Recent Posts

  • Sebastian, 8 Months Old

    I’m not sure how we’ve got here, but Seb is now 8 months old! First things first, Seb has nailed the whole “sleeping through the night” thing and I don’t think I’ve ever felt so ALIVE in all my life. I am also back at work 2 days a week and Seb is in nursery, […]

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  • Breastfeeding, 6 Month Update!

    So things are going to get a little boobie and personal over here for this post so if you’re not a mummy/future mummy/have a strange interest in breastfeeding, then you may want to scroll through for this one! If you read my Breastfeeding post a few months back you’ll know my early struggles but I’m pleased […]

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  • BabyBjörn Highchair

    I can’t quite believe that this little boy is 6 months old already! Time is flying and things are getting way more fun with this little fella every single day! A few months ago the lovely people at BabyBjörn kindly sent me one of their highchairs to review and after giving it a real good test […]

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  • Our home this Christmas

    First things first, Happy December!! My favourite month of the year is here and I can finally share it with my little baby boy! We’re beyond excited to spend Christmas with Seb and have been making the most of getting Christmassy at every opportunity we can! I know he’s going to hate me for this picture […]

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  • Bedroom Inspiration

    Pictures via Pinterest  It’s approaching our 1st year anniversary in our first home and I can hardly believe it. I had so many plans for this house when we bought it last year but things came to a bit of a halt when we found out about little Sebastian! Instead of our oak floors, we […]

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  • Sandbanks in Autumn

    It is days like this that I am so thankful to call this beautiful place home. It brings a little tear to my eye to think that I will be bringing up Sebastian in a place that I love so much and have such fond memories of from when I was little. I remember my parents would […]

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  • Christmas Hampers

    One of my favourite gifts to give (and receive) are hampers. I’ve been making them for years for family and friends and always love the idea that you can gift something that they wouldn’t normally treat themselves to. This year however, things are going to be a little different with Sebastian around, so when Harvey Nichols […]

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  • Gifts for Kiwi’s with Hinton Homes

    CHRISTMAS IS COMING!  As it’s Sebastian’s first Christmas, this year is going to be a very special one for us! I’ve been planning extra early this year in preparation for the big day however one thing that always creeps up on me is the final posting date for international mail! The majority of Scott’s family […]

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  • Alpenfraulein, The Pug Mug

    I have a little confession to make. I love mugs. I have mugs in a multitude of colours, designs and sizes and they are really starting to take over my kitchen! Good job they get a lot of use these days! When I was recently contacted by Alpenfraulein, designers of four illustrations which have been cleverly placed on hand crafted […]

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  • My Little All Black

    Yesterday was the first day of the Autumn International’s, as all you rugby fans out there will know, and England faced the mighty All Blacks! We dressed Seb up in this super cute All Blacks Babygrow and matching socks! He managed to watch the first 15 minutes of the game very intently but in true […]

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  • Sebastian, October

    Sebastian is now 3 months old! He is hitting some awesome milestones and we are cherishing every second we have with him! Here is a little photo diary from his 3rd month on this world, October! Lots and lots of smiles! Super cute in my favourite outfit from M&S! Loving his monkey to play with […]

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  • Little Butterfly

    Once your little baby has arrived into the world, everyone will tell you what you should and shouldn’t use on your babies skin. As with everything baby related, it really is trial and error to see what you babies skin likes. I have always gone for more gentle products on Sebastians skin and as I declared […]

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  • The Pumpkin Patch

    Autumn is well and truly here and thank goodness. I’m not sure about you but I was getting pretty sick of that warm weather in October. I mean, I can barely dress myself in that weather let alone a 12 week old baby! Yesterday we went to our local Pumpkin Patch to choose a pumpkin […]

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  • Birth Announcement Cards

    We received so many wonderful cards and gifts from around the world that I really wanted to send a special thank you in return. My brother (who is an amateur photographer) came over one afternoon when Sebastian was a few weeks old and we sat in our bay window with the sun beaming in on us […]

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  • Story Of Your Home

    Last December after nearly 5 years of renting, we finally purchased our first house. A beautiful Victorian styled house built in the 1900’s with a large garden, a garage and still within walking distance of the beach. Almost a year on, a lot has changed! Firstly the biggest change of all is the surprise arrival […]

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  • Breastfeeding, My Experience

    One thing I am extremely passionate about is breastfeeding. With my Mum being a midwife, it’s been built into my brain that “breast is best” and I was just determined to do it. “It is the most natural thing for you and your baby” I bloody wish. One thing is for sure, breastfeeding is one […]

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  • Lucy Tidbury

    As a leaving gift from work, the lovely chaps from my office commissioned local artist Lucy Tidbury to paint a mural on the wall in Sebastians nursery. Totally awesome gift I know, and I couldn’t have be more excited for her to get started! Lucy is a local artist who’s work ranges from paintings of rubbish… […]

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  • Nursery Peek

    I couldn’t wait to show you Seb’s nursery! I’ve had some much fun researching and designing this gorgeous room, as well and trying to add some unique touches which I hope you can spot! You can check out my inspiration on Freya’s Pinterest board here! Prints from Paperchase // Shoe basket from TK Maxx // […]

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