Welcome to Dais Like These!

Welcome to Dais Like These and thank you for visiting! I'm Daisy; mummy to three cheeky monkeys, wife to Mr DaisLikeThese, and owner of a crazy greyhound. As well as the daily craziness of family life, we love to get out, travel, adventure and explore. Here I will document the highs and lows and pass on … Continue reading Welcome to Dais Like These!

Thank you to the strangers praising my children’s good behaviour!

When we are out and about we are often quite a rowdy bunch, well, it's inevitable what with the two boys, the baby, the dog and us. If we're eating out, the kids tend to go a bit feral and I end up spending the entire meal barking "sit down...stop fighting...get off the table...we don't need to … Continue reading Thank you to the strangers praising my children’s good behaviour!

Foodie Friday #8 – Summer Berries Sponge Cake

We have been longing for the summer in the DaisLikeThese household and seeing as the weather outside isn't helping us at all, I thought we could bring summer to us with this yummy berry sponge cake recipe. My cheeky 5 year old was not interested in helping today but my biggest boy hasn't grown out … Continue reading Foodie Friday #8 – Summer Berries Sponge Cake

Foodie Friday #7 – Birthday Cake Bake Off!

You may have noticed that Foodie Friday has taken a bit of a back seat recently. As much as I would love to be able to do it every week, sometimes life just takes over. March is birthday month in our house, with both boys and I celebrating (an expensive month for Mr DaisLikeThese!). That … Continue reading Foodie Friday #7 – Birthday Cake Bake Off!

Foodie Friday #6 – Cheesy Pastry Letters

Foodie Friday this week is super simple and totally kid friendly. Xavi was sent home from school with the class cooking book this week and he chose a recipe for pastry numbers. We altered it slightly and made pastry letters instead. He wanted to take in each of his classmates' first initial - which I thought … Continue reading Foodie Friday #6 – Cheesy Pastry Letters

Creating Super Cool Beds for Boys

So, it's official, my boys are growing up. Too fast I sometimes think! Thomas, Fireman Sam and Octonauts are out and they now seem to have moved on to Marvel Comics, sports and general 'big boy' trends. Although they are both very close, get along well and share a room, they also have very different … Continue reading Creating Super Cool Beds for Boys

Happy Mondays #7 – Surviving Half Term

So, I survived half term! And actually I think the kids had a little bit of fun!! Without sending the older two children off to a club each school holidays, I often find it really tricky to entertain three kids of different ages and different interests (as well as fitting in the dog walking and … Continue reading Happy Mondays #7 – Surviving Half Term

Breastfeeding Mum Guilt – Is it Just Me?

Is it just me or is breastfeeding a major mum guilt trigger?! Well, a simple Google search tells me I'm certainly not alone. The internet is awash with chatroom conversations on parenting websites, blogs, and articles on the guilt associated with breastfeeding. I am a chronic sufferer of mum guilt and have been since the day … Continue reading Breastfeeding Mum Guilt – Is it Just Me?