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    The Spring Picnic

    April 28, 2016
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    Sometimes, in the spring and summer, I wonder what to do with the children in our free time. In the winter it’s easy peasy. It’s freezing cold and/or raining, so we hide away indoors, whether that’s at home with movies or at soft play or swimming. We might be in indoor slide/ball-pit hell (there’s always one kid who wees in there), but it’s job done. But then when the sun’s out we have such a wealth of outdoor options available to…

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    Beauty

    Take Three: Face Masks

    Face masks are one of the beauty treatments that I must do weekly. Even if I don’t have time to do my full facial routine, a quick face mask makes me feel refreshed, ready to ‘face’…

    April 25, 2016
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    Travel

    London With Kids: Chi Kitchen

    I think it’s OK to admit that, when my children were little, taking them for big days out wasn’t my favourite thing to do. Even if there was another pair of hands to help the…

    April 23, 2016
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    Home

    The Summer Sofa

    Can we just pause for one moment and appreciate just HOW glorious this weather is? Granted, I spent most of today in an office writing press releases (which was actually quite good fun… just don’t…

    April 20, 2016
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    Motherhood

    Sick Days (and Long Nights)

    Hold out your clenched hand in front of you. Release your first, second and third fingers. Got it? Three, that’s what you can see, THREE. THAT is the amount of times that I have…

    April 19, 2016
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    Life Me

    Losing Your Spark (Then Finding It Again)

    This winter was a bit strange for me. I felt metaphorically stuck. Bogged down, heavy, tired. I was lacking drive and confidence at work, my get up and go had left the building: when…

    April 14, 2016
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    Home

    Welcome, HomeSense Milton Keynes!

    My friends and I were discussing our obsession with interiors recently. Akin to our love of fashion in our early twenties, our preoccupations with cushions, wallpaper and lampshades has over-ridden our desire to buy…

    April 6, 2016
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    Life

    Celebrating Women

    A few weeks ago I hopped on a train pre-7am – it takes a lot to get me up so early – to spend International Women’s Day with a group of females I’d never met.…

    April 4, 2016
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    Bed Sheets By Bluebellgray

    When I’m shopping for anything – clothes, furniture, accessories, beauty – I love a great home-grown story. Grass-roots products that have humble beginnings and grand ideas really get me going, not only because I…

    April 1, 2016