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15th in 3rd Cookery Challenge: Own recipe, freezer stocking...
Saturday, March 17, 2018      8 comments

Harissa and Lebanese spiced vegetable stew. We got a pack of aubergine in Costco which I roasted first, then courgettes, tomatoes, onions, garlic, c... Read more
Adorable picture...
Friday, March 16, 2018      19 comments

My 4 year old daughter drew this of me and her new sister in my tummy still! 25 weeks today, about 105 days to go!... Read more
14th in 3rd Cookery Challenge: Jamie Oliver's Superfood Family Classics
Wednesday, March 14, 2018      9 comments

I made the Spring Vegetable and "chicken" stew... with Quorn. This ended up being a guide, because my carrots got frozen in the fridge, so I ad... Read more
Link: Protein rich vegan breakfasts, it's not always about eggs!
Monday, March 12, 2018      10 comments

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More than halfway!
Sunday, March 11, 2018      15 comments

24+2 weeks so over halfway! I have a scan in 8 weeks to see the placenta has moved out the way. Hopefully it has but we shall see what happens then. S... Read more
This... this is my life right now...
Friday, March 09, 2018      11 comments

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Glucose test results...
Thursday, March 08, 2018      19 comments

... all fine. No gestational diabetes. Very glad of that!... Read more
Just back from Glucose Tolerance test
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      12 comments

How much more civilised this was compared to my experience in London. I really went off sweet things with my first pregnancy and the syrup you have to drink is obviously very sweet, gross fake flavour. So I asked to rinse my mouth out so I... Read more
13th in 3rd Cookery Challenge: Jamie Oliver's Superfood Family Classics
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      13 comments

I made the Lentil Bolognese. With a couple tweaks! (else I wouldn't be me) No Chianti, as "No alcohol, No risk" applies in pregnancy, eve... Read more
'Ultra-processed' products now half of all UK family food purchases
Sunday, March 04, 2018      15 comments

-all-uk-family-food-purchases It's pretty revolting really to think of the substances being passed as "food". This accounts for th... Read more
Link: 31 things to cook in March
Friday, March 02, 2018      9 comments

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12th in 3rd Cookery Challenge: Breakfast muffins, bakewell tart style
Thursday, March 01, 2018      12 comments

My daughter is enjoying a new programme on CBeebies, where they are getting children from around the UK to cook a food from their families culture/country. I was slightly confused at the English one, where they cooked Bakewell Tart and the... Read more
11th in 3rd Cookery Challenge: Greek Cookery
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      13 comments

So this little mini Greek Cookery book had 6 different mousakka's in it! And of course, none of them where quite what I wanted to make! Vegetarian, with aubergine, with potato and a lower calorie option. So I combined them! Grilled aub... Read more
You wouldn't think it was that hard...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      16 comments

... to find black, non-see through, cotton, maternity leggings. I hate leggings. But they are a necessary evil for the sake of comfort. First ones I ordered, comfy, fit nice, totally see though, might as well be tights. Next ones,... Read more
Just what I needed...
Friday, February 23, 2018      16 comments

... To catch my daughter's horrible cough and feverishness. She said "I wonder where you got it from?"... From the small person coughing directly in my face perhaps?... Read more

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