A few nights ago when I was putting Theo to bed, we were going through our usual bedtime ritual which includes teeth brushing. He was there on his little stool brushing away and I thought I'd do my teeth too. I was merrily brushing at the mirror and suddenly I noticed that he was copying… Continue reading Monkey see, monkey do..
This day last year.. I thought my life was over. At 29 years old I had just found out I had cancer. I thought it was the end, but I was wrong. It was only the beginning. The beginning of the most difficult year of my life. I had it all in front of me.… Continue reading The sky is falling..
Before I had Theo, a lovely lady told me that when you have a child 'the days are long but the years are short'. I didn't really understand until after Theo was born, but those are some of the wised words I've ever heard. I usually wake up in the morning at 7am. I'm not… Continue reading The days are long..
My memory is shot to hell... like seriously. I cannot remember a thing.. or can I?! It's like everything is foggy all the time. My iPhone is a testament to this as I have about 40,000 bizarre notes that say things like 'curtains' or 'dog' that I've typed to remind myself of something for later,… Continue reading What was I saying..
There's a little space where you used to be. No presence in the room when I went in to open the curtains this morning. No eager ears popping up for a cuddle. No little feet stamping for attention when I got home from being out. No need to light the lamp in the spare room… Continue reading A little space..
You don't mind when I've not got my makeup on or my hair done... you always think I'm pretty. You don't mind when I kiss you before I've brushed my teeth... you always ask for another. You don't mind when I'm so tired that I can't get up... you lie beside me. You don't mind… Continue reading You don’t mind..
The word butterflies sounds so pretty, immediately images spring to mind of flowers, fluttery wings, sunshine... the feeling of butterflies is totally different. We've all had it. It's that swirly feeling in your stomach, cold doubt around your heart and tightness in your chest. I'm someone who feels butterflies quite a lot Am I good… Continue reading Butterflies..
So with Valentine's Day almost upon us, I thought I'd share this super easy recipe that's fun to make with the 'little' love of your life. It only has 3 ingredients too! You'll need : About 2/3rds a jar of Nutella 2 eggs 70g of flour Walnuts (optional) Just mix the Nutella, eggs… Continue reading Nutella buns
Just thought I'd share this super, never fail recipe for crepes. We normally prefer the little fluffy pancakes (that I've shared before) but Mr M requested 'skinny ones' for Pancake Tuesday, so here they are. You'll need : I cup of flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water 2 eggs A little butter… Continue reading Pancake Day Crepes..
When your all upside down and inside out, what makes you feel better? I've needed a lot of comfort over the last 8 months, I started to think about where I got it from. Theo has had 'bun' his smelly toy rabbit since he was born. It was bought for him by my littlest cousin, I… Continue reading Comfort Blanket..