• Five ways I’m celebrating Spring

    I was born in August and have always considered myself a true summer baby – I …

  • Review: Jaques of London wooden toys for babies

    One of the aspirations I know that I share with so many of my fellow …

  • Celebrating my Mum for Mother’s Day

    This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 14 March – and whilst this day has always …

  • Adding a nursery wall mural

    We live in a two-bedroom house so transforming the second bedroom (which was previously an …

  • De-stressing

    De-stressing

    Yesterday was my last day in the office until January the 4th.  I have to specify ‘not being in the office’ as the definition of being on my Christmas holidays as I actually am on call for a few days…

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    Bad blogger and snowy scenes

    Bad blogger and snowy scenes

    I was a very bad blogger last week and managed a measly one post! To my new readers, let me assure you that I normally blog far more frequently than this!  Last week was a hell of a week –…

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    I bought a house

    I bought a house

    My intention today was to blog about all of the lovely things I have found on Etsy lately; a sort of dream Etsy shopping list if you will, but I have some other exciting news that I wanted to share…

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    Owl versus shark

    Owl versus shark

    After worrying that I would never develop any crafty talent in my last post, I had a few comments from people urging me to carry on trying and that practice would make perfect.  With this in mind I had a…

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    Wonky stitches, nice smells and snail mail

    Wonky stitches, nice smells and snail mail

    Thank you for all of your lovely comments about Hooty (and Bitey) from my last post.  Although I love sewing and making things they are not things that I am naturally good at and it is a challenge for me…

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