Christmas wishes

  Getting in the Christmas spirit has had me thinking about the things I would like to receive from my loved ones. So, in the spirit of making things easier and less stressful, I’ve put together my wish list. Hopefully Simon will appreciate the helping hand..!   Whistles Duffy Satchel…

Easy like Sunday…

I love Sundays. They just seem so much calmer than the rest of the week. Saturdays are for shopping and running errands, where as Sundays are for pyjama days, long breakfasts, lie ins (before kids that is) reading Sunday papers (even if I don’t get chance to read them until…

Running for cake

#159628728 / gettyimages.com I’ve mentioned a few times, that I run. However, since returning from Paris, I’m really struggling to get back into it. I’m not sure if it’s the dark nights or the cold weather, but I’m finding it really hard to motivate myself to get out there. I…

The perfect parka

With the weather getting colder, I’ve decided that I need (ok, really want) a parka. This may sound pretty straightforward, but as usual I know exactly what I want, which inevitably makes the search for ‘the one’ extremely difficult. Please tell me it’s not just me who does this..? So, my wish…

Equal Pay Day

Flicking through twitter this morning I came across a tweet from Grazia Daily about Equal Pay Day. Apparently today is the day that women start working for free for the rest of the year based on the pay difference between men and women, which is apparently 15p an hour less…

Lazy chilli

Here is a recipe that I make quite often, it’s super easy, feeds the whole family and is yummy! The ingredients (plus beef): The method: Chop the onion and pepper and fry with some lazy chilli Add the beef and brown Add some salt and pepper  Drain the fat from…

Still pondering…

In my last post, we’d just returned from our holiday and I was pondering things, well that continues… As usual we’ve had a busy few months. We’ve been having a huge extension on our house ( I’m sure I’ve mentioned it) which has been a nightmare – not a great…

Time to reflect

I’m sat on the train heading to work after an amazing two week holiday in Benahavis, Spain. I’m really going to miss the kids today. The twins have got such great little personalities now (and Henry started walking about 6 weeks ago) and it was lovely having two weeks of…