Month: September 2018

Spanish Paella Recipe

A Kid-Friendly Spanish Paella Recipe

I love LOVE Paella but I was worried how my two might take it. My preference is to cook it with bells and whistles – squid and mussels – but I toned it down a bit for these two and just added chicken and cod

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easy pizza recipe

The Best (Easy) Pizza Recipe

Pizza: one of the greatest inventions of this world. I mean, who doesn’t love pizza? Don’t answer that, I’d want nothing to do with any deviant who doesn’t want to face-plant into a pile of dough-based cheese and tomato goodness at least four times a week.

In short, pizza = goooooood.

pink office chair

The Pink Office Chair of Dreams

Desk chairs are not sexy. They’re usually lumbar this, ergonomic that, and unilaterally form over function. 
Normally, working in a corporate office environment, the ugliness of your desk chair is no big deal. Who cares what it looks like: it’s the piece of furniture that spends the day cosseting your bum so it surely has no reason to be any hint of attractive.

Eat like a pro

Eat Like a Sports Pro (and Win an Oven!)

If you show me a mum who hasn’t used a little gentle blackmail featuring a child’s favourite sports star to make him or her scoff all their dinner, I’ll show you a unicorn. And that persuasion has never been more pertinent than now, with children eating worse year on year – a staggering 70 million children worldwide now suffer with obesity.

Huxley, Now You Are Six

Now a few months into his 6th year (or is it his 7th? This always confuses me…), Hux is a character and a half. He has an answer to everything, some cheekier than others, and is one of the smartest most hilarious little chaps I have ever met.

The Ultimate Green Juice

I find that juices really set me up for the day. It’s the vitamin injection and boost I need to get going in the morning, leaving me feeling full, satisfied and bursting with energy (OK, this bit does depend on how much the kids were up the night before…). Here’s my favourite of all the green juice recipes.