Category: Motherhood

Lemon & Ginger Health Tonic!

Lemon & Ginger Health Tonic!

Alright my dears – I am about to share my wonderous, natural “keep-away-all-colds” Remedy! My mother shared this with me shortly before I moved out somewhat 20 years ago (YIKES!), and I have made it every autumn since! It’s a bit of anΒ acquired taste, but […]

What to do with all that leftover banana…

What to do with all that leftover banana…

Dianna LOVES bananas – but most of all she really loves HALF a banana… Now I really hate waste! And also I love easy solutions… so what does a smart mama do? Well I created…. *drumroll* TADA…. And guess what?! She absolutely loves it! And […]

Going on a Kidventure

Going on a Kidventure

Movement is in a child’s nature How much of your time do you spend outdoors? Dianna is obsessed with the outdoors at the moment, and let’s be honest, at 6.30 in the morning, the absolutely LAST thing on my mind, is to be playing outside! […]

5 life-lessons I learned from my Grandmother Dora

5 life-lessons I learned from my Grandmother Dora

Whenever I picture my Grandmother Dora in my mind – she is always laughing. She had the most wonderful laugh, so warm, full-bodied and inviting! And her eyes always laughed along too. That doesn’t mean she didn’t have hardships or experience grief – she certainly […]

Hungarian Gullasch – the ultimate autumn recipe

Hungarian Gullasch – the ultimate autumn recipe

Autumn is here – there is no denying it anymore! Summer has decided not to show up this year. For as long as I can remember, my birthdays have always been sunny. My birthday is in august and I have always had good weather on […]

Diannas favorite puree and probably yours too!

Diannas favorite puree and probably yours too!

The second I saw the 2 lines on the pregnancy test (and the 4 others I did afterwards, just to make sure…), I knew I wanted to try and feed my baby as organic and naturally as I could. So I headed straight to Pinterest, […]

Rhubarb porridge – a great fruit snack for your baby

Rhubarb porridge – a great fruit snack for your baby

I am always on the lookout for easy and tasty recipes and Β it’s even better if my baby likes it as well. Dianna has just turned 15 months and is getting more particular about what foods she wants to eat.Β I won’t say she’s a picky-eater […]

How to survive travelling with your 1-year old!

How to survive travelling with your 1-year old!

(This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my affiliate policy) So Dianna and I recently travelled to Manchester to visit my dear sister Nettie. This was Diannas second planeride, so I wasn’t really nervous about having her along. But last time we travelled […]

Dear “Mother-in-waiting” – you are not alone!

Dear “Mother-in-waiting” – you are not alone!

Honestly I used to really HATE mothers day! And I have a wonderful, meaningful relationship with my mother. But for all those years where we were fighting to become a family, this day just symbolized all the heartache and loss we were going through. I […]

9 thoughtful ideas for your Mother on Mothers day

9 thoughtful ideas for your Mother on Mothers day

I love Mothers day! And even more now that I finally am a mother! (Read more about my journey to become a mother and our struggle with infertility here) Mothers work tirelessly and let’s be honest, often without thanks as well, so celebrating Mother’s day […]