What the toddler mum really wants this Mother’s Day

what mum really wants for mothers day

I like to think I’m pretty low maintenance and don’t really ask for much when it comes to celebrating ‘me’ (my birthday, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day…) But there are a few things that wouldn’t go amiss this Mother’s Day. In my imaginary world, this is how it’s going to go down… A lie-in A lie in for us these days is anything after 6.30. My old student self wouldn’t have even been going to bed at that time, let alone…

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how to create an Instagram strategy for your brand

How to create an Instagram strategy for your brand

Instagram is still the fastest growing social media platform with over 400 million monthly active users – so if you’re a blogger or you’re looking to build a brand online, it’s worth having an Instagram strategy. I personally don’t…

#MySundayPhoto – Hello Spring!

We’ve been housebound since Taylor came down with Chicken Pox on Thursday. So in between sleepless nights and a very clingy, upset toddler, I haven’t taken too many photos this week! Luckily we did head out early in the…

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What’s in a (blog) name?

With our forthcoming move to Worcester, I’ve obviously been giving some thought to the name of this blog and whether its worth a name change. I think a lot of bloggers probably would’ve chosen a different blog name, had they…

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Finding our forever home – and moving to a new city

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll know that we’ve been house hunting since selling our house in January. The decision to put our house on the market was a bit of an impulsive one, but it felt like the…

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Fuss free ideas for Mother’s Day

Quite often Mother’s Day can end up becoming a pretty stressful day as you’re torn between where and who to spend the day with. Do you spend Mother’s Day with your mum, your partner’s mum or do you both…

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Just the two of us

It’s hard to imagine that one day you won’t remember these days we spend together, just the two of us. You won’t remember a time when you didn’t have a younger sibling. You won’t remember all of those times…

#MySundayPhoto – A girl’s best friend

I snapped this photo on my phone yesterday morning. The relationship between these two is most definitely a love hate one… Taylor goes from dishing Max endless kisses, to chasing him like an evil pixie when he’s stolen one…

5 mistakes I made in my first year of blogging

5 mistakes I made in my first year of blogging

I’ve been blogging now for almost two and a half years and like to think I’ve learned a few lessons along the way. I started to monetise the blog in the first six months, but didn’t really look at…

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5 wardrobe updates to step into Spring

Anybody else a tad excited about the beginning of Spring and the promise of warmer days ahead? I’ve already made some updates to our home decor and now I’m looking forward to ditching the winter clothes too (I seem…