Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Slow Cooked Bolognese With Dolmio

Slow Cooked Bolognese Recipe, Slow Cooker Recipes,

The weather has been pretty miserable as of late, so I've been taking the opportunity to take advantage of our favourite comfort meals. As my baby decided to actually take a nap for longer than ten minutes, I found myself with some spare time (that's a once in a blue moon moment when you're a parent). Rather than have the usual rush at dinner time of trying to prepare and cook dinner before the little, but very loud one lets us, and the neighbourhood know he's hungry, I thought I'd get the slow cooker out.

I'm pretty rubbish at remembering I have a slow cooker, despite the fact that every time I use it, I say 'I must do this more'. I love the ease of slow cooking and how the whole room just soaks up the aroma; literally making you count down the hours till dinner.

As part of their #ThankGoodness campaign, Britmums & Dolmio kindly sent us over some ingredients to help us out with creating a simple, good for you mid-week meal. I opted to make our firm family favourite - Spaghetti Bolognese. I'd never thought of slow cooked bolognese before but I'm so glad I did, this recipe is really simple to make and it's absolutely delicious.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Oh My Blog! The Mum Edition With Amy & Tots

Oh My Blog! is a monthly interview series featuring a whole host of fellow bloggers. Each month, we’ll be bringing you different themed posts showcasing the very best bloggers out there. This month, as it's Mother's Day this weekend, the questions are based on our very own Mums!

Thursday, March 09, 2017

How To Start Baby Led Weaning

As we approached little one turning six months, I was becoming increasingly anxious over how to start Baby Led Weaning. I was completely clueless, and as the majority of my family members had never chosen this method of weaning, I didn't really have anyone to turn to for advice either. I can't even begin to tell you how many hours I spent on Google and Pinterest trying to find some advice, or at least something to help ease my anxiety, alas, nothing availed. Considering that I'd never actually heard of Baby Led Weaning until I was six months pregnant, it didn't really come as much of a shock that aside from the general weaning advice, there was little information out there on Baby Led Weaning. So at six months old, we apprehensively handed over the food and started weaning our little man. Now four months later, we're a lot less clueless so I thought I'd start sharing parts of our weaning journey. Last week I introduced you all to Baby Led Weaning, so now you know what it is, I thought I'd continue with how to start Baby Led Weaning...

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Friday, March 03, 2017

Review: toTs By smarTrike Hooded Bunny Towel

As soon as my little one dipped his feet in the bath, he became a water baby. I guess generically bath time is all about winding down but for us, it's fun. It's one of my favourite times of day, the giggles and the splashing are just so lovely to watch and there's definitely no doubt that my boy is in his absolute element. Once he's finished playing, I scoop him out of the bath and wrap him up head to toe. Hooded towels are one of our bathtime essentials, we've loved using them since little man was a newborn. I love the fact they're just one big snuggle but as little one is no longer a tiny little squish, hooded towels are quickly becoming a thing of the past for us. Luckily, the Joy Bunny Hooded Towel from toTs by smarTrike has us covered - I can still pretend he's a baby baby, right?
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