The Gluten Free Cook Book – Review

Having been married to someone with a gluten intolerance for 13 years, I have taught myself a lot about what someone with gluten intolerance can eat and what must be avoided. I have to admit that I only started looking at actual recipes and cookbooks targeting the gluten intolerant market, recently, when I decided I […]


Just me?

When I started this blog, it was mainly as a journal to keep me sane through sleep deprivation, and the struggles and joys of parenthood. It’s grown into many more things than that. I thought about starting another blog, just for me, to just get some of the non parenting, non recipe, non review stuff […]


Our week in photos – France

I wasn’t going to do a photo week, until we got home from our holiday, but we have SO many lovely photos, I thought it would be nice to share them. I am typing this, whilst sitting outside, in the garden, where we are staying whilst LSH and the children are off on a walk somewhere. […]


Saturday is on yer bike Sat Cap Day

My little supermodel, posing, as awkwardly as possible, with a rather swish looking motorbike (which he wanted to know if he could have as a 5th birthday present – not unless Mummy is allowed one too!) at the Michelin Musuem this past week… Caption this photo, there’s an extra prize if it’s witty AND in […]


A picnic up a volcano? Why not?

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will know I have a bit of a hobby/fascination with volcanos. I have written about my love of all things volcanic and of my plan to climb an active volcano for my 40th birthday in 2 years time. Today, we were lucky enough to be […]


Dear fellow cyclists…

Welcome to my Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in my Living Room. A small space in the week where I can have a chunter about things that have made me twitch with annoyance or made me question if the world has gone mad or not…. This week, I have handed the blog over to […]


About blog

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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