Quick and easy mushroom risotto

Mushroom risotto is a quick and easy go-to meal for me, that I make when I want something quick, comforting but also filling. It took a long time to persuade me that mushrooms were not the devils food, and he avoided risotto because it often can be loaded with cream, cheese or butter that he […]


Nickelodeon Fun at Intu Lakeside

*This is a review post* My kids are big fans of a lot of programs on Nickelodeon from Paw Patrol (yes, we are still fans) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (my kids don’t believe they were around for my childhood) Dora the Explorer and Spongebob Square Pants are all favorites we have watched and enjoyed. So […]


I am your friend – a book of hope.

*This is a review post* Mental health awareness is a passion of mine. The book “I am your friend, a book of hope” is a little book that fits into a bag or a pocket and is filled with simple but meaningful quotes and words to encourage and lift someone up. The author, artist, and […]


Working mum life and being organized.

*This is a collaborative post* I am a working mum. I have been for most of my children’s lives. I have worked full time for an employer, and been self-employed. I currently run a small local charity as well as being a blogger so in reality, I have two jobs as well as managing family […]


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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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