Happy Fathers Day

                    On Father’s Day 5 years ago we sat down with Craigs whole family and announced that we were expecting Oli. Since then a lot has changed, but one thing has always been the same – Craig has been the most wonderful …

The Anticipation

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about my goals and hopes for the future. What’s the MOST exciting feeling you can summon up from memory? Without a doubt, (don’t worry, this post is not about babies) every time I hear the happy news that someone has fallen pregnant with their …

Wishlist

I am still very much in love with my OMG Alphabet bag, but as I’ve dragged it around mercilessly for the last 18 months-ish, it is now rather worse for wear. I am definitely lusting after this hot pink heart bag, as apparently I have become obsessed with pink recently. This book has been recommended numerous times, most notably in the Blogcademy recommended reading list, I really don’t think I can resist for much longer (note: must make time for some reading of books rather than twitter etc.)   Photo from boohoo.com I spend some of my christmas money in …

Heralded as Rattling-ly Magnificent…

And some other generous compliments…   Anyway the reason that I have been soul-searching in this manner (or just going through my spam filter, if you will) is that I was updating my about page. It’s still a work in progress but it looks a little more fun. What do you …

Motherhood: Expectation vs. Reality

  So back when I was (eventually) a beaming pregnant lady bursting with anticipation & excitement, I kind of had an idea in my head about what Motherhood would be like, and what kind of Mother I would be. It was something like this:   Wake up every morning, as …

Looking Ahead to 2013…

I thought I’d keep it simple this year – 4 seems like a relatively achievable number of resolutions that I may actually be able to stick to. Perhaps. What are yours?

Happy Holidays

I am now winding down for Christmas, and felt compelled to somehow try and express the way I’m feeling on my horribly neglected blog. Right at this moment I just feel positively buzzing with excitement for next year. 2012 has been challenging (in a good way) and has really spurred …