Dairy free kids’ birthday cake

If you’re a regular reader you’ll know Kittie’s diet is dairy-free and even though we can start introducing dairy into her diet anytime from 18 months to two years, we’re not in any rush to upset her routine – especially because being diary-free is so easy these days. For her second birthday we decided on… View Post

Halloween dinosaur costumes

Halloween has never really been a thing for us as a couple – we didn’t go to parties, we didn’t dress up, at most we might watch a scary movie. But, of course, children love it and being parents means we have to put ourselves second. So Halloween it is. As much as we want… View Post

His first trip to the ballet

This post is a review of the Scottish Ballet’s Wee Hansel and Gretel, for which we were given three press tickets. I fell in love with the ballet in 2013, a freezing January in Edinburgh when I saw the Scottish Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker. It was an experience that truly moved me and one… View Post

She’s one

And, just like that, she’s one. An entire year has flashed before my eyes, a year which I can pretty much sum up in four equal chunks. November-February, March-May, June-August, and September-November. Part one, the first three months, were spent with two-under-two in a bubble of baby cuddles and nappies in equal measure. Part two,… View Post

Where Do All The Cool Kids Go?

What I would give to experience Coachella. It’s the one festival I really actually fancy. I’d start off at Coachella (weekend 1), take a week at the beach then head back for weekend 2 before taking off on a West Coast road trip, wearing a vintage dress, in a vintage convertible – hubby and puppy in tow, of course. Coachella is the festival that all… View Post