I Did It!!! NaBloPoMo’s Over
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I Did It!!! NaBloPoMo’s Over

This post is testament to the completion of a personal challenge. I only started blogging four months ago. It’s the first meaningful and completely selfish thing I have done since the birth of my last child. It takes me away from my children, it means the house isn’t so clean and the ironing basket is never empty, it robs my husband of my company in the evenings. But I love it… Continue reading

Sex up your weekend with some American-style pancakes
Expat Life

Sex up your weekend with some American-style pancakes

It has always been a weekend tradition in our family to eschew the cereal boxes in favour of something more elaborate. In England I used to make pancakes – the thin, light, Shrove Tuesday type, piling them up on a heated plate to be distributed at the table, liberally coated with lemon-juice and sugar, Nutella, honey, maple syrup or caramelised, spiced fruit. The kids would demolish them at the same speed that we could prepare them! Continue reading