Mother’s Day 2023 Giveaway & Gift Guide
Mother’s Day is on the horizon and I am delighted to be collaborating with a host of other lovely bloggers to share a wonderful giveaway and gift guide for our readers far and wide. Mums are definitely special and we should be celebrated and what better way than with some lovely items to treat yourself […]READ MORE
Meal Plan Monday – Family Meal Planning
Welcome to Meal Plan Monday. Where we share what we are eating and how I plan our meals as a family who deal with food allergies and coeliac disease (which is NOT a food allergy, but an autoimmune disease) whilst shopping within a budget, mostly at Asda and Aldi. Eating together as a family is […]READ MORE
How do we homeschool when parents are ill?
So, how do we homeschool when parents are ill? That is something I have been asked a couple of times, usually by people who have, the admitted advantage that they can still send their children to school when they themselves are unwell, rather than having to worry about looking after themselves whilst also making sure […]READ MORE
An easy & cheaper alternative to a standing desk
We love using a standing desk at home. I find it helpful because I have back issues and sitting at a desk isn’t comfortable for me. I also find it useful to help me concentrate. Our son has ADHD and we have found that if he is able to stand and move whilst he is […]READ MORE
Easy and delicious homemade focaccia bread
this homemade focaccia bread recipe is easy to follow and pretty fool proof and I pull it out when I want to make bread for meals with guests or when I’m feeding a lot of people. Because we now deal with coeliac disease in our house, I don’t make bread that is gluten based as […]READ MORE
Do your own accounts or outsource to professionals?
This is a collaborative post sharing the pros and cons of doing your own accounting as a small business owner, and whether deciding to call in a professional is a good idea. I hope it’s helpful. I am partially employed and partially self employed but I have been fully self employed as well. When I […]READ MORE
Mouse in the house, a tail of pest control
This is a collaborative post sharing a funny tail (see what I did there?) about the time we had to try and get mice out of our house, and the pest control options we SHOULD have used, which we hope is helpful. I count my blessings that we haven’t had to deal with too much […]READ MORE
5 Tips For Eating Well With Severe Allergies at University
Sharing a collaborative post with tips for eating well with severe allergies whilst you are at college or university that we hope you will find helpful. As a family with food allergies, ourselves, I know the day will come when I have to send my kids off into the world and they will need to […]READ MORE
Eltham Lodge by John H Bunney
This is a review post sharing my thoughts on the book Eltham Lodge, where perfections meets convenience, by John H Bunney. I was very excited to receive a copy of this beautiful book, to refresh my memory and also to learn more about the lodge. I think the main reason I was excited to review […]READ MORE
The Monogamy Game – are you ready to play?
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, we are delighted to be reviewing a fun game that is definitely not for playing with the kids, called Monogamy. We hope our review convinces you that it’s worth getting your hands on a set. I am not really a game player, but the husband is, and for Valentine’s […]READ MORE
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Welcome to Cats, Kids, Chaos. We started over 9 years ago, originally as The Mad House of Cats & Babies, in a blur of sleep deprivation. Sharing family life as we know it, with humour, always a cup of coffee in hand, and usually a cat or two around.
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