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Three Simple Styles for Spring (that are great for nursing too)

March 23, 2016

With Beth on maternity leave, I’m guest posting regularly and this first post is all about budget-friendly fashion essentials to add to your spring wardrobe.  Flitting between freelance and mum of three, my wardrobe needs to show a unique sense of style while being practical. I’m also breastfeeding our four month old baby boy and so this added factor has narrowed the market down when looking to style my spring wardrobe. …

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Food, More Inspiration

Healthy Broccoli Bites

January 16, 2015

I love food.  Simple.  So I try to broaden my little ones palette and knowledge of food too.  Whereas my son, Frankie loves fruit he’s not so keen on vegetables so I try to ‘spruce them up’ to make them more exciting for him.  He does love broccoli though so I took a recipe for Cheesy Broccoli Bites from Super Healthy Kids and adapted it to include less salt while simplifying the method too. Makes approx …

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Family & Life, General

Facts & Favourites: Vlog Stars Video Tag

November 6, 2015

For those of you who don’t already know-Vlog Stars is a place to link up your vlogs thanks to the lovely Mr and Mrs T Plus 3 and You Baby Me Mummy. The latest opportunity is a list of fun and personal questions based on your facts and favourites, from your height and middle name to your favourite book and song.  For the latter, I must warn you that I …

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Family & Life

Capture the Year in a Happy Jar

January 6, 2014

I started a new family tradition last year with a Happy Jar.  Throughout 2013, my family and I wrote down our happiest moments, things we were grateful for, little doodles that made us laugh, filling a glass jar with fond memories.  On New Year’s Eve, we emptied the jar and read them out, looking back in gratitude.  It was my first year of being a mum last year, having given birth to …

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Family & Life, Food, General

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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Family & Life, Fashion & Beauty, General

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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