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  • Last-Minute Pasta Sauce

    You know that sinking feeling when you realise you’re going to have to make a last minute dash to the local convenience shop with a tired, grumpy toddler on a hot day? Yeah that. Sausage meatballs were sizzling in the pan, I went to find the chopped tomatoes and…the cupboard was bare! But in a […]

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  • Let’s Do Lunch

    I’ve mentioned before that lunch time is my least favourite meal. I never feel it deserves the time or energy that I might put into supper – I want it to be quick and easy. We have a few lunch time staples in our house (cheese or ham sandwiches; soup and rolls; boiled eggs and soldiers) […]

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  • Mini DIY: IKEA BEKVÄM stool

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    A number of months ago we bought a BEKVÄM stool from IKEA. Hands up, who else has one? They’re everywhere! I love it, I’m only 5’4 so it means I can reach the top cupboards without climbing on the counters; its sturdy enough to be a useful stool for T to use for helping cook/washing […]