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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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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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Family & Life, Food

Organix Rescue Hangry Kids + Useful Recipes

August 24, 2017

Organix re-fuelling tired kids after a paddle and play at the park I don’t know about you but since becoming a parent, having enough snacks on hand is a must.  A MUST.  Have I not had enough snacks, I’ve regretted it.  No one wants to be on the wrong side of hangry children, am I right? Organix is one of our favourite healthy snack brands as a family.  Why?  They’re …

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Family & Life, Fashion & Beauty, General

How to Dress when Announcing your Pregnancy

August 23, 2017

As part of my maternity fashion video series with the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, Secret Saviours my second video focuses on what to wear when you’re ready to announce your pregnancy:  The pregnancy and birth announcements seem such big deals these days.  Some people make customized cards, others tell the world on social media and I’ve seen quirky images especially designed to share the news. You …

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Family & Life, Fashion & Beauty

Genes in Jeans

July 1, 2017

The denim family, ha ha. If twinning is winning then we definitely are.  I couldn’t resist having us all match.  I know that quite possibly makes me a saddo but I love clothes, I love my kids and thought it would be a giggle.  Besides, denim is timeless and is the perfect fabric to wear when it is hazy and the weather can’t make up it’s mind. The link to …

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Family & Life

Review: BKids New Sensory Toys from 6m+

June 20, 2017

BKids have introduced a range of sensory toys that Sassie had the pleasure of exploring recently.  We tried out* Leon the chameleon light, rrp £19.99 (9m+), the shape sorter sensory discovery robot, £14.99 (6m+) and senso snap pals, £9.99 (6m+). I am keen to introduce anything that develops her curiosity, imagination and coordination…and her sense of humour which these toys definitely did.  Play is an important part of any child’s …

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Family & Life, Food, General

Review: English’s of Brighton Restaurant & Oyster Bar

April 4, 2017

When you get invited* to review a venue that has been serving seafood for over 150 years, with clientele having included Charlie Chaplin and Judy Dench, you are in the very least, intrigued right?  Excited even. I’ve been a fan of English’s of Brighton since I moved to the city over five years ago and always saw it as a more formal, elegant affair, ‘that’s where we go when we …

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Family & Life, Food, General

Our Date Day & Night at Harbour Hotel & Spa, Brighton and The Jetty Restaurant

January 20, 2017

After Christmas 2016 my husband and I needed some time out, with each other – just me and him – and so we visited the latest addition to Brighton’s Hotel, Spa and Restaurant scene, The Habour Hotel & Spa and the on-site Jetty Restaurant and Champagne Bar. Come on a tour with us and take a look around with this video: Set in a stunning 19th century period building on …

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