School Snack Inspiration

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Starting school can be a bit of a minefield at the best of times. Remembering the many things the school has advised can be troublesome and none more so than ‘snack’. Katie’s school has called for a ‘significant’ snack but it must be nut free and must be ‘healthy.’ We also […]

Rainbow Fruit Kebabs

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About a month ago, Katie came home from preschool claiming that she had eaten a ‘bab.’ She gave instructions that she wanted ‘babs’ for dinner and that was the only thing she would eat. It took me a while to work out what the heck she was going on about. […]

The Best Gin and Tonic

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It’s the May half term here so that means a long weekend and with Grandma around to babysit – that means gin time! Mike and have been working our way through ‘101 gins to try before you die.’ Whilst it may not be the most noble of lifetime aims, we […]

Food: Mini Eggs Lemon Cake

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If you’ve read my blog before or followed me on Instagram, it will come as no surprise that I’m often found frequenting coffee shops. What parent doesn’t need caffeine on a drip? I feel particularly blessed to have a number of awesome coffee shops within walking distance of our house […]

Food: Top ideas for a Protein Packed Lunch

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After successfully losing the last of my baby weight, I thought it would be good to have a new target. I didn’t want to stop going to the gym (or put the weight back on) so decided I would simply try and become more toned. My personal trainer, Jasmine from […]

Food: Café Milk

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The first time I went to Cafe Milk at the Edinburgh Sculpture workshop there was a lot I liked: I thought the lighting was amazing – even though there’s a limited amount of windows and the ceiling is low it still feels spacious. The use of dark paint on one wall […]

Food: Immune building soup

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Over the last few months we’ve been taking part in a local fruit and vegetable delivery scheme. This has resulted in Fridays being the day that lovely box of fresh produce appears at our door. I simply asked them to fill it with ‘local and seasonal’ food rather than dictating […]