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AW17 fashion haul with Intu Merry Hill

I was recently contacted by the team at Intu Merry Hill to take part in their autumn fashion haul challenge. Intu Merry Hill is one of my go-to places for a shopping splurge – not that I get too…

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Celebrating my 33rd birthday (and my fear of growing older)

Yesterday I celebrated my 33rd birthday. Birthday celebrations these days aren’t quite the raucous events they used to be, more a gathering of my immediate family over a relaxed meal out. Although my lovely parents did babysit for us…

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4 ways to help boost your self-esteem

As a busy mum it can often be difficult making time for yourself. I’m the first to admit that I’m not great at self-care and spend far too many of my days in joggers and old jumpers. Since Taylor…

August: Friends, family and adjusting to life with two

August has been my favourite month of the year so far. Now that all of the stress of relocating and having our baby boy is over, I feel that I’ve finally started to enjoy living in the moment. Adjusting…

How to stage a property to sell or rent fast

Whether you want to sell your home or rent out a room it needs to look good. The trick to selling or renting fast, and securing the best price, is to make the space look as attractive as possible.…

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Exploring the great outdoors with Chipmunks Footwear

Taylor has always loved the outdoors. I think we owe it to our dog Max and his daily walks – which Taylor has been part of since she left the womb. If she doesn’t leave the house by 11am,…

June: New beginnings, a beach break and farewell nursery

June has been such a busy month for us – as you’ve probably noticed from the lack of blogging! But it’s also been full of adventure and excitement as we finally moved into our new house last week –…