Newborn What Now?!

When I first became a Mum, all those hazy 9 weeks ago, I realised that there were a few things about having a newborn that no one ever prepared you for. Both practical and emotional things that make you do a mental double take.┬áHere’s my list of those Newborn What-Nows?! that you won’t find in any newborn know-how books…

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Pregnant Foodie: Brie and Cranberry Bites

I recently shared my apple and sultana strudel recipe, a favourite pastry of mine to stuff my face with during the Autumn. Now I’m going to share a seasonal update to this with my Festive Brie and Cranberry Bites – something I become addicted to making and eating every Christmas. I can’t remember now where I got the recipe from (props to one of the supermarket magazines though) but it is one of the best, so easy and tastes just like Christmas in a puff pastry.

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Getting the home ready for Autumn

With our imminent arrival due any day now, I’ve been making finishing touches to the nursery – as much as possible without venturing too far from home on a treasure hunt – and have also turned my attention a little more to the rest of the house, making a few tweaks to make it as cosy and Autumn-ready as possible, as I sure as hell won’t be caring about it much over the next few weeks I imagine.

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