Wow! Who Knew About This Egg Hack?

Everyone loves a hack, right? We were super excited to find out about this cool tip for separating eggs. We've tried it ourselves and it really works. Take a look!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1TbRLtuZ1Q Hope it makes your life just that teeny bit easier!

Easy-peezy Lemon Squeezy

Easy-peezy Lemon Squeezy

Here's a handy tip from my lovely Mum (thanks Mum!) on how to juice a lemon. Whenever you need lemon in a recipe, isn't it always a pain? Trying to stop the pips going in to the bowl, whilst getting all the lemon juice out is a pain! Yes, I could buy a lemon juicer, [...]

Nurturing Independence: It’s Harder Than It Seems

Nurturing Independence: It’s Harder Than It Seems

So, we're nearing the end of term and my middle baby, Pip is excitedly preparing for a residential trip tomorrow. I've done my stuff, rustled up the kit list and bought a few surprise snacks to stash away when we're packing. Trouble is, I'm not sure I'm ready for it. Three days away from home, [...]

Don’t let the Great British Weather ruin your washing!

Don’t let the Great British Weather ruin your washing!

Ever put the washing out in glorious sunshine and an hour later it's chucking it down? Go to work and come home to soaked washing falling off the line? You and me both. Isn't it the most annoying thing in the world. EVER. Well, this is a really simple hack and it works. You know [...]

Sleep Meditation for Children transformed our bedtimes!

Sleep Meditation for Children transformed our bedtimes!

I wanted to share this with you, because I've been so amazed at the results. Set the scene, three children to juggle at bedtime. Each has a 15 minute cuddle and story. Smallest Little, out like a light within 5 mins. Next, Middle Little - 15 minutes cuddle, story...moans for more time...asks for water/wee/hair up/ [...]

Free Easter Holiday Activities For All Of The Family To Enjoy

Free Easter Holiday Activities For All Of The Family To Enjoy

School holidays, whilst fun, can be financially stressful for many people. I myself have squandered away a small fortune so far this week at the cinema, soft play, lunch out etc. But it doesn't have to be that way. The truth is for my little family, whilst we all love a fantastic experience, we just [...]

Perfectly peeled eggs – every time

Perfectly peeled eggs – every time

That after hard boiling eggs, if you (carefully!) stab through the egg with the sharp point of a knife, place in cold water for 10 seconds...you can perfectly peel them? The water penetrates the membrane beneath the egg shell, and you can peel the eggs perfectly!! No egg hacked away, or anything 👍🏻 Here at [...]

No more messy spoon marks on your worktops!

No more messy spoon marks on your worktops!

Here at Mums In Real Life, we use the hanging hook on our pans to hold our spoons! Very random, but it's a bit of a cleaning hack as we don't need to clean the kitchen tops 👍🏻 Got any helpful hacks to help us out? Here at Mums In Real Life we're always keen [...]

UK to US Cooking Conversion

UK to US Cooking Conversion

I love Googling for recipes, or fishing around on Pinterest (did you know we're on Pinterest too?) and I also have a collection of recipes from my Step-Grandmother, Julie who was from the USA, but I find it really hard to find a conversion chart to translate quantities from UK to US. I've tried so [...]