• Thoughts

    Baking Fail: A Chocolate Cake from the Hummingbird Book

    In my family, we cook our meals from scratch as much as possible. I like cooking but my passion lies in baking. Before having kids, I was regularly trying to find the perfect recipe. The perfect chocolate cake recipe, the perfect cookie recipe, the perfect millionaire’s shortbread… After birthing my first baby, I felt so overwhelmed with everything, I didn’t find any time for myself. I craved doing something new but found no time. After a few months, I decided to try a recipe from a book that had been on my shelf for a long time. I had heard so many positive reviews about this book from the Hummingbird…

  • Shopping Hauls

    Review: MATOA Gili Handmade Wooden Watch

    The truth: I used to wear watches a lot as a kid and would often get a new one when the old stopped working. I always used to go for some kids character watch. One day, I stopped being interested in them altogether. Since then, I tend to look at watches and walk away as, like rings, I feel like I don’t ‘suit’ them anymore. Then one day I opened the door to the postman who had this simple box to hand over to me: I didn’t think much of it at all and handed it to my other half, but he wanted me to open it. Inside was this…

  • Thoughts

    The Diet Starts Now

    The diet has started. I was doing so well! I was eating healthily. I fought every single thing that made me eat food for comfort. And then what happened?! It’s not like pre kids days you know. When eating 4 bars of chocolate didn’t show up. That’s it. The diet doesn’t start now. No. It has started. Gimme some strawberries.