Author Archives: Donna

The Boy’s Birth Story

The Boy is 6 so his birth story is coming very late. But, I’ve only been blogging for a few months and I love reading a good birth story. I think they’re lovely. But also, very useful to pregnant women looking for some real-life stories to help them to prepare. Because let’s face it, they’re… Read More »

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 »

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 »