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Family Fun Reviews, Review

Family Fun // Trunkaroo

We had such a fab half term – and something I really appreciated was spending time with Busby whilst H-Bear had his afternoon naps. I don’t get much one-on-one time with her these days. The lovely folk at Trunkaroo sent Busby one of their fantastic activity boxes to try, and we had such a great time crafting and planting together that I’ve decided to share it with you all on the blog today. Trunkaroo was started by Sahar Meghani who wanted to create something a little bit  ...

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Make, Photography

Make // Flower Crown Tutorial

I decided to make Busby a flower crown for our Tale of Two Skirts shoot over the weekend (I love a good prop in my photographs, especially on my kidswear shoots). I’d not made one before, but having researched them (thank you Pinterest) they looked fairly easy to make – and they were. Busby’s crown has had lots of love on Instagram, so I thought I’d put together an easy to follow tutorial for you to make your own. This is definitely a play date activity that I shall  ...

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Family Fun Reviews, Family Life, Review

Family Fun // Children’s Art Galleries

Busby and I were walking through the art gallery in Harrods in October (on our way to the Christmas shop!) and she was drawn to all of the awesome, colourful artwork hanging up. “Mummy?” she said, “Do you think that my paintings could be in here one day?” I nodded, and told her what I tell her every time she asks me a question about her future: “Yes, darling. You can be whoever you want to be, and do whatever job you set your mind to and your heart on.”  ...

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Baby, Review

Review // Handmade for Baby by Charlotte Rivers & Emily Gregory

When I was pregnant with Busby I went through a serious nesting and crafting phase, where I made her lots of lovely things for her new Nursery. This time round we have a whole house to decorate and I’ve been a bit overwhelmed, so I was very happy when Handmade for Baby by Charlotte Rivers and Emily Gregory popped through our letterbox! Handmade for Baby is jam-packed full of inspirational ideas and crafting tutorials for your impending bundle of squidge! It’s a bit like a  ...

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Guest Post, Wedding

Wedding DIY: A Lake District Wedding // Sarah from Toby Goes Bananas

We’re off on Honeymoon in the Lake District today, so it only seems appropriate to share Sarah (from Toby Goes Bananas) wonderful guest post now! What a talented lady she is! Our wedding in 2012 was a sort of shabby chic style. I basically just went with things I liked but tried to tie them together a little bit. We got married in the Lake District and decided to use the names of some of the Lake District fells as our table names so we had names like Helvellyn, Skiddaw and Coniston Old Man.

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