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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8 YouTube videos ideal for new mums

8 videos every new mum should watch

I find myself spending a lot of time YouTube during feeding my baby. From basic baby knowledge I completely forgot in those first few tired-induced weeks to trying to fit some exercise into my day, I discovered great videos that have helped me survive the first few months. Here I share my top finds to […]

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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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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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8 ways to embrace Hygge

8 ways to embrace Hygge

There have been a flurry of Hygge books hitting the shops this year and is already becoming the next big thing in living well. The concept of Hygge is one I am immediately drawn to over other lifestyle trends with the emphasis on cosy living, quality time with loved ones and simple changes to make […]

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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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My Kikki.K Pause Guld Personal Planner: Review

This year I invested in a Kikki.K planner. I’ve been looking at these for a while and when I spotted the Pause Guld design, I knew this one was the one for me. The planner arrived in a beautiful blush and gold box, which is perfect to keep to store bits and bobs. It is […]

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Rediscovering Benefit

Benefit makeup was something I LOVED in my late teens and early twenties. Just about discovering makeup (I was late to the game) I remember the soft colours and fun packaging being of appeal to me, my pale skin and nervousness of looking too caked in stuff. My favourites were the Dandelion blusher and the […]

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