Perfect Picnics

Schools out for summer!!! Today is the first day of the long six week stretch of the summer holidays for us. I totally love the summer holidays and fully embrace …

The Mental Load

It was highly apt that I came across the comic The Mental Load by French comic artist Emma recently.  It’s the time of year when you’re simultaneously trying to manage …

Carry on cooking

My 14 year old daughter made me lunch today (of her own accord – because she prefers her own creations, ever contrary) and it got me thinking about how cooking …

Judging Judies

The other day my mum told my sister (Cara) and I that she had stuck up for us (well our sort) at her latest book club meeting. The peeps she …