I haven’t posted in a while.  I’m not sure why really, the problems are still here!  I need to get back on it, cook again, blog, make the flat feel cozy and all sorts! Will be back soon promise xx Advertisements

After being granted permission to claim JSA and child tax credits we might *just* start clawing our way out.  With Christmas looming – thank god for a win of TK Maxx vouchers and some charity shop shopping Blake will be okay for goodies. He will be on the cusp of 2 then so he won’t […]

I haven’t posted for a while- things have been happening stopping me from posting.  I have been back and forth to the job center- a bus ride away- but i am able to get JSA and child Tax credits. We had a big sigh of relief here, Hopefully we can start paying off the over […]

I have to plan my food shop- not to the last penny- but i do plan for a week at a time and try and use up what is sitting in the cupboard. This week my shopping bill came to £18- and that included my husbands lunches / snacks. Thing is soon i will have […]

I have made a banana cake after extensive research into finding a recipe that isn’t so artsy farty. That doesn’t include golden syrup, Greek yogurt, 4 bananas (i want to use up a rather sorry looking one), nuts or a decade in the oven. So i found one  Need to sample of course… 

I was on the bus yesterday on the way to ‘sign on’  (Luxury of getting a bus, being alone and listening to music!)  I was listening to Johnny Cash, now my father use to listen to him a lot but i never use to really listen. Cash traveled to prison to prison in the USA […]

Originally posted on JACK MONROE:
I’d like to apologise to anyone I seem to have mortally offended with my apparent ‘conventional attractiveness’ and taste for middle eastern food. In an article published today on ‘Left Futures’, I am apparently ‘middle class’ for ‘not spending the afternoon drinking White Ace and copulating.’ I am often advised…