• 9 Month Pregnant Belly

    Warrior Woman Births: Caesarian vs Vaginal

    Facebook loves a good birth announcement. “So-and-so is proud to announce the arrival of little Baby Fontleroy, weighing 10lbs 6oz, delivered naturally with only gas an air!! What a warrior Woman Wife is! Mum…

    March 29, 2016
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    Tested: Clarins Pure Melt Cleansing Gel

    When I first made the switch from washing my face with soaps and foams to balms and oils, it felt weird. I went from scrubbing my skin until it was pink with random soaps and…

    March 28, 2016
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    6 Ways To Smarter Saving

    Earlier this month I introduced you to the new #SaveSmarter tool from Aviva: answer a series of questions and it will tell you what your savings profile is, and give you suggestions for how you may…

    March 25, 2016
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    Love + Dating

    Secret Single Behaviours

    Whether it’s a bit tragic, I make no bones about the fact I’d quite like a boyfriend. On a good day I’m stoically nodding, noting that yeah, it would maybe be nice to have…

    March 23, 2016
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    Mecca Has Landed | HomeSense Milton Keynes

    Everyone remembers their first TK Maxx experience. My local store was in Cheltenham, a quick hop and a skip away (i.e. a 1hr 20 minute bus) from the village where I grew up. As…

    March 22, 2016
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    A Faux Easter

    My children are usually with their dad over Easter, so I like to celebrate with them the weekend before. I let them have one Easter egg – chocolate nazi that I am – and…

    March 22, 2016

    Kim Kardashian, The Naked Selfie and Me

    Kim Kardashian and I don’t have much in common. We’re both mothers of two, but that’s where the similarities end. She’s married to the self-proclaimed ‘biggest rockstar in the world’ (gross), I was divorced…

    March 21, 2016
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    The Financial Recovery

    I spent my twenties being fairly irresponsible with my finances. I guess that, as the lower earner in a couple, I always felt like I could leave someone else in charge of that part…

    March 21, 2016
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    Mum Life: Why I’m So Tired

    When I became a mum, the standard answer to the question “How are you?” meant one thing, and one thing only. “Tired” That became boring after, ooh, three years or so, and so I…

    March 15, 2016
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    MTT Travel: Ullswater, The Lake District

    Have you ever visited the Lake District? I made a pilgrimage up there last year and it was one of the most naturally beautiful places I’ve ever been. Stunning vistas around every corner, incredible…

    March 14, 2016