Erm how exciting is buying a new house please? New beginnings, and opportunities to put your mark on it! Seriously I am so excited that in a couple of weeks it will be ours and as a result, thoughts of decor, layout, more space, countryside and village dwelling race around my mind on a daily basis and let me tell you- it is VERY exciting. Our new house has a… View Post

After a lovely trip up to Harrogate on Tuesday with Alice, to speak at a bereavement care training, yesterday left me feeling rather deflated. I realise that as much I love to raise awareness and talk about my baby girl, the emotions it resurfaces are always hard to take on. It isn’t so much as to stop me doing it, I never could I don’t think, but it is something… View Post

Modest clothing is something that is really important to me for a number of reasons. This choice and viewpoint with out a doubt comes from my religious lifestyle, but I am also very conscious of wanting to maintain my personality and personal style through fashion and the things I wear, as well as being modest in my look. Dressing modestly to me means that I wear my skirts, shorts and… View Post

This week I have been mostly housebound with a spotty, chicken poxy baby! As a result I haven’t had huge opportunities to get out and hunt for the bargs! Frugal living is a way of life though, and whether in or out, there are always thrifty choices to make. “Make do & Mend” The phrase “Make do & Mend” to the younger me used to stir feelings of missing out… View Post