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Emily Leary

Award-winning food, lifestyle and parenting writer. Presenter and photographer. And a mummy too.

A Mummy Too was founded in 2011, born out of a love of family, food and photography. As a busy consultant with projects in all sorts of industries, this blog began as a place to celebrate that as well as all that, I’m a mummy too.

The blog grew at an incredible rate and in 2013, after a lot of plate spinning and one big deep breath, I left a 12-year career in digital marketing behind to write about food and lifestyle full-time. So, I’m still a working mum, but my focus has shifted and I couldn’t be happier.

Today, A Mummy Too is the place to come for daily recipes (there are currently over 350 in my recipe index), tips and video guides for anyone who believes a shortage of spare time shouldn’t mean you can’t enjoy beautiful, delicious things.

Blogging takes up a big chunk of my time, but I’m also a freelance columnist, producing food, travel and lifestyle content for mainstream media, such as Cruise International Magazine, as well as for brands, such as Mothercare and ASDA.

My work includes everything from short how-to guides, to snappy top tips articles, to more in-depth pieces.

I also develop, test and/or shoot recipes, sometimes for media and often for brands, supporting campaigns and incorporating exciting new products, from kitchen gadgets to the latest ingredients. I also work with a select number of brands to bring a foodie edge to their editorial websites. Currently, I’m proud to be resident food blogger for Avon UK and the Family Food Blogger at and Mamas & Papas.

As well as writing, I work on my YouTube channel and with brands to produce all sorts of video content, from chat shows to recipe guides. I am also a regular on local and national radio.

You might imagine that, as a blogger you’ll mostly find me tucked in a dark room lit only by my monitor, or buried under mountains of pots, pans and sprinkles – and there’s a grain of truth to that – but I also love working with a live audience.

I regularly partner with brands to run workshops, presentations and demonstrations at press and consumer events, such as the BBC Good Food Festival and the Cake and Bake Show. I hold a City & Guilds accredited Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene Certificate.

Oh, and I recently won Best Food Blog 2015!
Travel: A Great Builder And Repairer Of Sibling

Travel: A Great Builder And Repairer Of Sibling Relationships

Of course travel doesn't need to be a huge holiday abroad - a trip to the local adventure playground, a couple of days in a B&B at the seaside, or a jaunt to an unfamiliar city can all be done on a budget, and can be just as rewarding and productive when it comes to sibling bonding
14/03/2017 15:42 GMT
Kids Becoming Increasingly Picky Eaters? Ten Ways to Gently Break the

Kids Becoming Increasingly Picky Eaters? Ten Ways to Gently Break the Cycle

A lot of fussy eating can be down to underlying worries or fears. It's vital you work to support and dispel those, rather than contribute to them. No two children are alike, of course, but these techniques have helped crack fussy eating for our family. And who knows, it might just work for you too.
27/06/2016 17:09 BST