• BLW // Week 3

    9th December 2016

    It’s been a really successful week of baby led weaning in the Hughes household. We are mostly having two meals a day: breakfast and lunch. Some days I manage to squeeze tea in, but between teething pain and tiredness come 5pm, it’s not been that easy. We have tried lots of new flavours and textures…

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  • Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Spinach, Carrot and Asparagus Fritters

    7th December 2016

    I am always looking for ways to use up the old purees I’ve got stocked in my freezer. So far I’ve made sweet potato pancakes and egg muffins. Both of which have gone down a treat whilst getting those healthy vegetables in Dex as well. This baby led weaning fritters recipe is so similar to the…

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  • spinach, ham and cheese pinwheels sat on the counter before being baked

    Baby Led Weaning Pinwheels Recipe

    6th December 2016

    Pinwheels are so popular among baby led weaners I am so surprised it took me so long to make them for Dex. It’s all I have seen people talk about on baby led weaning groups (also they talk a lot about these banana pancakes.) Obviously you can make your own pastry, but for me it’s quicker and…

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  • December // What I am Most Looking Forward to.

    1st December 2016

    It’s Dexter’s first December and I am so excited about all the wonderful things that come with this cold Christmassy month. 1. Listening to Christmas songs on the TV. You have to have the music videos to go along with them so you can watch Band Aid and play spot the singer and laugh at…

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  • Why We Chose the Name Dexter James

    1st December 2016

    Dexter /ˈdɛkstə/  one who dyes  (Old English) skilled or right-handed (Latin) James /ˈdʒeɪmz/ English form of the Late Latin name Iacomus meaning supplanter. People regularly compliment us on our choice of name for our son. It wasn’t an easy choice and in all honesty neither Dexter nor James was on our radar until the final week of…

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