I never really put much thought into the importance of my birthday for my parents when I was little. As a child, it was MY birthday after all. A day of excitement, wholly centered on me. How wonderful! No, I really didn’t come to understand the importance of a child’s birthday, until I became a … More In Love With…Delicious Birthday’s By Magnolia Bakery
Yep. We all know that pregnancy is a “beautiful time” in a woman’s life. The growing baby within you. The feeling of being completely at one with nature. The, uh, “glow” (I don’t glow). And of course your little darling’s impressive capability to kick you square in the bladder at the most inappropriate of times … More Eight Lesser Known Facts About Pregnancy – According To Me!
I love March for many reasons; the weather perks up, the New Year gets itself into full swing, and the loveliest of all in my opinion – its a month for celebrating mothers as Mother’s Day approaches. This year, I’ve teamed up with the wonderful Dubai based photographer, Emma Staples. I’ve followed Emma on Facebook and Instagram (emmastaplesphotography) for … More Celebrating Mother’s Day With Emma Staples Photography
Camping with a toddler, yes indeed. I should add too that I am also 8 months pregnant, so really really, what could go wrong?! When I tell people that I live in Dubai, their immediate reaction is usually to ask about the glitz, the glamour and the champagne lifestyle. Yes, once upon a time in … More Camping With A Toddler – What Could Go Wrong?!
I’ve recently starting doing an online hypnobirthing class. At almost 8 months pregnant, I’ve been wanting to learn the techniques to relax as D-Day approaches. Its with the hope that I can stay calm and not panic this time around when things really get going. So, when my husband took Mr Two to the park … More Remembering To Breathe When You’re A Toddler Parent…
As I sit here and type this, I am scoffing a rather large slice of cake! Now, if it’s any consolation (to myself that is), it is homemade zucchini cake with limited sugar and lots of “goodness” (walnuts, goji berries, and all that ridiculous expensive stuff…) With my ever expanding tummy, boobs and bum, I … More Letting Go Of My Body…
I’m very selective with the brands I decide to write about on this blog. As it’s grown over the last year, so have the “review” opportunities. It’s something which excited me at first, but really just annoys me now when I have marketers asking me to write “XYZ” about their product on my site, for … More In Love With…Heavenly Tasty Organics
I shouted at you today. We had a busy morning shopping. It’s pretty boring, but you make it fun in your own special way I guess (normally to my exasperation as I berate you to follow me around the shops!) One of these special ways on this particular morning, however, was running away from me … More I Shout Because I Love You
This January marks five years since me and my (now) husband moved to the UAE from the UK. FIVES YEARS! Where did that time go? Honestly, the older I get, the more time seems to speed up. But despite my inevitable aging, what is nice is the feeling of accomplishment. Those five years, yes they … More On Embracing Myself, Not My Label
Oh the delights of the festive season! The decorations, the gifts, the happiness – there really is a reason why they call it “the most wonderful time of the year”. And what’s not to love – it’s a time of friends, family, giving and EATING! Yes, one of the things I love most this time … More Pregnancy, Pate, (And Soft Cheese, And Wine…) And Me