Magical Woodland Walks

Magical Woodland Walks

This time last year, when I was on maternity leave with my tiny little bundle of a baby boy, one of the things we did the most was go out for walks. We are so incredibly lucky to live in a beautiful part of the world, and I could just…

Joyful days in Mells

Flowers of Joy

I discovered Mells when I first moved here five years ago, and it’s always been one of my favourite places to visit. There’s a lovely village shop and cafe, miles of walks along the riverside amongst scenery that always feels a little bit magical, and an…

A Bank Holiday Brocante

Vintage Brocante

Frey and I were up and about early on May Day Bank Holiday, to drive down to the beautiful Larmer Tree Gardens for the Vintage Brocante. If there is one thing that will get me up early in the morning on a Bank Holiday (apart from a baby who wakes…

Living Arrows 14/52 – Frey’s first word

Frey and Bob

Of course Frey has been chatting for some time now – and he says ‘Mama’ and ‘Dada’ and a noise that sounds like ‘Quack quack’ when we play with the ducks in the bath. He also says ‘Baba’ whenever he sees our…

Vegan Nutty Chocolate Truffles

Nutty Chocolate Truffles

These nutty chocolate truffles were a great success… a couple of days ago I made some chocolate chip peanut butter cookies, which I offered to my toddler when they were still warm and melty from the oven.. he took one bite, screwed up his nose and threw it across…

Living Arrows 11/52 – First trip to the park

Play park

I have been absolutely loving the warmer, brighter days we’ve had over the past weekend. The sunshine has given me a much needed lift, and Frey and I had a busy weekend getting out and about in the sunshine. On Sunday afternoon, we had our first ever visit…

Raw Chocolate Almond Mini Eggs

Raw Chocolate Almond Mini Eggs

Raw chocolate is something I’ve wanted to try making for years, but for some reason never got around to it. When Indigo Herbs of Glastonbury¬†kindly sent me a parcel of their fabulous healthy ingredients to make some Easter treats with, I had no excuse not to try…

Living Arrows 10/52 – A visit from Nana and Grandad

Week 10/52 2016

Last Friday Frey’s Nana and Grandad from Lancashire came to visit him for the day, for a belated birthday visit. We had a lovely, day, we went out for lunch, where Frey enjoyed choosing his meal from the menu… Grandad taught Frey his new favourite thing to…

Comfort

Comfort

I was searching for a quote for Mother’s Day to share today, and I absolutely love this one. To feel comfortable enough to be yourself is a very special thing, in any situation. In work, with friends, meeting new people. If, as a parent, I am able to…

Superfood Carob Crispie Cakes

Superfood Crispie Cakes

I was very excited when Indigo Herbs very kindly sent me a parcel of amazing ingredients to create some delicious recipes with. I absolutely love making desserts and treats with healthier ingredients, especially when they taste just as indulgent as the original! Do you remember making crispie cakes when you…