Gluten free millionaires cupcake recipe – it’s amazing!

These gluten free millionaires cupcakes are truly amazing! Rich chocolate cupcakes, oozing caramel middles and a glossy icing with chocolate shards! I won’t lie, apart from the fact that they are made from good quality amazing ingredients, there is nothing ‘good for you’ about them.…

Incredible Gluten Free Christmas Cake Recipe

This gluten free Christmas cake recipe is an absolute winner! It is the result of combining a recipe handed down through generations with our own little twists and tweaks! Rich, moist, fruity, boozy and amazing. I made a final tester last week and it was gone…

Sunshine in a jar – the easiest recipe you will make this week

Lemon curd…the stuff of childhood memories. It is sweet, buttery and lemony. The colour is incredible and the house smells amazing when you cook it! It is an absolute doddle to make and nice and simple for small people to help make too. If y…

Do no harm – take no sh*t. My life mantra.

Do no harm, take no sh*t… This has become my life mantra. It whispers to me in those desperate moments when I consider leaving my kids in the supermarket, mid sibling meltdown over rocket ice-lollies versus a Minion lolly multipack, when my eldest daughter eye-rolls me…

How do you create a happy bedtime?

Sleep begets sleep… I’m a firm believer that a calm bedtime leads to better sleep, better sleep leads to more sleep and a happier morning. I love bedtimes in our house. And I dread them too. That’s because I have kids of different ages. Small…

It takes a village (and a city) to raise a child

There is an old African proverb that says ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. I remember saying this over and over to myself as I left our city life to move to the midst of rural Nottinghamshire. I repeated it in the hope…

Messy kids? Teach them to tidy up with the ‘Sunday Box’

I’ll let you all into a little secret…my kids are messy people. Very, very messy people. I can blitz this house, tidy and clean it to within an inch of its life, stage it like something out of Homes and Gardens and within twenty minutes…