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Scandi not Scandi #2featured

Today Violet is wearing one of my favourite outfits on her. I’ll be bummed when she grows out of this. It’s Mini Club at Boots and I got it last year. It caught my eye because of the bold and colourful repetitive print which I just love. It’s not Scandi but as good as in Read more


Charity shop findsfeatured

I’ve recently discovered the treasure troves that charity shops can be. In truth I hadn’t really rifled through many before moving here.  But the ones in our little high street are stuffed full of gems. I had been looking for playdoh and cookie cutters for ages. I was a bit blah about the ones online Read more


5 good things: being back at workfeatured

1)      The number of times I say ‘no’ a day has probably decreased by about 95%.  I really try not to say ‘no’ all the time. It’s such a non-descript word and probably doesn’t achieve much. When I notice it tripping out of my mouth every other word then I do try and re-set my Read more


What’s in a name?featured

I love baby names! Before having my kids I had always loved Violet for a girl. Gorgeous colour, pretty flower and it sounds lovely in my ears. I’m not massively keen on the shortenings Vi or Lettie but being someone who has had sooooooooo many nicknames over the years I know parents don’t have too Read more


Introducing: Violetfeatured

Violet is my trail blazer into parenting. When I found out I was expecting my first baby I could not have imagined the beautiful whirlwind I was going to call my daughter.  She arrived promptly on her due date following a long and drawn out labour and pretty brutal birth. But there she was. A Read more