Sometimes My Kids Irritate Me!

Kids irritate me

OK, so I’m pretty sure this isn’t a groundbreaking statement and that I’m not alone.  We all know children can be irritating sometimes, and they know how to push your buttons. Recently however I’ve realised that there are a few things my kids do, or don’t do, that really irritate me! You know, properly wind me up to the point of near explosion!

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Rainbow Party Food

Rainbow Party Food

For her 5th birthday party the other week, Isla requested a My Little Pony rainbow cake.  Always up for a challenge, I obliged and tried my best.  I decided to carry on the rainbow theme for some of the party food and created rainbow cupcakes, cake pops and rainbow coloured fruit skewers to balance all the cakes on offer!

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I’m Not Your Baby Anymore

Baby Girl

Today is Isla’s 5th birthday, my little baby, my first born, all grown up into a fully fledged little girl.  If i’m honest I feel quite emotional about it, i’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I’m a complete stress head at the moment and i’m emotional about everything. Or maybe it’s because I feel time is moving to fast, she is growing up to fast.  I love seeing her blossom into the amazing little girl that she is.  Maybe I just wish I could pause time, just for a while, to savor every moment.

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Overnight Oats with Raspberries

Overnight Oats with Raspberries

I, like most people this time of year, am trying to eat a bit healthier.  This is a great breakfast idea that seems to be fashionable right now.  Mainly because it’s quick and simple, can be prepared the night before, and gives you a nutritious breakfast that will keep you full up till lunch.  I did my overnight oats with raspberries, topped with natural yoghurt and a sprinkling of sunflower seeds and goji berries.  If you would like to try this simple recipe then read on!

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