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These Boots Are Made for Walking

Being pregnant means you don’t fit into your usual clothes, fact. Despite some more exciting and appealing ranges of maternity fashion out there these days, you can still be left feeling frumpy and bored with your daily clothing selection. It’s also a pain to spend lots of money on a new wardrobe which has a very limited lifespan. So this pregnancy, I’ve invested in a few key pieces, I’ve worn things from my first pregnancy and I’ve tried to make non-maternity fashion work for me where I can.

Don’t get me wrong, if money were no issue I’d happily buy everything going in maternity-version, but I have to be realistic. So my winter “looks” (if you can call them that – I’m no fashionista), have consisted of a hybrid of maternity and non-maternity pieces…

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Mission Possible – A Lingerie Treat for Valentine’s Day

So this might be a post you’re not expecting right now, as you’ll know I’m six months pregnant…so talking about sexy lingerie may not appear high on my agenda. BUT, John Lewis recently asked if the hubby would be up for trying out their useful shopping guide for buying lingerie and I was not going to turn down the opportunity for him to potentially be overwhelmed in the female underwear aisles…

However, the shopping guide may have been more useful than I had anticipated…Continue reading

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Shrek The Musical – One of the Best Stage Musicals I’ve ever seen!

Last week, I had the pleasure of a #matedate with the lovely Fiona of Greedy Sisters, at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. We were off to see a show, that’s an adaptation of a film I absolutely love – Shrek The Musical.

There were a few of us bloggers from WeBlogNorth going along and in honesty, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect of the show. It was nice to arrive to a mixed crowd of families, young-uns and singletons, so the atmosphere was already fantastic. I’d never been to the Palace Theatre in all the years I’ve lived in Manchester. I’ve frequented it’s sister, The Opera House, but for some reason hadn’t caught a show here before.

We had a quick pre-show drink and photo in the Stage Door Bar, grabbed our Princess Fiona ears (you know, to get into the spirit of things) and made our way to our seats…Continue reading

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