Wednesday, 25th April, 2018
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.
Chester has started nursery, whilst I’m glad I’m exercising the large organ in my head that has lay dormant for the last 9 months, it just feels a bit shite.
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!
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
Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking to Anna Sarjantson, one third of the awesome trio and brains behind relatively new company Availexe.
My own children love animals, and I’m yet to meet a child that doesn’t have a fascination with one or another type of animal.
Super stylish mum blogger, Vicki Psarias, has been kind enough to answer a few questions on keeping your personal style alive whilst being mum.
These are fab for the kids, from French company OMY. A selection of placemats and giant posters to colour.
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).
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
An email titled ‘Been up all night?‘ with the sub text ‘Introducing a new breed of skincare formulated to trick your skin into thinking you’ve had 8 hours sleep.
My little boy (he’d be horrified if he heard me say that so my big boy) started school today.
For those of you who know me personally you’ll know creativity is in my bones.
Our financial affairs seem to be something most of us avoid tackling or even talking about, often a “I’ll deal with it later” kind of subject.
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.
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
I’ve fallen in love with The Poppy Trading Company, a lot because it’s named after their Golden Retriever Poppy (pic on the website) and because they have a wonderful range of vintage furn
Seeing how other couples have chosen to celebrate their most special of days is a great way to gain inspiration for your upcoming nuptials.
I’m just a little excited while writing this post as I’ve enlisted the help of none other than Jane Cunningham (!!) of British Beauty Blogger fame, one of the UK’s top beauty blogger
Looking for some wedding stationery? Check out the Paper Tree, they have some cute designs (some of my favourites are shown below).
I came across this upcycling project on Twitter by madebysteffieb.co.
The Posh Graffiti collection is created by Emily Readett-Bayley.
I stumbled across this cool Facebook Page called Henry Paints Furniture. Based on the South Coast Henry has a good eye for vintage furniture and uses Annie Sloan paints.
Mothers Meeting is a site (plus regular meet-ups London way) for creative and business minded mothers who don’t just want to chat about their babies, are sick of daytime tv and trawling through
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.
Need exercise motivation? FitSnap might be for you.
I really like these cute Kate Space charm bracelets, perfect to build for yourself or a friend, mother, sister, daughter etc.
The Doctor and Daughter site is run by father and daughter team Mr Roger Marwood MBBS MSc. F.R.C.O.
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.
I adore these bohemian handmade barefoot sandals by FiArt. Prices range from £21-£52 and there are bridal options too, perfect for beach weddings.
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
Blogging as a parent is now common place as well as seemingly bloody lucrative if you’ve got a good one.
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
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).
Over dinner last night Mr C was telling me about a pitch he has coming up to a large fitness chain on a particular date and how this clashed with an auction he wanted to go to for a property he is int
“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:
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.
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
Need a new box set to watch? Here’s some ideas from my girlfriends as to the best ones (some of these you may have seen):
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
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