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Hello from The Yorkshire Mum

Hey there, welcome to my blog. I’m Kirsty and you probably gathered by the name that I’m a mum and I live in Yorkshire – aka God’s own county. I live in Withernsea, a little town on the east coast of Yorkshire with my partner and our tribe of 4 children, 2 huskies, 2 guinea pigs and a goldfish that seems to be going to live forever.

In the face of possible redundancy and a long term desire to start a successful blog I have decided to give myself a kick up the bum and actually get on with it. I’m always telling the kids if you don’t try you wont succeed but never seem to follow my own advice. So here goes. . . Dive in, tell me what I’m doing well, what I’m not doing so well, share me with your friends.

  • Are You Fire Ready?

    January 13, 2020 by

    19 years ago today I suffered one of the most terrifying experiences I’ve ever lived through. I woke up and found myself in the midst of a building fire. I was 19 and lived in a pub with my mum and 2 of my younger siblings (aged 6 and 4). The morning of January 13th,… Read more

  • Quick and Easy Recipe: Sweet Potato & Chilli Soup

    January 11, 2020 by

    I absolutely love the taste and texture of sweet potatoes. They make a slightly lighter but far more flavourful alternative to the regular potato and for that reason I think they’re much more versatile. The sweet potato is high in fibre, nutritious and very filling, and they’re available year round. This recipe is one of… Read more

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