Stuff and kids


September 2016

New Mummy(ish)

The imminent one has been born and I now have children! Yikes, how grown up is that! There is something about having to pluralise the word 'child', I feel like I have moved up the mummy club...can I get badge... Continue Reading →


This entry was delayed…

I am a procrastinator and if i do say so myself a very good one. I will leave everything to the last minute or not at all if I can get away with, example, I live on my own so... Continue Reading →

Dear Santa

Christmas is coming and the 3yr old has made her requests: "a ukulele, a doll that you can feed like the Baby Alive Doll" (thank you YouTube). But the icing on the cake ... She would really really love a... Continue Reading →


My mum makes some killer beignet (some places they are called drop donuts) she has for YEARS bugged me about learning her technique and recipe for it. For those who don't know what a beignet is, apart from being hard... Continue Reading →

Summer… put a sock in it!

  some people like the sunshine, some people like the warmth, some people like the long days… Me… I like knitwear. I like scarfs, jumpers, cardigans and wooly hats. up yours summer… Give me grey skies, rain, and icy wind!... Continue Reading →

Very almost a year!

My baby is a year old on Thursday! Woo! I think the best bit about being a mum is the smugness. The worst bit about being a mum is the battle against smugness. Why can't everyone accept that my baby... Continue Reading →

What is a Milleninal?

  As someone approaching 32 years of living I have always vehemently held that I do not fall into the ‘Millennial’ generation bracket, I mean have you seen them? Just Google it, or walk past some obscure London location and... Continue Reading →

Sophie’s Adventures in Baking part 2

*Sigh* This time around I was baking with my nephew. He isn't quite old enough to be interested in carefully measuring stuff so I decided just to get one of those instant mixes. How did it go? Not great. He was... Continue Reading →

Happy Amélie Day

"Today is Amélie Day, what would you like to do" I foolishly declared after spending all week focusing on prepping for the impending baby. "I would like peanut butter and jam and one with just nutella" ok, simple enough "cut... Continue Reading →

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