Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Berry Cream Cake

My child is berry obsessed – since a baby. She thinks nothing of polishing off a tub of (very expensive) blueberries while sitting in the shopping trolley, so this bake was a natural choice of hers. The brief she gave me – berries, lots of them, and cream! This was the perfect Sunday teatime treat…

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Instant Pot Winter Warmers: Prawn Curry

When the weather is cold, I crave warmth and spice! I crave a bowl of something tasty, generally with a side of carbs and this Instant Pot Prawn Curry really hits the spot! Spicy Prawns with a side of Basmati rice and some Butter Naan – right down my alley. This is my go-to curry…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Rainbow Cupcakes

You can’t keep Soph out of the kitchen! With self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping the kids busy and calm has been my number one priority. The kitchen is always a happy place for us, so we decided to use the Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla Cake Mix and spread a little hope with these…

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Instant Pot Winter Warmers: Chili Con Carne

Most of the country has been positively icy the last few days so I thought what better time than to delve into some of my fav Instant Pot Winter Warmer recipes! First up, is an American classic that’s so darn tasty. It makes a huge pot and the addition of the beans really bulks it…

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Choc Chip Cookies

Always a winner in our house, I mean, who doesn’t love cookie dough – these Choc Chip Cookies have been made time and time again since Oli pop’s first birthday party! The addition of coffee really brings out the chocolate and makes it the most delicious of morsels to devour with a cup of hot…

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Best Chocolate Sheet Cake

Another day, another bake. If Soph has any more requests like this we’re going to be rolling out of lockdown soon. Absolutely divine, this simple chocolate sheet cake speaks for itself and is even better the next day! Here you go!

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Best cleaning products recommended by Mommalikeme

This was HARD I won’t lie. I love cleaning products and have far too many, but I like to try them all and find what really works for me and for the various household needs I have. This will be an evolving list that I’ll add to as and when I come across more phenomenal…

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An evolving diagnosis

We always said we’d let Oli settle into his new environment (read about his move to a remedial school here) before reassessing his diagnosis. Moving Oli to the school he’s in now has been the best thing for him. He was placed with the most perfect teacher for him with the most incredible group of…

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