What’s in the bag

Recently I went on a hunt for a backpack I could use when baby T arrives. I fell in love with this beauty from Accessorize, everything about it I love, the colour, the material and the sections. I would buy it other colours, but I am pretty sure Mr N would not be pleased with…

Favourite Phone Apps

Always having iPhones I do love a good app, however, there are some awful ones out there. The number of apps I have downloaded for something and seconds later deleted or removed off my phone is crazy. I wanted to share a few of my favourites with you, they are really worthwhile and hope you…

Weekend Snapshot – Easter 2017

Here’s a snapshot of our Easter Weekend 2017….. Good Friday It started with a trip to a garden centre, followed by a pit stop at the Curious Cafe on the Bath Road.   Easter Saturday The Easter preparations begin at our house and the family home.   Easter Sunday Around to the family home for as…

Week 1 of Gratitude Challenge – Why start this challenge? 

As previously posted, I came across a gratitude challenge and have decided to give it a go. Starting late on this is strange, but there is no point putting it on hold, waiting for January when I will forget or not do it at all. So the first challenge, is why start this challenge? Sharing a…

Inspirational Quotes 

This year has been truly difficult so far and it can really only get better. In fact, there is much to look forward to such as our first baby, becoming a family and marrying Mr N in October. Sometimes though it can be hard to stay positive. Going through a big hiccup in the road, along with…

A visit to Higgs & Higgs – Quedgeley, Gloucester 

In January my auntie paid me a visit and she started to tell me about her crafty adventures. Coming from an artistic and crafty family, I was in awe of her achieving a new craft; patchwork quilting. I have always wanted to do this and have one loving made and draped over the end of…

Marks & Spencer’s 2017 Spring Collection

A random visit to Marks and Spencer’s left me super impressed with their spring collection for 2017; I just had to share it with you. Bearing in mind that I am 22 weeks pregnant, fitting into regular clothes isn’t an option right now. I’m pretty disappointed with the maternity collections available on the high street…

How to fix a broken nail

Don’t you hate it when your nails are the perfect length and then you catch a corner of the nail. I normally cut all my nails off if this happens and it’s always my thumb nails that suffer. About a month ago Mr N showed me a video that popped up on his news feed….

Pregnancy – First Trimester worries & fears 

When we announced that we were expecting our first child, people instantly suggested I blogged about my pregnancy experience. I instantly turned my nose up because I give credit to all the much more experienced mummy bloggers out there who are fantastic. Finally, after years of trying and been told I was unable to be…

The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen 

As promised in my previous blog about The Malt House Emporium, I said I would give you a foodie review on The Malthouse Bar & Kitchen adjoining the emporium. It is just what you need as you browse the two floors of antiques and vintage interiors.With a wonderful open plan bistro-style restaurant, they serve fresh…

The Malt House Emporium, Stroud – Antiques & Vintage Shopping 

One miserable Saturday lunch time with the promise of a wet, damp afternoon ahead, the suggestion of visiting The Malt House in Stroud was made. I had been told that this place was a treasure trove of vintage items and antique furnishings, so why not. Over two vast floors, this old building is believed to have…