Rachel Brady

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Carrot and orange cake

I haven’t baked for ages! To say how often I used to anyway. I always think what I’ve got in and maybe what needs using then think what type of thing I could make and look up one or two…

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When your kid hates sport

My little boy, Arthur who is 7, doesn’t play any sport. He *doesn’t like any sport. My 5 year old girl also isn’t sporty (though she strangely does kick a rugby ball all over the house, insisting it’s a football,…

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Slow cooker Chinese chicken and pineapple

I’m being more experimental with my food recently. I’m trying to fit in lots of new recipes in my meal plans each week. I am LOVING this US website: The Kitchn. It’s got so many great recipes, and you can…

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Easy sausage one pot

Sometimes the best recipes are just completely random and thrown together. This meal was supposed to be a sophisticated kind of cassoulet with sausage, lentils and bacon. But I forgot the lentils. So it became sausage with plenty of small…

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Slow roast lamb shoulder with rosemary and garlic

Roast dinners are a gorgeous ritual and one that we indulge in pretty much every Sunday in our family. But sometimes you want a roast that delivers on comfort and flavour but is easy too. This is that. In fact…

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Kids’ book review of Mr Men: My Brother

We have SO many children’s books. When they were both babies I used to buy loads from the charity shops and stash them away for when they got older. We definitely don’t have much room for many more, and I’m…

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How to have the best night’s sleep ever

Is anyone else really feeling the winter this year? I’m normally a winter lover; snuggling up with a hot choc in front of the fire is my idea of bliss, but even I’m flagging by now and fantasising about packing…

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What do stay at home mums DO all day?

I’m a stay at home mum. By choice. I consider myself very fortunate (not lucky as we’ve both worked hard to get where we are) to be able to afford to not go to work, as my husband has a…

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French Baking Course at the School of Artisan Food

Sunday just gone Adam and I attended a day long course at The School of Artisan Food at the Welbeck Estate. I bought the course as a gift for Adam and cheekily asked if I could come along too to…

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Leftover Christmas mac and cheese (ham and sprouts)

Hello everyone! I feel the need to actually make the effort to say the words “Hello” as I don’t see you much around these parts of late. I used to pop up so regularly in your feed that I didn’t…

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Our Christmas rituals

Every year the Brady family Christmas continues to takes shape. By this I mean that new rituals are added in, lots of old ones keep going, some are dropped (sorry Elf on the Shelf, you are now just Elf Who…

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