Baby Touch: Snuggle Book review

Baby Touch Snuggle Book review

Today I read my first book with my baby, Eve who is 11 weeks old. Here is our review… About the book Baby Touch is an award-winning range of books from Ladybird designed to stimulate baby’s developing senses. This Snuggle book is part of the series and a perfect first book for babies.   The […]

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ToteSavvy review

ToteSavvy review

I decided against buying a specially designed baby changing bag finding them pretty expensive and uninspiring. I realised that what I needed was a bag roomy enough for all the baby bits’n’bobs and light enough to carry. I chose a large Longchamp le Pliage tote bag, utterly gorgeous, super light and plenty of space. In […]

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How to find time to read with a newborn

reading with a newborn

The first three months of life with my baby girl has been wonderful, magical as well as crazy. Time for myself is a very rare thing managing to make a cup of tea in the first few weeks seemed a huge achievement at the time, never mind managing to find time to eat, rest or […]

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What I’m reading this Christmas

Christmas Books

I love this time of year for reading. A long Christmas holiday means plenty of hours for reading some festive reads. Christmas stories really help get me in the festive spirit and so I thought I’d share three books I’m looking forward to reading this year. Snowdrift by Georgette Heyer This is a beautiful new collection […]

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Discovering and falling in love with BECCA

BECCA Makeup

I have been eyeing up BECCA makeup for a long while now and in particularly their highlighter range but each time I would test the different colours and formulas, I’d get so confused about which one to pick that I’d end up leaving with nothing. This month (despite internal protests of having too many highlighter products […]

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How to fill a stocking for under £10

Stocking Fillers under £10

Each year I read stocking filler guides and despair at the price of the suggested presents. The prices some of these presents are more like main presents rather than something to fill a sock with. So I thought I’d reclaim the term ‘stocking filler’ back with beauty gifts that are under £10 to give you […]

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Pregnancy: What it’s really like being in your second trimester

second trimester

Beginning to feel on top of the world…. Everyone told me that by week 12 I’d start feel so much better. Naturally I didn’t believe a word they said but miraculously it was true! There is light at the end of that 12 week tunnel and it feels glorious. New symptoms… I read ahead of […]

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Books that aren’t too terrifying for Halloween

Pumpkins

I can be a little nervous with anything too gory or violent but that doesn’t mean I don’t like to be a bit spooked during the winter months. When looking for darker stories I want something with great atmosphere and an imaginative plot – preferably with a few twists and turns along the way. Here […]

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Pregnancy: What it’s really like being in your first trimester

baby-on-board-badge

This year I’ve taken on one of the biggest projects of my life. I’m having my first baby! I’m expecting a baby girl due on the 25th December. As well as feeling very excited, I  also found the first three months pretty scary and confusing so here is a list of what I discovered along […]

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