Being a mum of two, especially when the youngest is only 8 months old, means that there isn’t too much me-time going on.  When I was invited by the Rejuvenate Skin Clinic in Manchester to pop along and have a try of a couple of their treatments I jumped at the chance.  I arranged for my mum to have G whilst O was at school and I headed to the Northern Quarter for a few hours being pampered. I had been in contact with Leena (the clinic manager) prior to the day to discuss what treatments I would be interested… View Post

Moving your baby into their own room is such a big step.  I put it off for as long as I possibly could with G.  I loved having him beside me in his Moses basket but at almost 6 months it was no longer a comfortable option for him.  Whilst he could just about fit it didn’t leave any space for him to wriggle around.  With a very heavy heart I started to think about how to make the transition to his nursery as easy as possible. When the lovely people from The Little Green Sheep got in contact to… View Post

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with patterns.  I go through phases when I love them and almost everything I buy has a pattern on it and then I swing the other way and stick to plain colours.  When I decorated O’s nursery during my first pregnancy I was a huge fan of the Mamas and Papas Gingerbread range, but then after looking at it for a couple of years I was longing for something plainer. I’ve mentioned before that I am a big fan of Mamas and Papas and I was recently contacted to see if I would… View Post

Sometimes you receive something through the post which actually makes you “ooh” out loud with how lovely it is.  This happened when these beautiful Christmas picture books arrived on my doorstep.  I actually had a bit of a moment when I opened up the package and saw five of the most gorgeous books nestled inside. I’ve always been a book lover, when I was a little girl every Friday night my mum and dad would buy me a new book as my end of week treat.  My husband always jokes about how quickly I can read a book, and loves… View Post