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PREGNANCY, BIRTH & BEYOND

I WON! (AT THE NORTHERN BLOG AWARDS)

I won an award on Saturday night. But before I tell you all about it and share some pics, I firstly need to say a…

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REVIEW // BKIDS SENSORY TOYS

As babies' toys go, I think this range of sensory toys from BKids might actually be some of the best I've ever come across. Certainly…

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SPONSORED // COLIC AWARENESS MONTH

When I became a mum for the first time back over five years ago, I had absolutely no idea whatsoever about colic. In fact, I…

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WOMEN'S STUFF

MUSINGS & INSPIRATION

MOTHERHOOD HAS CHANGED ME (AGAIN)

I no longer like or can drink white wine. If you stood in front of me with an expensive glass of white plonk now and…

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DESPERATELY LOVING MY POST-BABY BODY

"Mummy, why is your tummy still really massive even though you've had the baby?" I knew my body wouldn't be the same after giving birth. As…

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LIFE LESSONS FROM 2016

THE end of the year is upon us. And what a year it's been. Globally, I think we can probably all agree that 2016 has…

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VLOGS

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Water Fun Tips with Huggies Little Swimmers #AD

Leo and I have absolutely loved working with Huggies Little Swimmers this summer, trying them out for ourselves and enjoying lots of spontaneous water fun in…

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HOLIDAY PREPARATION WITH HUGGIES LITTLE SWIMMERS #AD

Leo and I have been working with Huggies Little Swimmers over the past few months, trying them out and enjoying lots of spontaneous water fun. Huggies…

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WATER FUN AT HOME WITH HUGGIES LITTLE SWIMMERS #AD

I'm so delighted to be working with Huggies Little Swimmers, the UK's no. 1 swim nappy, over the next few months. Huggies Little Swimmers are…

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LATEST POSTS

Pout of Approval: Tallulah Love’s Garters

EVERY bride-to-be wants to feel extra special on her big day, which is why I’m loving this new bespoke garter service from luxury lingerie brand Tallulah Love. The new service, launched this month, allows brides to create their very own dream garter with some help from the Tallulah Love team. An exclusive piece that they can keep and cherish forever, as a stylish and personal reminder of their big day.

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Things I’ve loved this week…

HERE’S what I’ve loved this week. A little bit of ‘Pouting In Heels’ appreciation if you like ;-) 1) The Oscar frocks – forget about the awards, it was ALL about the dresses for me. My favourites included Penelope Cruz who was beautiful as always in Armani, Gwyneth Paltrow looking sleek and futuristic in Tom Ford and Natalie Portman, a true ‘yummy mummy’ in a vintage number. 2) Feeling baby

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Me and my (ahem) award winning pout!…

THERE are times in life when you just have to put your ‘money where you mouth is’, or in this case put your ‘pout where you mouth is.’ (If you know what I mean.) So when I saw a competition by Meadowhall Shopping Centre to find Yorkshire’s best pout/most luscious lips, naturally, I had to enter! After all, if you say you’re known for your pout, you’ve kinda gotta prove

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My first trimester experience…

BEFORE I begin, I just want to make one thing clear – I’m delighted that I’m pregnant and am eternally grateful that this amazing, most wondrous thing is happening to me. I really and truly am. I’m now 20 weeks pregnant and seeing my baby’s heart beating on screen last week was a moment I’ll never forget. I’m not even the tiniest bit at all embarrassed to admit that I

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How to get hair worthy of the Oscars …

Here’s a challenge I recently carried out for The Modern Girl’s Guide – Can we create red carpet hair at home? TONIGHT is the greatest night in the Hollywood calendar. The night when the great and good come out in force. It is of course Oscar time.  The female stars will be undoubtedly looking stunning, made up to perfection by a team of stylists, make-up artists and hair magicians. But what about the rest

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From Chanel: Love letters with ooh, la, la

QUITE simply if you love make-up and you love Chanel, you’re going to absolutely adore this! Chanel has recently re-vamped it’s ‘Chanel Make-Up Confidential’ website and introduced some pretty cool and innovative new content including A fabulous novelty, interactive module called ‘Love Letters’. With ‘Love Letters’ you can write a message using a type made up of iconic Chanel make-up just like this….     and then send it to

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