“…traditional, timeless fashion for children…” I love dressing A in lovely clothes. Generally that means clothes from Next, supermarkets, or occasionally John Lewis, but occasionally it means something super special from a small brand or family business. I love putting an outfit together for her with some pretty or bright shoes, and a pretty hair clip, and seeing her look…

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Well hello there! It’s been a little while hasn’t it? Every so often I seem to take a few weeks off and disappear off the face of the (blogging) planet, and although it feels weird – especially when it isn’t planned – I think it does me a lot of good and I come back really wanting to write again.…

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  Do you remember Paper Fortune Tellers? This photo was taken in Kingston-Upon-Thames where we stayed for a couple of days with Craig during our trip to Chessington World of Adventures. I’d taken a little kids activity book with us for Ava and it had a couple in there to make. So we spent a lot of time choosing a…

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Anyone who lives quite a bit of their life online will know that podcasts are pretty huge right now. They have probably been popular for a couple of years now, but I really feel like this year they have become much more mainstream, and anyone who is anyone has a podcast themselves. Until recently though I really wasn’t particularly interested…

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When it comes to childcare I am pretty lucky. I work for myself so can be pretty flexible and I’m mostly able to do the school runs myself, and the mother-in-law helps out quite a bit if I have an appointment or event to go to. I would love to have my mum closer to me so she could have…

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