Home

Weekly meal plan and shopping list from The Growing Mum

Meal Plan, Shopping List and a Holiday – Week 5

We are away for most of the week but I decided that a holiday isn’t going to stop the meal planning train! Last week, we had a takeaway curry with friends, buffet-style, which is a way I’ve never done before. It was really lovely and a great...

How Did The First Nursery Goodbye Wave Go?

7 months after starting nursery, I finally got a goodbye wave from my little one. It was a shy, short wave while he was being carried by the nursery worker. It was a really big deal to the worker as everyday I dropped him off, the workers...

How to shop for a new (or used car): research, test drives, the purchase and the drive home.

The Joys of Car Shopping

Sponsored post My first car, a small 3-door Corsa, was a bought from the in-laws for a princely sum of £1. I loved that car and it served me right until the carpark of the dealership to be part-exchanged after a quick jump-start. The thought of choosing...

Downright Untruths - The cringe-worthy and funny lies we are gullible enough to believe

What Downright Untruths Have You Fallen For?

My exploration into Burns Night (read here if you have no idea what I am talking about) reminded me of the haggis story I fell for a few years ago. Having never had haggis before or even heard of it, I was the perfect gullible candidate for...

Music Monday Musings - Talking about the different songs I like and why

Some Have Food But Cannot Eat – Music Monday Musings #2 

In the course of my very light research on Burns Night recently, I came across the poem below. You are probably thinking what does ‘Some have food…’ have to do with Burns Night. The origins of this poem is attributed to Robert Burns (though there is no...

Find out about Burns Night and why Haggis has a special place in my memory bank

Burns Night – My Haggis Anecdote

Burns Night crops up every January and I have no idea what it represents. You wouldn’t believe that my husband is half Scottish! So I decided to find out a bit more about it this year. I was very surprised to learn that he wrote a poem...

Pregnancy Update Week 20 - Halfway There

Pregnancy Update Week 20 – We’re Halfway There

If you’re not aware, Baby G2 is due this year. Eeeek! Woooo! Aaarrghh! Yaaaay! Crazy times with 2 under 2 lies ahead. So how has it been so far? First Trimester As with Baby G1, I haven’t had any debilitating symptoms just the usual list: Extreme tiredness – I...