Nelly Elliott

Newcastle based blogger, mama, creative, coffee-only with my oxygen, vegan, plus-size fashion lover and feminist.

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Meal Planning Monday - 12th January

Cute picture of Zoe, just because... I started back with the meal plan last week, which went well for 3 days, then I had a take away or 2 out of tiredness and not wanting to cook. With this in mind I have decided to make extra of meals and freeze portions, to make sure I have options on hand for …

Leftover Roast Chicken Pie.

Part of my 2015 plan of action was to be more frugal and meal plan. This is one of my favourite frugal recipes, and is a really simple way to use leftover roast chicken and veggies. We tend to have a roast chicken dinner on a Sunday evening, so this is the ideal Monday night meal. I always have …

One Month in the World.

One Month in the world, where on earth has that time gone?! In the last 4 weeks Zoe has gone from a squashy little newborn to a slightly bigger squashy little 4 week old. She is starting to hold her head up on her own, she is making different facial expressions (although no smiles yet), and she …

Newborn essentials.

The second you announce your pregnancy you get inundated with advice from anyone and everyone, everyone has their tips and tricks for coping with a newborn, and while each baby is different, I loved reading everyones experiences and enjoyed figuring out what worked for Zoe. I bought a lot of thi…

2015; a plan of action.

I hate new years resolutions, don't get my wrong, the idea of setting goals and making plans is a positive one, but the term resolutions is just so synonymous with failure and not quite achieving things that it is just depressing.
So with this in mind I am deciding on a plan of action, things…