Olverum Bath Oil

I have recently been sent the most beautiful product which up until now, I did not know existed – Olverum bath oil. Olverum is made with natural essential oils, it contains eucalyptus, pine, lavender and lemon oils to help relax the mind and body whilst relieve muscle tension. Unfortunately my midwife wasn’t sure if essential […]

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Mini Hornit Lids

Mini Hornit lids are the coolest bike helmets on the market, by miles! The selection of lids goes from calm, cool and collected (Stealth) to bold, loud and out there (Head Candy). I have saved our ‘unboxing’ video over on my Instagram page @lifewiththematthews3 if you have already seen it you will know how pleased […]

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Hidden Veg Pasta Sauce

After receiving lots of Instagram DM’s I thought it would be easier to share this recipe for those who are interested in a quick blog post. It’s a handy little sauce to bulk cook, portion up and freeze. Shopping List 1 x fresh courgette 1 x cup frozen mixed peppers 1 x cup frozen spinach […]

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Chocolate Heaven Bundt Cake

I am officially a bundt cake convert after being gifted a tin from ProCook. I was a bit dubious about using my usual chocolate cake recipe which would normally be split between two tins, but it turned out really well! A good quality cake tin has a direct effect on the quality of your bake. […]

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Another day, another battle

Some of you may follow me on Instagram and will have heard my latest ‘mummy struggle’ is Ruby’s fussy eating. Things came to an all time low one day last week when the only food my two year old would eat was breadcrumbs from the top of fish fingers and bleepin’ cheese strings. When I […]

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Golden Syrup Muffins

‘Wee buns’ This recipe can be thrown together in less than ten minutes making it the perfect easy midweek bake. Ingredients 4 free range eggs 225g caster sugar 225g self raising flour 225g stork 4 tbsp Lyle’s golden syrup Method Pre heat oven to 180 degrees. Blend eggs and caster sugar together until pale in […]

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Mrs Ruddell’s Scotch Pancakes

This is a very special recipe, given to me by a friend and work colleague. The recipe was written by her mother who sadly isn’t with us anymore. I cannot tell you how good these are, they really are the perfect pancake!! The best part is that they require half a pint of buttermilk and […]

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