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An expert’s guide to SEO and blogging

An expert’s guide to SEO and blogging


Terms like SEO and DA are mentioned a lot in blogging, and so I thought I’d put together a (hopefully!) helpful guide…
A weekend in Brussels

A weekend in Brussels


I spent this weekend in Brussels with my friend Hannah. We chose to visit Brussels as it meant we could get the Eurostar, which we felt maximised .

Interview: Bonnie Pop Makes

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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

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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 .

Eight Weeks: A-Z


I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted on here, but every time I sit down to write anything, Dougie decides that’s the time he’s hungry or needs a change or .

He’s finally here…


So, I’ve been a little slack on this blog for the last month or so, but I’ve had an excellent reason… Arriving nine days late, Douglas Harry Baker was born at 2:17pm .

Nursery tour

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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

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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 .


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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

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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 .

Things I’ve learnt…


Today, I’m 36 weeks pregnant, and I should have around four weeks to go. Why no-one properly explains that technically pregnancy lasts 10 months is beyond me. Pregnancy has definitely .

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

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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 .

Baby shower


This weekend was my baby shower. I know it’s quite an American thing to do, but I wanted to do something that meant I could get all my friends and family together before the baby .