The pending birth of a baby brings much anticipation, and a much thought about topic is "what should I pack in my hospital bag?". What items will I actually use? What items will render themselves useless and never actually leave said bag? My lovely friend, Hanna from Two Cherries, is expecting her second baby imminently. … Continue reading What to pack in your hospital bag
With the month of October here, and being immersed with cosy knits, pumpkin spice, and Wellington boot walks, I feel it is now an appropriate time to mention the festive season. Christmas is filled with so many edible treats, that last year I decided to do a chocolate-free advent calendar for my daughter. There are … Continue reading 10 ways to fill your child’s advent calendar, without a chocolate in sight!
Gloucestershire is an amazing place to raise children. I am originally from Hertfordshire and have fallen head over heels with the Cotswolds. I'm aware I'm late in posting this and the holidays are nearly over, but if you're looking for some last minute things to do myself and some other lovely locals have written our … Continue reading Things to do this summer with children in Gloucestershire
I have started to panic a little about paying for Christmas. It has been a year since I started working part time, so my salary halved itself exactly. This has meant that we have put little into savings since our daughter was born, and we’ve also been unfortunate with some events over the last 14 … Continue reading How I am saving for Christmas
This is in no way a sponsored post; I have not been asked to write it, we paid full price for our holiday. I just wanted to share our experience on here for others who may be interested. I've had a number of friends commenting on how expensive UK holidays are, and previously I had … Continue reading Our trip to Hayling Island
I love stationary. I could spend hours getting lost in little stationary shops, so when I saw The Happy Mail Club were looking for help with the launch of their new subscription boxes I had to get in touch! I find something so cathartic with physically writing something on paper. Starting my blog, I really … Continue reading The Happy Mail Club – stationary to your door
An Instagrammer I follow recently did a "real women" shoot for a swimsuit brand. I was so inspired by the images. All the women looked so powerful, so confident around each other and with their bodies. After having Harper, I am two sizes bigger than I was pre-pregnancy. I go between adoring my body for … Continue reading Mermaid in England: Love your bikini body