It's Nation Vegetarian Week! Still. Just. We are not vegetarians, but we have gradually cut the frequency that we eat meat, primarily for health reasons. We eat more fish than we used to, and when we do have meat we try to buy higher welfare. I'll be honest though - it's not always convenient to source … Continue reading My top 5 meat-free meals.
WEEEEEEE! How simply gorge-balls is the weather today? It feels like holidays - it IS holidays! This weekend I am driving to the other side of the country to be with my old university rabble, as we celebrate the passage of one of our ladies into WIFEDOM!! It will be my first night away from … Continue reading Spring Things // A list
I haven't written very many words this last week. The little one developed a cold over the weekend, and I think I must have a bit of it too as I've felt totally pooped. Well, It could be that, or it could also be the fact that I had a really productive week at home … Continue reading A Week of Two Halves.
Luckily once the day arrived, all the doom and gloom and guilt dissolved! The little Chicken's first Christmas! She loved the puzzle of opening her one present. Yes, ONE present. A wooden xylophone. Well, loads more if you count all the ribbons and bows and wrapping paper. I also managed to sew her a stocking. … Continue reading Slovenly round up post: Part 2.
This last week has been a killer for sleep - I reckon I've had an average of about 4 hours a night since Tuesday. I don't cope well with sleep deprivation, but since becoming a mum, I've had to find ways to just plough on. Once we got past the 6 month mark and she … Continue reading 10 Way’s to kick sleep-deprivation in the a$$
...I was heavily pregnant with my first baby. *sighs* I loved being pregnant. Once past that first trimester, where my biggest fear (apart from my baby growing healthily) was that I would never regain my appetite and I would become forever enshrined in that state of gastronomic fussiness that I find so irksome in others. … Continue reading Last Advent…
It has been a busy weekend, but kind of a homey one too. Mr. Graduated on Friday so threads and lippy were donned, fish and chips eaten and cinema visited - oh how we like to rock celebrations these days! Christmas cake is baked and will now start the slow and soothing initiation … Continue reading Weekend Happenings
Still finding our groove with Mr being out at work (as opposed to work from home freelance). Me and the wee Chicken have had a cold for the last two weeks. She is now on antibiotics which is a bit rubbish, but hoping that the cause of her chesty cough is bacterial and not viral … Continue reading Lately…