Chicken Pox: A Tale of Two Children

Anyone that follows me on Instagram will know that The Bobsy has had chicken pox for the last week or so. You may also know that The Boy had them for a few weeks before. I wanted to write about our experience because I hugely underestimated how horrible it would be and I’d like to… Read More »

Homemade Blue Cheese and Red Onion Jam Beef Burgers

Now Husband is working these lovely new hours and we’re eating together more we’ve got time to be a little more creative. So, from now on (well technically from last week) Thursday shall be Burger Night. I love homemade burgers. Partly because Husband makes the burgers and I make the bread and other bits making… Read More »

My Happy List #7

Well, it’s been a pretty crap few months. Husband has been out of work for a while. He did get a new job which you might remember I mentioned in my last happy list. But, it didn’t work out (was in fact truly awful!) so he’s been searching once more. At some point, the stress… Read More »

Super Simple Beanie Burger Recipe

I love a good Bean Burger. While we obviously eat absolutely loads of meat I do enjoy veggie options too. When it comes to burgers, I much prefer a beanie burger to the more “fake meat” tasting choices. I worked for Nando’s for years and their bean burger is absolutely amazing. Husband has been telling… Read More »

The Bobsy at 18 Months

Since I started writing these little Bobsy updates life seems to go much faster. I can’t believe it’s been a month since 17 months. In some ways, I feel she hasn’t changed too much, certainly on the surface. But, when I actually sit and think about it, she has taken big steps towards being a… Read More »

Rocky Road

So Rocky Road. I’ve never made it before. It’s basically just the American name for Tiffin with added marshmallows. Unless I’ve done it horribly wrong. But, you know what? If I have, I’m going to do it again because it was amazing! It tastes awesome and feels really nice in your mouth. I made this… Read More »

Milk Chocolate and Cherry Brownies

These are my new favourites. I could eat them forever and thanks to the discovery of boxing on the Wii, I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t gain a pound! Honestly, it’s killing me. You wouldn’t think 10 minutes of hitting a virtual punch bag could be so difficult! Our usual brownies are made from dark chocolate… Read More »

Toilet Roll Tube X-Wing

We’ve been stuck in with chicken pox since last Friday. I am going crazy! It’s just The Boy so far, but I’m expecting Bobsy to get it soon which I Know is a good thing but it means probably another week or two stuck at home. I’m not very good at being stuck in so… Read More »

Hunky Husband’s Lemon Tart

Hunky husband makes two different versions of the Lemon Tart. The first one he ever made me used a million egg yolks. This meant we also had to make meringue. Because no one likes waste. This version is a little creamier as it uses the whole egg and double cream but they are both equally… Read More »

Vegetarian Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is The Boy’s favourite meal. He’d eat it 5 times a week if he could. With fish fingers and chips the other days. When asked what he wanted for tea one night this week he rather predictably said “Spaghetti Bolognese”. Generally, if we’ve got the ingredients and he hasn’t already eaten it twice that… Read More »