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Children's Fashion, Review

What the Children Wore // Muddy Puddles Raindrops

We love Muddy Puddles: both the brand and the soggy, dirty wet things! (Well the children love the latter… I, on the other hand, should have taken out stocks in Vanish!) So when we were sent a package containing gorgeous raindrop pyjamas and new raindrop Puddlestomper wellies, I couldn’t wait to start planning the shoot. I first saw the raindrop pattern at the Muddy Puddles SS17 press show which Busby and I attended back in October, and immediately loved it. The weather theme is  ...

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Review // Alissa 3-in-1 Ladies Waterproof Jacket from Trespass

Picture the scene: You’re on a romantic stroll around one of the Lakes after a delicious Sunday roast. You’re on your Honeymoon. You’re blissfully in love. And then it rains. Correction: it pours. The coat you’re wearing is in noway sufficient for the downpour. And then the wind starts. You’re soggy. You’re bitterly cold. And your new Husband says, for the tenth time that week, that you really need to buy a decent waterproof coat. Yes. This is what  ...

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Busby, Family Life

Busby // A Muddy Visit to Blackberry Farm, Sussex

We visited Blackberry Farm for the first time when we were down in Sussex a couple of weeks ago. I’d not been there previously, which is such a shame as it was fantastic, and would have only been a short drive away from our old house! Nevertheless, we spent the entire day there with friends – there was so much to do! I’m going to let the photos do the talking, as you can see how much fun our day was from the utter glee on their faces.

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Busby // Tractors

Busby is tractor-mad, so it’s quite fortunate that my in-laws discovered a local farm that not only has (mini) toy ride-on tractors, but that also has a big one in their field for children (and adults!) to sit in. As you can imagine, for a tractor-mad toddler, this is utter bliss, so we headed over there yesterday afternoon to give Busby some fresh air and to say hello to the animals tractors!

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Family Life, National Trust, Photos, Pushchairs

Family // A Frosty Stroll around Nostell Priory

The sun was shining on a rather frosty West Yorkshire on Sunday morning, so we decided to head to our local National Trust property, Nostell Priory, for a wander about, and to burn off some of the festive fare we’ve consumed over the past few weeks! Busby had lots of fun gallivanting about; exploring the icy grass, challenging us to races, and finding sticks to weald as wands. We even found an entrance to a fairy house in a tree, which she was completely awed by.

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