watch me cook and bake.  It’s great as I can witter at him and he likes to listen!  Sometimes I’ll …

What do Bloggers do when the Internet fails?

Just as I am getting into the swing of being a blogger, enjoying it and having it take over my life in a happy way my first stumbling block hits me!  The Internet is not working!  Our phone line is dead! It’s the most frustrating thing that has happened to …