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Merriam-Webster’s word of 2016 was “surreal” and that definitely sums up my year. At the beginning of 2016, I was flying to New York with my boyfriend which had been .

Why I’m running the London Marathon

Fitness Lifestyle

I’m running the 2017 London Marathon in the hope of raising enough money to help fund the South Leicester Memory Cafes. This is why…

Interview: Bonnie Pop Makes

Daily life Lifestyle

Beautiful fabrics, fun patterns and handmade pieces, Bonnie Pop Makes is a small business run by Kayleigh, who makes baby clothes, bunting, bags and bibs. Dressing my baby up in new .

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Daily life Lifestyle

Last night I was lucky enough to be able to go and see Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them before it was released. I’m a big fan of the Harry Potter books, but was never .

Nursery tour

Daily life Lifestyle Parenting

Planning the nursery was one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy, I had a whale of a time putting together a board on my Pinterest, and Sam and I had really similar ideas of what we .

All the little things: August days

Daily life Lifestyle

Happy September! I can’t believe it’s September. Due date is literally just a few days away, and I’m so ready to have this baby. I know it’s a few days late, but I wanted to keep up .


Daily life Lifestyle

I wanted to spend the Bank Holiday doing something with Sam, as these are our last few days before the baby arrives (eeek!) so yesterday morning we headed to Brighton. The weather was .

London summer days

Daily life Lifestyle

The weather in London has been beautiful the last few days, and while the heat is exhausting and I’ve lost sight of my feet and ankles, I’m trying to make the most of my .

Traffic light smoothies


Smoothies are such a good way to make sure you’re getting plenty of fruit and veg, and there’s a bit of a health kick going on in our flat at the moment, which is great. .

All the little things: July days

Daily life

Happy August! This year is flying by. August means it’s just five weeks until…I think he’s a Pineapple this week…five weeks until Pineapple arrives. Although I currently .

Maternity lookbook

Lifestyle Pregnancy

Dressing for pregnancy is a funny thing. On one hand, I was excited that I got to buy a whole new wardrobe, on the other I was a bit distressed that I would a) therefore have to spend .

Keep it positive

Lifestyle Mental Health Pregnancy

I promise this is a happy post, not a big moan, so just bear with me! I had one of those days this weekend where I felt like everything was just too much. Every part of me was hurting; .