Month : July 2012


Fashion For Kids

Baby Elfie in spots and stripes
I‘d just about gotten comfortable with dressing myself when I got pregnant with Elfie. Not in a practical sense, like “Yeah, I can finally get my hand through my sleeve”, but on a “Does this top go with theses trousers?” sense.


Huxley at 10 Weeks

Huxtable, Hux, Huxey, Monkeyface… my little man is 10 weeks old. And I could not love him any more than I do. I don’t know what it is about this baby but he is so thoroughly adorable it hurts, and I’m sure I’m not being biased here just because he’s my son. He’s so handsome, so pretty.

Kitchen shelf with cards and flowers

Corners Of My Home #1

Being a bit of a nosy person I love to see in people’s homes. If Estate Agents didn’t have such shoddy reputations I’m sure if would have been a great career for me.


A Long Weekend In Madrid


This weekend we did the unthinkable. We got on a plane with a toddler and a newborn baby for a long weekend in Madrid. I was pretty terrified of he we’d survive the flight, the heat, the upset in sleeping patterns, the unfamiliar surroundings, but I really needn’t have worried as we all had a wonderful time.


An Olympics Ticket Appeal For Kirsty

Do you remember my best friend Kirsty? She of ‘Happy Birthday, David!’ fame and my turning 26 celebrations last year? Kirsty was the first friend I made when I moved to London 6 years ago and is a non-stop source of laughs, love and fun. She helped me get my last job and has had a huge impact on my life. In a nutshell she’s a wonderful, thoughtful, kind, hilarious human being.


MTT: Garlic Oil

Do you remember about 4 or 5 years ago, when Pizza Express had those vouchers for 241 pizzas all over the internet? We used to meet our friends there after work most Fridays and have a night of Pizza and wine. And this is when my serious garlic obsession began.
I always ordered the same pizza, the La Reine, and the discovery of garlic oil as an addition to it was a revelation.


I Was Wrong

Here’s the thing about me: I don’t often admit I was wrong. This might be because I am rarely wrong, just ask my husband – it’s true, so I don’t like to do it. That’s why you have to make the most of this:
I was wrong.
I changed my blog layout and I’ve been feeling funny ever since.


Looking After My Face, part 2


Pregnancy has done weird things to my skin. During those 9 months I broke out in zits like never before and am still experiencing nasty clusters of spots on my chin, as well as those really annoying big under the skin blemishes that sit on my cheeks mocking me in the mirror painfully for weeks.