The joys of flying long haul with kids

Well that title was really just to pull you in (I know, sneaky) as there are no joys of flying long haul with kids, well maybe only one that I’ll come to later.


Just do it already, get that running buggy!

This is a great post if you’re in a quandary about whether or not to buy a running buggy, not so great if you’re not, so my apologies while I bang on about why I love mine so very much! Si


3 Top Butt-Busting moves for busy Mums

Calling all MUMS! Did you realise you get a saggy butt after pregnancy? I had NEVER realised this, worried about my breasts – YES, my stomach – YES, my bingo wings – YES, my butt, no


A new way of working – Availexe

Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking to Anna Sarjantson, one third of the awesome trio and brains behind relatively new company Availexe.

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Gin Bunny Prints- Amusing Greeting Cards

Katie from Hurrah For Gin writes an amusing blog on raising her two ‘boysy’ boys which you can catch here (look out for the post on soft play, it made me laugh out loud).

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Bubblegum Balloons – making a statement

Here I am wishing I discovered Bubblegum Balloons before I got married so thought I’d put together a feature on them so show off the fantastic and unusual work they do so you don’t miss ou

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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.

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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:

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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 – 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