Check out this recipe for a simple, sensational dessert that's healthy and hits all the right culinary notes. Yummy!
Melita is a married, creative mum of two. She describes herself as, 'a newcomer in the arena of writing as I evolve my own unique photography style'.
Meh to Mondays hey, nobody likes them, am I right?..and after a wonderful weekend away to celebrate Mother's Day, this post-weekend slump has hit me harder than usual. Weep.
John Lewis is everything here, from home decor to kids' clothes and beauty, it really is my favourite department store in the world. Housing my go-to brands on every single floor, I feel like I've been waiti...
Enjoy these yummy apple scones while they’re still warm, topped with clotted cream and spiced poached apple slices.
There's a lot of, 'Turn off the internet, it's bad for you' warnings circulating and yes, whilst you need time out from your laptop, particularly pre-bedtime for the best chance of a restful night's sleep, the world wide web for the most part, is a force for good, if you ask me.
This bowl of good-for-you ingredients is utterly perfect for an energy-boosting breakfast, light lunch or even sharing snack, with chunks of South African Packham or William Pears and Pink Lady Apples,with cooked quinoa, avocado, chunks of Red Leicester cheese and a few whole almonds for those who can eat them (nuts hate me but this a fave flavour combo of my husband's).
On the 9th of March, Jessica Huie MBE and I hosted our annual Passion into Pounds event (inspiring women in business) in collaboration with The British Library to mark International Women's Day. What a night it was! With a full-house and a killer panel, the energy was simply electric!
It's an honour to share Jillian Young's brilliance here. Jillian is the editor on my first book Mumboss and works at Piatkus, an imprint of the Little Brown Group.
Adulting can be hard. Flipping hard, and no more so than when you have little people to raise, kids completely reliant on you to love them and keep them safe.
Parents assume that bonding happens immediately at birth, and whilst it can, for many, birth, particularly the first time round is a rollercoaster of emotion oscillating between shock, elation, worry and love.
Hi all, what a sad day it's been for London, and the world. It's so hard to know how to express the sadness, particularly to my kids. I want them to inherit a safe world.
When do you feel your most creative?
Most months, PMT is a nightmare for me and I know many of my readers feel the same.
We all compare ourselves to others, that's just flipping life, right?
I was a multi-award winning screenwriter and director pre blogging and vlogging (winning awards at film festivals internationally, Ch 4 and more) and I'm now writing my first book Mumboss for Piatkus/Little Brown under the Hachette umbrella.
Time is so precious. While you can always make more money or buy more things, you just can't make more time.
The weirdest thing happened a few weeks ago.
As it's pancake day I'm re-sharing this classic post featuring my fluffy gluten-free Aemrican pancakes. Little pancakey clouds we like to call them in this house! OK I like to call them that!
My eldest son Oliver is now 5, he will be 6 in January, my beautiful bambi eyed firstborn son, a boy that, if I'm honest, I only got to properly enjoy when he turned 10 months.
The definitive recipe for the perfect apple pie - just like your mama used to make - with scrumptious South African Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples for a fabulous flavour combo!