It was Henry's first day back at school today and Tilly announced it would be her special day too. To qualify, it had to involve: making gingerbread men, picking flowers, painting a rainbow, and peanut butter sandwiches for lunch.  I've been feeling a bit guilty about my middle child […]

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quick and easy Frittata recipe

I wonder what your go-to recipes are?  Mine all changed when I gradually turned vegetarian during pregnancy and found I just couldn't  serve up sausages or spaghetti bolognaise or steamed chicken, which the kids would always eat.  We've expanded our repertoire and I now have a good handful of dinners […]

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day off

Yesterday, in fact. Usually a work day but had a scheduled physiotherapist appointment so worked today instead. So, a day off! Henry at school and Tilly at daycare. Deeeeep exhalation of breath.  And off to Spotlight to see if I could track down more of that lovely bird fabric in […]

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the fun police

Something my friend Estelle wrote in my comments on an earlier post today made me stop and think: am I a Food Nazi?  Estelle was commenting on the effect of food colouring on the output of children (oh yes, in so many ways), and I was thinking about Henry's birthday […]

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