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My Maternity Must-Haves Part 1: Style

With just a few weeks to go until my due date, I thought it was about time I shared some of my favourite maternity style must-haves with all you amazing mums to be. Everything on this list has been tried and tested, and LOVED, by me. They are quite simply, the best maternity fashion secrets I’ve uncovered. Feel free to share them with your pregnant friends and sisters :-) On

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Yesterday….

I did something I almost never do. I woke up, got dressed and spent the day doing absolutely NOTHING. I had a list of jobs to do as long as my arm but didn’t do any of them. After getting a rubbish night’s sleep (the joys of late pregnancy) and feeling a bit under the weather, I decided to listen to my body and did exactly what it told me

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Celebrating my pregnancy and the bump…

Now 33 weeks pregnant, I can well and truly say that I have fallen in love with my ever-growing bump over the last few months. So much so, that I think after baby Portman has made his / her arrival, I’m actually going to miss my bump, quite a lot. Yes it’s heavy and often gets in the way of me doing things (painting my toe nails is now almost

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The pressure of perfection and why we should all be easier on ourselves & each other

I WAS going through my Twitter feed the other day when I came across a horrible and rather depressing article on the famous Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. In case you don’t know who Aishwarya is, in a nutshell, she is known for being one of the most beautiful women in the world and a global Bollywood superstar. Aishwaryi gave birth to her first child, a daughter, in November last

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How to throw a vintage tea party…

ON Saturday I hosted a vintage tea party at my house for the very first time and as it was such a success, I thought I’d share some of my top tips with you! Here’s how to throw an amazing vintage tea party… the easy way. 1) Keep numbers small and cosy Before you choose a date, decide numbers! Think about how many people you can realistically and comfortably cater

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And the beauty giveaway winner is…

CONGRATULATIONS to Samreen Salim who is the winner of the beauty giveaway! Samreen- This amazing bag of goodies will be winging it’s way to you in the post very shortly. Hope you love them all  and enjoy your Illamasqua makeover at Meadowhall, Sheffield! I’ll be in touch shortly for your address :-) Big thank you to everyone who entered my competition and don’t worry if you haven’t won anything yet from

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Things I’ve loved this week…

IT’S my favourite day of the week so it’s time for some ‘Pouting In Heels’ appreciation! Here’s what I’ve loved this week… 1) Ice lollies – I know the weather hasn’t been kind and is by no means ‘summery’ at the moment but I cannot get enough of these little beauties, morning, noon and night. Now 7 months pregnant, they’ve become my new craving and I love them. Thankfully they’re

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Exhibition puts Barnsley on the fashion map!

THE town where I live is often associated with mines, whippets and flat caps… but for those that don’t know, Barnsley has so much more to offer than this! You may not realise for instance that Barnsley is a town passionate about fashion and style. What? Don’t believe me?! Well see for yourself…       These stunning shots taken by Barnsley photographer Nicola Hyde, are all part of a new

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