Why I love being a SAHM (and why you should too💗)

As you know if you’ve been reading my blogs (thank you if you have!!) I’ve been out of work since leaving my full time job April 2016 and telling them I wouldn’t be returning this January. It’s without a doubt the best choice I’ve ever made. Sure, the days can be long without a back…

Why Father’s Day is really important 💗

Me and my mum have always been close. Sure, sometimes we fight like sisters but I would trust her with my life and she really is my best friend. Me and my dad however, well that’s a different ball game. Hand on heart I’m not sure whether he was always jealous of the love between…

A love letter to you A-O, on your 1st Birthday 

To my dearest Amelia-Olive, You’ve just turned 1 (05.05.17) and me, you, Daddy and all your family and friends had the most amazing day with you. We went to the zoo, we had a Minnie Mouse party, a unicorn party and a cake smash to document your first year of being you 💗. You are…

Amelia Apparel 

Spring is officially here and I can’t wait to put my little girl in some gorgeous Summer dresses. AO wore this outfit at the weekend when we had some lovely sun in Suffolk.  Saturday’s OOTD: Coral and blue nautical dress – £10 Tu @ Sainsbury’s Daisy bow – £1 made by @madeformils (Instagram)

Our first Easter as a family 

I love Easter, I always have. I love the 4 day weekend. I love spending time with my family and I love stuffing my face full of my favourite Easter eggs (Cadburys all the way 😍) Last Easter I was very very pregnant waiting for my own little Easter egg to arrive. This Easter, me…

How to picnic with a baby and what do you actually need?

We’ve knew for the past few days the sun was coming. Weather forecasts told us it would be the hottest day of year so far and the excitement was building. By the day before there was a group of men shuffling over to the fresh meat section at the supermarket mumbling those three very important…

Made for Mil’s 

I’ve been a bit quiet on the writing front as of late. In between looking after my now 11 month old daughter and cooking and cleaning the house I’ve started designing and making bows for A-O. Altho originally only for my little girl, they’ve gone down quite well and I’ve sold quite a few to…

What makes me happy on #internationaldayofhappiness

I’ve seen a lot of lists today of all the lovely things in life and what we should be appreciative for. On #internationaldayofhappiness here is my happy list 🌈 My daughter’s laugh and just seeing my daughter happy in general Seeing my husband talk about his passionate A sunny but not too warm day Daffodils…

A poem for Amelia-Olive

We recently had a naming ceremony for our daughter and along with some beautiful readings by her daddy, nanny and godmother, I also wrote her an original poem I’d love her to treasure when she’s older.  Once upon a time, A few years ago. A boy met a girl, And their love did grow. They…

What to expect – Part 2 : Becoming a parent 

When that little squishy human is placed kicking and screaming in to your arms, you like myself, will hopefully feel deliriously happy, incredibly sore and are face to face with “the fear”.  You’ve become a mum. You’re a parent. You’ve joined that mysterious club whose membership basically states your life has changed forever.  Days get…

What to expect – part 1 : Pregnancy

It’s the start of a new year and already I’ve seen Social media awash with baby scan and pregnancy announcements. Talking to a close friend about her new pregnancy has made me realise just how much has changed in the 9 months I’ve been a mother to my daughter. It’s unbelievable to think in a…