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Tired of Feeling Tired? Try Matcha…

May 13, 2015


Tired of being tired? Me too!  I’m the kinda woman that can’t function without her morning coffee.  No coffee, no talkie.  I’m the Wicked Witch of the West before coffee and Glenda the Good Witch after! I love the taste and smell of coffee too but I don’t love the fact that I’m so reliant on it so I set about finding healthier, more natural ways of boosting my energy.  After …

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Family & Life

The Surprising Natural Miracle Remedy for a Child’s Tickly Cough!..

November 27, 2014


Are you or your little one suffering from a persistent tickly cough?  Well I didn’t know this until last night after someone recommended it to me but I’ve found a natural little miracle remedy and it’s surprising…the humble onion!It’s that time of year when everyone seems to be suffering with some form of the lurgy but my son (aged 18 months), is suffering from a dry cough that he’s had for days and he finds it difficult to get (and stay), asleep – …

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To Be Frank: Nautical Stripes

June 10, 2014


It’s been a while since my last entry, sorry ladies but when you’re learning to kick a ball, discovering new experiences on a daily basis and saying your first words – it takes time, ya know? I wore this outfit to my first farm trip.  It’s one of my favourite looks as it’s cool, casual with a touch of nautical-chic.  Mummy and Daddy love it too especially the trainers because …

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15 Ways for Mums & Mums-to-Be to Feel Healthier & Happier

January 22, 2016


Being a busy mum is a full-time job in and of itself, and that is why it can be so stressful. Buy mothers these days feel like they have no time for anything else. And this can really bring them down and make them feel depressed or upset. However, there are plenty of things you, and other mums, can do to help make yourselves feel better. Many of these you …

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The Adventures of My New Business

November 8, 2016

Image Credit: Little Miss Brighton

Image Credit: Little Miss Brighton What an adventure by new business partner, Lucy Tatton and I have had so far.  We’re working on setting up our own online retail business, Café of Curiosities and it is blummin’ HARD.  There’s no other way to put it. It’s hard because Lucy is doing it while her house is being renovated and is effectively living in a building site.  She’s also a mama …

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Star Buys: Infantino Play Gym & Ball Pit, Activity Toy and Bluetooth Night Light

October 14, 2016


Infantino Grow with me Activity Gym & Ball Pit, £59.99 At 1+ month you can use it as a playmat with overhead activity At 6+ months, you can use it as a playmat with pop up mesh side barriers to keep them safe At 12m+ it can be used as a ballpit and activity park My thoughts: Shaped like a turtle, the Grow with me Activity Gym & Ball Pit …

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Our Baby Blessing & Naming Day

October 12, 2016


Us. xxx Back in the summer (yes, it is already over, isn’t it?), my family and I had a naming day for our two children.  We’d always wanted a special ceremony for our first born; our son Frankie but we got bogged down with moving house, job changes, health, being new parents and y’know, life.  But once all of this settled down and we had our second child; our daughter …

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Family & Life, Food

New Healthy Food Pouches for Babies: My Little Piccolo

September 28, 2016


Sassie’s weaning is a team effort in our house. I remember Frankie’s weaning journey like it was only yesterday but rather than take you through the step by step process again, I just want to share a good, healthy and convenient brand of food pouches with you, because we love them and I was originally unsure. Although I do like to make my own foods, by just by whizzing up …

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