BETTER THAN SEX CAKE

An old family recipe, I certainly didn’t name this cake but if you can imagine a mud cake monster and chocolate coated sour cream snow man getting together, that is what this cake tastes like. It’s not the cheapest treat, but it’s quick and easy to put together, and if you’re having dinner guests (who […] Read more…

BLESS THIS MESS

In my early days of being a solo mum I was terrified of people judging me, of people whispering behind my back that I wasn’t coping or feeling sorry for me because of the new burden I had to carry being a mum on my own. I had wild imaginings of people leaving my home, […] Read more…

THE BALANCING ACT OF BEING A SOLO MUM

In my early days of life as a single mother, I often felt that if I got ahead in one area of my life (e.g. housework or cooking), then every other area would fall apart. One day in a mad panic to get washing done while giving my son some nappy-free time, I ran downstairs […] Read more…

6 STEPS TO SHIFT NEGATIVITY FROM YOUR DAY

We all have bad days, those days when you’re tired and frustrated and everything seems out to get you… the vacuum cleaner will have the audacity to just jump out right in front of you and trip you over as you walk down the hallway or the toaster will somehow turn itself to the ‘crumpet’ […] Read more…

THE SUPER AMAZEBALLS TOY BOX

I’m pretty sure my son has an in-built radar that goes off in his head like some sort of air raid siren whenever something arises that needs my urgent attention. Whether it’s work or a domestic catastrophe or something else, I’m sure you know the feeling. I could be cleaning the kitchen and he’ll be […] Read more…

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