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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 very impressed with the speed and efficiency of their service. They  have a huge range … Read entire article »

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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 really very handy. Their rather nifty and I notice patented lids are very clever indeed … Read entire article »

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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 met up with one of them at the weekend. Despite what we try to teach … Read entire article »

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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 was fantastic for me. Thank you Amanda, today I am going to take time to … Read entire article »

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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. Never did I think I would ever say that, but leggings mean I can wear … Read entire article »

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Freshening up your home

Freshening up your home

To be honest since moving we are doing more than freshening up our home. It has taken its time and energy (sometimes you just haven’t got it!) but this year we really have gone for making it our home. Legal & General asked me to list a few things and idea’s I like to freshen up our home. I don’t know about you and this is a woman thing, right…. but I think cushions immediately. But … Read entire article »

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Taking time for yourself

Taking time for yourself

Today I have ‘man flu’ well not really but a horrid cold, I feel hot and cold and a lovely hacking cough which is giving me a headache! Today I also have the house to myself a very rare treat. I have no reason to not just crawll back under the duvet now the dogs have been walked. Or under a blanket and read or watch mindless t.v or even some cooking programmes I never seem … Read entire article »

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My favourite gluten-free picnic recipes

My favourite gluten-free picnic recipes

As it is National Picnic Week this week, I thought I share a few of my own favourite gluten-free picnic recipes. Supper (or dinner or tea if you so call it) is fairly easy to work around when you are gluten-free and so is breakfast but lunch particularly in the ‘packed lunch/picnic’ form is so much more tricky. Crumbly, dry sandwiches are never appealing and for gluten-free wraps you need to take out a second mortgage … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters – Stress, panic attacks and relax

Monday Mutters – Stress, panic attacks and relax

Today was the first day that Bex isn’t a school student! As I made Oscar’s packed lunch it suddenly dawned on me that I no longer had to have that heavy heart that Bex is on the school roll but didn’t actually attend school itself most day’s. Friday was her 16th birthday as you may of read. Whilst having a pre-exam texting session I felt at the last hurdle of school and exams she would fall. … Read entire article »

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Dear Bex…Happy 16th Birthday

Dear Bex…Happy 16th Birthday

I am sure I start all your birthday posts with how can you be…but really how can you be 16 already. With the same old joke thrown in for good measure…as I am only 25! So, my beautiful daughter 16 huh, when more is well more acceptable to do! Since your last birthday post again your roller coaster life has taken us for a ride. Sometimes an airbag as well as a safety belt has been … Read entire article »

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