4 ingredient recipes with Krombacher + WIN A 24-CRATE OF BEER and pottery glass #Sp

We were challenged to create a tasty dish to pair with Krombacher Beer, with just four ingredients. So I got my chef husband Chris in the kitchen to come up with a dish as he loves cooking food and he likes drinking beer. Here’s what he rustled up for us… Butter Bean and Chorizo Stew:   Ingredients: … More 4 ingredient recipes with Krombacher + WIN A 24-CRATE OF BEER and pottery glass #Sp

Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

You might not associate Shakespeare with the present day but your mind is about to be changed with the latest production of Romeo and Juliet. I’ll admit that it’s the first time I’ve understood every exchange in the tragedy even after studying A-Level drama. And that’s one of the best things about West Yorkshire Playhouse’s … More Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

Blowing out the candles on birthday party politics: The rules

Invites: If you want to invite one person  to a birthday party from a group/club/class/clique, you must invite the entire group/club/class, no exceptions, so nobody is left out. Birthday Cake: It should be bigger than the cake at the last party you went to. The birthday girl/boy’s parents must spend at least 48 hours hand … More Blowing out the candles on birthday party politics: The rules

Chinese New Year: How to celebrate it with your family or friends

Lion dancing, red packets (Ang Paos), lanterns, acrobatics, Kung Fu and exquisite food are all synonymous with celebrating Chinese New Year. But how can you celebrate it in the UK? YES. 2017 marks the Year of the Rooster which signifies fidelity and punctuality. So without further a do let’s kick off with some ideas for this … More Chinese New Year: How to celebrate it with your family or friends

 Real Life Reads: Meet me Sophie Mei Lan aka Mama Mei

I’m a multi-award-winning journalist, formerly BBC current affairs, but my step in the door to media was bellydancing on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent (long story!). I’m now a blogger, vlogger and publicist working from home in Yorkshire with my two daughters and MasterChef husband.  I’m a fitness fanatic, in between work and family-life, as well … More  Real Life Reads: Meet me Sophie Mei Lan aka Mama Mei

So I’m “boring” now I don’t drink alcohol 

You know when someone’s out for a fight.  They’re hunched over with their muscles tensed, looking up beyond their furrowed brow, ready to pounce at fellow drunkards, if someone so much glances at them in what they perceive the “wrong” way.  And that’s just one of the reasons I don’t like alcohol. I hate how … More So I’m “boring” now I don’t drink alcohol 

Date Nights: The secret to a long and happy marriage? #Sp

Ever feel like you and your partner just exist next to one another? Our last “date night” was probably at our Wedding in June but even then we hardly saw each other. Chris was at one side of the hall downing pints whilst my friends and I were doing the Limbo (followed by the Conga, oh … More Date Nights: The secret to a long and happy marriage? #Sp

Mama Mei Blog Birthday: Let’s celebrate with give-aways and prizes for you

From breastfeeding live on national TV to public speaking gigs and reviewing fab places and products. It has been an exciting first year of blogging at Mama Mei. That’s not to mention my husband Chris who made it to the quarter-finals of this year’s BBC MasterChef TV cooking contest. On my blog, I’ve covered issues … More Mama Mei Blog Birthday: Let’s celebrate with give-aways and prizes for you