Category Life

Remembering Hugo & supporting #HugosLegacy

TODAY’S post is dedicated to a special little boy called Hugo. And to his Mummy Leigh – a blogging friend of mine, a courageous mama and a truly inspiring woman. ———- Every so often in life you come across a story or a person who touches your heart and this is very much the case with Leigh and Hugo. Whilst pregnant with Hugo, Leigh suffered from HELLP syndrome – a devastating

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(Photo) Shooting Mums…so they know how fabulous they are

THE other day an email landed in my inbox which made me a little teary eyed. For when I opened the email, I was greeted with beautiful images of two beautiful woman, looking proud, looking happy and looking glorious. Two women who have lived, two women who are larger than life, two women in their sixties who are still as beautiful now as they were many years ago. Both women are

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ELSIE’S BIG MOVE (& TIPS FOR TODDLER BEDROOMS)

IT’S finally happening… In a few days Elsie will be all settled into her ‘big girl’ bedroom whilst I mourn the loss of her nursery and how quickly she seems to be growing up. (I know, it’s pathetic right but you just know there will be tears!) Elsie’s nursery was the first room we did up in our new house because – crazy people that we are – we moved

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A LOVE LETTER TO MUMS, FROM A MUM

TOMORROW is Valentine’s Day. ( I know, I know, I’m sorry but just bear with me…) Anyway in the spirit of sharing some love on the ol’ blog and celebrating the silliest / most romantic / cringeworthy (you choose) day of the year, I’ve decided to break away from romantic love or talk of nookie and instead focus on motherhood. You see, on Tuesday morning, I was invited to speak

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ARE WE READY FOR ‘REAL’ BEAUTY?!

MY FACEBOOK page has gone mental over the past 24 hours. I’ve never seen anything quite like it. All because of this image. A powerful image that I decided to share. Yesterday this photograph of Cindy Crawford popped up on my Twitter timeline and it was so brilliant, so brave, so real, I just had to share it with my readers. Because you see this is no ordinary image. Yes

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POUTING IN HEELS TURNS 3! (& WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS!)

TODAY is a special day… Because this blog of mine which started as just an online place where I could ramble about stuff and share pretty things, has turned three years old! Admittedly still a young ‘un by all blogging accounts but there’s no doubt about it, it’s growing up fast. The last three years have been incredible. Sure, it’s not all been plain sailing, there have been times when

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5 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO SPICE UP YOUR LOVE LIFE

AS a knackered parent getting down and dirty between the sheets is often the very last thing on my mind these days. Most parents will know that life is full on, there’s often very little time for a decent conversation, let alone anything else let’s face it! Then add into the mix;  work, life, house stuff, errands, as well as trying to squeeze in seeing friends and family, and it’s

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The perfect Valentine gift with Wrap.Me

I THINK I may have just created the easiest personalised Valentine’s Day gift in the world. Seriously, I think you may just love this one guys. (And love me for it too!) It’s simple to do, costs very little and all it requires is a little effort and thought. (Which really is what Valentine’s Day is all about is it not?) I created this gift with Wrap.Me, a super brilliant

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