Parma Ham Chicken stuffed with Mozzarella & Pesto

Parma Ham Chicken stuffed with Mozzarella & Pesto

Whilst at the supermarket, my trolley of food was complimented by the friendly cashier. We got chatting and she told me of her quick go to recipe. This is it. I've had this loads of times, minus the mozzarella. This is for you lovely lady - love the fact that anywhere around the world people [...]

Christmas Preparations – Week 2 – Sloe Gin

Christmas Preparations – Week 2 – Sloe Gin

Our Christmas preparations are in full swing and we are loving it. Next up is Sloe Gin - we’re a few weeks behind in the Gin department but it should just be ready in time for Christmas Day, if not then definitely for the New Year. Fingers crossed. Ingredients; 100ml Caster Sugar 700ml Gin 450g [...]

My truth about Yoga

My truth about Yoga

Here's the thing. I first did yoga back in 2001. I was 22, overweight and totally inflexible ( I still struggle to touch my toes now). I spent the whole class berating myself for not being able to hold the poses, for not being flexible enough, for what I'd not done at work that day. [...]

Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s never too early to start preparing for feasts that are coming our way. This week we’ve started with Yorkshire Puddings - my family go crazy over these - I’ve made a few batches and they are now in the freezer. On Christmas Day, I’ll pop them onto a [...]

Something For The Weekend: Beef & Guinness Stew

Something For The Weekend: Beef & Guinness Stew

As the chilly air creeps in & the evenings become darker earlier, we are thinking of mouth watering stews to warm our tummies. This gorgeous beef and Guineas stew does just that. Let’s get started!! Ingredients; 500g diced beef 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 celery sticks, cubed 3 large carrots, cut diagonally 1/2 a [...]

Hassle Free Chicken With Chilli, Lemon And Mint

Hassle Free Chicken With Chilli, Lemon And Mint

Every now and again I really get stuck in a rut at meal times. As you probably know by now, I love flavour. This is something that my kids don’t always agree with me on! And who can blame them right? I don’t remember eating the type of food I try to cook for them. [...]

How to make exploring UK Towns & Villages fun for kids!

Sharing this great blog 👍🏻 How to make exploring UK Towns & Villages fun for kids! https://livingprettyhappy.com/2019/10/16/treasure-trails-review-rye-trail/ — Read on livingprettyhappy.com/2019/10/16/treasure-trails-review-rye-trail/

Demelza *Halloween Competition Time* Win 7 Tickets

Demelza *Halloween Competition Time* Win 7 Tickets

Looking for things to do in Half Term? We have two adult tickets, and five children's tickets to give away to the Demelza Hospice Care For Children Rochester Pumpkin Hunt on 24th October. All you have to do is go to our Facebook page https://m.facebook.com/mumsinreallife/?ref=bookmarks like and share this post, and tag a friend below [...]

Salmon And Cod Laksa With Soba Noodles

Salmon And Cod Laksa With Soba Noodles

Originating from maritime South East Asia, Laksa curry is a must for curry fans. It’s fragrant smells will drive you insane! This is a really simple version that I put together on a week night. But just because it was quick (think 10 minutes) doesn’t mean it lacked in flavour! It packed the punches and [...]

Squash And Vegetable Soup

Squash And Vegetable Soup

It’s that time of year when everywhere you look, pumpkins and squashes adorned the shelves in shops. If you’re looking for something to do with them other than carving out ghoulish faces or pumpkin pie, look no further! This delicious soup is hands down the tastiest thing I make at this time of year, and [...]