Pregnancy: looking back

It’s exactly a year since I first took the positive pregnancy test and I thought it might be nice to look back on my pregnancy. I had always thought I would love being pregnant. I did, sometimes, but a lot of it was actually a bit shit. I also don’t think you can ever appreciate how bloody long 40 weeks is (I think that’s closer to 10 months than 9, personally) until you’re expecting a baby. Continue reading


7 worst things about being ill as a mum

I have recently had the displeasure of being ill while looking after the baby. The first illness was a stomach bug and luckily my husband was able to take the night off work, otherwise it would have been truly horrendous. Next time round was just a rotten cold and sadly I had to battle through that one alone! It wasn’t serious enough for B to take time off work but I felt pretty rubbish. So, in true pity-party fashion, I’ve made a list of the worst things about being ill while looking after a baby: Continue reading

An ode to biscuits: Part One

As biscuits form one third of my blog name and are a vital part of my life, I thought it was about time I wrote a little post about them. Then I realised I had too much to say, so it would have to be a two-parter. My sweet tooth is notorious and I am a chocolate/cake/pudding/biscuit fiend. I reckon biscuits are the most socially acceptable of those items to eat daily and thus they are my main vice. Well, they’re hardly a vice, are they? They are practically a food group!

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A blogging ‘tribe’

Recently the gorgeous Katie at Mummy in a Tutu posted about wanting a blogging ‘tribe‘ and there was a group of us who were quick to jump on the bandwagon! We will be having Twitter chats so if anyone wants to join Katie’s the one in the know. Although we are calling ourselves a tribe this is mainly in jest; we really just want to meet new people and get to know other bloggers better – everyone is welcome! For now we are writing a little bit about ourselves to get the ball rolling.
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