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March 2012

Pregnancy

33 Weeks Pregnant

March 30, 2012
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  We are now entering that strange period of time when we could realistically have a new baby here in 4-8 weeks and there is no way of predicting when it will happen. I think the to-do list of things we have left to accomplish before d-day is as long as my arm (I only think this because I haven’t gotten around to writing it yet) and the thought of all the washing and toy cleaning I have to do makes…

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Food

MTT: Goats Cheese and Caramelised Onion Tart

March 29, 2012
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  One of the worst things about pregnancy is that looong list of things you can and can’t eat and the grey area that surrounds whether or not you can eat so many different types of food. For every happy barbecue eating preggo (me) there will be another espousing the dangers of eating meat cooked outside on a gas grill. Ditto shellfish, sushi, wine (a small amount obviously) and varying types of cheese. Where do you draw the line and…

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Me

A Short Break From Blogging

March 24, 2012

Kind of. And not because I want to take a break. I’m in a technological rehab. I’m not here because my beloved iMc was taken in to the mac shop for a small display repair early last week and the nice lady who told me it’d be looked at immediately and fixed in 3-4 days was fibbing. Not to sound like a typical whiny ‘I’m lost without my computer’ type of person but I really am lost without my computer.…

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Pregnancy

31 Weeks Pregnant

March 19, 2012
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  So you know when I wrote about my life at 28 weeks pregnant and everything was going swimmingly? I totally cursed myself with that one. Pregnancy has become a bit of an uphill struggle, something I’m not really enjoying anymore thanks to the aches, pains, tiredness and cravings. My urge to eat ice is back. I had this with Elfie and went through about three bags a week, plus whatever I could beg in a pint glass from the…

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Home

A Fairy Light Update In The Kitchen

March 16, 2012
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Although I love our kitchen the way it is now, I wanted to cutesy and warm it up a little bit. I’d seen Jen use some lovely fairy lights to decorate her kitchen shelves via her Instagram feed (I think from IKEA also) and thought they looked lovely, so filed the idea away in my mental ‘to do’ file. As soon as the shelves were up I was on the hunt for some fairy lights and found them again in…

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Food

MTT: Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff

March 14, 2012
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My husband has been reading ‘The Four Hour Body‘ and has been sticking to Tim Ferriss’s controversial diet. This is good for him as he’s wanted to create a healthier lifestyle for himself for a little while now (and I lost three stone on a modification of the diet in 2009) and I love Tim Ferriss’s approach to making over your whole life rather than just your diet as well as his ‘treat days’ (also recommended: ‘The Four Hour Workweek‘).…

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Pregnancy Style

A Pregnancy Wardrobe, Weeks 23-30

March 13, 2012
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It’s finally happened: I have broken the stone-in-weight-gain barrier. Which means my beloved Uniqlo skinny jeans have been relegated to the bottom drawer of my dresser, not to be seen again until May (although lets face it, probably at least August) and I am well into the world of lycra and beautiful beautiful jersey. I’m finding it more difficult to dress for this pregnancy than the last as I spend so much time at home or running errands. Last time…

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Home Style

Interiors: The Kitchen

March 8, 2012
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We all know that moving house is a pretty soul-destroying experience and as someone who can’t function properly unless her home is clean, clutter free and organized, for me it is a living hell. I hate not having my belongings in their places and boxes… urgh, don’t get me started on how unsightly millions of cardboard boxes are. I truly can’t bear to have them round the house longer than necessary. My name is Alice and I am a massive…

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Food

MTT: American Grilled Cheese Sandwich

March 7, 2012
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America is fascinating to me. It blows my mind how huge the place is, how the cultures within this one country are so poles (and time zones) apart, and how hugely we in our small England differ from the USA even though we speak the same language. I love the fact that America’s history is so different to ours, how everything is so new and man made, but most of all I love the FOOD. My friend Kirsty is working…

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Pregnancy

28 Weeks Pregnant

March 5, 2012
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  A bit late with my update this time around, but my photographer (Mr. ‘I bet David Bailey never had to deal with this shit’) has been working very hard and finding a time when we’ve been able to synchronise when he’s at home with good hair days, a face of make-up and daylight has been tough. We managed it last week and were even child free so we went wild, which involved taking a nap then going out for lunch.…

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