Motherhood for the ‘unmaternal’

Let me start by saying that for many, many years I had little, or make that no, desire to be a mother.  My own mum told me this was because my maternal instincts were satisfied by taking care of the dogs and maybe she was right.  But I was never one of those girls who dreamt of having a family…
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Back to school – working with Achieve North Lanarkshire

What a morning yesterday was…  Woke up to a blizzard on the day I needed to drive an hour through to North Lanarkshire – turns out it was mostly confined to our wee village in the country mind you.  Made it to Cumbernauld and hosted six 15 minute presentations followed by Q&A sessions with students from the different schools taking…
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Mama & mini – Scotty lentil soul bowls

Usually I am not one for resolutions but, as chance would have it, my first collaboration of the year provides a most welcome introduction to the mini series that has been in the works for quite some time on Thankfifi…  Mama & Mini recipes. I remember honestly feeling quite terrified at the weaning milestone, knowing Hunter would require more than…
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Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a wonderfully merry Christmas – Hunter maxed out at opening two presents and we neglected to pick up the camera all day long (perhaps that is the true sign of a great day?!). Fortunately he still has a few presents to work through so we snapped him opening his gift from us on Boxing Day instead.x  
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Home tour – master bedroom before & after

If you take a look back at our bedroom in the Glasgow apartment you will see that a lot of those pieces have been repurposed here (and if not here, then certainly in other rooms in the new house) and in fact even the new ‘dressing table’ is my Ikea hack recycled from our previous hallway.  And yes this room is…
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