Bacon Zucchini Pasta

A staple in our household. I guess you could call it poor mans spaghetti bolognaise. Whatever you want to call it, it is ridiculously easy although does need a bit of simmering time and my kids love it. It is my go to, I-can’t-be-bothered-cooking-dinner dinner. Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 TBSP…

Sand

There is probably very little that I find more unpleasant than sand everywhere. I hate the feel of it under my feet inside the house and I can become almost crazy with it if it’s through my bed. So it was with a good dose of anxiety that I agreed that a sandpit in the garden…

The lunchbox drama

It’s a tradgedy of Shakespearian proportion, not for the fainthearted! It is certainly not something that you ever want to forget about for a few days, or heaven help you, the whole school holidays. I am talking about the shady and unsavoury remnants of your children’s lunchboxes after they have had them at school without…