This is me - a self confessed chocoholic into all things creative.
- Top Story - April 2022
Ten (Not So) Eggs-emplary Steps To Make The Cadbury Russian Doll Easter EggTop Story - April 2022
You are egg-straordinary Mr. Cadbury! How I adore your egg-cellent creations and cute ‘How To Make…’ videos with tips from the one and only egg-spert that is the Easter Bunny.
(Gimmie) Five (More) Shots And (Sh)it
The Parents Who Came To Party (The Tiger Who Came To Tea' Parody) Once there was a gullible man called Uncle Fisher and he was cleverly conned into thinking he was spending a romantic birthday weekend away with his wife in the Cotswolds.
War and (Sweet)Peas
Where The Picnic Bites Are (A 'Where The Wild Things Are' Parody) The day the Beast from the East came and caused mayhem with the British weather, Teen One text a red alert which bluntly said “Operation snowflake”. So Miss Mombie was sent on a quest in the likely event of a non existent Tesco delivery.
For Flakes Sake!
Feeling Flaky? Have you ever had the pleasure to meet a habitually grumpy person? A sourpuss, a carper? A wet blanket, a misery guts, a party pooper or a prophet of doom? They gripe, grumble, grizzle, whine, whinge, bleat and belly ache about anything and everything.
How To Become A Spider Slayer
So what do you do when your tween comes downstairs on full spider alert, bottom lip wobbling and bedtime chores clearly forgotten? Well, in our house, to achieve the recognition of spider slayer extraordinaire, events go something like this:
Eleven Very Random Nuggets Of Advice To Share With An Introverted Melophile
My daughter is a melophile - someone who loves music. So when she turned eighteen and announced that she wanted to go to her first music festival - possibly alone, as her mother my feelings were very mixed. I was intrigued, envious, happy, excited and proud but at the same time, very anxious and scared.
How To Smash (Er Gatecrash) The World Of TNG
#1 Forget the humdrum of Friday nights, desperately trying and ultimately failing to taxi your teens and tweens to different clubs all at the same time. Instead, book Grandma nice and early to transport you and your best parent friend in crime to Suburbia.
Ten Tipsylicious, Chocoplonk Pairings (Everything's fine with chocolate and wine!)
There’s no denying it, I am a chocoholic. I’m rarely without chocolate – At this very moment, I have at least four different varieties of the cocoa elixir living in my fridge in case of… Well, anything.
12 Days of RACK
Even though my knuckles and nails are bruised, scuffed and broken thanks to the boxes of Christmas decorations that have dragged me on a right old merry dance down the garden path jingling all the way, my kids still grin with eagle-eyed anticipation and it is impossible to ignore the building excitement on their faces.