I have three daughters and one of them suffers from seasonal allergies and eczema. She struggles with dry, itchy skin for part of the year, but the worst outbreaks come in Springtime. With the weather warming up and little blossoms coming into bloom, her skin cries ‘Ahhh!’ and her immune system goes into overdrive defending […]

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I love this time of year. Especially Easter weekend. In some ways, it’s better than Christmas (although Christmas remains my top holiday of the year!). I feel less stressed at Easter because there is less pressure on me to spread myself so thin. I don’t need to go all out with food and decoration. I […]

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I am pampering myself a little bit today and going for a massage. I try to take regular time for myself every few weeks to relax, rejuvenate and give myself a treat. When I first started going for massages, my muscles were so sore afterwards. It was like I had been hit by a truck. […]

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Granola is one of my very favourite things. I have it over yogurt, mixed into oats with yogurt or on its own with milk. The kids love it as a sweet topping on fruit or ice cream. It’s the best comfort food. Buying granola can be expensive, but making your own is easy and cost-effective. […]

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Disney’s Frozen has created young fans the world over. My girls are no exception. So when it came time to plan their birthday parties, it was no surprise that the answer to my question ‘What kind of party would you like?’ was ‘FROZEN!!!!’ Since the film’s release in 2013, there have been hundreds of ideas […]

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It’s flu season. Every year, I hope and pray the flu will skip our house. I hate flu. It sucks. We weren’t so lucky this season. So far, 2 out of my 3 children have had the flu. There have been tummy aches, fevers, headaches, malaise and lots of tears. It’s been a worrying time. […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Every year, I make something sweet for my little valentines. It’s Rocky Road this time. This easy-peasy recipe is sweet and gooey. Anyone would love to have this made for them. Rocky Road Squares 125g butter 150g each of dark and milk chocolate 3tbsp golden or corn syrup 200g digestive biscuits, crushed […]

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My friend, Emma, is as much a foodie as I am. We share each other’s concoctions from time to time and after sampling her baked frittata, I asked for the recipe and she kindly passed it on to me. I had the idea to take this scrumptious recipe and make my version of mini baked […]

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I’ve recently fallen in love. I’ve discovered something new for my taste buds. Oh! It’s heaven. I have always loved fruit and vegetables, but this recent discovery has prompted me to eat more of it. Let me introduce you to organic produce. Now, I’m all for good value for money, but when it comes to […]

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