23.08.15 Life is short

No longer sweating the small stuff

Pretty regularly I’ll experience a wave of panic that life is passing by so very quickly and I’m not making the most of it.


Idyllic holiday location – Yurt Holiday Portugal

This beautiful and romantic location has been added to my bucket list (take note Mr C)! These very cool, comfortable and not to mention super romantic Yurts are based in the mountains of central Portu

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Wedding Stationery – Paper Tree

Looking for some wedding stationery? Check out the Paper Tree, they have some cute designs (some of my favourites are shown below).

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Posh Graffiti

The Posh Graffiti collection is created by Emily Readett-Bayley.

03.08.15 Selfish Mother

Selfish Mother… Telling it how it is

Selfish Mother is a collection of articles and videos from a whole host of global writers talking about the trials and tribulations (with a dose of reality and humour) of pregnancy and motherhood.

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Kate Spade Charm Bracelets

I really like these cute Kate Space charm bracelets, perfect to build for yourself or a friend, mother, sister, daughter etc.

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Handmade embellished swimsuits

These handmade, beautifully embellished swimsuits are perfect for a very special holiday or pool party (think VEGAS). Here are some of my favourites and they also make to measure: luxique.co.

30.07.15 FiArt

Barefoot Sandals

I adore these bohemian handmade barefoot sandals by FiArt. Prices range from £21-£52 and there are bridal options too, perfect for beach weddings.

Do It Your Own Way: My Advice to New Parents

Since falling pregnant you’ve probably been offered advice from almost every person you’ve come into contact with, be it your parents, friends, siblings, work colleagues, midwives, your bu

Parenting bloggers

Blogging as a parent is now common place as well as seemingly bloody lucrative if you’ve got a good one.

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Maternity Matters

I experienced a traumatic birth with my second son just under 12 weeks ago, one day I hope I’ll feel able to share my story as I’m sure there are many women who have been through somethin

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Get Fit with Davina

I don’t usually feature celebrity ‘stuff’ on the site but I’m going to break my rule for Davina as she’s earned it (think her 2014 Sport Relief Challenge).

20.07.15 Quinoa Salad

Yummly.co.uk – Recipe inspiration

“Yummly’s mission is to be the world’s largest, most powerful, and most helpful food site in the world.” It’s an easy to use site that allows you to do the following: 1.

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Handmade Hampers for Unique Gifts

I enjoy receiving a good hamper, probably because it’s multiple presents (who doesn’t like more than one gift) in one beautifully wrapped package.

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Thrifty Chic – A Fab Interiors Book!

Thrifty Chic is a fab book, written by Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell, that shows you have to reuse and restore, revive and revamp and recycle and reclaim, in order to create a stylish yet individ


The lowdown on: Waist Shaping

What is Waist Shaping? Waist shaping is a gradual process of waist reduction using latex waist shapers, body shapers or corsets – think Victorian style corset! If worn over a period of time the

07.07.15 ClaraFrancis Jewellery

Clara Francis Jewellery

Worn by the likes of Alexa Chung, Sara Cox and Emma Bunton these beautiful hand beaded jewels are inspired by nature, fantasy and fairytales, much like her website.

07.07.2015-West Wittering Beach

Best UK beaches

Summer is here (especially felt during last weeks heat wave while at Center Parcs in a lodge with no aircon!) so I thought I’d cover some of the top beaches in the UK and what there is to do the

Returning to work after a career break

Returning to work after a career break to raise children can be daunting perhaps due to the amount of time you’ve been off, the changing workplace, wanting to work only certain hours, being more

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3 Upcycling websites

Are you looking for upcycled, second hand or retro furniture? Want an original piece in your home? Here are the top 3 websites to buy from: 1.

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Top 5 Books for Starting School

With school admissions due this week, you may now (like me) be turning your attention to getting your child ready to take that big next step! Starting at a new school may be very daunting and exciting

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Bring the Spring Indoors

Here at Daily Butterfly we’re excited it’s Springtime (as you may be able to tell from the numerous Spring related posts recently).

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Spring Shoes

Spring is now upon us and with these glorious sunny days (yes I’m being hopeful that they’ll stick around) we all need some new footwear so here is some inspiration! Spring Shoes for the O