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Life’s pondering- Slowing down & blackberries

Life’s pondering- Slowing down & blackberries

It is one of those really wet day’s today as I sit here and ponder my plans for today. I have begun allowing myself to ponder thoughts and not live in a chaotic mess that usually resides in my mind. I am trying to stop internally beating myself up about stuff that I really need not be. Exhaustion was taking over me a bit and I felt if I don’t give myself a break mentally I … Read entire article »

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This time two years ago

This time two years ago

Wow, this time two years ago we were madly packing our home in Cornwall. A mass of boxes and a major de-clutter which reminds me it is time for a bit of a cull and de-clutter to free up some space in home and mind too! It really doesn’t seem like nearly two years that we moved here. This year we … Read entire article »

NextGen Skills Academy

NextGen Skills Academy

The world of careers and job opportunities has changed massively since I was deciding what to do. We really are in a new age of technology, which is exciting for the young but sometimes daunting for the older. Oscar, from a young age, has immersed himself in the new world technology. Has taught himself so much and given himself a great … Read entire article »

Tropical Honey flapjacks with gluten-free version

Tropical Honey flapjacks with gluten-free version

Using honey instead of sugar is getting quite popular but my first try with honey was actually as I had run out of golden syrup still used sugar though and noticed that without golden syrup you get a much softer flapjack which I actually prefer to be honest. That hit and miss of baking flapjacks, so you don’t get the … Read entire article »

Naturally pink iced gluten-free fairy cakes

Naturally pink iced gluten-free fairy cakes

Despite the occasional blip I am naturally a natural soul but I also love colour too. So I was so thrilled how gorgeously pink this icing came out with no colouring at all. Yes my pretty pink has been made simply with strawberries. Impressive, right? I did before do a purple icing to drizzle on my blackberry tray bake recipe using … Read entire article »

Baked Spiced gluten-free waffle recipe

Baked Spiced gluten-free waffle recipe

One of the many things the kids miss since being gluten-free is waffles. It makes a change from the regular breakfast and waffles also make great afternoon snacks too. So I was thrilled to find this waffle tray at MeinCupcake giving me the chance make a gluten-free version. Cakemart¬† is the UK version of this German based company. I was … Read entire article »

Petits Filous Pouches & recipe idea’s

Petits Filous Pouches & recipe idea’s

We may have teens in our house but did you know the Petits Filous Pouches are not just for little rascals but also bigger ones and even adults ones too! We love Petits Filous her at Over A Cuppa. These cute little pouches have not only novelty factor, littles ones and bigs ones love novelty don’t they? But they also are … Read entire article »

Monday Mutters – Adapting parent style & life lessons

Monday Mutters – Adapting parent style & life lessons

It has been a funny old week the week gone by. With high points and low points and the usual frustrations that life seems so adamantly to throw in our path. Far too often from my viewpoint. One big tick for a successful induction day for Bex at college was of course a high point. She made some friends and has … Read entire article »

July and me

July and me

Firstly how can it possibly be July already, the year has flown by and I am kind of wondering where it has gone and what have I done. The last day of June was the perfect time for a webinar. I quite often find ones relevant to me and that will get my arse in gear. So Amanda Alexander half-year review … Read entire article »

Monday mutters – Wobbly bits and veins

Monday mutters – Wobbly bits and veins

Apparently there is a heatwave coming this week. So this morning I thought I would ransack the wardrobe for more cooler clothes. I have a couple of maxi dresses and a few long skirts which all now, well don’t seem to look right. I have staple outfits, what I call my ditsy dresses and the love of my life leggings. … Read entire article »