Female Entrepreneur Week: Are you one of the FEW?

Female Entrepreneur Week: Are you one of the FEW?

When I was 10 years old my friend and I held a Tombola stall at the local park festival. We stocked up with cheap but shiny goods and sold raffle tickets for 50p.  By the end of the day we had made over £100. (But my mum lost a lot more money as we used her...
Father’s Day: What gifts do Dads really want?

Father’s Day: What gifts do Dads really want?

I have a whopping 7 Dads to cater for this Father’s Day – and all year round – so I have got to grips with gift ideas and I hope to help (me and) you to think of ideas that don’t involve socks and ties! Phew! Something for every Dad… #Sp...
Prezzo La Famiglia: The importance of eating together at the table

Prezzo La Famiglia: The importance of eating together at the table

Sat around the dinner table, all at the same height, the family would thrash out their daily stresses, their good news and their challenges. Their support for one another would run through all the food that was being shared. This family, was my adopted Italian family,...
Simple 4-ingredient recipes for busy people #Sp

Simple 4-ingredient recipes for busy people #Sp

We challenged you to come up with your simple 4-Ingredient recipes which are sure to suit a busy lifestyle. And you didn’t disappoint, you had our mouths-watering and in need of a Krombacher beer (competition sponsors), of course. Here are some of the fabulous...
Parent Podcast: What the General Election means for families

Parent Podcast: What the General Election means for families

A new podcast ParentPod has been launched (by myself Sophie Mei Lan and Amy Downes of A Mum Full of Dreams) to tackle issues important to families. We kick off by deciphering the General Election with parliamentary candidates (former MPs hoping to be re-elected) Mary...
BBC Good Food Show: A fun family day out + WIN tickets

BBC Good Food Show: A fun family day out + WIN tickets

Don’t miss the ultimate Family day out as the BBC Good Food Show returns to Birmingham this June, packed with top chefs, great shopping, freebies and more foodie inspiration than ever before. Queen of baking Mary Berry joins Michelin masters Tom Kerridge and Michel...