Author Archives: Jen

This is where I can write about family, style, fashion and beauty. In fact this blog is a little bit of everything and anything. If you want to see what I say about Homes and Interiors though, hop over to Love Chic Living.

Giveaway: Win a Signed Copy of Jo Pratt’s Madhouse Cookbook

Jo Pratt Madhouse Cookbook

Welcome to my very first giveaway here on the blog and I’m thrilled to be giving away a cookbook! Jo Pratt, TV chef and author of Madhouse Cookbook, is helping families create some quick, delicious and nutritious meals on The Ideas Kitchen website with Panasonic. I have a signed copy of Jo’s book to giveaway to one lucky reader. I’m ... Read More »

Girl’s Autumn Fashion in Berry

girls autumn fashion

With Autumn well and truly here now, it’s been time for us to check out the new kids fashion ranges in the shops to update their wardrobes and find some new bits for them to wear. One thing we’ve loved has been the discovery of the colour Berry. With an auburn haired eldest daughter, this colour suits brilliantly well and ... Read More »

Recipe Review: Rocket and Parmesan Salad

Italian salad

A few weeks ago now, when I attended the Britmums Live conference I was thrilled to be given a few cookery books to try out and so here is the first of my recipe reviews. Mama’s Family Cookbook is a chunky, feelgood selection of attractive, tasty recipes suitable for all the family. It’s packed full of hearty, wholesome meals that ... Read More »

The Gallery: I Made This!

Garden on a Roll

Over on my other blog Love Chic Living, I’m talking about our Garden Makeover that we’re currently working on, and this picture is from the Garden on a Roll product that we’ve used. I know I’ve cheated a bit, but this has really helped me make the border look great. I made this a couple of weeks ago now and ... Read More »

Mary Berry’s Easy Chocolate Butterfly Cakes

Mary Berry's Easy Chocolate Butterfly Cakes2

We’ve been baking cakes in our house since the girls were tiny. Today, whilst making these, Miss R said to me ‘If you take those photos and put it on your blog, maybe some other little children can learn how to cook with their mummy’. Ah bless. Don’t think I’m writing that to be all preachy, I’m really not. I’m just chuffed that she feels she’s ... Read More »

Summer Season: What’s in my Travel Bag?

summer season travel bag

What’s in my Travel Bag by jen-stanbrook featuring crystal sunglasses With the school holidays well and truly upon us now many of us are thinking about getting away from it all and enjoying this amazing summer sun. Long may it last I say, although I know lots of us are really sweltering now. We were lucky enough to go to ... Read More »

The Gallery: Green

Herb garden rosemary

A few months ago I decided I really needed to upgrade my camera. We had a compact that was a few years old but was really out of date so I’d been taking lots of images on my phone, and as good as it is, it’s really not good enough for the blog. My other blog, Love Chic Living really ... Read More »

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