Autumn Apple Pie


Sundays in the Michalak Household aren’t exactly as traditional as we’d like them to be. You see, my Husband Stefan spends all of his day editing our weekly family vlog. Me? I  pretend I am a 50’s housewife, donning my apron to tend to all never ending errands, and finally attempt to bake something that resembles and apple pie for our ... Read More »

Why I make Youtube videos


This is a blog post I’ve been meaning to write for a while now, sadly blogging has to take a backseat in my life now I’m a Mum but I’ll try to be a bit more regular over the next few months. I’d like to tell you all a few of the reasons why each week, I choose to upload personal parts of ... Read More »

New editions to


Hello again, I’d like to introduce you to my three new makeup bags for As always each one is dedicated to something that means a lot to me. I feel it’s very important to always produce things from the heart which is why I put so much love and effort into these little makeup bags. I never dreamed I’d ... Read More »

I’ve been keeping a secret…Touche Veloutee – By Terry


Having a teething 8 month old, means waking up lots at 3.30am. In turn, that means I have acquired some serious eye-bags, and these aren’t just your dainty little bags, these are more rucksacks stuffed full with tiredness. Yup. Oh, the stamp of motherhood… In order to retain that ‘human being’ look, I’ve been keeping a little secret from you all… meet ... Read More »

Baking healthy Banana and Oat Bites


Today little G and I have been busy in the kitchen together baking one of his favourite little healthy snacks, ‘Banana and Oat Bites’. Well, technically I did the baking while he shoved a wooden spoon in his mouth. Where and when I can, I like to cook his food and treats from scratch. It’s something I  find hugely rewarding, ... Read More » – My new handmade makeup bags collection


It’s finally finished… *eeek Over the past few months, I’ve been working my little socks off on a small collection of handmade makeup bags. At last, here they are. *Collapses on sofa This has honestly been almost like my second baby this year, this is something both my husband Stefan and I have poured our heart and soul into for ... Read More »

Breakfast at Gracie’s


‘A good Irish baby’ is what a woman in the supermarket called Grayson, as she clamped her hands around his chunky thighs last week. ‘Nice and chunky’ she said looking at him with a huge smile washed over her face. She’s right, Grayson is not just a big baby, he’s huge. I’m evening wondering if there might have been a ... Read More »



I love the internet, but I love chocolate cake too… the difference between the two, is that I don’t spend 8 hours a day stuffing cake into my mouth (unless I’m feeling a bit emotional, and then it’s fine, OK!). Why don’t I eat chocolate cake morning, noon and night? Well, simply because I know it’s bad for me. It’s all about moderation and ... Read More »

What 100,000 feels like.


As many of you know I recently hit 100,000 subscribers on my Youtube channel.  I wanted to type a few considered words to try and express what this actually means to me and how I feel about it. The first thing I feel is totally overwhelmed and humbled, but mostly I feel thankful. What’s always going to be important to me is that I ... Read More »

Happy Father’s Day Stefan!


I’ll admit, I’m not normally one for public displays of affection, but I strongly believe it’s important to make sure the people we love, really know how much we value and appreciate them. So, this post is for you, Stefan. Happy first Father’s Day from Gracie and I! You sure do make our little Prince Parsnip smile a whole lot! ... Read More »