Tesco Mum of the year 2014

tesco mum of the year winners 2014

Let me start this post by asking you to keep your eyes open over the next 6 months or so for mums in your community who go the extra mile to make changes and make other people’s lives better. You can nominate them for next year’s awards and honour them with a fantastic [...]

Ending Newborn Deaths #firstday Save The Children

Save the Children - anna kari


Photo credit: Anna Kari/Save the Children

Today sees the launch of Save The children’s latest campaign focusing on the First Day of a child’s life and ending newborn deaths. 

Every year 2.9 million babies die in their first month, the reasons range from blocked airways, the delivery is obstructed or they are exposed [...]

The Big Day #TeamHonkRelay

team honk baton

Good morning world – today is MY #teamhonkrelay day and I warn everyone who follows me on any social media channel that I will be as busy as possible sharing moments of my cycle ride from Stanford le Hope through to Southend on Sea.

Please bare with me as it’s all for a fabulous [...]

#TeamHonkRelay Gravesend – Southend #SR14

route map #teamhonkrelay

Sponsor me here please TeamHonkRelay

It is time.

I’ve known about this since early December, I actually started doing something about this about 20 days ago and tomorrow is my Big Day when I transport the #Teamhonkrelay baton from Gravesend to Southend.

But don’t let me get ahead of myself, today is when it [...]

Against All Odds #TeamHonkRelay #SR14

I love my bike

The first time I mentioned the #TeamHonkRelay I still had over 20 days to go. Yesterday, Sunday, the Cornwall gang set off from Land’s End and we are all systems go sooo….

Husband got my bike out of the shed for me, he pumped the tyres, sprayed WD40 where it needed to go [...]

Couch to …err 24 miles in 19 days – Sport Relief #TeamHonk

gravesend - southend cycling route

Yes you read that right and yes I will forgive you if you burst out laughing, the thought alone makes me burst out laughing, only my laughs verge on the hysterical.

Remember last year for my hen do I climbed Snowdon with a group of nutters who go by the name of [...]

Christmas Jumper day – 13th December – Save The Children

xmas jumper

JUST what you were looking for, the perfect excuse to get your kitsch Christmas jumper out and wear it in public and do a good deed whilst you are at it.

Save the Children is calling on the UK to make the world better with a sweater on Friday 13th December [...]

Tesco Mum of The Year Awards 2014 shortlist

2014 shortlist tesco mum of the year awards 2014

As a Tesco Mum of The Year Awards 2014 blogger I am excited and delighted to bring to your attention this year’s magnificent shortlist of mums up and down the UK who have been nominated for this special award that thanks them on behalf of the nation.

I am glad it wasn’t me [...]

National Baking Week 14 – 20 Oct

John Whaite - National Baking Week masterclass

Click image above to download John Whaites National Baking Week recipes

I got to spend some time with John Whaite, 2012 winner of the Great British Bake Off, in the Spring when I attended one of his baking masterclasses. A really nice guy who loves his food as much [...]

Share: a cookbook to help female survivors of war + a recipe

share recipe book

Top chefs, celebrities and women from around the world who have benefited from Women for Women’s charitable work have contributed recipes to put together a recipe book called Share. Celebs include Jamie Oliver, Alice Waters, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Dame Judi Dench and Annie Lennox.

As it’s a charity I haven’t been sent a copy to [...]