Going Back to School in Style

Soon the schools will all start going back after the glorious summer we’ve had. If your children are anything like me or my children, they will love getting all their new back to school gear ready. With my addiction to stationery, it’s no wonder my kids have an affiliation for it too. Isabella will be heading into year 2 and although they don’t need to take pencils and pens into school yet, they are allowed to take a small pencil {Read More}

Star Map : Review from Modern Map Art

Buying gifts can sometimes be a real pain in the neck. Now, I’m not talking your generic kids birthday parties (kids tell you ten times over what they’d like!); I’m talking about those people, often those close to you, that have everything and need nothing. What do you buy for those people who seem to have everything? Often it seems like my husband waits until the weeks preceding his birthday before he decides to go shopping and ends up buying {Read More}

Father’s Day – Practical Gifts Your Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is almost here and I’ve been thinking about some gifts you could get that would actually get used. Sometimes it’s easy to get lured into buying Father’s Day merchandise with cute pictures or funny jokes on and while there is definitely a place for them, I feel the need to find some gifts that my husband might actually use this year instead of collect dust in the corner of the study. So with that in mind, I set {Read More}

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is creeping up fast and so here’s my gift guide in case you are looking for some inspiration. Candles can always be a welcome treat for Mum – they can be used in the bathroom for a relaxing soak without any bath toys in sight or to make the living room smell delightful. Where ever your mum decides to put them, here are two candles which smell amazing. Parks’ 3 Tots Gift Set in Wild Fig, Cassis and {Read More}

Need Inspiration? Here’s my Christmas Gift Guide

Tiny Tots The Jumperoo has made it on to all of my gift guides for babies and for good reason. They are simply brilliant. Over the years, we had two and I loved them both. We’ve tried the The Fisher-Price Roaring Rainforest and Luv U Zoo Jumperoo. There are so many different designs now and although they are quite big, it’s definitely one of the toys that all of the babies I know have really enjoyed. It’s fun and engaging {Read More}

Back to school essentials

In just under a week, the schools will start going back after the long 6 week summer break. If your children are anything like me or my children, they will love getting all their new back to school gear ready. We have a particular love for stationery in this house (okay, so I have a slight addition to stationery) and so we’ve put together our back to school essentials guide. What do I need? Being in year 1, Isabella doesn’t {Read More}

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Inspiration

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, I thought I’d share a more unique gift idea with you that will be certain to make the mummy in your life smile. So what is it, apart from a lie in and a day off mum duties that all mums would appreciate for Mother’s Day? Memories! I don’t know any mum who doesn’t look back at pictures of their children without a smile on her face. But the issue is sometimes getting gorgeous shots {Read More}

Looking for a unique gift idea this Christmas?

If you are stuck for ideas about what to get your loved ones for Christmas, have you thought about gift vouchers for a photo shoot?   A very talented friend of mine is a wonderful photographer who started her business Little Love Photography after she discovered her passion for capturing those special newborn moments as well as being able to work with children and families on outdoor shoots and we’ve been lucky enough for her to capture some of our {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is always a special time of year, especially now we have children but one thing I seem to dread is choosing ‘the right’ gift. Getting it right can sometimes be really hard so here’s my gift guide to help you get it right this Christmas. Tiny Tots The Jumperoo has made it on to all of my gift guides for babies and for good reason. They are simply brilliant. Over the years, we had two and I loved them {Read More}

Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day fast approaching I’ve been getting my thinking cap on and trying to work out what the children could get my husband that he would a) actually use and b) would be a little different from the usual mug or cufflinks. Obviously he would be grateful for a cup of tea and a lie in (which he’ll also be getting) but I’d like to give him something that he can look back on and cherish or something that {Read More}