Living Arrows 6/52


I am taking part in Donna from What the Redhead Said‘s Living Arrows – which is a celebration of childhood! We could all do with a little more celebration in our lives! To quote Donna, “The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as

living arrows week 5

Living Arrows 5/52


I am taking part in Donna from What the Redhead Said‘s Living Arrows – which is a celebration of childhood! We could all do with a little more celebration in our lives! To quote Donna, “The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as

30 weeks of microfashion


We were lucky enough to get bags and bags full of trendy little gent outfits from my two-year-old nephew to mix with the items we were bought or have bought for RLT. Here are a few of his key microfashion pieces in the 30 weeks so far! Joules Milford Jacket I adore how our little mini-gent

Food glorious baby food


As of 17th Jan, RLT is on stage two of his weaning journey. I’ve not really written much about weaning, because some of the other mamas are rocking it with the baby-led weaning journey and we’ve taken a different path altogether. Baby food / purees you say? Kind of, he’s been given finger food too

Liebster Award


‘Liebster’ is Germanic in origin and can mean dearest, sweetest, kindest, nicest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute and endearing. Shows how much I listened in GCSE german as I thought it was sister! This award started back in 2011 and exists only on the internet, given by bloggers to fellow bloggers to recognise their work

Am I obsessed with Orla Kiely?


As I sit here waiting for the latest Grocompany collaboration with Orla Kiely to drop, it occurs to me that this may not be normal. Am I sad? The answer is probably yes! I first started admiring/buying Orla Kiely products around six years ago, but since then it has almost become my staple in that

Living Arrows 4/52


I am taking part in Donna from What the Redhead Said‘s Living Arrows – which is a celebration of childhood! We could all do with a little more celebration in our lives! To quote Donna, “The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as

Back to work


The back to work countdown is on. My heart is torn in two. I never thought I’d find it so hard. When I said I was taking six months off work, people laughed. ‘You’ll be off for longer, all of your priorities will change once the baby is here’, they said. I didn’t know what

RLT at seven months


It feels as though he has always been here, but it also feels like no time at all. How is that possible? RLT is seven months old. We’ve been so lucky to have such a calm, smiley, happy little baby that the chances of us doing this again are slim to none. We’d never get

Living Arrows 3/52


I am taking part in Donna from What the Redhead Said‘s Living Arrows – which is a celebration of childhood! We could all do with a little more celebration in our lives! To quote Donna, “The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as

Mummy friends


The #mblogchat topic this week was mummy friends. I have always felt I could participate in some way to this chat on a Sunday night, this week I felt like a child sat on the sidelines watching all of the other kids playing. I’ve always been a loner, I have a group of friends that

The bedtime tag


Bedtime Tag Quiz. Thank you to the lovely Roxanne at Every Cloud Mummy for the tag. My answers to the bedtime tag quiz are below! 1) Describe your usual bedtime routine. My cue to go to bed is usually when RLT’s video monitor starts beeping that it needs recharging. I love being in bed, it