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How to survive and thrive as a single mother!!

How to survive and thrive as a single mother!!

Hello lovelies, welcome back to my page. I want to start this post off by stating the fact that...You Are Not Alone!! When my daughter, Zoe, was 5 years old and my youngest daughter Hana was 2 years old, their father and I split up. He left the house and moved in with his mother [...]

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10 Quick ways to help your fussy eater!!

10 Quick ways to help your fussy eater!!

Hello lovelies, welcome back to my page. So you say your child is a fussy eater? They use to eat everything with gusto and then overnight they stopped eating anything green and turned into a carbo monster like my daughter? Going from that beautiful well behaved baby who would eat absolutely everything to “picky eating [...]

A place to visit with your family…The Five Sisters Zoo Scotland!!

A place to visit with your family…The Five Sisters Zoo Scotland!!

On Thursday we had our day out at the Five Sisters Zoo/Animal rescue in Scotland. We try to go out on day trips over holiday periods as a family to spend some quality time together. This time was extra special as my older brother, his wife and two young daughters were visiting us from Westward [...]

20 habits to avoid in the kitchen!!

20 habits to avoid in the kitchen!!

Hello lovelies, welcome back to my page. I have recently started cooking from scratch and trying to get my life back in order by bringing healthy eating back in to our family routine. It came to my attention talking to friends and family members that a lot of people don't actually know how to cook [...]

Healthy chocolate chip banana bread Overnight oats!!

Healthy chocolate chip banana bread Overnight oats!!

Hello lovelies welcome back to my page, we are qui a busy family and if you're anything like us the morning school routine will be totally chaos trying to get everyone ready for the day. Well here I have the perfect solution to the busy breakfast routine these overnight oats don't just taste delicious they [...]

Traditional Scottish recipe for Bannocks (oatcakes)!!

Traditional Scottish recipe for Bannocks (oatcakes)!!

Traditional Scottish Recipes Oatcakes are a very traditional part of the Scottish diet. They were cooked on a griddle (a flat iron pot placed over the fire) but nowadays a heavy frying pan is used. Ingredients 4 oz (125g) medium oatmeal 2 teaspoons melted fat (bacon fat, if available) 2 pinches of bicarbonate of soda [...]

How I save money on my food shopping!!

How I save money on my food shopping!!

(This post contains affiliate links)Hello lovlies, welcome back to my page. Apparently the average person in the UK spends almost £210 per month for food (including toiletries and cleaning) per person in their family. If you think about it, that’s a bluddy lot of money for your food and other items, no matter how big or [...]

It’s ok…you can lose your shit!!

It’s ok…you can lose your shit!!

Hello lovelies, It is well documented that I lose my shit on a regular basis. So much so, I now get daily messages from my girl friends asking if I am doing ok haha. Thank you, by the way, your empathy is much appreciated, particularly when I find myself once again locked in the toilet [...]

Should i tidy my teenagers bedroom??

Should i tidy my teenagers bedroom??

I’m standing in the doorway to my daughters bedroom. I’m reluctant to pass the threshold from my clean, undisturbed hallway carpet into what appears to be a war zone that smells like a farm animal and it's all so she can look like this every day with no cares in the world. So I plug [...]

Six benefits of being a parent!!

Six benefits of being a parent!!

Hello lovelies, welcome back to my page. So we all know the overwhelming joy and love blah bah blah...that comes with having a baby but what about the other lesser talked about, but undeniable perks about owning a tiny human? We all know how parenting is a 24/7 job with no paid holiday or annual [...]