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Cakes for Eilys

After Eilys died I did several nutty things for our chosen charity, ACT for SMA. We had already been planning to do the Colour Run in the first week of July and we decided to carry on with it after she died. It was a lovely day and it was so cathartic to do something... Continue Reading →

That Moment

Since having Evan I have tried really hard to get out and about and to drag my ass to baby groups. I did this a lot with Dylan when he was a baby and we made some really lovely friends as a result. With Eilys I didn't. It was harder to go to a baby... Continue Reading →

Update from my life

I have been awol for a few weeks now, I am sorry!! I have been absolutely itching to blog but I just haven’t had the time or the inclination! We have been busy. We are trying to get the house ready for Christmas. We are hopefully having lots of people over for Christmas day and... Continue Reading →

Struggling

Struggling is not something I admit to often but at the moment I am. I don’t know if it is the time of year. I don’t know if it is because I am tired. I don’t know if it is because I am actually going insane. But I am struggling.  I didn’t for a second... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Brownies

I read in the Independent online this week that in the UK we waste 18,000 tonnes of edible pumpkin flesh every year, which is apparently 1500 double decker buses (why are all weight comparisons done by how many double deckers?!) To me this is insane! Pumpkin is bloody delicious. I absolutely love it. This time... Continue Reading →

Trying to be body positive

The whole being body positive thing is everywhere at the moment. Women and Men are being encouraged to enjoy the body they have and celebrate it rather than mourn the body they don't have. Modern life is tough. There are images everywhere of the perfect body, instagramming celebrities photoshopping their own images and having secret... Continue Reading →

Parkin Brownies

This time of year really gives me a hankering for gingery, dark, moist bad word Parkin. I don't know why. It isn't something that I usually go for but there is something about long nights, blustery weather that makes me crave ginger. I guess it is because it is such a warming spice, it is... Continue Reading →

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