No. 31 – My Little Sleeper guest blog

I am excited to introduce the first guest on the @dippyeggplease blog, Aimi, a certified child sleep consultant and owner of My Little Sleeper. My eldest two boys were stubborn sleepers and still are early risers. I was determined for the youngest small that this was not going to be the case and have followed... Continue Reading →

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No. 21 – Asparagus

Blink and you'll miss it - it's asparagus season, folks. British asparagus, (which is obviously the tastiest you can get), is only in season from the end of April until the end of June, so fill your boots whilst you have the chance! We love asparagus in our house, so I thought I'd share with you some... Continue Reading →

No. 19 – The BEST nut roast!

Despite being a vegetarian for nearly 30 years, until recently I'd never made a nut roast.  I've eaten plenty; most of them fairly bland and flavourless to be honest, a bit dry, and screaming of being something of an afterthought on the Sunday lunch menu. Roast rump of beef, tick, shoulder of pork with stuffing and... Continue Reading →

No. 16 – Travel and food

*(As published in the Spring edition of Link Magazine, April 2017)* There's something about being on holiday that seems to open up kids' minds around trying new foods isn't there? It's like their palates mature instantly once they are checked in to their holiday destination.  Things that are rejected at home (eughh, vegetables, shellfish!) seem... Continue Reading →

No. 15 – Little Miss Shy

'I never wish to offend, but I am so foolishly shy that I often seem negligent, when I am only kept back by my natural awkwardness'. Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility I was incredibly shy as a child, painfully so. I hated having to speak to any adult I didn’t know, and wasn’t particularly happy... Continue Reading →

No. 14 – 10 portions a day

Did you see in the news the other week that a new study has recommended that we all eat 10 portions of fruit and veg a day, up from the previous recommendation of 5? The study, by University College London, found that up to 7.8 million deaths worldwide could be prevented if people upped their... Continue Reading →

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