Black Farmer gluten-free sausages & burgers

This is a review of Black Farmer gluten-free sausages and burgers company that produces high-quality products, from British meat. Finding what my husband (who is gluten intolerant) calls “decent” burgers, sausages and meatballs that are gluten-free, is hard. When I did a bit of research, the products we tried were reasonably priced when compared with […]


I don’t like wearing make up…

But sometimes I have to or feel I need to. I wrote a while ago, about my decision to stop wearing make up for a month and forgot to update on what happened and what I did at the end of that month. To be honest, I LOVED and still do love, not wearing make up on […]


Sleep – Back to basics

Yes, another post about sleep… When we brought our babies home from the hospital, they slept in our room with us, next to our beds, because it was easier for me to feed them, when they were close by, and also because of the current recomendations on safe sleep, and to be honest, I wanted […]


I don’t like camping…

Sleeping in a tent, a thin layer of material, between you and the elements, on the ground, with the possibility of some of natures finest creations joining you in your tent, having to either pee in a bush, or share a communal toilet with who knows however many other people who haven’t washed their hands […]


I love where I live…

If you follow me on Instagram or are friends with me on Facebook, you will see that I have started sharing photos with the tag line “I love where I live”. I very fortunate that we live in a lovely place, and that we are spoiled for local spots to visit, like Kew Gardens, Richmond […]


Cheat’s Pizza with Pesto & Goats Cheese

This is a quick and easy alternative to a tomato based pizza. I use gluten free pizza bases, but it would work with normal pizza bases, too. It’s not entirely cows milk free, because of the Parmesan cheese in the pesto, but you could just blitz some basil, olive oil and garlic in a blender […]


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Blog author, Karen Reekie

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. We share family life as we live and see it, and try to keep it real. I write about food allergies, homeschooling, parenting a teenager, product reviews and everything in between. The odd cat post may feauture too. Welcome to the chaos, grab a cup of coffee and join us!

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