When we were viewing new-build family homes a couple of years ago this particular house style really appealed to me mainly because of the stunning hallway. It is large, spacious and light and has a lovely sweeping staircase. I looked at Hubby when we walked in, grinning wildly…we literally had to have this house! The entrance hall in our previous home had been a really small…

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When Harry & Lottie started school back in September this year, it got to me FAR more than I thought it would. In the months building up to the event I felt a mixed range of emotions; from anxious, to excited, to nervous…as well as incredibly sentimental too. Both of them starting primary school, full-time, at the SAME time (thus both leaving my ‘nest’ empty…

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Even though we were all dreading the onset of the autumn weather and the dark nights, October actually started off pretty mild, didn’t it? I got my big coat out. And then I put it away again. I’ve therefore been living in coatigans & blazers and still been wearing my shades on the school run.

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I wrote a post last week about why I’m getting back into the art of blogging again; i.e. why my blog is still important to me and how I think ‘the blog’ still has a role to play in todays modern way of taking in information. It was actually really nice to get so much great feedback on the post – and, more importantly –…

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You may be very familiar with my Monsoon, tan, across the body saddle bag that I have been sharing on this blog and via my Instagram lately (I know, I know, I am literally always wearing it!). Well I wanted to dedicate a whole blog post to across the body bags because, quite frankly, they are ideal for any Mum and yet SO stylish too.

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It’s been a little while since I did an interiors post here on my blog. In fact, I used to do them several times a month when we first moved into our new-build home just over two years ago. Back then, our brand new family home was a completely blank canvas (literally) in which not much of our furniture went with! (we moved here from…

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Yep. It’s here. The season where roll neck jumpers make a come back and the big coat get dusted off and worn once more. And this season it seems that the bigger the better – i.e. the more over-sized and large, the more on trend you are. Don’t hold back from going over-the-top!

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“Did you ever stop?” I hear you say. Well no, not really. In the 3.5 years that I have now been blogging I’ve never really taken a long break at all. I think I have still blogged nearly every week. However, over the last 6 months or so my blog content has become much shorter, less ‘chatty’ and predominantly sponsored – and the reason that…

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When the darker mornings start (seriously, how hard is it to get up at the moment?) and it’s getting late earlier at night, it can be easy to want to hibernate and get into bad habits. Such as eating ice-cream and chocolate whilst watching TV every night, not socialising much and generally feeling pretty low. The change in season is absolutely beautiful outside – with…

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