I’ve been laughed at by my family over this but I wanted to share my excitement with you about my new favourite gizmo. I bought a slow cooker! Do you have one? I’m not into kitchen gadgets, I don’t have the time, patience (or the work surface space!) to include any more stuff into our […]

Breakfast treat ‚̧ Vegan pancakes, blueberries and strawberries all drowning in agave nectar and squeezy chocolate from Sweet Freedom ūüôĆūüŹĽ What do you love for breakfast? A post shared by Living with a Jude (@livingwithajude) on Dec 30, 2017 at 1:33am PST   It’s nearly pancake day woo hoo! Actually, that means very little in […]

Following last week’s rather irate insistence that the council finally send on the necessary documents (a month later than they could have) to Jude‚Äôs new school, I thought I‚Äôd document Jude‚Äôs final couple of weeks at home. There are so many funny (and sometimes irritating, annoying and repetitive) traits that the boy presents that I […]

Dinner Excuses

We’ve always been pretty fortunate with food and appetites in this house but it makes me chuckle when you hear a child come out with a cracking reason why they can’t possibly eat their dinner. ¬†As toddlers, Jude went through a phase of refusing anything except beans on toast. He couldn’t talk at the time […]

    So a friend of mine (thanks Leyla!) recently posted an image of some baking she had done at home and they looked soooo good that it inspired me to have a go. I say “baking” but thankfully for me (and my ability to burn myself by merely looking at an oven) these badboys […]

I may be¬†burnt at the modern day stake for admitting what I’m about to admit but it’s something I know a lot of people are interested in and for me,¬†concocting medicinal remedies¬†using herbs and everyday ingredients has always fascinated me. ¬†I’m not a fan of traditional medicine, I don’t like products for which the ingredients […]

  In a bid to continue my attempt at reaching a professional level of domesticated organisation, I agreed to contribute to the lovely Lyndsey’s Meal Plan Monday series.   I should have taken a picture to show you but I managed to get my kitchen to the point where I had no viable meal food […]