Me, The Hubby and our Four Monsters! Sleepless nights, dirty nappies, tantrums, and tears. But also adventures, fun, laughter, and a whole lot of love! Not every day is easy, but every moment is precious. Welcome to My Life as Mumma Walker!
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You know you're pregnant when...
...you go to town and come home with:
Antibiotics for a water infection
Germaloids for piles
Fybogel for constipation
5 jars of pickle
Baggy jumpers, t-shirts and PJs with "room to grow"
Half the shopping list forgotten
Back ache and the need for a nap before putting the shopping away.
I need a bit of comfort food at this time of year. I really love this recipe from The Hairy Bikers: Liver and bacon with onions and gravy and freely admit that I have whipped this from the BBC Food website. I follow the recipe (but sometimes chuck some mushrooms in too) and split it four ways at 11 pro points per serving. It's a classic, and even my 6 year old likes liver cooked like this - the 4 & 2 year olds need a little extra ketchup to convince them. The Hairy Bikers’ traditional liver and bacon makes a simple supper packed full of flavour and bursting with vitamins and minerals Ingredients 450g/1lb lambs’ liver , sliced and fully thawed if frozen 25g/1oz butter 2 tbsp sunflower oil 4 tbsp plain flour 1 onion , halved lengthways and sliced 125g/4½oz rindless streaky bacon rashers, each cut into 4–5 pieces 1 beef stock cube 500ml/18fl oz jus t-boiled water 1–2 tsp tomato ketchup salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation method Rinse the liver in a cola
Now, we don't really do Romance, Yorkie and I. We're not the sort of couple that goes to posh restraunts, buy hearts and flowers on a whim etc, but last night we had a really sweet night. We didn't really do much that was classically romantic, it was the mood, the feeling in the air, if you know what I mean....? I cooked us steaks for tea, which is always a winner for Yorkie (his second fav after anything pork) and had the candles lit in the front room. Not that I was going for a romantic atmosphere, I just like to have candles lit on cold dark nights. We snuggled up on the settee together, watching nothing much on telly, all warm and cozy under a blanket, with the cat curled up o us. We'd been talking a little bit about the wedding and stuff, and about what my doc had said to me about what to do before we start a family. Yorkie's eyes went all soft and sweet, he was hugging me close and saying all the right kind of sweet thinks that I love to hear. It was on