The Big Push

Now there’s a phrase with many meanings – The Big Push. Many mothers think about the birth of their babies when they are confronted with these words. Little H, however, stubbornly arrived via c-section, so that’s not the case for me. Today, I am speaking about an incident involving my dear daughter instead. We were […]

How to Write Flash Fiction – a Beginners Guide

I know I’ve been going on and on and on about flash fiction for the past few weeks. Interested in learning more about the form? Read on… I don’t pretend to be an expert on the subject, however, I’ve read an awful lot of the stuff and I’ve written some too. I like to think […]

Potato, Cauliflower, Leek Soup with Bacon

This version of potato and bacon soup is one of my favourites for winter, it just has that ‘stick to your rib’ goodness. If you wanted to get really fancy you could sprinkle with some shredded sharp cheddar before serving or grated carrot would add color too if you want to skip the cheese.  This is […]

Pretty Butterfly Cupcakes – it's easy, I promise!

I’m the first to admit that I’m not the Martha type. Hell, I’m even not the Not Martha type. So when I say that this is easy to do, trust me….it’s easy. I made these pretty butterfly cupcakes for Little H’s birthday party and they went over really well. For something so simple, they make […]

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