• Four things I didn’t expect about pregnancy

    It’s fair to say that I didn’t really know what to expect with …

  • Overcoming a lack mentality or scarcity mindset

    I always knew I had various habits that could be interpreted as greedy or hoarding.  …

  • The next few months

    After finally being able to make our pregnancy announcement, I’m really hoping that we …

  • My pregnancy diary – antenatal screenings, high NT measurements and CVS

    I found out that I was pregnant just after my birthday in mid-August.  In a …

  • How to have a dry/drier January
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    How to have a dry/drier January

    If you’re anything like me, December flew by in a haze of cheeseboards, mulled wine, tubs of Celebrations and prosecco.  Because I got struck down with the flu, I will also add into that a large amount of Kleenex and…

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    Why I have life envy
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    Why I have life envy

    A long-ago ex-boyfriend shared a post on Facebook yesterday, stating how proud he was of his younger brother for some success he’d had in his career.  Of course I clicked on his brother’s profile, because despite having a house that…

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    Harbourside drinks at Southampton Harbour Hotel
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    Harbourside drinks at Southampton Harbour Hotel

    On Friday I had the pleasure of visiting the Southampton Harbour Hotel, a stunning harbourside hotel which sits on the harbour at Ocean Village in Southampton. The hotel really is a sight to behold – with a breathtaking ‘super-yacht’ inspired…

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    I was invited for a tour of the hotel with no obligation to post.

    2017 Gratitude List
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    2017 Gratitude List

    Well, well, well.  What a bloody year.  Literally – blood, sweat and tears went into getting through 2017 and I did it (well, nearly – this bout of cold and flu has me literally limping to the finish line).  And…

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    A bumper gift giving guide
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    A bumper gift giving guide

    Okay, so, I’ll admit it – I love buying Christmas presents, I love wrapping Christmas presents, and I did the majority of my Christmas gift buying in November.  I’m that person.  I much prefer giving gifts than receiving them (although, come Christmas morning…

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