Turning 40…

Dress by Isabella Oliver Maternity So here it finally was – the big 4-0 – goodbye thirties – hello forties.  Whichever way I think about it ’40’ just sounds so terribly ‘grown up’.  I remember celebrating my Mum’s 40th birthday…

Topshop Aerobic2 Wedge Hi-Tops

I was in Topshop the other day and saw these great Hi-Tops.  They have a wedge inside which gives you a good couple of inches extra height (which works for me!) but are also incredibly comfortable.  The ones I have…

Juicing recipes the kids love!

  Although if the truth be known, I haven’t managed to stick to daily juicing as it’s been such a busy time with the summer holidays and work, I am still enjoying trying out different juicing recipes several times a…

Spinning plates

Last week marked the end of the summer break with (dare I say it!) a very welcome return to the routine of school! Over the last week I have found myself reflecting on how crazy the summer holidays had been. As…

Benefit Watt’s Up!

I found out about this great little buy from another blogger so thought I’d try it out!  I have to say I’ve fallen in love with this product.  This is what it says on the box – a highlight for…

When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief

On Friday of last week, fellow school Mum and good friend Cathy came over with her three lovely children Isabelle, Joshua and baby Emma. Whilst we sat downstairs with Emma, busily catching up over cups of tea and biscuits, the children…

Shaking my tail feathers!

It’s week 23 and here’s the thing… I have noticed that I am starting to get a bit of lower backache, mainly when I am sat at my Mac editing which also contributes to a numb bum too.  I am…

My Clinique must haves…

 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula I exfoliate once a week and having tried various products find Clinique’s 7 day scrub to be a real winner. It polishes the skin with the aim of making it look translucent and brighter…

C-section baby!

Last week I had to return back to the hospital for a chat with the obstetrician.  This, of course, is not normal practice but if you’ve had any complications in previous births as I had had with Grace then a…