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My Top 5 Highs and Lows of Parenting

July 16, 2015

Being a parent is a collection of opposites and oxymorons.  Tough love, magical mayhem, tiring yet rewarding are all feelings and philosophies that play their part.  For me, being a mum makes me feel complete but the fact that big pants, no privacy and lack of sleep is also part of the experience makes parenting a colourful adventure! So as part of the Vlog Stars monthly vlog link with Mr …

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Family & Life, Food

Food Hacks, Food Preparation Tips, Toddler Snack Ideas & More!

January 6, 2016

It’s no secret that Monica from Friends is somewhat my idol.  I too sat at the front of the class answering all the teachers questions, I get excited about lists and organisation makes me jump up and down with excitement.  Yes.  I really am that sad and particular. via GIPHY This video takes advantage of those traits and is full of tips for food shopping, for preparation, healthy living and …

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Family & Life, General

A Photo Every Hour: October

October 29, 2015

I recently discovered the monthly linky, A Photo Every Hour on the blog, Duck in a Dress and loved the idea.  Although I’ve missed Octobers official date, I  thought I’d have a trial run anyway to get into the swing of it and capture my day in images.  Starting at 6.30am (yawn), and ending at 9.30pm when I retired, here’s how yesterday unfolded… 6.30am: The boy gets up with his …

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Family & Life, Fashion & Beauty

New Find: Dotty Fish Leather Shoes for Babies and Toddlers

September 22, 2016

…Cute, right?  I love buyign kids clothes since, if done well, they are so much fun and as a mum, I NEVER feel guilty for buying my kids clothes, but I ALWAYS do for myself!  I was sent* these gorgeous Pitter Patter Panda shoes by Dotty Fish who specialise in soft leather shoes for babies and toddlers. There are plenty of cool designs for both boys and girls aged 0-5 years. Animals, vehicles, …

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My Top Four End of Term Gift Ideas for Teachers

October 17, 2017

Recently, my son started school for the first time and with that, we all entered a whole new world.  I’m not just talking about the epicness of my child being at the age and stage in life where he goes to school (how did we get there?  Time flies), but the beginnings of school gate politics, school reports, extracurricular activities and teacher / parent social norms. Giving gifts to teachers …

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Maternity Outfit Ideas for Work & Everyday

September 4, 2017

As part of my maternity fashion video sries with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my final video focuses on maternity outfits for work, and how to look like you, look professional but also feel comfortable and cool.  I also look at outfit ideas for every day since, when you’re pregnant (and even when you’re not), daily inspiration is always needed, and pulling looks together …

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Maternity Fashion Tips for Each Trimester

August 29, 2017

As part of my maternity fashion video series with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my third video focuses on how to dress throughout the trimesters, what with your body shape forever-changing! In summary; Trimester 1 – personally, I wanted the safety net of the 12-week scan before announcing my pregnancy to the world and so, to avoid suspicious looks and probing questions, I dressed …

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Maternity Fitness Wear Ideas

August 29, 2017

Me during my second pregnancy wearing FittaMamma As part of my maternity fashion video series with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my fourth video focuses on what to wear to workout in while you’re pregnant, an occasion that is tough to dress for and tough to action!..but so important to get right. The correct support for your body has never been more important than …

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