In the past to some, October half term might have meant jumping on a short haul flight and nipping across to warmer climes. These days, though, with everyone well aware what a contributor to climate change flying is, many more of us are opting to holiday in the UK. And with good reason, because the UK has huge amounts of beauty, culture and – if you get good luck – sunshine.View Post
Baby is here – hurrah! Here’s a few ideas for a slightly different type of gift for a new mama…View Post
I finally got around to filming my birth story with little Abe Forrest…In short, it was the most incredible, empowering experience and I remember every moment!View Post
It’s exciting times because Zero Waste Week, a week-long awareness campaign to encourage individuals, businesses and organisations around the world to reduce their landfill waste, save money and preserve resources, runs this week (2-6 September 2019) and I am so ready. The campaign has been running every year September since 2008 – this is it’s twelfth year! – and is an awesome prompt to make some small lifestyle changes and further reduce our waste.View Post
Every Summer I vow to properly write this list up (currently scrawled in the back of my diary) and finally, this Summer I’ve done it! So here goes – a list of my camping essentials, with two kids aged 3 and 5. This list will of course differ for everybody, depending on where you’re camping and the ages of any kids but I do hope it’s helpful. In no particular order….Read more1.1.
I don’t like shopping and spending my money – there I said it! It’s not because I’m stingy, it’s just that often times there’s such a sense of unknown behind a high street or online shop, that sometimes it all just feels a little overwhelming and I’d rather buy nothing, provide for myself or make something for someone if I am after a gift. Shops are increasingly being held to account , but I still find it hard to really trust where I spend my money…View Post
This is one meal the kids and I seem to be able to eat again and again. Which is a lucky thing given it’s so easy to make, and versatile. The dough will also freeze well, and essentially you can pretty much thrown anything on top – a fair bit of cheese will help! – and it’ll taste great.View Post