Always Emma

Musings, advice and anecdotes from a busy mum.

Recipes I Love

Best Chocolate Milk Ever – Apparently!

My friends’ son came home with me for a little while after school yesterday and, as is usually the case when I have other people’s children, I decided to pretend I am one of those awesome mums that does fun things for her kids all the time. Enter the chocolate milk with homemade chocolate syrup [...]

Creamy Chicken Soup

We’ve been eating a lot of soup lately, the boys are loving it so I am getting as much as possible into them while I can. One soup I had never attempted before was a creamy chicken one so I did a bit of googling, looked at a couple of different recipes and adapted them [...]

Sweet Potato and Tomato Soup

A few months ago I discovered Jos from Sew Cook Laugh Live’s Simple Tomato Soup recipe and have since been using it as the base for many different vegetable soups because it really is so simple! Tonight, after stuffing ourselves silly at lunch time, we decided on a simple dinner and I, once again, began [...]

Homemade Bread

This post is for Lauren, who has asked for my bread recipe. I had to be honest with her and tell her that I normally just chuck all the ingredients into the bread maker my awesome mother-in-law gave to me when she won it and knew she wouldn’t use it.

Sausage and Tomato Creamy Pasta Bake

I love the unwavering devotion my kids sometimes give to me and the fact that they think I am capable of achieving anything and everything. Here is the conversation that took place one night as I was preparing dinner

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