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 …

Bin men on strike!

It would please me immensely if the bin min were on actual strike, they would be trying to get better wages or better working conditions.  A purpose.  Two doors down and three doors up, they are getting their bins emptied.  It’s the four houses in the middle that are suddenly …

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 …

The Importance of Reading to your Child

I love reading, I’ve always been a bookworm.  I struggle at the moment to fit a book in, I find this hard.  I am channelling this frustration into reading with the Robot.  He was a few weeks old when we popped into the local library and got his first library …

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 …

Tribal Matters

Twitter has always been my favourite social media platform. It’s just got even better!  The lovely Katie of Mummy in a Tutu has opened my eyes to Twitter hours! I’ve seen them been advertised on and off for years and always wondered what was going on? What’s the point? This …

Weather Watching 

The outdoors is my friend!  If I could spend all day outside I probably would.  Spring is fast approaching us, and we’ve been getting some really nice sunny Winter days, its giving me hope, hope that me and the Robot can go on more adventures very soon. Now I could …